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Longevity Wines

Longevity Wines has moved to 2271 South Vasco Road (article will be updated)

Sandy Sims & Tom Wilmer

Livermore Valley Winery and Tasting Room

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Find this off-the-beaten-path, urban winery, near the Livermore airport and in an industrial complex. It’s well worth the effort.
Longevity Wines tasting roomThe tasting room—a fireplace, beautiful wine bar, drop lights, a hutch—evokes a cozy living room, all of it built and designed by owners Phil and Debra Long.
He, an executive director for a large design/marketing firm, and she, a Danville Chamber of Commerce manager, create wines in the facilities back of the tasting room.
Longevity Wines winery and tasting room in Livermore CAThe Longs’ education began when they visited wineries all over California to gather fine wines from different appellations for members of their Longevity wine club. Over the years they took meticulous notes, learning from many winemakers. Phil says, “It’s amazing how fast your palette develops when you are tasting wine all the time.”
The Longs began making wine in their garage, eventually moving to their current location. They barrel age reds for 24 to 36 months, and in the bottle a minimum of a few months. Currently producing about 1,000 cases, their goal is 2,500 after five years, and someday to have their own vineyard.

Longevity Wines production facility and barrel roomFascinating Fact:

The winery’s moniker Longevity is a take on the owners’ name—Long.
Amenities: Wine club
Founded: 2008
Signature Wines: Syrah Rose, Rhone Blend, Bordeaux Blend
Wine Tasting: $5 tasting fee for groups of eight or more (waived with purchase).
Hours: Saturday – Sunday 12 – 5 and by appointment
Longevity Wines
2271 South Vasco Road
Livermore, CA, 94550
925-551-6373 or 888-325-WINE
plong@longevitywines.com
www.longevitywines.com

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Sandy Sims, an award winning journalist, newspaper editor, and travel writer, also writes fiction.
Thomas C. Wilmer is an award-winning author and travel writer. His latest book; Wine Seeker's Guide to Livermore Valley is available from Amazon.com.

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