Summer, Las Positas Vineyards and 2011 Pinot Grigio

I don’t know about you but when summer comes around, I want to do as much relaxing as possible. Summer for me means high stress levels at work. When the weekend comes, I want to do whatever it takes to take my mind off my summer work chaos. Last weekend did the trick for me! […]

Wineries Come Together For A Night Of Bocce Competition

 

 This evening Rachel, the kids, and I had the opportunity to experience what has become a Livermore Valley tradition.  It is the gathering of the wineries of the Livermore Valley at Campo di Bocce for a little wine, a lot of food, and a good helping of that competitive spirit.

We were invited by […]

Summer Has Arrived!

It’s summertime and the living is easy in Livermore wine country.  The kids have been released from school about a week and already I’ve taken advantage of so many good experiences that come with the privilege of wine country living.

It started with spending Memorial weekend under the shade of a romantic grape arbor […]

Livermore…More Than Just Great Wine!

 

Did you know that Livermore not only produces some of the finest wines on the planet, but we also produce delicious olive oil?!  I picked this one up on our last outing to Rodrigue Moleneaux Winery.  Drizzle some on fresh asparagus with a little cracked pepper and sea salt and it’s ready to […]

Gloomy spring weather got you down? EL SOL may be the remedy.

 

I don’t know about you but this late spring weather is getting me a little down.  I don’t know how much more I can take of this wind, rain, and lack of sun.  I’m trying my best to just hang on until summer, which is my favorite time of year hands down. […]