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 […]

Valentine's Day in Wine Country

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As I sit and listen to Frank Sinatra sing “Summer Wind” and sip on a Malbec, I am reminded of how February is one of my favorite months of the year.  I am a sucker for all that is romantic.  Hearts, flowers, everything colored red, pink and purple, sappy love songs, chocolate, and of […]

Retzlaff Chardonnay-yay!

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Happy New Year! I know this comes a little late, but it’s been full speed ahead, wonderful, and busy the last couple of weeks.  For Christmas, Ken, the children, and I traveled almost 1,000 miles just to get together with the family and friends we love and have missed over the holiday. I’ve been wanting […]

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 […]

AMGEN Comes To The Livermore Wine Country

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Introduction to the Amgen Tour compliments of Penni Price

The Amgen Tour de California, the largest cycling event in America, is a royal journey throughout the State of California.  This eight-day race began in 2006 after the demise of the Coors Classic.  Professional riders compare this tour with the Tour de France, and even use […]

A Week of Inspiration!

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Okay so a couple weekends ago was Labor Day (as well as the Harvest Festival here in Livermore of course) and I set aside that Monday as an appropriate day to finally catch up on some much needed home improvements around the house. I volunteered a reluctant […]

Retzlaff Vineyard Easter Recap

The Saturday before Easter, my family and I were out running around Livermore.  We drove by Retzlaff winery and decided to drive in and check it out, as we had not previously been there.  We immediately fell in love with their property.  Lots of grass for the kids to run around on, toy tractors to sit […]