Upcoming: Uncorked SF!

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In just a few weeks a festival with fine wine and great food is returning to the incredible Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. Its time to get excited about this year’s Uncorked: SF!

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Were you getting worried that I might not be here again to help you find the perfect wine related gift for your loved ones this holiday season? Rest assured I found some gems for you this year. As much as I would love to say these are affiliated links or that I have received some of these items in exchange for a review, none of that is true therefore I would love your feedback if you purchase or receive any of these items this holiday season. And if you are the owner of any of these products, I’m definitely open to receiving items in exchange for my review…..just saying.

Taste Our Terroir 2019

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The Taste Our Terroir weekend is regarded by many to be the highlight of the Livermore Valley wine season. The food and wine pairing competition is an event worth rearranging a vacation schedule to attend. The 2019 edition lived up to all of those lofty expectations.

The 12 Wine Districts of Livermore

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California is home to a wonderful variety of wines, nearly one for every taste. Soil and weather play a major role in the characteristics of the grapes, and the resulting wine. The Wine Institute has divided California into 107 American Viticultural Areas, or AVAs. The Livermore Valley is one these 107 AVAs, and now has been further sub-divided into a dozen districts that capture the unique elements of each area. Let’s explore them!

Springtime in the Vineyards

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!