Open house, Livermore's own Thomas Coyne Winery

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! Fenestra Winery's True Red Lot 27

Happy Post Thanksgiving!  Full from Turkey?  So am I….even still!  Although I did have a turkey sandwich before going out to Fenestra Today.  Picked up a bottle of their True Red Lot 27 California Red Table Wine.  See below for the latest addition of Bryersantis Uncorked!  This time wine blogger Julia makes an appearance.  Cheers!

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Bryersantis Uncorked! Longevity Wines 2009 Livermore Valley Merlot

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!

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!

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! […]

The Winemaker's PourHouse and Bryersantís Collaborate!

Bryersantís, Livermore’s Own Wine Blog and the Winemaker’s Pourhouse of Livermore have joined forces for the first of many wine flights on the Pourhouse menu.  These flights will be known as “The Quarterly Report”.  Each quarter, Bryersantís and the PourHouse will collaborate to select a wine flight highlighting various Livermore wines.  We of Bryersantís consider […]

Las Positas Vineyards Winemaker Shines in Livermore

Today I had a golden experience as I was able to bask in the glorious sights, sounds, and tastes of Livermormore’s own Las Positas Vineyards, which is located  at 1828 Wetmore Road, here, in the heart of the Livermore Valley wine country.  This winery offers a spectacular view of our gorgeous land and […]

McGrail wins top red wine in the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition!

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 […]

What? A Merlot? Livermore Valley Retzlaff 2005 Merlot

What a Merlot?  Let the truth be told, I have not been crazy about Merlots lately.  I’m not sure if I have been avoiding them, but I think I just got distracted by all the other varietals that are out there.  We happened to go wine tasting at Livermore’s own Retzlaff Winery before the holidays, […]