Taste Our Terroir Part 3: 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. What made this visit so special is that Mark is passionate about Livermore Valley and winemaking. He … More Taste Our Terroir Part 3: McGrail Vineyards

Livermore Valley’s Taste Our Terroir Part 2

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. For those who may not know, Wente’s history … More Livermore Valley’s Taste Our Terroir Part 2

Livermore Valley’s Taste Our Terroir

At last year’s Wine Tourism Conference in Portland, Oregon, I connected with the director of Visit Tri-Valley in an elevator at the host hotel, of all places, and she invited me to visit the area. Many months later, I am honored to be included as a media guest at Livermore Valley’s Taste Our Terroir this weekend. Taste Our Terroir begins Thursday, … More Livermore Valley’s Taste Our Terroir