Grocery Outlet Wine Alert! 2004 Interlude Cabernet Sauvignon

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This is an official wine alert from Bryersantis!  Run over to the Livermore Grocery Outlet and pick up a few bottles or cases of the 2004 Interlude Cabernet Sauvignon at $4.99 a bottle!  A great full bodied red with a smooth flavorful front end and equally smooth and flavorful back end.  Vinted and bottled by […]

Charles Wetmore: Father of the California Wine Industry

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Over the last forty years, California has become known for making premium wine that can compete with the best wines in the world.  The current popularity of California wines can be traced back to the success of the California wineries in the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976.  From that competition,  the Napa Valley wine region […]

Argentinian Wine Experience

Argentina Wine Tasting

Summer has arrived at last!  What better way to kick it off than to take an exotic trip to Argentina!  Okay we didn’t really GO to Argentina because I came to the realization that it’s winter down there.  So, we did the next best thing…an Argentinian wine pairing party at our friend’s house!  Kevin […]

Picazo Pouring At The First Street Wine Company

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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 […]

Livermore Wines Failing?

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I was recently made aware of a blog article written by Steve Heimoff, a writer with Wine Enthusiast Magazine, which was titled, “Trying to rescue a failing appellation.” It was not a flattering article for the Livermore Wine Country and in the course of the article Heimoff wrote off Livermore as being the weak link, […]

The Art of Bunco

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I was recently invited by a dear friend to sub at her monthly Bunco game.  I have been a sub before for this group as well as for another group and have always enjoyed it.  If you don’t know what the game of Bunco is, let me give you a brief description.  Each game has 6 […]

Date Night and Livermore Cattlemens

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Earlier this year, Rachel helped as a counselor for our daughter’s class when they went on a school camping trip.  I came home last week and Rachel was excited to tell me that the teachers had decided to pay back the parents who helped by watching their kids for a night to allow the […]

Livermore Wine Experiences

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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 […]

Wine Alert!

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This is an alert from the Bryersantis Emergency Wine Alert systems!!!!!  Run don’t walk to Grocery Outlet, Livermore this weekend.   There you will find the 2005 Mendocino Wattle Creek Red Wine Blend and the 2002 Astralle e Terra Napa Valley Syrah, each for 4.99……  the Wattle Creek is my favorite of the two.  Each exceptional […]