Wednesday, August 28, 2019 (11am - 2pm)
Dante Robere Vineyards

Days Until
Blessing of the Grapes

Blessing of the Grapes Ceremony 11am-11:45am

The Board of Directors and staff of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association invite you to join your fellow vintners and growers for the annual Blessing of the Grapes celebration as we give thanks for our pending wine grape harvest. This will be a small gathering of our members and media. The "Blessing of the Grapes" has been practiced for centuries in wine producing countries around the world and by many religions. Please RSVP to attend this special ceremony.



Blessing of the Grapes Luncheon 12pm-2pm

Following the conclusion of the annual Blessing of the Grapes ceremony, join us for a beautiful luncheon hosted by Dante Robere Vineyards and Checkers Catering. Lunch will be from 12pm to 2pm. Tickets start at $40, and will increase to $45 after August 1st. See below for menu details. 


BBQ Pork Tenderloin Wrap

BBQ Pork Loin sliced thin, cream cheese, caramelized onion,jack cheese & red lettuce wrapped in a garlic herb tortilla

Cashew Chicken Wrap

Honey & soy grilled chicken, napa cabbage, roasted cashew nuts & green onion, wrapped with cream cheese in a spinach tortilla

Focaccia Chicken Sandwich

Chicken breast with green leaf lettuce, sun dried tomatoes & pesto mayonnaise on a freshly baked Focaccia bun

Smoked Vegetarian Wrap

Zucchini, squash, red bell peppers & assorted mushrooms with roasted garlic cream cheese & provolone cheese in a garlic herb tortilla

Turkey Club Wrap

Smoked turkey, bacon, avocado, red leaf lettuce & tomato with cream cheese wrapped in a garlic herb tortilla

Checkers Famous Homemade Chips

Thinly sliced Kennebec potatoes flash fried to a golden brown & dusted with special seasoning

Orzo Salad With Roasted Squash & Feta

Roasted squash, dried cranberries, Orzo and topped with Pine Nuts, & feta cheese in apple cider vinaigrette

Tossed Green Salad

Mixture of Romaine Lettuce & Spring Mix, cherry tomatoes, baby carrots, sliced cucumbers & sliced mushrooms. Served with ranch & Italian dressing