It is not often that one can go into a hotel to reserve some rooms and leave with wine! That is exactly our experience when we recently visited the hotel Posada de San Juan in beautiful San Juan Bautista.
Labor Day Weekend means just one thing to Livermore wine lovers: the Harvest Festival. With so many wineries offering special tastings, live music, food, and crafts, the only problem is deciding which winery to visit next! Here are some memories from our sampling of the Festival.
Wine clubs bring so much joy! The release parties, the special wine access, the tasting perks; there is a lot to like. But once in a great while the decision must be made: it may be time to break up with your wine club.
Dom Pérignon, the monk known as the father of champagne, was said to pronounce when he first tasted champagne, “Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!” After spending some time in the Champagne region of France this past May, we were excited to further extend our appreciation of champagne through a tasting at K&L Wines that focused exclusively on the product of the 2012 harvest. An amazing tasting ensued!
Have you ever yearned to lend a hand (or a foot) to winemakers as they work through the transformation from grape bunches to delicious wine? What about satisfying that urge in a competitive environment? Your chance is just around the corner, at the Calaveras County 25th Annual Grape Stomp Competition.
It is almost Labor Day, do you have your plans set? On event that we try to attend every year is Livermore’s Harvest Wine Celebration. So many wineries, so much to experience! Here is everything you need to know:
Another year of Livermore’s premier wine and food event is in the book! Taste Our Terroir, the Quest for Pairing Excellence was amazing once again. Here are some highlights from the evening.
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?
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!
April 17th is an under-appreciated day. A few days past tax day, but there isn’t much else to savor. Until you consider that the 17th of April is officially Malbec World Day! Now that is something to celebrate!
Cupertino is the heart of Silicon Valley, famous as the birthplace of technology giants. It does, however, have more than computers to offer. The Chamber of Commerce and the Historical Society recently celebrated another point of pride: their winemakers!