Livermore Wineries Shine at the 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

 

We have been on a little vacation from blogging, but Livermore’s showing in the 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition was a good reason to put fingers to keys.  Here are the results for the wineries in the Livermore AVA.

 

3 Steves Winery 413 – Zinfandel – $30.00 to $34.99 2011 Cienega Valley […]

A Night In Little Italy

Last weekend Carl, Julia, Jenny, Todd, and I celebrated Ken’s birthday by taking him to North Beach in San Francisco for a special evening at Tony’s Pizza Napoletana.  If you’ve never been, this is a place worth checking out.  Just make sure to get there early because this place is always packed and for good […]

Livermore is not a big city

Today I’m in San Francisco for work. I wish I could report it was for scouting at a wine competition or inviting reporters to the Bryersantis People’s Choice awards celebration. Nope. Today my focus is elsewhere and I’m deep in thought. So deep I forgot my beanie on the BART train. Of course it’s raining […]

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting

Last month we shared with you the news about the awesome showing by the Livermore wineries at the 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.  This last weekend these Livermore wineries joined with other winning wineries at Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion in San Francisco to share their award winning wines with the public.  On hand at […]

San Francisco Weekend

It is rare that Carl and I get to travel and stay in San Francisco.  Last weekend opened itself up to this opportunity and so we jumped at the chance.  Carl’s cousin and wife, San Fran residents, invited us spend the weekend with them.  They even arranged a babysitter so that the four of us could […]

Nottingham Cellars 6 for 6 at the SF Chronicle Wine Competition

Nottingham Cellars is a new comer to the Livermore Valley.  They are just now celebrating the one year anniversary of their Livermore tasting room, but that and the fact that they have one of the youngest winemakers in the Valley has not slowed them down.  At this year’s San Francisco Chronicle wine competition Nottingham […]

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2011

The 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition was bigger than ever. There were over 5000 entries from 23 States continuing the Chronicle wine competition’s run as the “largest competition of American wines in the world.” Even with the large number of entries, Livermore Valley wineries both large and small were up for the challenge. […]

Lovell Creek 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon

My Uncle and Aunt brought their family over to our house yesterday to celebrate the 4th of July with Rachel and I.  Upon seeing each other, the children ran off together to play games and get ready for the nights festivities.  It didn’t take me long to notice the wine bottle sitting on the counter, […]