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The Tri-Valley Blog

  • You don’t need to be a sports fan to have a ball in the Bay Area, even as the Super Bowl, March Madness and the championship sports teams sometimes ball-hog the cultural scene. The Bay Area loves its sporting events, but where does that leave all of the non-fans, people who aren’t hooligans and the […]

  • Congratulations to Livermore Valley wineries for 135+ medals in the 2016 SF Chronicle Wine Competition! For your exploring and wine tasting pleasure, here’s a list of this year’s class of winners…

  • If there’s one thing athletic people enjoy more than exercising, it’s showing everyone else how much they love to work out — especially at exciting outdoor events. Put on your Lululemon gear, and get ready to sweat, because in Tri-Valley there are plenty of ways to have fun while getting in shape. From kilt-wearing runners […]

  • February 2, 2016
    A Super Drinking Game

    Super Bowl 50 is almost here, and any major live television event calls for a drinking game. Whether you’re at a party with friends, watching the game from a pub, or enjoying the game from the stands, we’ve provided this handy beverage-sipping diversion to bring a little drinking game into your big game. For this […]

  • Whether you’re divorced, single, or deeply opposed to heart-shaped candy, for some Valentine’s Day can be a total drag. What isn’t a drag? Having a kick-ass weekend on your own (or with choice friends) that will make your lovesick buddies grind their teeth during an overpriced two-for-one dinner. This year, why weep over Valentine’s Day […]

  • Don’t leave your best friend home when you’re visiting the Tri-Valley. Annual events like Danville’s Dog Days of Summer offer human and canine visitors lots of fun, but all year long we’ve got new experiences (and sniffs) to savor.

  • Livermore’s wine country is filled with treats for this month of Jack o’ Lanterns and masked mischief. Here are some of the ghoulish happenings about the Tri-Valley. Big White House Winery/John Evan Cellars will take 13% off purchases on Halloween day, if you visit in costume. Watch John Evan, and Cellar Master, Jessica, slaving over bubbling […]

  • You just finished a great week of workouts at the gym. The cute spin guy gave you a high-five for not passing out again, and you’ve somehow managed to squeeze kale into nearly every meal. Now it’s Friday, and you’re out at dinner feeling supremely powerful. The waiter hands you the menu, your eyes glaze […]

  • While we’d all like to pretend we only open a good bottle of wine while surrounded by friends and loved ones in an upscale setting that may include uncomfortably high heels, classical music and fancy cheeses on tiny crackers, the truth is a little different. Honestly, most of us would really prefer to open a […]

  • Talking pirate as we get ready for the scary fun of Pirates of Emerson haunted theme park October 3-31 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.

  • Most of us have a bottle of wine tucked away in a cabinet somewhere, “just in case.” While emergency wine is a good idea in case an earthquake or the need to play presidential debate drinking games suddenly sneaks up on you, let’s be sure to squirrel away some cheap stuff for that. The problem […]

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