Ruby Hill Winery, Gem of Wines

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Not every day can be the weekend and not every night a Friday night.  But, we can make the best out of the week by treating ourselves to simple pleasures throughout the week.  Maybe it’s pulling out the grill and throwing on some steaks on a Monday night, or perhaps it’s going out  for an […]

First Street Wine Company

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If you have not visited First Street Wine Company located at 2211 First Street in Livermore, tonight would have been a good night to have gone.  Of course, there are many future opportunities to visit as they are opened Tuesday-Thursday 12-7, Friday 12-9, Saturday 12-7 and Sunday 12-5.  Hosting this evening with their musical talents […]

31st Annual Harvest Wine Celebration

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It’s been a month since Carl and I attended the 31st Annual Harvest Wine Celebration that took place the Sunday and Monday of Labor Day Weekend, September 2nd and 3rd.  How did time go by so quickly?  School started, jobs evolved, the mom-taxi became, once again, the ever-present occupation, yes September flew but the memories […]

Taste of Terroir 2012

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Thursday evening, July 19th  the Palm Event Center, located at 1184 Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton, once again hosted this years annual Livermore Valley Winemaker’s Association event, Taste of Terroir.  Taste of Terroir has become a Livermore Valley Wine Country tradition as it meshes the best wineries this region has to offer with some of the […]

Vacationing in the Livermore Valley Wine Country

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Vacations are a chance to change your scenery, get out and see the world, taste something impulsive, fight for bragging rights on your Facebook page.  They are a time when friends and family are able to go away together and form unforgettable bonds.  Summer is the perfect canvas for these vacations, the weather is beautiful, […]

Bryersantis Winemaker's Pour House Summer Quarterly Report

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Bryersantís, Livermore’s Own Wine Blog and the Winemaker’s Pour House of Livermore have joined forces once again!  In what seems to be a match made in heaven. Bryersantís -specializing in writing about, promoting, and gushing about the Livermore Valley Wine Country –AND- The Winemaker’s Pour House-specializing in advocating and educating the world about the art […]

Summer days at Occasio Winery

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As winter turns to spring and spring turns to summer, a metamorphosis takes place on the earth.  Vineyards begin to grow and bud, birds mysteriously start to duplicate themselves and are seen gathering materials for their nests, the weather begins to transition from a soggy damp cloud to a warm melt-in-your-mouth oasis.  We ourselves go […]

Happy Third Anniversary Bryersantis!

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The night was warm and sultry.  Busy-ness was in the air.  The saltiness of humidity reigned supreme.  Taxed and tired and overly tasked parents were winding down from what seemed an unbelievably long school year with their kids.  The end of the year BBQ was the place to be if you had children 8th grade […]

Tips for Hosting a Graduation Party in the Livermore Valley Wine Country

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With the end of the school year vastly approaching and many colleges already commencing for the year, it is time to start thinking about graduation.  Many of you will be seeing your child graduate from either Kindergarten, 8th grade, high school, or college.   Many will be celebrating these momentous and even tear-jerking events with family […]