Another Great Showing For The Livermore AVA At The 2013 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

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The results are in for the 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and the Livermore AVA has had another great showing.  Bryersantís would like to thank all of the wineries in the Livermore AVA for their diligence in creating world class wines and putting Livermore on the map as a wine region to be […]

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 […]

McGrail Vineyard’s 2008 Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

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If you recall, I blogged about McGrail Vineyard taking the Top Red category in the  in the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition back in January.  In my blog I mentioned that I didn’t have a chance to taste it.  Let me tell you, it was worth the wait.  I had the opportunity […]

McGrail wins top red wine in the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition!

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Wait for it…..A LIVERMORE WINERY!!!  I don’t know about all of you but I couldn’t be happier!  McGrail Vineyard and Winery’s 2008 Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve won the Top Red category in the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.  Such great news.  Mark Clarin, winemaker at McGrail Vineyards & Winery was pleased.  Monique Soltani from […]

Double Barrel Wine Bar - Livermore

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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 […]

Lipstick Ladies Wine Tour Only Ten Days Away

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The Lipstick Ladies Wine Tour is coming up on November 5th.  It is sure to be a great time out for the ladies.  Check out Monique Soltani’s (Livermore Patch) interview with some of the ladies from the participating Livermore wineries…

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Lipstick Wine Tour

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Ladies – get ready for a day out in Livermore wine country!  On Saturday, November 5th, from 12pm – 5pm, 6 Livermore wineries will be participating in a fun day for the ladies where you can shop for jewelry, make up and art;  receive special discounts on your favorite wines; and enjoy the beauty of the vineyards […]

Livermore's Taste of Terroir Truly An Experience To Remember

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Judges' Best Pairing Winner Collin Cranor of Nottingham Cellars

What a fantastic night.  The Taste of Terroir has got to be one of the best events in the Livermore Valley.  The Palm Event Center was the perfect place to make this event magical.  Rachel and I showed up at 6 and we could see […]

McGrail Release Party

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With the children coming home from camp this afternoon Rachel and I still had a couple of hours of adult time. The night before, I heard that McGrail Vineyard was having a release party for their 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve. I had heard about the McGrail release parties and they were supposed to be phenomenal.

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