Nottingham Cellars TV Episode 2 (Petite in Depth)

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As it is still the month of February Nottingham Cellars is still focusing on Petite Sirah in this episode, but this time they travel to Handles Gastropub in Pleasanton, CA to taste the final product and discuss some of the flavor compounds with Collin and his brother, Patrick. After they’ve disected the structure of the […]

Nottingham Cellars TV Episode 1 (Petite Sirah)

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This month the featured varietal in the Livermore Valley is Petite Sirah, Nottingham Cellars has decided to show you a little about where they source their fruit from for those particular wines as well as discuss their barrel programs for them. They also discuss the difference between their standard Pete Sirah and the “Long Row” […]

Open house, Livermore's own Thomas Coyne Winery

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Just a few weeks back I went to go visit Thomas Coyne Winery because they were having their open house.  As always the property instantly relaxes you when walking up to the entrance.  Something about that 100 year old building with the fantastic view over looking the vineyards.  Oh yes, to top it all off, […]

Las Positas Winemaker’s Dinner

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Summer days at Occasio Winery

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As winter turns to spring and spring turns to summer, a metamorphosis takes place on the earth.  Vineyards begin to grow and bud, birds mysteriously start to duplicate themselves and are seen gathering materials for their nests, the weather begins to transition from a soggy damp cloud to a warm melt-in-your-mouth oasis.  We ourselves go […]

Page Mill Winery

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If you haven’t visited Page Mill Winery recently or ever, you must drop by one of these days.  Page Mill Winery offers some of the best Livermore has to offer.  Carl and I have been to Page Mill many times and have always loved this quaint, picturesque winery where the wine flows and is always […]

Winemaker's PourHouse Quarterly Report

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The Winemaker's PourHouse and Bryersantís Collaborate!

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Bryersantís, Livermore’s Own Wine Blog and the Winemaker’s Pourhouse of Livermore have joined forces for the first of many wine flights on the Pourhouse menu.  These flights will be known as “The Quarterly Report”.  Each quarter, Bryersantís and the PourHouse will collaborate to select a wine flight highlighting various Livermore wines.  We of Bryersantís consider […]

Las Positas Vineyards Winemaker Shines in Livermore

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Today I had a golden experience as I was able to bask in the glorious sights, sounds, and tastes of Livermormore’s own Las Positas Vineyards, which is located  at 1828 Wetmore Road, here, in the heart of the Livermore Valley wine country.  This winery offers a spectacular view of our gorgeous land and […]