The first of a new series exploring the exotic world of spirits and cocktails begins with two of today’s hottest beverages – gins and the tonics that go with them.
May 8, 2018
Calling our wines ‘true craftsmanship,’ the National Wine Review rated four of our recent releases 90 points or higher: ‘14 Telos 92 points (22 cases remaining); ‘14 Zinfandel 92 points (sold out); ‘14 Merlot 90 points (32 cases remaining); ‘12 Malbec 91 points (sold out).
April 17, 2018
Time to unwind with a little music and some craft cocktails. Introducing Sidewinder – After Hours. From 4 – 8 PM.
March 2, 2018
The inaugural release of Sidewinder’s dry vermouth, Stem and Crown, completes the pair.
February 9, 2018
With a 93 point rating and the Editor’s Choice, we might ask ‘where do we go from here?’ With Chardonnay, we believe our terroir has much more to offer.
December 8, 2017
Sidewinder is open Thursday and Friday for our members and their guests.
November 27, 2017
Sidewinder opens Thursday, December 7, for our members.
October 11, 2017
Occasio Winery is working with the Livermore Valley Winegrowers’ Association to support relief efforts in Napa and Sonoma counties.
August 21, 2017
A century after prohibition, Sidewinder Spirits Company is bringing back the ancient hand-hammered alembic copper still for producing local brandy.
July 24, 2017
It was a magical night at Taste our Terroir, as Occasio Winery brought home the People’s Choice Award.
July 15, 2017
Elegant and balanced, our sweet vermouth is perfect by itself, or as a mixer in many cocktails.
May 8, 2017
Each bottle of Opportunity is the product of countless hours of study, experimentation, and tasting – all in pursuit of a style that best reflects our Valley’s terroir and traditions. Now this work is being recognized.
March 7, 2017
Our Spring 2017 Collection of Livermore Valley wines will include the newest vintages of our Sauvignon Blanc and Malvasia Bianca – just in time for those warm summer days.
January 17, 2017
November’s wine club releases, our 2013 Founder’s Merlot and our 2015 Founder’s Chardonnay, received high accolades this month in the Wine Enthusiast Magazine and at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition..
December 8, 2016
With approval of Sidewinder Spirits, work begins on a tasting lounge like none other….
September 20, 2016
Three exciting new wines will be added to our tasting room menu in October –
September 12, 2016
Perhaps our finest Cabernet to date, vintage 2013 becomes available today for our members.
July 19, 2016
We’re out to prove André Tchelistcheff right when he predicted Livermore Valley would someday craft a Syrah as fine as any in the Rhone.
June 7, 2016
A wine both “agile and elegant,” with plum and pomegranate flavors that transition to rich “berry and cocoa notes on the finish.”
May 24, 2016
Our 93 – point Syrah from Ghielmetti Vineyard headlines this month’s tasting menu.
Guests were greeted with passed hors-d’oeuvres and choice of wine or the original James Bond martini before sitting down to a wonderful four-course meal with wine pairings. The music of recording artists Tumbledown House provided entertainment as we wined, dined, and danced the night away.