Livermore Wineries Shine at the 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

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We have been on a little vacation from blogging, but Livermore’s showing in the 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition was a good reason to put fingers to keys.  Here are the results for the wineries in the Livermore AVA.

 

3 Steves Winery 413 – Zinfandel – $30.00 to $34.99 2011 Cienega Valley […]

Bryersantis Uncorked! Fenestra Winery's True Red Lot 27

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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!

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Fall in (love with) Livermore

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Isn’t Fall the best?!!! I use to think summer was IT and I still really love summer for to many reasons to name but wow…that transition to early Fall, especially in Livermore wine country! How can you not love it?! The colors in the trees and on the vines are changing again to those vibrant […]

Taste of Terroir 2012

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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 […]

Fenestra 2008 Livermore Valley Ghielmetti Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

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There is not much more to say about this wine except that you must go out to Fenestra and pick up a bottle or two…or three….or four…..Fenestra, located at 83 Vallecitos Road in Livermore is a location that is a no brainer when it comes to great wines.  Fenestra boasts several varietals and vintages that […]

Wineries of the Livermore AVA Shine at the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

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The results for the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition are in.  This is the largest competition of American wines in the world and our Livermore wineries did not disappoint.  Check out the results for our Livermore AVA wineries below:

Winery Category Year AVA Designation Varietal Price Award 3 Steves Winery 212 A – […]

Casbah Cafe and Fenestra True Red * Lot 25*

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Julia and I wanted to try something different for dinner the other night.  We remembered the new restaurant that opened up near Zephyr Grill on First Street in Livermore.  Something different sounded good, so we headed over to Casbah Cafe right on First Street.  I couldn’t wait to try the food.  My mom made the […]

Bravo to The Vine!

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Mixing things up a bit Jenny, Julia, our friend Donna, and I decided to take advantage of another great feature Livermore has to offer. The Vine Cinema!  What’s better than going to see a movie with friends?  Well, along with your standard soda pop and hot buttered popcorn on the menu you can find […]

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2011

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The 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition was bigger than ever. There were over 5000 entries from 23 States continuing the Chronicle wine competition’s run as the “largest competition of American wines in the world.” Even with the large number of entries, Livermore Valley wineries both large and small were up for the challenge. […]