Pianos and Peacocks

One of my favorite nights of the week, when I can get away, is Tuesdays.  Tuesday nights at Double Barrel Wine Bar, you can listen to the lively music played by Graham Richards on the piano.  He is amazingly talented and seems to know every song you throw his way.  From Etta James to Billy […]

Taste of Terroir 2012

Thursday evening, July 19th  the Palm Event Center, located at 1184 Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton, once again hosted this years annual Livermore Valley Winemaker’s Association event, Taste of Terroir.  Taste of Terroir has become a Livermore Valley Wine Country tradition as it meshes the best wineries this region has to offer with some of the […]

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2007 Harris Tesla Cabernet Sauvignon

I had an opportunity to taste Harris Tesla’s 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon this evening.  Might I suggest you do the same?  This was an absolutely beautiful wine.  Crisp, dry, with an earthy nose and an indescribably lovely ending taste that takes your palette on a journey to wonderland.  This smooth, silky, even inky wine will awaken […]

Double Barrel Wine Bar Take 2

Decided, that after a crazied work day, my dear friend Nicole and I  would steal away for a quick glass of wine and a bite to eat.  This Thursday night destination ROCKED!  Last week I wrote about this wine bar, site unseen, tonight, I can tell you with complete authority that the Double Barrel Wine […]

Double Barrel Wine Bar - Livermore

Last week my son and I had the pleasure of taking a break from the bustle of our crazy schedule and have lunch together.  We chose one of our favorite spots, Livermore’s own Ale House.  Now if you are not familiar with the Ale House, you really should make it a priority to check it […]