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December
11
Wednesday

Acoustic Wednesday - Mark Clarin

December 11, 2019 (4 - 7pm)
Wood Family Vineyards
http://woodfamilyvineyards.com/
2407 Research Drive, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Free

Mark Clarin returns with his guitar. Will he be be bringing friends? Who knows, what we do know is that we love hearing him play. #itsallgoodatwood

December
13
Friday

Holiday Winetaster Dinner at Elliston Vineyards

December 13, 2019 (6 - 9pm)
Elliston Vineyards
http://www.elliston.com/
463 Kilkare Road, Sunol, CA 94586 - directions
Cost: 85
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Join us for an unforgettable Holiday dinner in our Historic mansion! The evening will begin with a champagne greeting and chef selected hors d oeuvres where guests will have a chance to explore our mansion. Our 4 course dinner includes a wine paired with each course. Purchasing a ticket ensures that you are added to our guest list. Please keep a copy of your receipt for your records. Advance reservations

December
13
Friday

Fun Fridays - Blue Spoonfuls

December 13, 2019 (5 - 8pm)
Wood Family Vineyards
http://woodfamilyvineyards.com/
2407 Research Drive, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Free

Blue Spoonfuls is here with their Blues sounds. If you enjoy some laidback, good ole' Americana come and check them out. We certainly enjoy listening to them! #itsallgoodatwood

December
13
Friday

BoaVentura Tasting Room OPEN - December 13th, 14th & 15th

December 13, 2019 - December 15, 2019 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

The Tasting Room is OPEN all weekend, come out and join us!

December
14
Saturday

Q4 Release Party at Mitchell Katz Winery!

December 14, 2019 (12 - 5pm)
Mitchell Katz Winery
http://www.mitchellkatzwinery.com/
2481 Buena Vista Ave, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

Come celebrate our latest release! Toucan Jam will be at the winery performing live on the patio, Your Taco Guy, Stella & Dot Jewelry, SF Chocolate Factory and of course the fabulous Dan Good Cookies! Club Member is free +1 guest, Non-Club Member $15/person. All guests receive a gold logo glass to keep. Hope to see you there!

December
14
Saturday

Live Music and Santa at Fenestra Winery!

December 14, 2019 (12 - 5pm)
Fenestra Winery
https://fenestrawinery.com
83 Vallecitos Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $15.00 for Tasting, Wine Club Members are Free

Fenestra Winery is having a very special visitor from the North Pole! Santa is coming to hang out at Fenestra from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Come take a photo with Santa, listen to great live music by Dawn Brown, and enjoy tasting excellent, award-winning wines.

December
15
Sunday

Holiday Winetaster Dinner at Elliston Vineyards

December 15, 2019 (6 - 9pm)
Elliston Vineyards
http://www.elliston.com/
463 Kilkare Road, Sunol, CA 94586 - directions
Cost: 85
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Join us for an unforgettable Holiday dinner in our Historic mansion! The evening will begin with a champagne greeting and chef selected hors d oeuvres where guests will have a chance to explore our mansion. Our 4 course dinner includes a wine paired with each course. Purchasing a ticket ensures that you are added to our guest list. Please keep a copy of your receipt for your records. Advance reservations

December
15
Sunday

Retzlaff - Sundays at the Vineyard - Live Music with Dave Land

December 15, 2019 (12 - 4:30pm)
Retzlaff Vineyards and Estate Winery
https://retzlaffvineyards.com/
1356 South Livermore Ave., ., Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Minimum wine purchase required to enjoy the grounds.

Enjoy a fine Fall Sunday on our gorgeous lawn while listening to Dave Land! Picnics welcomed. No outside alcohol please. Reservations for groups of 8 or more. .

December
15
Sunday

Live Music by Daniel Kumar at Fenestra Winery

December 15, 2019 (12 - 5pm)
Fenestra Winery
https://fenestrawinery.com
83 Vallecitos Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $15.00 Tasting Fee; Free to members of our wine club

Come enjoy a wonderful tasting experience at Fenestra Winery. In additional to our excellent wines, we are decorated for the holidays and will have live music by Daniel Kumar.

December
18
Wednesday

Acoustic Wednesday - Jim Remy

December 18, 2019 (4 - 7pm)
Wood Family Vineyards
http://woodfamilyvineyards.com/
2407 Research Drive, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Free

Jim Remy joins us at Wood Family Vineyards for an acoustic session. Jim plays a wide variety of songs, all of which are fun and uplifting. #itsallgoodatwood

December
19
Thursday

Cuda Ridge Wines at First Street Wine Company

December 19, 2019 (5:30 - 7:30pm)
Cuda Ridge Wines
http://www.cudaridgewines.com/
2400 Arroyo Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

Please join us at the First Street Winemakers Spotlight tasting on Thursday, December 19th from 5:30 - 7:30. Larry will bring some special treats to taste for the Holiday season. We love seeing all our First Street Wine Company friends and family. First Street Wine Company is located at 2211 First Street, Livermore CA.

December
19
Thursday

Pinot’s Palette Holiday Sip & Paint Night at McGrail Vineyards

December 19, 2019 (6:30 - 8:30pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $55/wine club member -OR- $60/guest
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Sip on award-winning McGrail wines while painting “the Perfect Tree” from Pinot’s Pallette’s gallery to add to your holiday decor this winter. The Board Room Pleasanton will be here selling some gorgeous charcuterie boxes for you to nibble on while painting. We will provide all painting supplies, just bring your artistic talent! Each ticket includes one glass of wine. Additional glasses or bottles may be purchased.

December
20
Friday

Fun Fridays - Luna Fish

December 20, 2019 (5 - 8pm)
Wood Family Vineyards
http://woodfamilyvineyards.com/
2407 Research Drive, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Free

Luna Fish! Do we need to say more? Come check em out if you've never heard them before. Think Woodstock, only better, because we have excellent wine! #itsallgoodatwood

December
20
Friday

BoaVentura Winery - OPEN all weekend! December 20th, 21st & 22nd

December 20, 2019 - December 22, 2019 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

Join us this weekend for wine tasting - it's your last chance to stop up on wine for the Holidays!

December
21
Saturday

Live Music by Tom Duarte at Fenestra Winery

December 21, 2019 (12 - 5pm)
Fenestra Winery
https://fenestrawinery.com
83 Vallecitos Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $15.00 Tasting Fee; Free to members of our wine club

Come enjoy tasting our excellent wines while listening to live music by the amazing Tom Duarte.

December
22
Sunday

Retzlaff - Sundays at the Vineyard - Live Music with Jackson Rohm

December 22, 2019 (12 - 4:30pm)
Retzlaff Vineyards and Estate Winery
https://retzlaffvineyards.com/
1356 South Livermore Ave., ., Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Minimum wine purchase required to enjoy the grounds.

Enjoy a fine Fall Sunday on our gorgeous lawn while listening to Jackson Rohm! Picnics welcomed. No outside alcohol please. Reservations for groups of 8 or more.

December
22
Sunday

Live Music by Daniel Kumar at Fenestra Winery

December 22, 2019 (12 - 5pm)
Fenestra Winery
https://fenestrawinery.com
83 Vallecitos Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $15.00 Tasting Fee; Free to members of our wine club

Come enjoy our excellent wines while listening to the fantastic guitarist Daniel Kumar.

December
22
Sunday

Music in the Vines at McGrail Vineyards with Nick Tyrrel

December 22, 2019 (1 - 4pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Complimentary entry
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Cozy up in our barrel room from 1 to 4PM for live music by the wonderfully talented Nick Tyrrel! McGrail wine will be available by the glass or bottle. Chef Anthony Scott will also be here selling a delicious lunch!

December
23
Monday

McGrail Vineyards OPEN for Special Holiday Hours

December 23, 2019 (12 - 4:30pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

McGrail Vineyards will be open for Special Holiday Hours the Monday before Christmas for all of your wine tasting and wine purchasing needs!

December
24
Tuesday

McGrail Vineyards CLOSED for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

December 24, 2019 - December 25, 2019
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

McGrail Vineyards will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We have added extra holiday hours for Monday, December 23rd for all of your wine tasting and wine purchasing needs!

December
24
Tuesday

Retzlaff Vineyards Open Christmas Eve 12 - 3pm

December 24, 2019 (12 - 3pm)
Retzlaff Vineyards and Estate Winery
https://retzlaffvineyards.com/
1356 South Livermore Ave., ., Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

Last minute Holiday shopping at Retzlaff Vineyards. Open reduced hours today 12 - 3pm.

December
25
Wednesday

Rios-Lovell Estate Winery will close on Chrsitmas Day

December 25, 2019 (11am - 5:30pm)
Rios Reserve Estate, LLC
http://www.rioslovellwinery.com/
6500 Tesla Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

December
27
Friday

Fun Fridays - Frankie Bones Project

December 27, 2019 (5 - 8pm)
Wood Family Vineyards
http://woodfamilyvineyards.com/
2407 Research Drive, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Free

Frankie is back at Wood Family Vineyards and if you've seen him before you know how much fun it is. If you haven't listened to his band before it's about time. #itsallgoodatwood

December
28
Saturday

Live Music by Rhyme & Reason at Fenestra Winery

December 28, 2019 (12 - 5pm)
Fenestra Winery
https://fenestrawinery.com
83 Vallecitos Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $15.00 Tasting Fee; Free to members of our wine club

The holiday rush is over and there is no better place to take friends and family than Fenestra Winery! Enjoy our excellent wines while listening to the amazing Rhyme & Reason duo.

December
29
Sunday

Retzlaff - Sundays at the Vineyard - Live Music with Steve Fread and the Lovely Lanette

December 29, 2019 (12 - 4:30pm)
Retzlaff Vineyards and Estate Winery
https://retzlaffvineyards.com/
1356 South Livermore Ave., ., Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Minimum wine purchase required to enjoy the grounds.

Enjoy a fine Fall Sunday on our gorgeous lawn while listening to Steve and Lanette! Picnics welcomed. No outside alcohol please. Reservations for groups of 8 or more.

December
29
Sunday

Live Music by local legend Mark Waterford at Fenestra Winery

December 29, 2019 (12 - 5pm)
Fenestra Winery
https://fenestrawinery.com
83 Vallecitos Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $15.00 Tasting Fee; Free to members of our wine club

The holiday rush is over and now it is time to relax and enjoy yourself! Bring your family and friends to Fenestra Winery for excellent wines as well as music by local legend Mark Waterford.

December
30
Monday

The Singing Winemaker Open monday December 30th and New Years Eve

December 30, 2019 - December 31, 2019 (12am - 5pm)
The Singing Winemaker
http://www.teslavintners.com/index-2.html
5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

Don't forget to stop by and get your sparkling for New years Eve

December
31
Tuesday

McGrail Vineyards CLOSED for New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

December 31, 2019 - January 1, 2020
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

McGrail Vineyards will be closed on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Please stop by the tasting room the weekend prior for all of your wine tasting and wine purchasing needs!

December
31
Tuesday

Retzlaff Vineyards Open new Years Eve 12 - 3pm

December 31, 2019 (12 - 3pm)
Retzlaff Vineyards and Estate Winery
https://retzlaffvineyards.com/
1356 South Livermore Ave., ., Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

January
1
Wednesday

Retzlaff Vineyards - OPEN NEW YEARS DAY

January 1, 2020 (12 - 4:30pm)
Retzlaff Vineyards and Estate Winery
https://retzlaffvineyards.com/
1356 South Livermore Ave., ., Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

January
2
Thursday

RETZLAFF VINEYARDS CLOSED JANUARY 2 - 15, HAPPY NEW YEAR

January 2, 2020 - January 15, 2020
Retzlaff Vineyards and Estate Winery
https://retzlaffvineyards.com/
1356 South Livermore Ave., ., Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

We will be closed the first 2 weeks of January. We hope to see you all after the 15th. Happy New Year!

January
3
Friday

Happy New Year @ BoaVentura, we're OPEN Fri/Sat/Sun, Jan. 3rd, 4th & 5th

January 3, 2020 - January 5, 2020 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

We are OPEN all weekend - join us for wine tasting!

January
4
Saturday

Music in the Vines at McGrail Vineyards with Nick Tyrrel

January 4, 2020 (1 - 4pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: Complimentary entry
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Cozy up in our barrel room from 1 to 4PM for live music by the wonderfully talented Nick Tyrrel! McGrail wine will be available by the glass or bottle.

January
10
Friday

Wine Tasting @BoaVentura Winery - Fri/Sat/Sun - Jan. 10th , 11th & 12th

January 10, 2020 - January 12, 2020 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

Join us for wine tasting - WE'RE OPEN ALL WEEKEND!

January
10
Friday

Magic Unplugged with Alvin Lui at McGrail Vineyards

January 10, 2020 (7 - 11pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $38.50/person
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MAGIC UNPLUGGED combines the polish of a stage performance with the intimacy of a close-up show. You are invited to bring your own Bicycle deck and Alvin will perform this fully immersive and interactive show with just your cards! With your participation, we hope to bring magic back to what it was always meant to be: a collaborative sport. Come join us for a unique evening!

January
13
Monday

Barrel Room Yoga & Wine Winter Series with Natalie Shapiro at McGrail Vineyards

January 13, 2020 (6:30 - 8:30pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $30/person per class, $25/wine club member per class, or $65 for a bundle of all three classes
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Monday, January 13th; Monday, February 24th; and Tuesday, March 31st Join us for a chance to relax, rejuvenate, and take some time for yourself. Enjoy a one-hour yoga practice led by Natalie Shapiro, followed by wine tasting, tasty nibbles, and community. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass and/or bottle in the tasting room.

January
17
Friday

BoaVentura Winery - OPEN Friday only - January 17th

January 17, 2020 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

The tasting room is open Friday only this weekend

January
18
Saturday

McGrail Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Library Tasting

January 18, 2020 (6:30 - 8:30pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $40/wine club member, $50/guest
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Join us for a tasting of seven vintages of our award-winning, estate-grown Cabernet Reserve. This fun evening will include tasting 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve through 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve. After tasting through the wines the patio will be open with the heaters on if you would like to enjoy a glass or bottle of wine on the patio. Limited amounts of most wines will be available for purchase.

January
24
Friday

The Tasting Room @ BoaVentura Winery - OPEN all weekend! Jan. 24th, 25th & 26th

January 24, 2020 - January 26, 2020 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

The Tasting Room is OPEN Friday, Saturday & Sunday! Come out and join us for a glass of wine.

January
31
Friday

The Tasting Room @ BoaVentura Winery, Fri/Sat/Sun, Jan 31st, Feb 1st & 2nd

January 31, 2020 - February 2, 2020 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

BoaVentura is OPEN all weekend, come out and sample some wines!

January
31
Friday

Varietal-Specific Riedel Seminar with McGrail Vineyards

January 31, 2020 (6:30 - 8:30pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $75/guest -OR- $65/wine club member
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Join Susan Dubrow from Riedel, to taste several McGrail wine varietals. Each wine will be chosen to highlight both the depth of the wine and the ability of the Riedel glassware to reveal its individual character. Best of all, each attendee will leave with a set of varietal-specific Riedel Performance Wine Tasting glasses (a $118 value).

February
2
Sunday

McGrail Vineyards CLOSED for Super Bowl Sunday

February 2, 2020
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions

McGrail Vineyards will be closed on Super Bowl Sunday, so our staff may enjoy the game with friends and family. Please stop by the tasting room on the Thursday through Saturday prior for all of your wine tasting and wine purchasing needs!

February
7
Friday

BoaVentura Tasting Room OPEN - Fri/Sat/Sun, Feb. 7th, 8th & 9th

February 7, 2020 - February 9, 2020 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

The Tasting Room is open all weekend. Join us for some wine tasting!

February
13
Thursday

Valentine’s Day Cheeseboard Workshop with Charming Fig Catering at McGrail

February 13, 2020 (6:30 - 8:30pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $75/person
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Join us on Thursday, February 13th, as the Creative Chef and Owner of Charming Fig shows us what it takes to build a delectable, Instagram-worthy, Valentine’s-Day-themed cheeseboard. Enjoy munching on goodies and sipping on McGrail wines while creating a gorgeous cheeseboard that you’ll get to take home and share with your sweetheart. Reservations are required. 21 and over.

February
14
Friday

BoaVentura Tasting Room OPEN - Fri/Sat/Sun, Feb. 14th, 15th & 16th

February 14, 2020 - February 16, 2020 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

The Tasting Room is OPEN all weekend

February
21
Friday

BoaVentura Tasting Room OPEN Friday only - February 21st

February 21, 2020 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

The Tasting Room is OPEN Friday only this weekend - skip out of work a little early and join us for some vino!

February
24
Monday

Barrel Room Yoga & Wine Winter Series with Natalie Shapiro at McGrail Vineyards

February 24, 2020 (6:30 - 8:30pm)
McGrail Vineyards and Winery
https://www.mcgrailvineyards.com/
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550 - directions
Cost: $30/person -OR- $25/wine club member
Buy Tickets

Monday, February 24th and Tuesday, March 31st Join us for a chance to relax, rejuvenate, and take some time for yourself. Enjoy a one-hour yoga practice led by Natalie Shapiro, followed by wine tasting, tasty nibbles, and community. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass and/or bottle in the tasting room.

February
28
Friday

Wine Tasting @BoaVentura Winery - Fri/Sat/Sun, Feb. 28th, 29th & Mar 1st

February 28, 2020 - March 1, 2020 (12 - 5pm)
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
http://www.boaventuravineyard.com/
9309 Tesla Rd, Livemrore, CA 94550 - directions

The Tasting Room is OPEN all weekend