In the eastern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area, the rolling terrain of Amador, San Ramon, and Livermore Valleys offers visitors an array of ways to getaway.
Combining a passion for winemaking with its owners’ creative endeavors in wine, food, and art, Cedar Mountain Winery & Port Works specializes in handcrafted small-lot table wines and ports produced from Livermore Valley grapes.
In the heart of Livermore Valley, Garré Vineyard & Winery warmly welcomes guests with wonderful wines and genuine family hospitality.
Founded by Lisa and Lothar Maier in 2006, Las Positas Vineyards produces small-lot, estate-grown wines of exceptional character.
It’s evident that this passionate family-owned and operated winery will be exponential in writing the next chapter in the history of Livermore Valley wine.
With the conviction that the Livermore Valley’s unique terroir is ideal for growing Rhône varieties, familyowned Nottingham Cellars launched Vasco Urbano Wine Company in November 2014 to showcase a distinctive portfolio of Rhône-inspired wines.
Winemaker Steven Kent Mirassou’s Lineage is the realization of his personal mission: to create one of the best single Bordeaux-style wines—not just in Livermore Valley—but in the entire world.
Wente Vineyards is the oldest continuously operated family-owned winery in the United States. From its earliest years, it has also been a leader in the world of wine, maintaining a global vision for quality and integrity in every aspect of the wine industry.
Wente invites guests to engage in hands-on, interactive, and educational winemaking and grape-growing fun at The Winemakers Studio.
Locally owned and operated since the Livermore hotel was built in 1999, Courtyard by Marriott Livermore features 121 guest rooms and suites, several with large, in-room whirlpool spas.
The gracious extended-stay hotel is located in a prime spot just a mile north of downtown Livermore, with easy proximity to Livermore Valley wine country.
Technologically advanced with all the comforts of home, Hilton Garden Inn Livermore offers 97 guest rooms and suites, some with whirlpools and fireplaces.
Never settle for anything less than Hyatt Place.
Offering luxurious rooms that serve as an oasis after a day of wine touring, Marriott Pleasanton provides an ideal blend of amenities: ultra-comfortable bedding, high-speed Internet, and flat screen TVs.
Set in the hillsides of Livermore Valley, the Purple Orchid Resort and Spa offers ten beautifully appointed guest suites, each with a fireplace and Jacuzzi tub.
Tri-Valley Conservancy strives to preserve its legacy.
Spark some romance or make a special memory with friends and family as a horse-drawn carriage takes you on an enchanting tour in Livermore wine country.
Dedicated to informing and delighting guests with the benefits and deliciousness of California olive oil, We Olive offers an unforgettable olive oil experience.
WINERIES FOR EVENTS
Garre Winery & Bella Rosa
Las Positas Vineyards
Page Mill Winery
TASTING ROOMS OF NOTE
BoaVentura de Caires Winery
Darci Kent Winey
Mitchell Katz Winery
Steven Kent Winery
The Bridges Golf Club
Lake Del Valle
Lawerence Livermore National Laboratory Discovery Center
Livermore Premium Outlets
Swirl Wine and Tapas Bar
Vine Cinema and Alehouse
The Winemakers Studio at Wente Vineyards
CRAFT BREWERIES & DISTILLERIES
Altamont Beer Works
Sutherland Distilling Company
Visit Tri-Valley Beer Trail
Working Man Brewing Company
Nestled an hour east of San Francisco, the Livermore Valley is one of California’s oldest wine growing regions. Surrounded by lush vineyards, picturesque hills and quaint suburbs, the Livermore Valley has a rich history of wine making. Fifth generation winemakers, new winemakers and vineyardists all work in unison to usher the Livermore wine region into a new era of wine renaissance.
The region’s earliest history of winemaking began in the late 18th century, as Spanish missionaries planted and tended to the first Livermore Valley vineyards. Now, over 200 years later, the region has 40 functioning wineries, with over 5,000 acres of vineyards. These wineries range in size, from small, intimate 100-case wine growers, to the large, bustling 400,000-case heavyweights.
In addition to the welcoming and award-winning tasting rooms, the Livermore Valley has a wide array of activities for wine lovers and tourists of all kinds. There is an assortment of restaurants, ranging from fresh-seafood at Scott’s Restaurant to authentic Italian food at Terra Mia Cucina Italiana. Specialty wine shops, upscale retail outlets and beautiful country clubs guarantee that there will always be something to do in the Livermore Valley.
For more information, please visit lvwine.org.
For more information on Tri-Valley. visit visittrivalley.com.
SITUATED ON THE SUNNY SIDE of the Bay, Livermore Valley wine country has a colorful history that began with Spanish missionaries in the 1760s. This rolling region is attributed with many “firsts,” in fact it was awarded America’s first international Gold medal for a wine in 1889 at the International Paris Exposition. Today, Livermore Valley is delightfully easy to reach from the city by car, train, and BART. When you arrive, you’ll find yourself instantly immersed in vineyards that dip and climb through picturesque canyons, peaks, and ridges. Besides 40-plus wineries with more on the way, Livermore Valley has great towns, fun outdoor activities, and plenty of places to spend the night and enjoy a real wine country getaway.
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After centuries of making significant contributions to America’s wine industry, the Livermore Valley is at last being recognized for its potential as a wine region, producing top-quality wines at very approachable prices.
From Dublin to Livermore to Danville to Pleasanton, it seems like everyone in San Francisco’s Tri-Valley is getting into good craft beer.
There’s a modern day movement underway in Livermore Valley wine country. After centuries upon centuries of making significant contributions to America’s wine industry, this resilient wine region in the heart of San Francisco’s Tri-Valley is getting the respect it deserves— and it’s going for more.
Just 30 miles east of Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco’s Tri-Valley is a milieu for anyone eager to discover and explore. This beautiful confluence of three valleys holds five cities: Pleasanton, Livermore, San Ramon, Dublin, and the town of Danville.
With a winegrowing history that dates back to the mid- 1760s, Livermore Valley is one of California’s oldest winegrowing regions.
Drive to the eastern edge of San Francisco’s Bay area and you’ll be greeted by a rolling tapestry of vineyards called Livermore Valley. Here, an intriguing array of wines are produced that naturally complement foods and dishes made from regional ingredients.
The noteworthy wines in our Summer/Fall 2014 issue.
Just 35 miles east of San Francisco, Livermore Valley wine country is very easy to get to, and when you arrive, the wineries are easy to find. We’ve scouted around and assembled this list of ten great Livermore Valley tasting rooms to visit.
The picturesque Tri-Valley region of California wine country cradles the cities of Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, and San Ramon, the town of Danville, and the vineyards of Livermore Valley wine country.
With a winemaking history that dates back to the time of Spanish missionaries, Livermore Valley is a living legend. It lies less than an hour east of the city of San Francisco and is home to some of California’s most storied wineries.
Drive 33 miles east from San Francisco, 18 miles southeast from Oakland, or 26 miles northeast from San Jose, and you’ll find yourself (happily) in California’s Tri-Valley—home to Livermore Valley wine country, and many other splendid things.
Learn more about Wente Vineyards' Winemaker, Karl D. Wente, in Touring & Tasting's exclusive interview!
California’s Tri-Valley, home to Livermore Valley wine country, is an easy drive from San Francisco, but you’ll find yourself in a world apart—a world you won’t want to leave at day’s end.
Relaxed yet refined, Livermore Valley provides an ideal wine country setting for weddings, reunions, corporate events – all kinds of festive events.
Although the San Francisco Bay area actually enjoys a long heritage of winemaking, its wines—crafted in the city proper as well as Berkeley, Oakland, Alameda, and a short drive east in Livermore Valley—have just begun to receive the international recognition they deserve.
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This exclusive tour of The Restaurant’s ½ acre organic production garden will inspire many ideas and techniques to incorporate into your own gardens and home kitchens. Following the tour enjoy a special two course lunch utilizing ingredients from the garden. Occurs the second Tuesday of the Month through October, 11, 2016.
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Enjoy Livermore Shakespeare Festival's quality, accessible performances with Wente Vineyard's renowned brand of casual elegance for an unforgettable wine country experience.
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Join Las Positas Vineyards for their annual August Wine Club BBQ
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Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a night out at Wente Vineyard’s Cinema Series. Our Summer Cinema Series offers our guests a unique setting to watch great movies while enjoying Wente Vineyard’s wine.
Enjoy a full day of renowned independent music and fine wine, hosted by Fifth Generation Winemaker, Karl Wente.
Join Las Positas Vineyards for their annual harvest event September 4-5, 2016.
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a night out at Wente Vineyard’s Cinema Series.
Join Las Positas Vineyards for their annual holiday event. More info to come!
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