Bryersantis Uncorked! Longevity Wines 2009 Livermore Valley Merlot

In this episode of Bryersantis Uncorked, I reviewed Longevity Wine’s 2009 Livermore Valley Merlot. Yet another Livermore Valley winner. Take a look below to see what I thought.   Some advances this time.  Better lighting, camera and location.  One problem however.  My producer, film maker and editor had his finger over the mic of the […]

Bryersantis Uncorked! Ruby Hill 2009 Grapeful Red

Here’s the first of my video blog series “Uncorked!”  I want to keep it simple.  Uncork a bottle of Livermore wine and let you know what I think.   I was being a bit ambitious by saying I’d like to do one every Friday….but here it goes!  Hope you enjoy, let me know what you […]

Tasting notes and an exciting event from Cuda Ridge

Last weekend I had an opportunity to enjoy some Cuda Ridge Wine!  Ever since I first tried Cuda Ridge, they have consistently made great wines.  Bottle after bottle….it just gets better and better.  What did I try recently?  The 2009 Livermore Valley Merlot.  A winner for sure.   I’ll give you my random impressions as […]

Livermore Grocery Outlet Wine Alert! Thousand Oaks 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

The Livermore Grocery Outlet is on FIRE!  Just picked up a Thousand Oaks 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon for $3.99 a bottle!  Buy this Sonoma red and pour a glass.  Swirl it around and smell.  Just terrific, fruit forward with a hint of spice.  A good wine needs to start off with a good nose.  After that, take […]

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 […]

Ruby Hill Focus Group

Tonight Todd and I were asked to be part of a Focus Group at Ruby Hill Winery.  We talked a lot about events and how they should improve to accommodate the growing number of club members (over 1000 after only 2 years!).  We tasted 4 wines that have not been released yet – 2009 Pinot Grigio (I am not a […]