Bryersantis Approved Red Truck 2007 Sonoma County Zinfandel

Another Livermore Grocery Outlet find!  This is a consistent  standard that you can have in your wine cellar to serve whenever.  During the week, a weekend BBQ with friends, after dinner, again- whenever.  It won’t stand up to a Livermore Thomas Coyne Zin but it would be perfect with some hamburgers thrown on the BBQ. […]

Livermore Grocery Outlet Wine Alert! 2006 and 2007 Wild Oak Syrah by St. Francis Winery!

I know everyone may not be near a computer tonight, but I had to let everyone know about a stellar Syrah at the Livermore Grocery Outlet.  It’s by St. Francis Winery.  They are carrying both the 2006 and 2007 Wild Oak Syrah.  I love both!  They are very different, equally as awesome.  Go in right away […]

En Garde!

En Garde is the newest member of the Livermore Valley wine family.  About 6 weeks ago, Csaba Szakal opened his tasting room at Tenuta Vineyards. Csaba is a third generation wine maker from Hungary.  He brings a lot of experience, expertise and great wines to our community.  Currently on the tasting menu are the following:


Livermore Valley Fenestra Winery 2007 Zinfandel

Simply put, a GREAT wine from Fenestra.  Again, from right here in Livermore.   Sometimes I just can’t get over the great wineries right here in town.  I feel lucky to live here.  Anyway, back on track… a GREAT wine.  This is a truly a Zinfandel in every sense of the word.  If you never have tried a good […]

Grapeful Red

About a year ago, Todd and I were gifted with an amazing bottle of Ruby Hill Grapeful Red signed by an amazing group of people.  We have been hanging on to this bottle for a couple of reasons – 1. Because it was such a special gift and we didn’t want to just open it […]

A Trip to Wente Vineyards

Still on Christmas Vacation and loving every minute!  Sounds funny coming from an adult but it’s true!  You’d expect to hear that coming from one of my kids but I too can join in. You see, I have time off from work and I go back January 3rd, 2011. Today we were fortunate to find […]

John Christopher Cellars 2007 Petite Sirah

Bryersantis  attended the Wine Maker’s Dinner last night at Ruby Hill Winery here in Livermore.  We were invited by Longevity Wines and I think it was the best time we’ve had in a while.  I still cannot get over the fact that Longevity wanted us to join them at their table sharing their evening […]

Stanford Sierra Camp and Rodney Strong 2007 Cabernet!

So here I am at Stanford Sierra Camp Fallen Leaf Lake near Tahoe.  Every year around October the company that I work at sends their sales representatives to a retreat for a few days of learning, bonding and well, laughing.  Have you ever seen Fallen Leaf Lake?  Simply awesome, the views are incredible.   Today […]

Charles R Vineyards Syrah at Grazie!

Well, Last Thursday night we celebrated my son’s 11th birthday.  We asked him where he wanted to eat and he said Grazie in Brentwood.  We have been to Grazie many times before, but they have recently moved.  A great location centered in the new shopping center, Streets of Brentwood.   Julia called […]