First Street Wine Company

If you have not visited First Street Wine Company located at 2211 First Street in Livermore, tonight would have been a good night to have gone.  Of course, there are many future opportunities to visit as they are opened Tuesday-Thursday 12-7, Friday 12-9, Saturday 12-7 and Sunday 12-5.  Hosting this evening with their musical talents […]

Livermore's Own Wine Blog

The night was chilly, the mood was Christmas-ey, and everyone was in good cheer.  Our daughter was floating down First Street in a glittery array of twinkle lights and candy canes.  Was this a dream?  No. It was the annual Livermore Christmas Parade.  The Livermore Parade has been a tradition for many years.  This is […]

Baby it's cold outside!

The temperatures are dropping fast like the leaves. The vineyards are bursting with the last colors of the season before winter really takes hold creating a most beautiful backdrop for the weekend to come. We have been getting into the holiday spirit a little earlier than usual this year as we prepare for our first […]

Wood Family Vineyards 8th Annual Release Party A Big Hit

 A couple of weeks ago Rachel and I had the opportunity to take our family to Mexico for a week of relaxation and fun in the sun.  On this trip we decided to splurge on the all inclusive plan, which really paid off.  We thoroughly enjoyed the margaritas and all of the other umbrella drinks […]

First Street Wine Company

In August of 2010, Mike and Linda Allen purchased First Street Wine Company in downtown Livermore.  One of the first things you will notice upon arrival is the smile that you are greeted with.  You will feel comfortable and welcome immediately.

The next thing you will notice is the wine selection presented at the right […]

Picazo A Hit At The First Street Wine Company

Last nights winemaker’s spotlight of Picazo Vineyards at the First Street Wine Company drew a large turnout, as expected.  Mike and Linda Allen, the owners of the First Street Wine Company, were wonderful hosts, which made it easy for Picazo’s winemaker Mark Clarin and owners Pam and Jose Picazo to share their story and their […]

Picazo Pouring At The First Street Wine Company

I often think about how lucky we are to live here in the Livermore Valley.  With the Urban expansion creeping ever closer, it is nice to see that Livermore has taken a stand to preserve the open agricultural land that has fought for almost a century to exist in the midst of prohibition, depression, and […]

Cuda Ridge Provides Livermore's Commemorative Wine For AMGEN

Get ready all you pedal pushers and gear machines.  The AMGEN Tour of California, America’s most successful cycling race, is coming back to Livermore.  The city of Livermore is host city for the 4th stage of the tour so if you want to see some of the best cycling teams in the world, Livermore will […]

Livermore Wine Experiences

It’s been a little over a year since this picture was taken.  This was the evening that Bryersantís was born.  As the six of us sat in my backyard drinking Livermore wine, we questioned the reasoning behind going all the way to Napa for wine tasting when we had all of the Livermore wineries […]