Great Interview with Larry Dino at Cuda Ridge!

The Livermore Patch just did an interview with Livermore’s own Larry Dino from Cuda Ridge (  Larry does a great job promoting our region and giving props to all Livermore wine makers for supporting each other and helping each other out in times of need.  If you haven’t been to Cuda Ridge, or if it’s just […]

PICAZO lands a Gold and two Silvers


The results are in from the Dallas Morning News and TexSom Wine Competition. PICAZO was awarded a gold medal for their 2007 Proprietary Red.  We described this wonderful blend so be sure to read more if you want the details.  The wine is medal worthy and I hope it will be entered in […]

A love for Livermore wines.

I moved to Livermore almost 10 years ago from just over the hill and I still feel as if it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I loved this town then and I love it even more now. It seems as if Livermore just keeps getting better and better, just like a […]

Livermore Grocery Outlet Wine Alert! Red Head Ranch 2005 Zinfandel

Hello fellow wine lovers!  Do you remember when I blogged about the 2003 Red Head Ranch Zin straight from the Grocery Outlet?  If you cannot remember the wine alert from earlier in the month, see details below on my past blog.

Monday Nights are usually “blah” and I was hoping for something to liven up […]

Grocery Outlet’s 20% off wine sale

The Livermore Grocery Outlet is having their 20% off wine sale this coming week – Wednesday, March 30th – Sunday, April 3rd.  There are several amazing wines at great values currently in stock (see earlier blog regarding Grocery Outlet wines), BUT, have heard through the *grape*vine that Monday will bring some additional amazing wines at even more […]

Tenuta does Casino Night

Last night, I surprised Todd with a date to one of our favorite wineries, Tenuta. Tenuta hosted a Casino Night to thank their many customers for their continued support. Let me just start by saying, when Nancy and Rich throw a party, they go all out. The evening started off with a sensory tasting – […]

Livermore Wines Failing?

I was recently made aware of a blog article written by Steve Heimoff, a writer with Wine Enthusiast Magazine, which was titled, “Trying to rescue a failing appellation.” It was not a flattering article for the Livermore Wine Country and in the course of the article Heimoff wrote off Livermore as being the weak link, […]

Many fantastic choices currently at the GO

If ever there were a time to rush over to the Livermore Grocery Outlet, it is now!  They currently have some fantastic wines at fantastic prices.

Shown here are the following:

2005 Red Head Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon (a Paso Robles wine – always good) $5.99

2006 Kunde Syrah $4.99

Non Vintage Cosentino Ol’ Red […]

Hot party alert at Swirl and Bankhead

You’ve wanted to hang-out at Swirl and catch a play at the Bankhead, right?  Well TravelZoo put together a great deal.  Here’s the description from their website:

Enjoy a casual evening filled with tapas, wine and theater next Tuesday, March 29, for $69(regularly $96). Dine at Swirl on the Square and then head to […]

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