WBC16 Pre-Conference (Part 5): Last Day in Livermore Valley

The final vineyard stop on the Livermore Valley pre-wine bloggers’ conference excursion was to Las Positas Vineyard. The gracious hosts not only had space for us to taste their wine, but also the wines from several other wineries in the area. There w … [Continue reading]

WBC16 Pre-Conference (Part 4): Wente Vineyards & The Winemakers Studio

After leaving Murrieta’s Well, our group headed to Wente Vineyards proper. The Wente family started their vineyard on this property in 1883 with 47 acres. Since then, they went on to create the first California varietal wine label—a Sauvignon Bla … [Continue reading]

WBC16 Pre-Conference (Part 3): Murrieta’s Well Estate Vineyard

The second day of the pre-conference excursion in Livermore Valley Wine Country started off at the Murrieta’s Well Estate Vineyard. We were greeted by Carolyn Wente, fourth generation winegrower and CEO of the Wente Family Estates, as the vineyard is … [Continue reading]