Livermore Wineries That You Really Must Visit

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Plan a Wine Tasting Trip to the Livermore Wine Country

Livermore Wineries
It’s time to plan your own wine tasting tour to Livermore Wineries. The Livermore Valley is one of the oldest wine regions in California. The first commercial grapes were planted in the 1840s by Robert Livermore.

Livermore Valley Wine Country is located in San Francisco’s East Bay Area. It’s approximately 30 miles east of San Francisco. It includes wineries in Livermore, Pleasanton, Sunol, and Castro Valley. This is a wonderful area for a California Wine Tour.

If you have not experienced wine tasting in Livermore Valley, it’s time. The 70 or so wineries are sure to delight you with the quality and variety of their wines. This area has a delightful mixture of large and small wineries. They are just waiting for you to explore. Some are only open on weekends, but will make appointments for tasting during the week.

Rows of Vineyards Livermore
We live just a short 35 minute drive from the Livermore Wine Country. We enjoyed wine tasting for many years before we discovered how many wonderful Livermore wineries there are that produce top quality wines. Now we go back again and again to enjoy the world class wines, beautiful scenery, charming downtown area, and friendly people.

In addition to wine tasting at fabulous Livermore wineries, the area also offers great restaurants, challenging golf courses, unique accommodations, hiking, and shopping. Enjoy a California Wine Tour and begin exploring Livermore.

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List of Livermore Wineries

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Bent Creek Winery - Livermore WineryBent Creek Winery
Address: 5455 Greenville Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 455-6320
Open Fri.-Sun 12–4:30 PM
This Livermore winery produces Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Syrah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, and Port. Our favorites are Sauvignon Blanc and Zinfandel.


Big White House Winery Livermore Big White House
Address: 6800 Greenville Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: 925)449-1976
Open Weekends Noon – 4:30 PM
Big White House was established by a group of friends. They produce a variety of wines including reds, whites, and Port.


Boa Ventura Winery BoaVentura de Caires Winery
Address: 9309 Tesla Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925)606-9672
Open the first weekend of each month from Noon – 4 PM.
Call to see if hours have been expanded.
*Weddings
Boa Ventura specializes in producing handcrafted Cabernet Sauvignon. While wine tasting at Livermore wineries, it’s worth it to stop at Boa Ventura.


Bodegas Aguirre Winery Bodegas Aguirre Winery
Address: 8580 Tesla Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 251-9419
Open weekends Noon – 4 PM
Bodegas Aguirre Winery is a family owned Livermore winery that was established in 1995. The family produce estate grown premium red wines. As you go sample wine at Livermore wineries, this is a winery you really should visit.

 


Cedar Mountain Winery LivermoreCedar Mountain Winery
Address: 10843 Reuss Rd. Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 373-6636
Open Weekends Noon – 4 PM
Cedar Mountain Winery produces some wonderful wines. Our favorites are the Cabernet Sauvignon and Ports.


Charles R VineyardsCharles R Vineyard
Address: 8195 Crane Ridge Road, Livermore, California 94550
Telephone: (925) 454-3040
Open Fri.-Sun. noon-4:30 PM
Charles R Vineyards is a small boutique winery offering fine wine. They also sell unique items and pieces from local artists. Enjoy a glass of wine at the tasting room. Enjoy viewing the wildlife and the beautiful scenery. The tasting room is located on an old mining trail.


Chouinard Chouinard Vineyards
Address: 33853 Palomares Rd., Castro Valley, CA
Telephone: (510) 582-9000
Open Weekends Noon – 5 PM
*Weddings *Summer Music
Chouinard Vineyards has a wide variety of wines to sample in a beautiful wooded setting. Throughout the summer Chouinard conducts a series of live concerts. It’s lots of fun and you pay by the car load. A fun stop on a California Wine Tour visiting Livermore wineries.


ConcannonConcannon Vineyard
Address: 4590 Tesla Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 456-2505
Open daily 11 AM – 4:30 PM
*Picnics *Restaurant
Concannon Vineyard was established in 1883. There are picnic facilities outside the wine tasting room. Our favorite wine here is their acclaimed, Petite Sirah. Concannon has opened a wine bar/restaurant, The Underdog Wine Bar, where you can enjoy dining and wine.


Crooked Vine, Livermore WineryCrooked Vine & Stony Ridge Winery
Address: 4948 Tesla Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 371-8156
Open Thurs.-Sun. 11 AM – 4:30 PM
*Weddings *Picnics
Taste both Crooked Vine and Stony Ridge wines at one location. There are a variety of wines to sample. Bring food and enjoy a picnic on the grounds. Live music on weekends.


Cuda Ridge Winery
Cuda Ridge Wines
Address: 5385 East Ave., Livermore
Telephone: (510) 304-0914
Open Fri.-Sun. noon-4:30 PM
Cuda Ridge Wines focuses on producing handcrafted bordeaux style wines.


Dante Robere Vineyards
Address: 1200 Wetmore Rd., Livermore
Telephone: (408) 806-0613
Open Fridays 1-5; Weekends Noon-5.
Dante Robere produces a small lot of handcrafted wines. White wines include Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Red wines include Syrah, Zinfandel, and Barbera. They also produce Rhone Blends.


Darcie Kent Winery
Darcie Kent Vineyards
Address: 7000 Tesla Rd., Livermore
Telephone: (925)583-1581
Open daily noon-4:30 PM
Darcie Kent’s wines are featured at the Underdog Wine Bar located at Concannon Vineyards. Wines are produced in extremely small lots.


Eagle Ridge VineyardEagle Ridge Vineyard
Address: 10017 Tesla Rd., Livermore
Telephone: (925) 447-4328
Open weekends noon-4:30 PM
This Livermore winery has a spectacular view of the Livermore Valley. Enjoy fine wine produced in small lots. Don’t miss the fabulous Petite Sirah.

 


Eckert WineryEckert Estate Winery
Address: 5963 Graham Ct, Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 371-8606
Open weekends Noon – 5 PM

 


El Sol Vineyard El Sol Vineyard
Address: 8626 Lupin Way, Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 606-1827
Open Friday-Sundays noon – 5:00 and available for tastings on other days as well.
El Sol Vineyards produces small lots of a variety of different wines. This Livermore winery was established in 2002.

 


Elliston Winery Elliston Vineyards
Address: 463 Kilkare Rd., Sunol, CA
Telephone: (925) 862-2377
Open weekends 11 AM – 5 PM
*Restaurant *Weddings
Elliston Vineyards has a picturesque atmosphere. The Livermore winery is set among oak trees, lush grounds, and Chardonnay vineyards. The wine tasting room and banquet facilities are located in an historic stone mansion. A lovely stop on a California Wine Tour.


Fenestra Winery Fenestra Winery
Address: 83 Vallecitos Rd.,Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925)
Open weekends Noon – 5 PM
Fenestra Winery is a family owned Livermore winery. It was founded in 1976. They produce many award winning wines including both red and white.


Garre Garre Vineyard and Winery
Address: 7986 Tesla Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925)371-9006
Open for wine tasting weekends 11 AM – 5 PM
Café open Mon-Fri. 11 AM – 2:30 PM and weekends 11:30 – 3:30 PM.
*Restaurant *Bocce *Weddings
The Cafe at Garre Vineyard and Winery has fabulous food. We recommend this charming winery restaurant. It’sa great place to enjoy a meal while wine tasting in the area. Wines are produced almost exclusively from grapes grown on their own 20 acres of vineyards. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, and Petite Verdot are all grown. Grapes are blended to produce the various wines at this Livermore winery.


John Evan Winery
John Evan Cellars
Address: 6800 Greenville Rd., Livermore
Telephone: (925) 449-1976
Open weekends noon-4:30 PM


Longevity Wine Livermore
Longevity Wines
Address: 35 Rickenbacker Cir., Livermore
Telephone: (888) 325-9463
Longevity Wines is an urban-style winery. Wines include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, a Bordeaux blend, and a Rhone blend.


McGrail Vineyards & WineryMcGrail Vineyards & Winery
Address: 5600 Greenville Rd., Livermore
Telephone: (925) 215-0717
*Picnics *Weddings
This Livermore winery specializes in premium Cabernet Sauvignon. Enjoy the views, the wine, and take time for a picnic on the grounds.
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Mitchell Katz Winery at Ruby Hill
Address:2481 Buena Vista Ave Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 931-0744
Open Weekends Noon – 5 PM
Mitchell Katz is a Livermore winery that produces a wide range of varietals. Wines include Petite Sirah, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Port, Chardonnay, Merlot, and Sauvignon Blanc.


Muriettas WellMurrieta’s Well
Address: 3005 Mines Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 456-2390
Open Wed.-Sun. 11 AM – 4:30 PM
*Weddings
Murieta’s Well produces award winning wines. Some of the wines are only available at the winery or through their wine club. Wines include a variety of both red and white wines.


Nottingham Winery Livermore
Nottingham Cellars
Address: 2245 S. Vasco Rd., Livermore
Telephone: (925) 294-8647
Open Fri.-Sun.. noon-4:30 PM
This boutique winery specializes in producing small lots of quality wines.
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Occassio Winery Livermore
Occasio Winery
Address: 2245 S. Vasco Rd., Livermore
Telephone: (925) 371-1987
Open Fri.-Sun. noon-5 PM
Come taste the award winning wines at Occasio Winery.


Page Mill Winery - LivermorePage Mill Winery
Address: 1960 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore
Telephone: (925) 456-7676
Open Thurs.-Sun. noon-4:30 PM
Page Mill Winery was founded in 1976 in the Santa Cruz Mountains. They moved to Livermore in 2004. They produce quality wines. Our favorite is the Petite Sirah.


Retzlaff Vineyards Retzlaff Vineyards
Address: 1356 S. Livermore Ave.,Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 447-8941
Open Weekends Noon – 4:30/Tues.-Fri. Noon – 2 PM
*Weddings *Picnics
Retzlaff Winery produces wine using only organically grown grapes. They grown their own grapes. Enjoy a picnic on their grounds.


Rios-Lovell Estate Winery Rios-Lovell Estate Winery
Address: 6500 Tesla Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 443-0434
Open Weekends 11 AM – 5 PM/Wed.-Fri. 11 AM – 3 PM
*Weddings
Rios-Lovell Estate Winery has a variety of wines to sample. They also have lovely grounds and a gift shop. This Livermore winery is a popular place for wine country weddings.


Rodrigue-Molyneaux Winery
Address: 3053 Marina Ave., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925)447-4280
Wine tasting by appointment only at this Livermore winery.
Website is coming soon.


Ruby Hill WineryRuby Hill Winery
Address: 400 Vineyard Ave., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 931-9463
Open daily 11-5:30
*Tours by Appointment
Ruby Hill produces hand crafted wines in small lots. They produce a variety of wines. Experience Ruby Hill’s unique Vineyard Tour. This tour takes you around the vineyards, through the winery, and includes wine tasting. Reservations are required.


RubinoWinery Rubino Estates Winery
Address: 1188 Vineyard, Pleasanton, CA
Telephone: (925) 484-1699
Open daily 11-5:30
*Picnic Area *Picnic Supplies *Gift Shop *Tours
Rubino Estates specializes in Italian wines. This includes Sangiovese, Dolcetto, Nebbiolo, Barbera, and Trebbiano. They have a lovely gift shop. Picnic facilities are available.


Steven Kent Winery, wine tour Steven Kent Winery
Address: 5443 Tesla Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 456-2357
Open daily Noon – 4:30 PM
Steven Kent produces quality wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Syrah, and Cabernet Port. While visiting Livermore wineries, plan to stop at Steven Kent.


Tamas Estates
Address: 5443 Tesla Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 456-2380
Open daily Noon – 4:30 PM
Tamas Estates is part of the Wente Family Estates. This Livermore winery specializes in Italian varietals.


Tenuta VineyardsTenuta Vineyards
Address: 633 Kalthoff Commons, Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 960-1006
Open weekends Noon – 5 PM
Website coming soon.


Wente Vineyards Estate Winery Wente Vineyards Estate Winery
Two tasting rooms:
Address: 5565 Tesla Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Address: 5050 Arroyo Rd., Livermore, CA 94550Telephone: (925) 456-2305 or (925) 456-2405
Both tasting rooms are open daily. The Tesla address is open 11 AM – 4:30 PM. The Arroyo Rd. address is next to their restaurant and is open 11 AM – 6 PM.
*Restaurant *Weddings *Summer Concerts *Golf
The Restaurant at Wente has world class dining facilities. They are open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. While visiting Livermore wineries, this restaurant is highly recommended. Enjoy friendly tasting room and a challenging golf course as well.


Westover Winery
Address: 34329 Palomares Rd., Castro Valley, CA 94550
Telephone: (510) 537-3932
Open weekends Noon – 5 PM/Tues-Fri. 1 PM – 4 PM
Westover Vineyards, Winery and Event Center is located in the historic Palomares Canyon. It is nestled in the breathtaking hills between Castro Valley and Fremont. This Castro Valley winery has a large selection of Ports and other wines.


White Crane Winery White Crane
Address: 4505 Greenville Rd., Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 455-8085
Open Fri.-Sun. Noon – 4:30 PM
White Crane also has a wine tasting room located in downtown Capitola at 110 Capitola Avenue. This was chosen by Barry Manilow to produce winesnunder the Manilow label. These wines will be available at the Las Vegas Hilton Barry Manilow gift shop.


new livermore tasting room Wood Family Vineyards
Address: 2408 Research Dr., Livermore, Livermore, CA 94550
Telephone: (925) 606-7411
Open weekends.
This is a small family owned Livermore winery. Woods Family produces high quality wines. Stop by their newly opened tasting room to enjoy a taste soon.


If you have toured any of the Livermore wineries, we would love to hear about your experiences below.


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