Fridays are a perfect time to wine taste in Livermore!

I got a call from a dear friend today asking if I knew of any wineries that might be open in Livermore on Friday…well let me tell you.  YES.  Yes there are!!!  There are so many wonderful wineries open on Fridays here in Livermore.  In fact, I think it was because of this very fact […]

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 […]

Baby it's cold outside!

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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Ancient Wine Club

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In the last decade, we have seen a rise in younger people enjoying wine.  The 20 something set has started to become a generation of wine enthusiasts, and not just for the relaxing benefits or buzz worthy affects but for the love of wine.  Wine as art.  We saw this reality at Livermore’s Harvest Festival this […]

Livermore Vineyards

Sifting through my pile of papers from the past week, I stumbled upon The Independent Magazine, Livermore’s once monthly guide to art, wine and entertainment.  Towards the end of the magazine, I found a list of Livermore wineries.  After looking through the list, I realized that I am talking about Livermore wines in my blogs, but […]