Written by Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association
October Happenings in Livermore Valley Wine Country
Big White House Winery: Special October “FrakenWine” 4-bottle Bundle!
October 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019
Get Big White House’s Co-Fermentation 4-pack of Frankenwine! John & Jess have been channeling their inner mad scientists with co-fermentation (mixing different grapes together, then fermenting into wine) for a number of years now. They put together a very special Frankenwine 4-pack for this month! Get a bottle of each of the four co-ferments they’ve produced for a spooky treat. Supplies very limited!
Rios-Lovell Winery: Wine-tober Fest
October 5, 2019 | 1 – 4pm
Come enjoy some traditional German fare hot off the grill. Brats and sausages with house made sauerkraut. Fresh green salad and schnitzel to round out the snacks! Ron Bruder will be playing fun songs for the afternoon. Wine Specials: 2014 Estate Bordeaux style and 2015 Estate Chardonny/Viognier blend. 20% off per bottle and 30% off per case.
Please RSVP by October 1st to email@example.com
Las Positas Vineyards: Sunday Night Football at the Cottage
Every Sunday from 5-8pm
Come relax, enjoy some wine and the Sunday Night Football at Las Positas Vineyards. The Winemaker Cottage is open with their 82 inch flat screen ready for some football. Wine offered by the glass or bottle. No reservations required, first come first serve seating.
Wente Vineyards: Fall Winemakers Dinner
October 10, 2019 | 6pm
Join Karl Wente, 5th generation winemaker, for a very special evening as we celebrate the annual Harvest Season! Menu and details to come. 5:30PM Welcome Reception with Dinner beginning at 6PM $180 per guest. 15% off for Wente Wine Club Members. Space is limited and will sell out quickly. Reservations are required. Purchase tickets here.
Omega Road Winery: German Wine Night
October 10, 2019 | 5:30 – 8pm
Join Omega Road for a night of amazing German wines and food! Tickets are $20 ($10 for Club Members) for a full evening of wines straight from the Rheinhessen and local German treats! Grab your ticket before they sell out – space is limited! Purchase tickets here.
Charles R Vineyard: Autumn Sunset Hike
October 12, 2019 | 5:30 – 7:30pm
Join Charles R family member Debra Bartlett for a hilltop hike and wine tasting. Start with a wine and cheese pairing, you’ll hike the trail while Debra shares family stories, local history and geography. Enjoy a glass of Miners Rosé of Sangiovese along with incredible views from the top of the hill just in time for sunset and full moon rising! Finish up with Port and a decadent bite! Purchase tickets here.
Rodrigue Molyneaux Winery: Sip by the Harvest Moon
October 12, 2019 | 12:30 – 7pm
Rodrigue Molyneaux will have extended tasting room hours for their last Sip By Sunset of the year! Enjoy live music from 4 PM – 7 PM. Winemaker Meredith Sarboraria will give harvest update talks at 2 PM and 5 PM. There will also be a harvest sale on Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Please note: tasting flights not available after 5 PM for the evening event.
McGrail Vineyards: Yoga & Wine Fall Series with Natalie Shapiro
October 14, 2019 & November 25, 2019 | 6:30 – 8:30pm
Join us as fall approaches for a chance to relax, rejuvenate, and take some time for yourself. Enjoy a one-hour yoga practice led by Natalie Shapiro, followed by wine tasting, tasty nibbles, and community. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass and/or bottle in the tasting room.
Hallo-Wine Party on the Trolley!
October 25 & 26th, 2019 | 6pm
The Spooktacular Livermore Wine Trolley, in ghostly Halloween-style, will shuttle you and your ghouly friends to 3 award-winning wineries as you ‘trick or treat” for a full flight of wine tasting and delightful treats for your sweet tooth! Scare up a costume to enter the contest and hear the screams when you win!
Only $89.99* for a frightfully good time! *Driver Gratuity and Service Fee not included
Book your starting winery: Wood Family Vineyards, McGrail Vineyards, Murrieta’s Well or give us a call at 925-989-0421 and we’ll assist you.
West Side Wine Trail : Trick or Taste Halloween Candy & Wine Pairing Flight
October 26, 2019 | 11:30am – 4:30pm
Enjoy a special Halloween Candy & Wine pairing flight from our friends on the West Side Wine Trail: Las Positas Vineyards, Fenestra, Cuda Ridge and Dante Robere.
Traditional Halloween Candy + Wine Pairing at Cedar Mountain Winery
October 26, 2019 – October 27, 2019 | 12 – 4pm
Come in if you dare! Cedar Mountain is pairing Traditional Halloween Candy with their wines in the tasting room. Does it sound kind of spooky? We think you will be delighted. Tasting Fees apply.
Las Positas Vineyards Haunted House Wine Club Release Party
October 27, 2019 | 1 – 4pm
Come enjoy Las Positas Vineyards’ Winter Release Party on Sunday, October 27th. Enjoy the Haunted House in the Barrel Room along with a Food & Wine Pairing & live music on the patio. $15 for wine club members (2 members) and $25 for guests. Purchase tickets here.