Winemakers Talk Harvest and Their Favorite California Wines | Today: Garre Vineyard & Winery

In honor of California Wine Month, we’re sitting down with different winemakers throughout Livermore Valley and asking them to tell us about themselves, the harvest and of course, their favorite wines!  Today we’re sitting down with the winemaker from Garre Vineyard and Winery.


Firstly, tell us a little about yourself…

If you weren’t a winemaker, what would you be?

A firefighter.

Are you a California Native?  Where did you grow up?

Yes, I grew up in the Bay Area.

Where is your favorite place to be in California?

Santa Cruz


And now on to harvest…

Favorite thing about the grape harvest?

Working with the harvest crew in the early morning fog.

Least favorite thing about the grape harvest?

When the end of harvest comes.

Any predictions for this year?

Large yield, awesome quality fruit.


Lastly, wine…

What is your favorite Livermore Valley wine?

Garre Vineyards Primitivo and Petite Sirah

What is your favorite Livermore Valley wine that you didn’t make?

Vasco Urbano Speck Rose


For more information about Garre Vineyards and Winery and other wineries in the valley, click here.