Tag: wine tasting in Livermore

Livermore or LiveMore?

Wine tasting in Livermore is a lively experience. It makes me think that Livermore should drop the “r” in the name and get the attention it deserves. I shared my recent wine tasting outing with Deborah (the wine expert at Johnston & Alves) and Carolyn, a physicist who previously spent over ten years at the […]

My Twisted Rose

This is the pruned rosebush outside my kitchen window. It’s beautiful to me not only because of its intrinsic gnarly character, but also because I know what it once was, and what it will become again soon: bursting with roses. It reminds me of the twisted vines found in vineyards during winter. Surely winemakers see […]