Page Mill Twilight Thursdays

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Have you been to Page Mill winery recently?  We love Page Mill.  We love them for lots of reasons.  First, Page Mill is another small, quaint Livermore winery that produces really good wine.  Second, they have a friendly, helpful staff and a beautiful little tasting room among the vineyards.  Third, they have great events […]

Fall in (love with) Livermore

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Isn’t Fall the best?!!! I use to think summer was IT and I still really love summer for to many reasons to name but wow…that transition to early Fall, especially in Livermore wine country! How can you not love it?! The colors in the trees and on the vines are changing again to those vibrant […]

Sunday-Funday with Nottingham Cellars and The Purple Orchid

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I don’t know about you, but for us last week was crazy and kind of rough on our family so by the time Sunday came around I was feeling relieved to have nothing to do but whatever we felt like. It was another beautiful summer day. We went to church then had lunch with our […]

Fridays are a perfect time to wine taste in Livermore!

I got a call from a dear friend today asking if I knew of any wineries that might be open in Livermore on Friday…well let me tell you.  YES.  Yes there are!!!  There are so many wonderful wineries open on Fridays here in Livermore.  In fact, I think it was because of this very fact […]

Summer Has Arrived!

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It’s summertime and the living is easy in Livermore wine country.  The kids have been released from school about a week and already I’ve taken advantage of so many good experiences that come with the privilege of wine country living.

It started with spending Memorial weekend under the shade of a romantic grape arbor […]

A Night In Little Italy

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Last weekend Carl, Julia, Jenny, Todd, and I celebrated Ken’s birthday by taking him to North Beach in San Francisco for a special evening at Tony’s Pizza Napoletana.  If you’ve never been, this is a place worth checking out.  Just make sure to get there early because this place is always packed and for good […]

Retzlaff Chardonnay-yay!

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Happy New Year! I know this comes a little late, but it’s been full speed ahead, wonderful, and busy the last couple of weeks.  For Christmas, Ken, the children, and I traveled almost 1,000 miles just to get together with the family and friends we love and have missed over the holiday. I’ve been wanting […]

Baby it's cold outside!

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The temperatures are dropping fast like the leaves. The vineyards are bursting with the last colors of the season before winter really takes hold creating a most beautiful backdrop for the weekend to come. We have been getting into the holiday spirit a little earlier than usual this year as we prepare for our first […]

The Winemaker's Pour House - More Love for Livermore Wines

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There’s a new place in downtown Livermore that has quietly opened and if you haven’t noticed, they are all about showing Livermore love.  The Winemaker’s Pour House had their soft opening about a month ago and it’s well on it’s way to becoming a huge asset to Livermore, our wineries, and our downtown.  The Pour […]