The art and science of making wine is chock-full of interesting and confusing vocabulary. One word that gets every vineyard manager excited is “veraison.” Have you ever wondered what that means?
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The term “hidden gem” can be overused. This is one case where the label is more than deserved, because this amazing winery does not even have a sign. We were beyond excited to be invited behind the gates of Domaine Newman.
The Livermore Valley has a long and prestigious history of fine wineries. This year marks the 20th anniversary of a landmark in Livermore: the Mitchell Katz Winery. We dropped in to see what was new!
The lovely town of Beaune in the heart of the Burgundy region of France is rich with wineries and tasting rooms. We were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit one of the oldest and most respected among them: Bouchard Pere et Fils.
Wine tasting is always fun, but tasting as a club member is even better! We recently had the pleasure of experiencing the “Club 1883” tasting at Concannon Vineyard.
In wine, the word “premium” is overused. It should not mean a high price, nor a superior attitude. It should instead connote an attention to detail and an adherence to the highest standards, with everything else secondary. A great example of a premium wine tasting experience was recently had at the Steven Kent Winery.
Making fine champagne is a unique blend of science and art. We recently had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Romain Mercier, winemaker at Champagne Alaine Mercier.
It’s almost here! Livermore Valley’s premier wine event of the year is just around the corner. So much to like, so it’s time to get your tickets. Last year’s event was amazing and this year looks even better. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your entire event weekend!