CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: September 12th, 2015
Livermore Harvest Festival 2015: Taste New & Classic Wines Livermore Harvest Festival 2015: Taste New & Classic Wines By: Laura Ness For once, I veered away from the crowded centers of communal conviviality, and visited some of the “farther out” wineries in the region for this annual harvest ritual in the Livermore Valley. First stop was brand new Dante Robere, on Wetmore. It’s a
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: July 28th, 2015
Photo Credit: Eli Pitta Livermore Food and Wine Tastes Better All the Time Taste Our Terroir, 2015 edition, paired Livermore wineries and their chosen restaurant partners to create what were some memorable marriages of food and wine. This year, 19 winery and restaurant teams went head to head to win over the palates and hearts of both professional judges
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: April 14th, 2015
Livermore Uncorked Wine This year, 79 wines made it to the final tasting for the 7th annual Livermore Uncorked Wine Competition put on by the amazing team at Tri-Valley Conservancy, the agency charged with preserving undeveloped and cultivated land from unmitigated urbanization. Among the acreage under their stewardship are several thousand acres of vines. This year’s big winner
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: December 12th, 2014
Livermore Holiday Gift wine-time-art Looking for the perfect holiday gift for that Livermore Valley wine lover in your life? Our friends at the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association have you covered. Just in time to stuff some stockings, the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association has partnered with Yiftee to create the Livermore Valley Wine Country Gift Pass, a digital gift voucher
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: October 24th, 2014
Livermore Halloween What wine would Frankenstein drink? Why, Franc, of course. In honor of the approaching holiday of ghastly ghouls and costumed fools, trick or treaters and marshmallow pumpkin eaters, the fun folks at Swirl in Livermore decided to concoct a special treat for local wine lovers. They’d like to invite you and your merry band of
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: September 2nd, 2014
Livermore Harvest Valley Wine Country Originally meant as a way to bring the public to the handful of wineries that existed in Livermore 33 years ago, the annual Livermore Harvest Wine Festival has undergone changes almost yearly. For 2014, it was reduced to a single day, and the buses were eliminated. This certainly reduced the giant hordes of people walking