Bryersantis Uncorked! Longevity Wines 2009 Livermore Valley Merlot

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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

2009 Livermore Valley Merlot!

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

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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

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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 […]