The Yarra Valley in Australia is home to numerous wineries, but few have the history, the vineyards, and the winemaking expertise to match Helen’s Hill.
With only two weeks to tour four regions of Australia, our itinerary was tight. But fear not, we DID save some time to do some wine tasting. Top of our list? Yarra Yering!
Beautiful wine abounds, but what about beautiful wine supporting beauty in the community? We were introduced to Fleurs de Prairie Rosé, which is exactly that!
It is a small world, after all! How else could a chance encounter in a Paris wine bar lead to an amazing experience in a Australian wine bar? That’s exactly what happened with a French recommendation brought us to “Love, Tilly Devine” in Sydney.
Stories of a future apocalypse abound, ranging from zombie outbreaks to massive meteor strikes. A new novel foretells an equally grim future: a world without wine!
Ah, springtime! The cold, dark days of winter give way to earlier sunrises, warming breezes, and the first signs of life returning to the vineyards. The tantalizing promise of another amazing vintage is everywhere!
It is mere weeks until the kick-off of the 2019 winetasting season in Livermore! The weekend of March 23-24 will bring a perennial favorite: Barrel Tasting Weekend. Here are the details:
The word “disgorgement” may not sound like a good thing, but to people who love champagne, the word is a favorite. So what is disgorgement and why should anyone care?
The pressure slowly grows as the calendar winds inexorably toward the highest stakes holiday of the year: Valentine’s Day. K&L Wines provided the perfect pressure relief: their “Almost Valentine’s Day” champagne tasting. Just add some flowers and chocolate and consider the holiday handled!
It may be January, but in Northern California that means that spring is just around the corner. This warm and bright January day was the perfect setting as the Ruby Hill Winery welcomed spring with a Wine Club Release Party.
The annual San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition has delivered their 2019 results. As usual, the Livermore Valley wineries came home with an impressive array of medals!