You know Napa and Sonoma, now it's time to explore the historic wine region that's home to the first California wine ever to win a French competition. Next week, Livermore's “Taste Our Terrior" is a perfect opportunity to visit.
As a Napa local with a preference for Napa wines, I was stunned by the quality of wine and experience in Livermore Valley. Here is my recommended itinerary for a perfect day in down-to-earth Livermore Wine Country:
Bummed because you missed Bottlerock? Or did you love it and long for more? Good news! Wineries host a wide range of concerts all summer long. Here are our favorites, and the artists you can look forward to this summer:
While wine can often seem intimidating or overly sophisticated, it can actually be quite simple. We spoke with a few experts whose tips will help ease your entry into the world of wine and wineries.
Wineries are now offering off-road vineyard tours for adventurous wine (and nature) lovers that'll take you through the vineyards, into the hills, and past historic landmarks.
Sonoma is well on its way to being as posh and packed as Napa Valley, which makes it more difficult to find intimate and personal experiences. But, believe us, they’re out there, and here are our favorites:
I highly recommend being spontaneous and stopping by whatever tasting rooms happen to be on your Wine Country route. However, if you crave something private and hidden from the crowds, try one of these private winery tours in Napa Valley:
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