Alameda County Wineries – Go Urban Wine Tasting Now!

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Alameda County WineriesAlameda County wineries are producing some fabulous wines in what is called the East Bay region near San Francisco. These urban wineries have made a name for themselves with their award winning vinos.

Some of these wineries have tasting rooms that are regularly open for tasting. Others are only open by appointment and special events. Now is the time to discover these very special urban wineries!

Tip: Call in advance to verify their hours and make an appointment if necessary.

List of Alameda County Wineries

Adams Point Winery
Address: 210 Perkins St., Oakland, CA 94610
Telephone: (510) 384-0384
Adams Point specializes in tropical fruit and dessert wines made from all fruit. Wines include Mango, Papaya and Persimmon wines.

A Donkey and a Goat
Address: 2323B 4th St Berkeley CA 94710
Telephone: (510) 868-9174
Open for special events and by appointment.
This Berkeley winery was established in 2002 when husband and wife team, Jarey and Tracey left their day jobs and decided to create their own winery.

Aubin Cellars
Address: 6050 Colton Blvd., Oakland, CA 94611
Telephone: (510) 339-0170
Aubin Cellars specializes in Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, French Colombard, and Gewurtraminer.

Dashe Cellars
Address: 55 4th Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Telephone: (510) 452-1800
Open Thursday – Sunday noon – 5 PM.
In addition to the winery and tasting room in Oakland, Dashe Cellars shares a tasting room in the heart of Zinfandel country, at the Family Wineries Tasting Room outside of Healdsburg. Dashe Cellars is known for their single vineyard Zinfandel and also produce Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Eno Wines
Address: 446 60th, Oakland, CA
Telephone: (415) 515-7227
Open by appointment only.
Eno Wines is a small boutique winery that specializes in limited productions of Pinot Noir, Old Vine Zinfandel, Grenach, and Syrah.

Harrington Wine
Address: 805 Camelia, Berkeley, CA (br)Telephone: (510) 527-1305
Open by appointment only.
Harrington Wines produces great Pinot Noir from five different California appellations including Monterey, Carneros, and Sonoma.

Irish Monkey
Address: 1017 22nd Ave., Su. 300, Oakland, CA
Telephone: (510) 915-5463

JC Cellars
Address: 55 4th St., Oakland, CA
Telephone: (510) 465-5900
Open by appointment only.
This Oakland winery specializes in Syrah, Petite Syrah, Viognier, and Zinfandel.

Lost Canyon
Address: 2107 Dennison St. Ste. A, Oakland, CA
Telephone: (510) 534-9314
Open Fri. – Sun. Noon – 6 PM.
Lost Canyon Winery produces Pinot Noir and Syrah from vineyards located in the Russian River, Los Carneros, and Sonoma Coast wine appellations.

Periscope Cellars
Address: 1410 62nd St., Emeryville, CA 94608
Telephone: (510) 655-7827
Periscope Cellars operates out of a WWII submarine repair facility. Their focus is on unique blends, which you can sample in their tasting room, wine lounge, and art gallery.

R&B Cellars
Address: 1325 Canval Blvd. Point Richmond, CA
Telephone: (510) 749-8477
Kevin and Barbara Brown have combined their love for wine and music to create a winery with outstanding wine and people feel welcomed. They have a variety of award-winning wines for you to taste. Call for their hours as they have been in transition from one location to another.

Rock Wall Wine Company
Address: 2301 Monarch St., Su. 300, Alameda, CA
Telephone: (510) 522-5700
Open daily 11:30AM – 6PM/Open until 8 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.
Happy Hour: Weekdays 4-6PM.
Opened in 2008 by the father/daughter team of Kent & Shauna Rosenblum. They are producing great wines that include Viognier, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, Grenach, a Late Harvest Semillion, a variety of red blends, and a Sparkling Zinfandel. While wine tasting at Alameda County wineries, plan to stop at Rock Wall Wine Company!

Rosenblum Cellars
Address: 2900 Main St., Alameda, CA
Telephone: (510) 865-7007
Open daily 11 AM – 6 PM.
Rosenblum is known for their single vineyard Zinfandel, but produce many other award winning and fabulous tasting wines. This is a must stop when touring Alameda County wineries.

Urban Legend
Address: 621 4th St., Oakland, CA
Telephone: (510) 545-4356
Urban Legend is located at Jack London Square.

Urbano Cellars
Address: 1410 62nd St., Su. B, Emeryville, CA
Telephone: (510) 806-7155
Handcrafted wines produced in small lots including Grenache, Tempranillo, and Barbera.

Vineyard rows of grapesIf you travel further east on Hwy. 580, it’s a short drive from Alameda County to the Livermore Wine Country where you will find over 70 wineries in a scenic rural area around Livermore. It’s worth a drive to check it out!


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