Bryersantis Uncorked! Fenestra Winery's True Red Lot 27

Happy Post Thanksgiving!  Full from Turkey?  So am I….even still!  Although I did have a turkey sandwich before going out to Fenestra Today.  Picked up a bottle of their True Red Lot 27 California Red Table Wine.  See below for the latest addition of Bryersantis Uncorked!  This time wine blogger Julia makes an appearance.  Cheers!


Bring on Spring and Ruby Hill Elevato!

Once in a while it happens.  An opportunity comes along and you decide to make the most of it or let it pass you by.  We made the most of it today!

While the rest of the country is being frozen out or buried alive in snow, we have been spoiled with glorious spring-like […]

Tenuta Winery Futures/Blend your own bottle/Open Monday!

Just received an email from Tenuta!  See below!

Open Fri, Sat, Sun 12-6pm AND MONDAY from 12-4pm 925-960-1006

In the words of George Harrison, this weekend is all about “Here comes the sun.” Pack that picnic lunch, sit outside in the month of January and call all your friends that live back east […]

Nicole’s Parents Wine

About 6 weeks ago, the Bryersantis family decided that we needed to have a wine tasting.  We had found some wines at the Grocery Outlet, a winery or 2 and a special unlabled bottle from my friend Nicole, whose mom and dad, that lives in Sonoma made.  I am all about the home winemaker, in […]

Wine Alert!

This is an alert from the Bryersantis Emergency Wine Alert systems!!!!!  Run don’t walk to Grocery Outlet, Livermore this weekend.   There you will find the 2005 Mendocino Wattle Creek Red Wine Blend and the 2002 Astralle e Terra Napa Valley Syrah, each for 4.99……  the Wattle Creek is my favorite of the two.  Each exceptional […]

Friday At Fenestra

It’s another beautiful day in Livermore and things finally fell into place for me to visit the Fenestra Winery, which I have been trying to get to for at least six months now. Rachel, Jenny, and I headed down there with the kids and found there was a great grassy area for them to […]

“Seat of MY Pants” Blend

This big red blend was AWESOME!  A wine to definitely make me say, “WOW”!  Julia and I went to El Sol Winery this past weekend and tasted this and the other wines they offer.  It was the perfect day, sunny and breezy as we sat outside on their patio to taste.  I want to get ahead […]

Livermore: I wish I were at Thomas Coyne

Relaxing At Thomas Coyne

I think back to my birthday in October of last year.  My wife and I wine tasted at Thomas Coyne in the Livermore Valley.  Off Vallecitos Road in Livermore, follow a long dirt and gravel road back to a very old historical house that now serves as their tasting room.  The view […]

Grocery Outlet Find

Sierra Oaks Estates

My wife went to the Livermore Grocery Outlet today and brought home a great blend. This particular blend is from Sierra Oaks Estates.  A 2005 El Dorado that has Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. This was $3.99 a bottle but you’d never know it. Very smooth with tons of “oaky” […]