Your Summer Bucket List

Today is the first day of my favorite season.  Happy summer to all!  With any new season I think it’s important to write a list of things to accomplish, so without further ado here’s my bucket list for the summer. Read More

Save Water, Drink Wine

You may have heard that California has a bit of a drought situation going on.  With Earth Day right around the corner, I thought it’d be the perfect time to get Down to Earth with a few fun activities: Read More

Harvest is Upon Us

This is my favorite time of year.  Sure, there’s the craziness of kids going back to school and gearing up for the holidays, but one quick drive through the vineyards and everything seems to just calm down.  I love that the grapes are so ripe you can actually smell them; your own little preview into the wines that they are going to become. Read More

Livermore Valley Wine Legends

Livermore Valley Wine Legends

Welcome to one of California’s oldest wine regions and a wine region that helped shape the California wine industry that we know and love today. The Livermore Valley planted its first wine grapes in the 1760′s and has been making wine history ever since. Livermore Valley won America’s first international gold medal for wine in 1889 at the Paris Exposition and put the California on the world wine map. Livermore Valley wineries were the first to bottle varietal labeled Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Petite Sirah and Nearly 80% of California’s Chardonnay vines trace their genetic roots back to the Livermore Valley. Read More