Event Lineup

Thursday

Taste Our Terroir | VIP $175 | Reserve $125

4:30-9:00 p.m.
Bella Rosa Event Center
7986 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA 94550

Join us to savor the essence of culinary finesse at Livermore Valley Wine Country's Signature Food and Wine Pairing Competition. Witness as 15 Livermore Valley wineries collaborate with local chefs to craft the perfect culinary fusion, harmonizing their exquisite wines with delectable bites. These esteemed teams will vie for top honors in a blind tasting adjudicated by three experts. Sample all 15 pairings and cast your vote for your favorites in the People's Choice category for both Red Wine and White Wine. Cap off the evening with indulgent desserts as you celebrate alongside the winning teams. Come, immerse yourself in the unique celebration with the vibrant Livermore Valley Wine Community and experience our distinct charm.

VIP | $175  

VIP tickets provide early access to mingle with winemakers and chefs, enjoy sparkling wine upon arrival, access the VIP Lounges with exclusive offerings, and take home a souvenir glass.
 VIP tickets start at 4:30 p.m

Reserve | $125

Reserve ticket holders will be offered a glass of sparkling upon arrival and a souvenir glass to take home. Reserve tickets start at 6:00 p.m.

Bella Rosa Event Center | 7986 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA 94550

 
Friday

Livermore Valley Vineyard Experience | $35

10:00-11:30 a.m.
A Vineyard in Livermore Valley Wine Country

Embark on a journey to the roots of Livermore Valley's winemaking tradition, where it all begins – in the vines.

Join us for a hands-on exploration guided by some of the region's top wine growers. Step into the heart of the vineyards, where you can witness, touch, and feel the artistry behind the wines firsthand. Walk through the vineyards and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history woven into each vine, adding depth to this extraordinary and unique experience. Sample a curated selection of wines and uncover the distinctive terroir characteristics that set Livermore Valley apart from other regions. Prepare to embark on a learning adventure where history, tradition, and flavor converge to create an unforgettable exploration of wine culture.

$35 | A Vineyard in Livermore Valley Wine Country

 

Cheese and Wine Pairing | $75

12:30-2:30 p.m.
Del Valle Winery Barrel Room
4948 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA 94550

We invite you to join us at the Del Valle Winery Barrel Room for an afternoon of wine and cheese exploration. Brandon Wood, Livermore Valley's professional Cheesemonger and owner of The Cheese Parlor, will guide you through the different cheese parings, sharing insight into how each cheese and accoutrement enhances the flavors of the wine. You will sample a total of six (6) wines from Del Valle, Fenestra, and Garre wineries, each carefully selected to complement the unique cheese pairings and presented by knowledgeable staff from each winery.

This is not your average wine and cheese paring event- get ready to be surprised and delighted by the unexpected flavor combinations. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your senses and discover imaginative flavor combinations that are sure to delight you!

Participating Wineries: Del Valle Winery, Fenestra Winery, & Garre Vineyard & Winery

$75 | Del Valle Winery Barrel Room | 4948 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA 94550 

 

Taste 92 | $65
A Taste of Livermore Valley Premier Wines &
Library Selection

3:00-5:00 p.m.
Cuda Ridge Wines
2400 Arroyo Road | Livermore, CA 94550

Indulge your taste buds in Livermore Valley's Premier 92 points+ Award-Winning Wines and their Library Counterparts. Join Cuda Ridge Wines, Las Positas Vineyards, McGrail Vineyards and Winery, and Wood Family Vineyards as we taste through exquisite varietals of Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. From the crisp elegance of Chardonnay to the robust depth of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, embark on a journey through the rich tapestry of flavors and aromas that these exceptional varietals have to offer.

Explore how each varietal can stand the test of time with a taste of its library match. Guiding you through this sensory adventure will be the winemakers and certified sommelier, offering the unique winemaking techniques and philosophy behind the wines and discussing the sensory characteristics. To complement your tasting experience, indulge in a curated charcuterie board with an array of artisanal cheeses, meats, and accompaniments, designed to perfectly complement the wines on offer.

Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of fine wine and discover new favorites in the company of fellow enthusiasts. Reserve your seat today and elevate your wine journey to new heights.

Participating Wineries: Cuda Ridge Wines, Las Positas Vineyards, McGrail Vineyards & Winery, & Wood Family Vineyards

$65 | Cuda Ridge Wines | 2400 Arroyo Road | Livermore, CA 94550

 

Luxury SOMM Dinner | $195
Backstage Supper Club at Almost Famous

6:30-10:30 p.m.
Almost Famous Wine Company
2271 South Vasco Road, Unit D | Livermore, CA 94550

Join us for an exquisite sit-down dinner, hosted by wine and travel communications professional Kristy Wenz, featuring carefully curated wine pairings. Indulge in a culinary experience where each dish is perfectly complemented by fine wines from Darcie Kent Estate Winery, Almost Famous, Steven Kent Winery, Wente Vineyards, Occasio, and Pruett Winery. Kristy, a published author and WSET Level 4 Diploma candidate, will guide you through an evening of sophistication and elegance, meticulously crafted for an unforgettable dining experience. The dinner will be catered by Zephyr’s.

Participating Wineries: Almost Famous Wine Company, Darcie Kent Estate Winery, Occasio Winery, Pruett Farms Winery, The Steven Kent Winery, & Wente Vineyards

$195 | Almost Famous Wine Company | 2271 South Vasco Road, Unit D
Livermore, CA 94550

Saturday

Puppies, Wine & Yoga, Oh My! | $50

9:00-10:30 a.m.
Fenestra Winery
83 Vallecitos Road | Livermore, CA 94550

Begin a beautiful Saturday with the joyful experience of doing gentle yoga on a beautiful lawn facing verdant vineyards. Wait…what could top gentle yoga on a Saturday morning? Why, YOGA WITH PUPPIES (of all ages)! These best friends of man will help you enjoy this yoga experience by showing you really how to do a “Downward Facing Dog” pose, a “Bow” pose, a “Cat’ pose…even a “Belly Rub” pose for the daring! After a fun, dog-assisted yoga session, enjoy some more puppy time as well as a glass of delicious sparkling wine (or a red or white wine if you chose). Fenestra Winery has teamed up with Family Dog Rescue for this unique and fun experience.

Even if Yoga isn’t your jam, buy a ticket, play with puppies (of all ages), enjoy a glass of wine and help support a very worthy organization! Family Dog Rescue will receive a portion of every ticket sold. These dogs will be up for adoption…so maybe you will meet your next best friend!

$50 | Fenestra Winery | 83 Vallecitos Road | Livermore, CA 94550

 

Sip. Savor. Stomp. | $65

11:00 A.M-1:00 P.m.
Del Valle Winery
4948 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA 94550

Join us for the ultimate wine country experience, where we will be serving up classic brunch dishes with a twist and delicious wines from Concannon Vineyards and Del Valle Winery. Come together with your family and friends to enjoy the simple pleasure of food and drink and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Sangiovese vines.

In addition to delicious food and wine, we invite you to join in the tradition of grape stomping. Roll up your pants and get your feet dirty as you participate in the hands-on experience of winemaking. It's a fun, casual and interactive way to connect with the process behind the wine in your glass.

Sip, savor and stomp with us as we create lasting memories with good food and wine, great company and the beauty of the vineyard. Cheers to a brunch to remember!

Participating Wineries: Concannon Vineyard & Del Valle Winery 

$65 | Del Valle Winery | 4948 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA 94550

 

The Future of Livermore Wine | $75

12:00-3:00 p.m.
Almost Famous Wine Company
2271 South Vasco Road, Unit D | Livermore, CA 94550

Livermore Valley’s ideal soils and unique climate allows us to grow virtually every international variety from Pinot Noir to Zinfandel, but which varietals grow better here than anywhere else?

Winemakers Brent Amos, Julian Halasz, Steven and Beth Mirrasou will lead a lively discussion on innovative fermentation techniques and the importance of varietals and clone selection. This is a rare opportunity to taste the future of Livermore wine with a carefully curated selection of 20 wines focused on up and coming aromatic whites/rosés, Cab Franc and new clones of several old favorites.

Six wines will be presented by the winemakers in a sit down, conducted tasting and fourteen wines will be available for sampling along with an amazing cheese & charcuterie spread crafted by The Cheese Parlor’s, Brandon Wood.

Participating Wineries: Almost Famous Wine Company, Darcie Kent Estate Winery, Las Positas Vineyards, & The Steven Kent Winery 

$75 | Almost Wine Company | 2271 South Vasco Road, Unit D | Livermore, CA 94550

 

Livermore Valley's Signature Tasting | $50

3:30-5:30 p.m.
McGrail Vineyards & Winery
5600 Greenville Road | Livermore, CA 94550

Join us for Livermore Valley’s Signature tasting featuring over 36 award-winning wines from over 18 prestigious Livermore Valley wineries! Enjoy the grazing hour as an introduction to some of Livermore Valley's finest wines and experience the fabulous Livermore wine community. As you sip on these remarkable wines, enjoy live music and introductions from local winemakers.

The tasting is outdoors on the front lawn at McGrail Vineyards —a beautiful setting for a truly delicious as well as educational afternoon of casual walk-up tastings and small bites. Expect to taste very special wines as you explore varieties, vintages, and wineries new to you and kindle friendships within our Livermore Valley wine community.

Participating Wineries: 3 Steves Winery, Arroyo Cellars, Bent Creek Winery, BoaVentura de Caires Winery, Bodegas Aguirre Winery, Caddis Winery, Charles R Vineyard, Cuda Ridge Wines, Del Valle Winery, Fenesta Winery, Garre Vineyard & Winery, McGrail Vineyards & Winery, Omega Road Winery, Page Mill Winery, Pruett Farms Winery, Rodrigue Molyneaux Winery, Sakura Winery, & The Steven Kent Winery

$50 | McGrail Vineyards & Winery | 5600 Greenville Road | Livermore, CA 94550

 

LVVC Winemaker Dinner | VIP $225 | Regular $175

6:00 p.m.
The Ranch @ Flynn Road
10366 Flynn Road S | Livermore, CA 94550

Set in an 1890s barn with a gorgeous rolling hill view, this seven-course farm-to-table dinner from On the Vine Catering will be paired with 2021 vintage wines from the Livermore Valley Vintners Collective. This group of winemakers created guidelines for a red blend to showcase the Livermore Valley growing region with their own individual flair all while showcasing our region's cooperative wine community.

Hosted by Fenestra Winery, Garre Winery & Vineyards, JMC Cellars, Las Positas Vineyards, Page Mill Winery, Rosa Fierro Cellars, and Wood Family Vineyards. Livermore Valley Vintners Collective is a group of highly motivated and creative winemakers who decided to begin a winemaking project and agreed to create a blend from 100% Livermore Valley fruit, leaning on the exceptional quality found within our appellation. Their 2021 vintage of LVVC will be made up of 30-40% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest is up to each individual winemaker! 6:00-9:00 pm.

VIP Ticket Holders: Arrive an hour early for an intimate reception prior to dinner to chat directly with the winemakers with passed appetizers and wine. Begins at 5:00 pm.

Participating Wineries: Fenestra Winery, Garre Vineyard & Winery, Las Positas Vineyards, Page Mill Winery, Rosa Fierro Cellars, & Wood Family Vineyards

VIP $225 |$175 Regular

The Ranch @ Flynn Road | 10366 Flynn Road S | Livermore, CA 94550

Sunday

Sips & Sourdough | $60

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
The Cottage at Las Positas Vineyards
1828 Wetmore Road | Livermore, CA 94550

Discover how to create stunning sourdough bread using an active starter. As the bread bakes to perfection, indulge in delightful wines from Las Positas Vineyards and Page Mill Winery, perfectly paired with a small charcuterie plate.

Every attendee will receive a starter to take home and put their newfound skills to the test.

Participating Wineries: Las Positas Vineyards & Page Mill Winery

$60 | Las Positas Vineyards | 1828 Wetmore Road | Livermore, CA 94550

 

Bougie Brunch & Beats | $65

12:00-3:00 p.m.
3 Steves Winery
5700 Greenville Road | Livermore, CA 94550

Join us for the perfect Sunday Funday! We will be featuring wines from 3 Steves Winery, Darcie Kent Estate Winery, McGrail Vineyards & Winery, & The Steven Kent Winery. The event will be kicked off by having all 4 wineries saber a bottle of sparkling wine!

Enjoy the beautiful views of the Livermore Valley while tasting wines from these 4 premier wineries and getting down to the lively beats of DJ Michael Ramponi. Brunch is Chicken & Waffles prepared by New Tradition Kitchen, along with a fresh fruit, cheese & pastry grazing table.

Participating Wineries: 3 Steves, Darcie Kent Estate Winery, McGrail Vineyards, & The Steven Kent Winery

$65 | 3 Steves Winery | 5700 Greenville Road | Livermore, CA 94550

 

1883 Livermore’s Legacy | $60

3:00-5:00 p.m.
Concannon Vineyard
4590 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA 94550

Celebrate the heritage of Livermore Valley Wine Country at this rare event featuring a collaborative tasting. Discover the stories built on a legacy of community and terroir while savoring the varietals of our esteemed wine region.

Journey through decades of history, from the valley's earliest vineyards to its latest innovations, with tastings from Concannon Vineyard, Wente Vineyards, Fenestra Winery, Wood Family Vineyards, and the newest addition, Sakura Winery.

At the prestigious Concannon Vineyard, under the enchanting Grape Arbor, indulge in carefully selected wines that offer a glimpse into each winery's distinctive era and signature varietals. During each winery's 10-minute presentation, discover their unique heritage and winemaking philosophies while enjoying a light charcuterie pairing.

Join us for an unforgettable exploration of Livermore's enduring legacy in winemaking.