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, […]

Bryersantis Uncorked! Longevity Wines 2009 Livermore Valley Merlot

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In this episode of Bryersantis Uncorked, I reviewed Longevity Wine’s 2009 Livermore Valley Merlot. Yet another Livermore Valley winner. Take a look below to see what I thought.   Some advances this time.  Better lighting, camera and location.  One problem however.  My producer, film maker and editor had his finger over the mic of the […]

UnCorked: 3 Steves 2010 Zinfandel!

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Here it is! My second episode of Bryersantis UnCorked! This time around I reviewed 3 Steves Winery 2010 Zinfandel. Tell me what you think with your comments below. Hope I’ve given you good information….enough information to get you out and try 3 Steves this weekend! Cheers!

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 […]

Page Mill Winery 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon

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Another research Friday this past week took the girls of Bryersantis to Page Mill Winery in Livermore.  Haven’t been there in a while but from what I remember, their wine was excellent.  I was lucky enough for Julia to bring home their 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon for me to try.  I’m enjoying it as I […]

New releases from Livermore's own Crooked Vine Stony Ridge Wineries

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Just last weekend Julia and I had a chance to visit Livermore’s own Crooked Vine Stony Ridge Wineries.  I still cannot believe the gems that are here in my own backyard called Livermore.  Crooked Vine Stony Ridge is a gem alright, let me tell you.  The moment you walk in to the winery there are […]

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 […]

Cuda Ridge

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What makes a good day a great day of wine tasting?  Taking a winemaker and his wife that happen to live in Santa Rosa, the heart of the world’s most famous wines, to a winery and having that winemaker be impressed by the entire wine flight…..That is exactly what happened last week at Cuda Ridge. […]

Livermore Grocery Outlet Wine Alert! 2006 and 2007 Wild Oak Syrah by St. Francis Winery!

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I know everyone may not be near a computer tonight, but I had to let everyone know about a stellar Syrah at the Livermore Grocery Outlet.  It’s by St. Francis Winery.  They are carrying both the 2006 and 2007 Wild Oak Syrah.  I love both!  They are very different, equally as awesome.  Go in right away […]