Nicole’s Parents Wine

About 6 weeks ago, the Bryersantis family decided that we needed to have a wine tasting.  We had found some wines at the Grocery Outlet, a winery or 2 and a special unlabled bottle from my friend Nicole, whose mom and dad, that lives in Sonoma made.  I am all about the home winemaker, in […]

Bryersantís Winemaking Update

It has been a fun time learning the wine making process.  From the bubbling of the initial fermentation process to the juice squirting mess that comes with the pressing process, I am looking forward to learning more about how to make fantastic wine.

Carl and I had the opportunity on Sunday to visit Phil […]

Bryersantís Takes On Winemaking- Part III

What an awesome night.  The Bryersantís family really came through.  As I stated in the part 2 post of our winemaking experience, this morning I woke up to find our batch ready for pressing.  Of course being the well organized and experienced winemaker that I am, I had all the equipment I needed ready […]

Bryersantís Takes On Winemaking! (Uvas Mistério) II

It has been a fun process so far.  One of the best parts has been watching all of the fizzing that goes on after the cap has been punched down.  The kids love seeing that too and it seems they ask hourly to be able to go punch the cap.

I went down this morning […]

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Livermore Wine Country Birthday

What an amazing day!!!  There is nothing like spending time with good friends: Carl, Julia, Todd, Jenny, and my amazing wife Rachel.

The day started out at one of my favorite Livermore wineries, Longevity.  Phil and Debra are the best.  They make you feel like family when coming to the Longevity tasting room.  Debra is […]