Two Grass Valley vineyards open today |

Two Grass Valley vineyards open today

Sierra Starr will be open “at the vineyard” from noon to 5 p.m. for the next two Saturdays. The public is invited to come see what crush is all about. Phil and Jack Starr will show and explain the picking, fermentation process and pressing off of the wine. There will be wine tasting and specials.

Smith Vineyards, also in Grass Valley, will open its property Saturdays in October.

The Smith Vineyard Harvest Open House goes from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The public is invited to stop by for wine tasting, harvest activities and their pumpkin patch. Smith Vineyard is located at 13719 Dog Bar Road.

This is an opportunity to visit the two vineyards, which aren’t typically open on weekends.

For more about them, visit

Sierra Starr’s vineyard is located at 11179 Gibson Drive in Grass Valley. Visit them at http://sierrastarr

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