Halloween spirit is in the air when the famed lyrics to the infamous song from Michael Jackson’s Thriller can be heard everywhere. Any Halloween absent of Vincent Price’s menacing laugh is like Christmas without Jingle Bells or Easter without eggs! Certain things just must happen to make any holiday season come alive and Halloween is
Livermore Valley Wine Growers
The 2012 Livermore Valley Harvest Wine Celebration marks the 31st year that people have gathered over Labor Day Weekend in one of California’s oldest wine regions. Sunday, September 2 and Monday, September 3 between noon and 5 p.m., area wineries will offer Livermore Valley’s best wine, food, art and music to ticket holders. On Sunday, twenty-nine wineries will
On Tuesday, July 31st at the Martinelli Event Center in the Livermore Valley Wine Country, all things big, rich, dark, spicy, and fruity were discussed at the tenth annual Petite Sirah Symposium. As guests were seated, Jim & John Concannon, members of one of the founding families in California wine, introduced and welcomed guests from
Taste of Terroir is a Livermore Valley Wine Country event that pits chef and winery teams against each other to compete for several coveted titles. This year, 16 teams challenged each other to create delectable dishes matched with delicious wines. Ticket holders were treated to each team’s sampling. At the end of the night, judges
Affairs of the Vine presents Romancing the Rhones: A Seductive Rhone Experience, at The Old Mint in San Francisco, a National Landmark on July 14, 2012. The public is invited to sample Rhones from California, Oregon and beyond at the Grand Tasting, featuring 40+ Rhone-producing wineries, many very small and as yet undiscovered. The Grand
Merlot (Mair-Low) Once upon a time, there was a little known chateau, just east of Bordeaux that lived amongst the shadows of many impressive French castles. Owned by the Arnuad family for over two centuries, this tiny 17 acre parcel sat on top of a plateau at the highest elevation in the region of Pomerol.