Livermore Valley Wine Country's signature Food and Wine Pairing Competition is kicking off the festivities. Twelve Livermore Valley wineries are partnered with local chefs to create signature bites to pair the wines perfectly. They will compete for prizes in a blind tasting overseen by three judges. Guests will have the opportunity to be a part of the competition by voting in the People's Choice category for Red Wine and White Wine for the best team. Meet the winemakers and chefs while sampling mouth-watering creations and an extravagant dessert buffet.
VIP ticket holders arrive at 4:30 PM and indulge in exclusive access to our VIP lounge and patio. Start the evening with a welcome flute of sparkling wine and mouthwatering oyster appetizers. Be the first to mingle with renowned winemakers and local chefs. Let the melodies of live music fill the air while you delight in delectable desserts. Our VIP lounge exclusive wine sponsor, Concannon Vineyards, will ensure a memorable wine tasting experience. Each VIP guest will also receive a commemorative glass to remember this unforgettable evening.
Reserve ticket holders will be offered a glass of sparkling upon arrival. Starts at 6:00 p.m.
$175 VIP | $125 Reserve | Bella Rosa Event Center | 7986 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA 94550
We invite you to join us for an unforgettable wine and cheese pairing experience. Our event will feature knowledgeable staff from each participating winery who will present their wines. Additionally, Brandon Wood, the professional Cheesemonger and owner of The Cheese Parlor, will be presenting the cheese. This event is a wonderful opportunity to expand your senses and discover imaginative flavor combinations that are sure to delight you.
$75.00 | Bella Rosa Event Center | 7986 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA 94550
Not just a hit show, but when the Livermore Valley Wine industry began…Immerse yourself in the richness of Livermore Valley’s viticultural history with our exclusive event, "Livermore's Legacy." Journey through the decades, from the valley's earliest vineyards to its newest, as we indulge in tastings from Concannon Vineyard and Wente Vineyards, Fenestra Winery, Wood Family Vineyards, and Pruett Farms. During each presentation, you'll savor a carefully selected library wine, offering a snapshot of a distinct era, before sampling a more recent vintage, celebrating the evolution and innovation of Livermore's winemaking. Our journey will occur at the prestigious Concannon Vineyard, where you'll enjoy a light charcuterie under the picturesque arbor. Each winery will host a short presentation, sharing tales of their unique heritage and winemaking practices. Join us for an unforgettable exploration of Livermore's lasting legacy in wine.
$60.00 | Concannon Vineyard | 4590 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA. 94550
Participating Winery: The Steven Kent Winery
Join the winemaking team at The Steven Kent Winery on a journey through the various stages of grape processing, from fermentation to aging in barrels and library wines, to witness the exciting transformation of wine. Indulge in cheese and charcuterie to enhance your experience as a wine lover.
$60.00 | The Steven Kent Winery
Calling all Seafood lovers! Join us for an evening of specialty seafood selections artfully paired with the finest wines from the Livermore Valley. A group of Livermore Valley winegrowers will work alongside culinary teams to craft the perfect pairing between their wine and a seafood dish extraordinaire. This will be a luxurious evening under the stars at one of Livermore Valley’s most historic wineries, accompanied by esteemed peers of our wonderful winegrowing region.
$95.00 | Murrieta's Well | 3005 Mines Road | Livermore, CA 94550
Pedego Electric Bikes and the Livermore Valley Wine Community are excited to present a delightful day of wine tasting, delectable food, and delightful surprises, all set within a Pedego bike tour of the stunning Livermore Valley. The event will commence with a ride to Las Positas Vineyards, where participants will enjoy a curated wine flight paired with a charcuterie board. Our next stop is Charles R Vineyards, offering a homemade dessert accompanied with wines to indulge in. The tour will then proceed to Page Mill, with a sparkling welcome drink on arrival, a tasting flight of their finest wines, individual charcuterie cups from The Charming Fig, and an engaging saber lesson on the front lawn. Throughout the tour, participants will be enlightened about the rich history of the Livermore Valley, its breathtaking views, and the exceptional wines it produces. Join us for this joyous e-bike ride and a unique, unforgettable experience.
$199.00 | Pedego Electric Bikes | 1911 2nd Street | Livermore, CA. 94550
Immerse yourself in a unique, educational experience as we hike through Livermore Valley’s Certified Sustainable Sauchau vineyard. Throughout the hike you will learn and see some of the sustainable practices that both Wente Vineyards and Murrieta’s Well employ. As your hike peak’s you will be brought to a spectacular view of the Livermore Valley and meet a professional Falconer who works sunrise to sunset throughout harvest. Once the hike and presentation are complete, you will complete you experience with a flatbread lunch and wine tasting at Murrieta’s Well.
$120.00 | Murrieta’s Well | 3005 Mines Road | Livermore, CA 94550
Participating Winery: McGrail Vineyards & Winery
In Thailand, food forms a central part of any social occasion, and in Livermore Valley, that role is played by the award-winning wines of the region, together, they become the not to miss culinary experience showcasing how beautifully they pair together that gives reason to celebrate. A typical Thai meal includes five main flavors: salty, sweet, sour, bitter, and spicy. While the seasoning can be spicy for a foreign palate, Thai food ensures that all flavors are balanced. Join us with family and friends as we unite and share through food and wine and celebrate the amazing terroir of our region and our local award-winning wines with culinary expert Kimberly Gamble, “Queen of Thai Cuisine.” Chef Kimberly has appeared on Beat Bobby Flay, Chopped, Food Network, California Live, and Live! In the Bay. This event will be a hands-on culinary experience that will awaken your palate and build your recipe index with flavorful food and wine to enjoy at the event and at home with the new skills that you learned.
$85.00 | McGrail Vineyards & Winery | 5600 Greenville Rd | Livermore, CA 94550
Get ready to explore the rich and complex world of Cabernet Sauvignon wines as you savor a specially curated selection from both Concannon Vineyard and Cuda Ridge Wines. Each sip will transport you to the unique terroirs of Livermore Valley, showcasing the craftsmanship and passion of these two renowned winemakers: James Foster from Concannon and Larry Dino from Cuda.
$60.00 | Concannon Vineyard | 4590 Tesla Road | Livermore 94550
Participating Wineries: McGrail Vineyards & Winery, The Steven Kent Winery, Fenestra Winery, Wente Vineyards, Garre Vineyard & Winery, Darcie Kent Estate Winery, Bent Creek Winery, Cellar 13, Nottingham Cellars, Cuda Ridge Wines, 3 Steves Winery, Charles R Vineyards, and more to come...
Join us for Livermore Valley’s Signature tasting featuring numerous prestigious Livermore Valley wineries pouring their best Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Francs, and Cabernet Sauvignons. These three varietals represent the Valley in many ways and several wineries want you to experience their finest editions. The tasting is outdoors on the Vineyard patio at McGrail Vineyards under the market lights —a beautiful setting for a truly delicious as well as educational afternoon of casual walk up tastings. 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.
$60.00 | McGrail Vineyards & Winery | 5600 Greenville Rd | Livermore, CA 94550
Participating Wineries: Livermore Valley Vintners Collective (LVVC):
Set in an olive orchard at Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort and Spa, this six-course farm-to-table dinner from On the Vine Catering will be paired with 2020 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 and their own individual flair. Hosted by Fenestra Winery, 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 2020 vintage of LVVC will be made up of 5 varietals of winemakers' choice, each comprising 20% of the blend. VIP Ticket Holders: An intimate reception prior to dinner to chat directly with the winemakers with passed appetizers and wine. 6:30-9:30pm; VIP starts at 5:30pm.
LVVC's 6 bottle set will be available for purchase at the event.
$225.00 VIP (SOLD OUT) | $175.00 Regular
Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa | 4549 Cross Rd. | Livermore, CA. 94550
Join us for ‘Taste’ Livermore Valley’s first-ever Smoke & Oak Soirée. Wine Country has partnered with a couple of downtown staples in Zephyr Grill & Bar and a local cigar shop to provide a great meal paired alongside the best cigars in the region. Libations will be provided by McGrail Vineyards & host winery Darcie Kent Estate Winery. Dinner will be held outdoors on the terrace & green with panoramic views of the Livermore Valley. Your experience will include 4 wines, 2 cigars, a 4-course meal, and live entertainment, all accompanied and guided by winemakers, sommeliers, cigar specialists, and winery ambassadors. We aim for this to be both an elevated and intimate experience with some of the best tastemakers in the region. The ticket price is all-inclusive, so our guests only have to worry about showing up and having one hell of a Cigar & Wine Dinner. We ask that you help transport us back to when smoking was allowed in the dining room by dressing to impress! Think James Bond Casino Royale, without the vespers, but the vino will be bountiful. Help us set the stage for the Livermore Valley’s biggest weekend in wine country, and join us for this once-a-year premiere dining experience.
$185.00 Smoker | $165.00 Non-Smoker
Darcie Kent Estate Winery | 7000 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA. 94550
Join Livermore Valley winemakers for a morning brunch! Start your Sunday right with three beautiful wines served by the winemaker. Each wine will be paired with an incredible dish, a mimosa bar, fresh fruit, and beautiful pastries.
$80.00 | Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa | 4549 Cross Rd. | Livermore, CA. 94550
Discover how to create stunning sourdough bread using an active starter. As the bread bakes to perfection, indulge in delightful white wines from Las Positas Vineyards and Page Mill Winery, expertly paired with cheeses from The Cheese Parlor. Every attendee will receive a starter to take home and put their newfound skills to the test.
$50.00 | Las Positas Vineyards | 1828 Wetmore Rd | Livermore, CA 94550
Participating Winery: Nottingham Cellars
Livermore Valley is capable of growing world-class Cabernet Sauvignon with discernable qualities. We will taste and compare Cabernet Sauvignon from Livermore Valley, Saint Helena, and Atlas Peak and discuss the nuances of each region.
$90.00 | Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa | 4549 Cross Rd. | Livermore, CA. 94550
Introducing Community Table Wine-Down - the ultimate industry event for our beloved Livermore Valley wine region! As the perfect closing event after a weekend full of festivities, “Wine-Down” is your chance to come together with fellow wine enthusiasts to celebrate our region and each other. Join us at Locanda Wine Bar, located in the heart of downtown Livermore, and enjoy small bites while tasting wine from Garre Vineyard & Winery, McGrail Vineyards, The Steven Kent Winery, Darcie Kent Estate Winery, and Almost Famous Wine Company. Get ready to raise a glass and toast to all the memories we've made and the ones yet to come while appreciating the unique terroir that binds our community and brings our wines to life.
$60.00 | Locanda Wine Bar | 2293 First St | Livermore, CA 94550