Wine Tasting

CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: January 13th, 2014
Zinfandel Wine Tasting Zap Zinfandel wine lovers don’t need to travel around the the Napa Valley to get their fill of California’s favorite wine grape. For the past 22 years, ZAP has proudly produced the most prestigious single varietal wine event in the nation. Say goodbye to the cranky crowds and long lines and hello to an all new
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: January 10th, 2014
Bordeaux, Bordeaux Wine, Red Wine, Wine Tasting, Merlot, St. Emilion The Best of Bordeaux Wine for Under $50 Bucks Many people think of Bordeaux wine as out of reach. At a recent wine tasting of the Merlot driven red wine appellation of Saint-Émilion, I learned the wines from the Bordeaux’s Right Bank are elegant, balanced, and pleasing on the palate and the pocketbook. Over 30
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: November 18th, 2013
photo-6 A Horse of A Different Color: Saint-Emilion Grands Crus Classes By: Laura Ness When I was a teenager, I finally convinced my Mother to pay for horseback riding lessons: something I’d wanted to do since I was able to walk. My instructor, who lived even farther out in the boonies of the Hudson Valley than
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: October 7th, 2013
Livermore Wine Learn about Livermore Wine: There is nothing like blind tasting wines with a group of “experts.” Recently, I had the great pleasure to blind taste a series of 2009 Cabernet blends from the Northern Hemisphere with colleagues Virginie Boone (Wine Enthusiast), Randy Caparoso (Sommelier Journal), Mike Dunne (Sacramento Bee) and W. Blake Gray (The Gray
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: September 13th, 2013
How to taste wine like a master somm Wine Tasting Tips with MS Tim Gaiser: Establishing a Routine There are a little over 200 Master Sommeliers in the world and Tim Gaiser is one of them. Want to learn how to taste wine like a Master Sommelier or simply learn a little more about the art of tasting wine? Well watch and learn.
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: September 3rd, 2013
CudaPours Every September, the Livermore Winegrowers’ Association holds their annual harvest festival fundraiser, in which all the member wineries are required to participate. You will always find plenty of vendors and musical entertainment at the main venues, Concannon and Wente, where multiple wineries are pouring and the people watching is always amusing. I loved Wente’s sign