Taste Our Terroir Part 3: McGrail Vineyards

McGrail Vineyards During my second and final day of Livermore Valley’s Taste Our Terroir, sponsored by Visit Tri-Valley, I had the great honor of visiting McGrail Vineyards and experiencing From Vine to Glass: Through the Winemaker’s Eyes with winemaker Mark Clarin. Time for class! What made this visit so special is that Mark is passionate about […]

Livermore Valley’s Taste Our Terroir Part 2

Blending With Wente’s Winemakers Studio Blending With Winemakers Studio When I last left everyone, I had departed Double Barrel Wine Bar and was on my way to Taste Our Terroir‘s next session, Blending With Winemakers Studio at Wente Vineyards. Thank you again to Visit Tri-Valley, who sponsored my attendance at this session. Blending With Wente’s […]

Ninth Annual Wine Industry Technology Symposium Welcome Wine Reception

On Monday, July 15, I had the opportunity to taste three wines as a virtual taster during the Welcome Wine Reception of the Wine Industry Technology Symposium (WITS) Showcase that was held at the Napa Valley Marriott. This was my second year participating in this event. Kudos go to WineTwits for organizing the event again this year and to the […]