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Friday, May 3, 2024 - Sunday, May 5, 2024
Purple Orchid Resort and Spa
4549 Cross Road
Livermore, CA 94550


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CabFranc-A-Palooza

CabFranc-A-Palooza is a three-day extravaganza celebrating the beloved Cabernet Franc varietal. Hosted at The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa in Livermore Valley, this global gathering features ~50 wineries showcasing their finest Cabernet Francs through unique events and tastings. From sensory explorations and enlightening discussions to delectable food and wine pairings, CabFranc-A-Palooza promises an unforgettable experience for wine enthusiasts. 

Plus, the Livermore Valley Wine Community has an exclusive discount code LVWC20, taking $20 off tickets, ensuring you can't miss out on this exceptional event. 

 Join us from May 3rd to 5th for a celebration of Cabernet Franc like no other.

 

Indulge in a full sensory experience that challenges your nose and your palate! We start by leading you through twelve distinctive aromas linked to classic Cabernet Franc—all in a blind “smelling”, relying solely on your nose! Then you’ll take part in a traditional Blind Tasting with six Cabernet Francs, all from unique regions. As each wine is revealed, we’ll dive into winemaking introductions, engaging discussions, and a Q&A session. Your experience includes a personal charcuterie box.

 Participating Livermore Valley Wineries:

Darcie Kent Estate Winery 

The Steven Kent Winery

Use Code LVWC20 for an exclusive $20 discount

 

Class is in session! Guided by our guest moderator, explore eight Cabernet Francs spanning the globe, showcasing nuances in climate, terroir, and regional winemaking styles. We’ll also have a dynamic panel of winemakers, wine writers, and sommeliers for an entertaining “class” like no other! Your experience includes a personal charcuterie box.

Participating Livermore Valley Wineries:

The Steven Kent Winery


Use Code LVWC20 for an exclusive $20 discount

 

Embark on a groundbreaking experience as we pioneer the first-ever Cabernet Franc and Sausage pairing! Collaborating with the Livermore Butcher Shop, we present six uniquely crafted homemade sausages expertly paired with six diverse Cabernet Francs. Join a panel of winemakers as they delve into the culinary magic that makes Cab Franc exceptionally food-friendly. Don’t miss out – bring a hearty appetite and your thirst for Cab Franc for this unprecedented tasting journey! 

Participating Livermore Valley Wineries:

The Steven Kent Winery

Wood Family Vineyards


Use Code LVWC20 for an exclusive $20 discount

 

Sample Cabernet Franc from ~50 wineries across the globe. World-class wines from Napa, Paso Robles, Livermore, Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Barbara, Michigan, Finger Lakes, Oregon, Temecula, Sierra Foothills, France, Australia, Texas, and more! Outdoor event, please plan accordingly.
 

General Admission: 1-4pm: $99 ($79 with LVWC20 Promo Code)
 

VIP Admission: 12-4pm $125 ($105 with LVWC20 Promo Code) includes an additional hour and access to the VIP section with exclusive and limited-availability wines priced $70/bottle and higher.

 

Participating Livermore Valley Wineries:

Almost Famous Wine Company

Bent Creek Winery

Darcie Kent Estate Winery

McGrail Vineyards & Winery

Murrieta's Well

Occasio Winery

Rosa Fierro Cellars

The Steven Kent Winery

Wente Vineyards

Wood Family Vineyards


Use Code LVWC20 for an exclusive $20 discount