Plan a Wine Tasting Trip to the Livermore Wine CountryIt’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. The 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. This area has a delightful mixture of large and small wineries. Treat yourself to world class, top quality wines combined with beautiful scenery, a charming downtown area, and friendly people. In addition to wine tasting, the area also offers great restaurants, challenging golf courses, unique accommodations, hiking, and shopping.
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List of Livermore Wineries
Bent 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
Concannon 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 & 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 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 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 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 Estate Winery Address: 5963 Graham Ct, Livermore, CA 94550 Telephone: (925) 371-8606 Open weekends Noon – 5 PM
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 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 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 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 Cellars Address: 6800 Greenville Rd., Livermore Telephone: (925) 449-1976 Open weekends noon-4:30 PM
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 & 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.
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.
Murrieta’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 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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 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 Vineyards Address: 633 Kalthoff Commons, Livermore, CA 94550 Telephone: (925) 960-1006 Open weekends Noon – 5 PM Website coming soon.
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 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.
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.