Category Archives: Wine Tasting

Wine tasting – as in visiting wineries and trying their wines – is one of my favorite activities. As I live in California, I get to indulge on it easily, when I find child-free time! These are my accounts of some of my wine tasting trips. For info on what type of wines I like, check out the “wine” category.

Wine Tasting in Amador county (Shenandoah Valley)

My friend Lola and I went on weekend trip to the Gold Country last weekend, and spent Sunday morning wine tasting in the Shenondoah Valley. We hit 6 wineries, had a wonderful time and discovered a new and fantastic wine … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Livermore III

Sunday night Kathy and I took our dad wine tasting in Livermore. He loves to wine taste and Livermore is the closest wine growing region to San Leandro. We hit quite a few wineries (Kathy, a non-wine drinker, was driving) … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in the Anderson Valley

On our third day in the wine country, we tried the wineries in the Anderson Valley in Mendocino. I had never been to this part of California before and enjoyed the wine tasting experience very much. None of the wineries … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in the Russian River Valley

On the second day of our wine country trip, we headed to the Russian River Valley. I’d been there only a couple of months before, when my friend Lola treated me to a wonderful girls-weekend-out for my birthday, and I … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Napa Valley

This week Mike and I took a mini-vacation to the northern California wine country. We spent three days wine tasting, in Napa, the Russian River Valley and Mendocino. Of necessity, we visited only a few wineries, but you can read … Continue reading

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Winetasting in Livermore II

A couple of weeks ago, my sister Kathy and her friend Anna were in town and I decided to take the girls winetasting. Once again we headed to Livermore as it’s significantly closer to us. It was quite fun, we … Continue reading

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Winetasting in Livermore

We spent part of today, our 11th anniversary, winetasting in Livermore – our closest winemaking region. The wines were generally pretty good, though not remarkable, and the wineries cute and modern. In all we had a great time. We made … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Russian River

Sunday afternoon we took my father wine tasting in the Russian River region. We’d previously taken him to Napa and Sonoma and wanted to go somewhere new. We started late so we only hit four wineries, but it was a … Continue reading

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