An Evening of Wine and Wisdom with Frances Dinkelspiel

By Sierra State Parks Foundation (other events)

Wednesday, July 20 2016 5:00 PM 8:00 PM PST

A magical evening with a custom tour of the Hellman-Ehrman Mansion followed by a guest appearance by author Frances Dinkelspiel who will be discussing her new, award winning, book “Tangled Vines”. Guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres while sipping fine wines. This magical evening benefits the work of Sierra State Parks Foundation.

Frances Dinkelspiel is an award-winning journalist who cofounded the local news site Berkeleyside. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, People magazine and elsewhere. Her first book "Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California" was a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller and was named a Best Book of 2008 by the newspaper. Her second book, "Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California" was published in October 2015. For more information about author Frances Dinkelspiel, please visit her website at

Each ticket includes parking and a signed copy of Frances Dinkelspiel book, "Tangles Vines". 

Seating is limited and reservations are required. 


Please place this ticket on your car dashboard to serve as your parking pass. 

Sierra State Parks Foundation

Mailing Address

PO Box 28 Tahoe City, Ca. 96145 [email protected]