Written by Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association
Holidays in the Vineyards
Join us for a Livermore Valley Wine Country holiday tradition!
3 Steves Winery
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: Sparkling Brut, 3 Cabs Blend, Melissa’s Blend – Zin/Merlot, Chardonnay and Tawny Port Vendors: Paparrazzi Jewelry – unique custom jewelry Lularoe Fashions – fashion with a purpose Hands to Home Design – wood wine accessories Vintage Pretty Designs – handmade vintage jewelry Food by Anthony Scott Catering Music by Jack Quigley on Sunday
Bent Creek Winery
Tasting Fee: $10 Wines Poured: Chardonnay & Petite Sirah Vendors: Palka Chinick – Fiber art shawls and scarves, Barbara Hoffman – bird houses and holiday décor, Steve and Kay – Santa’s timeless heirlooms, Marion Greenwood – Holiday and wine themed decorations.
Holiday music from Matt, Bernie and Claude, 5% off purchases of 1 to 3 bottles
Boa Ventura de Caires
Tasting Fee: $20 Wines Poured: Barrel Tasting
Cedar Mountain Winery & Port Works
Tasting Fee: $10 Wines Poured: Pinot Grigio & Zealous Girls Zinfandel Vendors: Port gift packs, Bellini Bomb gift packs & Port sniffer sets. Tasting fee refunded with 2 bottle purchase.
Charles R Vineyards
Tasting Fee: $10Wines Poured: Rosé & Cabernet Sauvignon Vendors: Barkkarie Jewels & Art Lumpy Doodles Pottery Gigi Boss Designs M Bland Blown Glass & Nini Sews Michele’s Jewel Box Barrel Slats & Ring Art Papa’s Dumplings will be dishing up Pan Fried Pork & Chicken Dumplings Beena Jain Jewels and Silver 20% off on Chardonnay & Cabernet duet Roast your Holiday smore’s & sip your mulled wine
Crooked Vine Winery
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: Sparkling, Moxie, Trifecta and Port Vendors: Gypsy Boutique, Color Street, Sol Textiles, Blue Sequoia Craft, Naturacentric, Bedazzles Trees, Hempworx, Lip Sense, DoTerra Oils, Scentsy Candles & Chocolate Lady, Live Music Saturday & Sunday! Library case specials.
Cuda Ridge Wines
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: Cabernet Franc & Merlot (92 points!) Vendors: Julia Nagle Handcrafted Jewelry, Red Light Designs – wine bottle night lights, Tom Gomes morning playing holiday hits, Santa Claus & Toys for Tots Donations! Specially priced gift boxes, 10% off 6 or more bottles, 15% off cases”
Dante Robere Vineyards
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: New releases of Barbera, Roberitage and Claude’s Cuvee Vendors: Rodeo Girls – designer jewelry, Color Street Nail Wraps, Doug Grooms – wine barrel furniture and other stave products. Sales specials on 2016 Estate Syrah. Complimentary Mulled wine and spicy nuts.
Darcie Kent Vineyards
Tasting Fee: $20 Wines Poured: TBD Vendors: Pepper Pet Design – festive handmade pet bandanas, Natural Bath & Body – small batch organic soaps and balms, Black Widow Knives, Sun Catcher Chimes. Live music from James Nagel!
Tasting Fee: $10 Wines Poured: 2016 Barbera Vendors: Rustic Road House Wood-Fired Pizza, Cheese Plates & Irish Nachos, Park Lance Jewelry & Crystal Jewelry. Case specials & tasting fee waived with wine purchase.
Tasting Fee: $5 Wines Poured: Sparkling Rosé & 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Vendors: Complimentary Hot Chocolate & Cookies. 30% off case purchases.
Tasting Fee: $10 Wines Poured: 2016 North Coast Red Blend Vendors: Crystal Jewelry, Fortune Emporium, Gerard’s Honey. 10% off for single bottle purchase, 15% off 2 bottle purchases, 20% off for 3 bottle purchases.
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: TBD Vendors: Pirate Creek Honey – local honey gifts and products, Jenifer Keenan – Toffee and Toffee gifts, Been Jain Jewelry, Tom Knudsen – local Olive Oil, Jan Bachman knitted hats and Christmas stockings & Christmas music! 10% off three or more bottles purchased
Garré Vineyard & Winery
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: Mulled Holiday Wine & 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Vendors: J. Fisher Woodworking – boutique handmade wine stoppers, cutting boards, bowls and accessories! The Bloom Bar Co- featuring hand made holiday wreathes, festive holiday flower crowns, garlands and more! Brix Chocolates – samples of gourmet chocolate paired with Garré Wine. Holiday Carolers. 30% off cases of red wine + mix-n-match!
Las Positas Vineyards
Tasting Fee: $15 Reserve Flight, $25 Chocolate Truffle Pairing Wines Poured: LPV 2019 Best of Show Winners: 2018 Albarino, 2018 Verdelho & 2016 Malbec Vendors: Landru Chocolates, Hand made accessories by Thirza, English Toffee by Jennifer Keenan, Touch Stone Crystal by Swaroski Jewelry, Special Holiday Chocolate Truffle & Wine Pairing. Purchase any 5 bottles of LPV wines and get a bottle of LPV Sparkling wine for one penny!
Leisure Street Winery
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: Syrah & Chardonnay Vendors: Dawn Brown Music Creativity by Christina Stella & Dot Jewelry 20-50% off select wines!
Tasting Fee: TBD Wines Poured: TBD Vendors: Longevity Gift Shop – great selection of unique gifts and holiday items. Cluckin Good Confections – home made crazy good caramel corn & granola.
McGrail Vineyards & Winery
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: McGrail Family Chardonnay, Slainte Red Blend & Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Vendors: Rustic Beauty – a fun, funky, fashion forward boutique, B Inspired Designs – local boutique offering the best in hand-crafted goods for the home, body & soul, Pretty Little Bakers, Damsel in Defense – personal protection products (Saturday only), McGrail Vineyards Mud Pie Holiday Purchase. Hourly raffle with prizes for those who give a toy for Toy for Tots!! Soleil Pizza – gourmet wood fired pizzas. Live music by John Paul Hodge on Saturday and Lavender Fields Band Sunday!
Mitchell Katz Winery
Tasting Fee: $0Wines Poured: 2016 Primativio Vendors: Décor & More, Dan Good Cookies, Stella & Dot Jewelry on Saturday, Touchstone Crystal Jewelry Sunday, Your Taco Guy on Saturday. & Smokin’ Hot Meats N Treats on Sunday. Toucan Jam on Saturday, Joey T & Friends on Sunday!
Tasting Fee: $25 Wines Poured: The Whip & The Spur Vendors: Shabby Sugar, Barrel Craft, Stella & Dot, Erickson Ranch Jams & Jellies, Love Me Apparel Boutique, Entertainment by Torree McGee. Additional 10% off on 4 or more bottles.
Nella Terra Cellars
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: Estate Grown Viognier & Pinot Noir Vendors: Live Music by Tim Skelton & Holiday discount 3-pack.
Omega Road Winery
Tasting Fee: $10 Wines Poured: TBD Vendors: Lavender Glen & Dyeing to Celebrate.
Page Mill Winery
Tasting Fee: $10 Wines Poured: 2018 Pinot Noir, 2018 Petite Sirah and 2014 Blanc de Blanc Vendors: Music on the Patio on Sunday, Holiday Photo MEP’s Creations – crochet designs, accessories and apparel, Mary’s Birdhouses – tiny ornament wine themed birdhouses, Beach Bunny Honey. Bring a toy for the Toys for Tots drive and taste our Blanc de Blanc!
Retzlaff Estate Winery
Tasting Fee: $20 Wines Poured: Cabernet Sauvignon Vendors: Lulu Roe Sister Sara’s Jams and Jellies Hand made Olive Oil Skin Care Products by Maria Ramirez Handmade beaded jewelry by Beddie Rion Gerardz Honey Bees – Local honey Live Music Saturday & Sunday Hot chocolate and cookies 10% off of Estate Red Wines
Rios-Lovell Estate Winery
Tasting Fee: $10 Wines Poured: TBD Vendors: Holiday Vendors & Live Music
The Steven Kent Winery
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: 2016 Petit Verdot, 2016 Merrillie Chardonnay, 2017 Wicked Garden Red Bland, 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Vendors: Michele’s Jewelry Box – Handcrafted Jewelry, Al Alvarado – Welded toll sculptures, sporting knives & hatches and turquoise jewelry, Mokulele Farms – 100% Kona Coffee, fresh macadamia nuts, handmade chocolates, tropical jams & syrups, Mace McDonald – handcrafted barrel art, The Sugar Shop – Custom Sugar Cookies by Jessica Averill. 20% off 4 bottles, 25% off 6 bottles. Get a taste of 2016 Lineage when you donate an unwrapped toy to Toys for Tots!
The Singing Winemaker
Tasting Fee: $10 Wines Poured: Sparkling & Ports Vendors: Rustic Road House Wood-Fired Pizza, Cheese Plates & Irish Nachos, Park Lance Jewelry, Crystal Jewelry. 10% Off 6 bottles 20% off 12 bottles mix & match! The Singing Winemaker will be entertaining our guests!
Wente Estate Tasting Room & The Winemakers Studio
Tasting Fee: $20 Wines Poured: Single Vineyard & Small Lots Vendors: Monnaluna Art Studio – handmade holiday gifts, Elegant Brie, Wine buddies – helps you hold your wine, Illumination – handmade luminaries from around the world, Paula Carvalho Designs – handmade jewelry. Live music Saturday, visit from Santa on Sunday!
Wood Family Vineyards
Tasting Fee: $15 Wines Poured: Bring a Toy For Tot (or monetary donation) and get a special pour of our “Especial” Cabernet Sauvignon. We are also tasting our 2018 Chardonnay, “Para Mas Amigas”; 2017 GSM, 2017; “The Captain” Red Blend (paired with a Black Bean and Mushroom soup by Hop DeVine Catering); 2017 Petite Sirah; and our 2017 “Muy Bueno” Zinfandel. Vendors: Wine Barrel Inspirations, Fun Fab Aj’s Paparazzi Accessories; Tasty Board Charcuterie platters; Candles by Rogue Candle Company. We’ll be all decked out for the upcoming Holiday!