Another Great Showing For The Livermore AVA At The 2013 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

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 […]

Fridays are a perfect time to wine taste in Livermore!

I got a call from a dear friend today asking if I knew of any wineries that might be open in Livermore on Friday…well let me tell you.  YES.  Yes there are!!!  There are so many wonderful wineries open on Fridays here in Livermore.  In fact, I think it was because of this very fact […]

Wineries of the Livermore AVA Shine at the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

The results for the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition are in.  This is the largest competition of American wines in the world and our Livermore wineries did not disappoint.  Check out the results for our Livermore AVA wineries below:

Winery Category Year AVA Designation Varietal Price Award 3 Steves Winery 212 A – […]

The life and times of… Carl H. Wente


Livermore, California is a small area that is just beginning to find it’s way onto the map as a respected wealth of great vineyards, wineries, and wine makers.  Although many have still not heard about this region, surprisingly, wine has been made here as far back and even further than the 1880’s.  If […]

Charles Wetmore: Father of the California Wine Industry

Over the last forty years, California has become known for making premium wine that can compete with the best wines in the world.  The current popularity of California wines can be traced back to the success of the California wineries in the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976.  From that competition,  the Napa Valley wine region […]

Farmers Market

Summer is definitely in the air, although I know for some of us, it was questionable at first.  We are now in the throws of summertime where warmer nights lead to toasty days and those toasty days lead to summer time frolicking.  One of the many advantages of living in Livermore, CA is that on […]

Livermore's Taste of Terroir Truly An Experience To Remember

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 […]

First Street Wine Company

In August of 2010, Mike and Linda Allen purchased First Street Wine Company in downtown Livermore.  One of the first things you will notice upon arrival is the smile that you are greeted with.  You will feel comfortable and welcome immediately.

The next thing you will notice is the wine selection presented at the right […]

A love for Livermore wines.

I moved to Livermore almost 10 years ago from just over the hill and I still feel as if it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I loved this town then and I love it even more now. It seems as if Livermore just keeps getting better and better, just like a […]