Purple Orchid- Music in the Orchard

Purple Orchid

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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Crooked Vine's Last Wine Down of the Year

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It has been a fantastic summer in the Livermore Valley.  God has graced us with beautiful weather making it that much nicer to explore the Livermore wine country.  Fall is upon us now, but the beautiful summertime weather has decided to stay for a little bit longer.  The forecast shows temperatures in the 70’s and […]

31st Annual Harvest Wine Celebration

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It’s been a month since Carl and I attended the 31st Annual Harvest Wine Celebration that took place the Sunday and Monday of Labor Day Weekend, September 2nd and 3rd.  How did time go by so quickly?  School started, jobs evolved, the mom-taxi became, once again, the ever-present occupation, yes September flew but the memories […]

Fenestra Winery's Harvest Wine Tasting

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Summer is quickly coming to a close bringing in the busiest time of year for our Livermore wineries…  Harvest Time!

The wineries will be bustling and the wonderful aroma of fermenting grapes will be in the air.  This is my favorite time of year.  I have been blessed in years past with the opportunity to […]

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 […]

Progressive Pizza and Wine Pairing

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 We had a great time working the Progressive Pizza and Wine Pairing at Nottingham Cellars.  We were expecting to have 50 guests in attendance, but we ended up having an overflow crowed of around 65.  I was in awe of the transformation that Nottingham Cellars barrel room went though, going from a working […]

Progressive Pizza and Wine Pairing

Nottingham Press Release

Occasio Winery - Petite Sirah, Nottingham Cellars - Ralphi's Red Blend, and Ken's Wood Fired Pizza!

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Last weekend I had the privilege of attending an event for Ken’s Wood Fired Pizza.  The event was held at both Nottingham Cellars and Occasio Winery.  The two wineries are neighboring each other, so it was a perfect location to have some of Ken’s Wood Fired Pizza.  Perfect location because both wineries have some of the […]