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A Family Vineyard on Gallipoli Peninsula: Suvla Wines

A Family Vineyard on Gallipoli Peninsula: Suvla Wines

Have you ever thought about how a story of a vineyard shapes our wine tasting experiences? When you know about the certain story behind something you are interested; you are more likely to enjoy it. That applies the wine as well. Wine is a personal journey after all and what we figure, discover and learn in the process can highly affect our perceptions.

Wine Outlook for 2020

Wine Outlook for 2020

2020 has certainly turned out to be a year like no other! COVID-19 impacted every facet of daily life, including the production and the consumption of wine. Here are some of the highlights (and otherwise) of the year in wine.

   

Upcoming EventsIn light of the COVID-19 situation, confirm event details in advance.


3 Steves in Livermore through Apr 30
3 Steves: great wine and family friendly!
Open for tastings Fridays - Sundays, 11:30 - 4:30.
Reservations are required.Click here for more info

A Rafanelli Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
Appointments to purchase our wines and to experience a one on one tasting may be scheduled for up to 4 people. At this time, we are available to book tastings Thursday through Monday and we kindly request that you arrive to your appointment without pets, persons under 21 years of age, or food. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the winery directly at 707-433-1385.Click here for more info

Acquiesce Winery in Lodi through Apr 30
Please join us for our Elevated Tasting Experience, currently serving outside, by appointment only.Click here for more info

Artesa Winery in Napa through Apr 30
Artesa’s Visitor Center is open to the public Thursday – Monday from 11am – 5pm for wine tastings and purchases. All tastings are by appointment only.

Outdoor Seated Tasting
Artesa’s Visitor Center offers beautiful vistas from every area of our modern and spacious tasting salon. We also offer two distinct tasting flights to choose from and a handful of optional food pairings to enjoy during your visit.

Upon arrival, your group will be greeted with a taste of sparkling wine to savor as you consider the menu of tasting flights. Your host will walk you through our options and introduce each wine throughout the tasting. We will share information on the ways our wines are produced, our vineyard and wine making practices and what makes each wine special or unique.

This experience is available for groups of up to 6 guests. Reserve your next visit on our online reservation site. Please call our concierge at 707-254-2155 for same day reservations and availability.Click here for more info

Balletto Vineyards in Russian River through Apr 30
Open for Curbside Pickup & Outdoor Seated Patio Tastings
By reservation only
Tastings are available at 11AM, 1PM, and 3PM daily.Click here for more info

Beaulieu Vineyard in Napa through Apr 30
We are open! Tastings on our patio Thursday - Sunday 10-5 with special precautions in place for everyone's safety.

Please note that advance reservations are now required for all winery visits. Tasting appointments available 10AM - 4PM.

While visiting the site, face coverings are required for all guests and must be worn at all times unless seated at your reservation. Click here for more info

Black Stallion in Napa through Apr 30
We are open for tasting!

When visiting us, the following guidelines must be adhered to so that we can provide an enjoyable experience in a safe environment. Thanks so much for cooperating and we look forward to your visit.

- Our indoor tasting bar and Wine Club Lounge will be closed
- Reservations are limited to six guests. All guests must be at least 21 years old
- We can’t seat anyone until the entire party arrives
- To maintain social distancing, avoid congregating by the winery entrance
- Experiences are limited to 90 minutes so we can sanitize between guests
- Face coverings must be worn at all times when not seated at a table
- Please maintain a distance of six feet from other guests and adhere to designated one-way entrances and exits
- All guests will be asked to sign a liability waiver and understanding of the winery’s COVID-19 protocols
Click here for more info

Bodegas Aguirre in Livermore through Apr 30
Tasting Room Hours:
Saturdays or by appointment.
12:00 - 4:30 PMClick here for more info

Bokisch Vineyards in Lodi through Apr 30
Tasting Room and Winery Grounds - Friday -Sunday 11am-500pm. Reservations are required. Please make a reservation.Click here for more info

Concannon Vineyard in Livermore through Apr 30
We are open for outdoor tastings with limited service from Thursday to Sunday, 11:30am-4pm. Advanced reservations required.Click here for more info

Cuda Ridge Wines in Livermore through Apr 30
With Alameda County moving to the Orange Tier, we are able to offer limited capacity tastings indoors! We have decided to offer limited, Reserve Tasting Experiences in our Indoor Gallery Room, while continuing to do our normal Bordeaux Tastings outdoors on our Vineyard Patio. We are requiring reservations for the indoor, Reserve Tastings and highly recommend making reservations for our outdoor tastings. If there is availability, we can take walk-ups for our outdoor tastings.

Friday: 12:00PM – 4:30PM
Saturday: 12:00PM – 4:30PM
Sunday: 12:00PM – 4:30PMClick here for more info

Dante Robere in Livermore through Apr 30
Tasting Room & Outdoor Patios are Open! Enjoy scenic vineyard & rural views from one of our two outdoor patios, the smaller private patio for our members and larger main patio open to everyone. Both offer patio tables & seating, an ideal spot to a enjoy a wine flight or wine by the bottle, a picnic and take in the idyllic wine country views. Hours are FRIDAY 1-5pm, walk-in basis & SATURDAY & SUNDAY 11:30-5pm, Patio Table reservations accepted, walk-ins welcome (if space permits). Curbside purchases also available during these hours. Your choice of two wine flights, $20/person, waived with each bottle purchased or bottle service. Club members (2) and their guests (2), complimentary.

Darcie Kent in Livermore through Apr 30
We are now taking indoor and outdoor seating reservations.

Walk-in appointments are welcome, but limited to availability.Click here for more info

Dashe Cellars in Alameda through Apr 30
We are very happy to be able to invite you back to the winery! While our tasting room within the winery hangar remains closed during the pandemic, we have opened up our recently expanded SF City View Patio. Our Patio is open by reservation on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays come visit the winery to enjoy being outdoors and feel secure with your own private table and pergola to share with up to six of your friends. Enjoy table service for the wines and choose between a bottle to share, wines by the glass, or a flight of three Dashe wines.

Advance reservation is required, call (510)452-1800 for day-of reservation requests.Click here for more info

Davies Vineyards in Napa through Apr 30
With the California state and Napa county COVID-19 guidelines/regulations being modified regularly due to changes in the county’s status, please search our reservations page or contact us to see which experiences we currently have available to book.

To inquire about the availability and pricing of visits at Davies Vineyards, please call us at 707-709-4250 or book your reservation below.Click here for more info

Domaine Carneros in Napa through Apr 30
Pop the cork, we are open for tastings! For your comfort, we strongly recommend warm clothing since we are seating outdoors on our tented terrace. For your safety and ours, masks are required whenever you are not seated at your reserved table.

Reservations are required.Click here for more info

Domaine Chandon in Napa through Apr 30
Our tasting room is open Thursday through Sunday with seatings between 10:00 AM and 4:15 PM. Seating is limited. We kindly ask all visitors are over 21 years old.

At this time, we are able to accommodate groups up to six guests. All experiences are offered outside only. Please dress in preparation for the weather.

Our goal is to keep our guests and community safe. Temperature checks will be administered for everyone entering our property. If you feel ill, please abstain from visiting.
Click here for more info

d'Art in Lodi through Apr 30
We're Open for Outdoor Seating
We will be closed on Easter Sunday

~ Reservations Required (209) 334-9946
~ Maximum group size is 6, including children
~ All reservations are for one hour and 15 minutes for consideration to other guests
~ No pets allowed, except service and our winery dog
~ Reservations may not be guaranteed if guests arrive 15 minutes or more late
~ We ask that only two people from you party enter the tasting room. Mask are required insideClick here for more info

Eagle Ridge in Livermore through Apr 30
Eagle Ridge is Open for tasting (no reservation required) in groups of 6 or less.
Reservations may be made by calling: 925-548-8108

Four Winds Cellars in Murphys through Apr 30
Four Winds Cellars Tasting Room

219 Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247
Open 11:00am-5:00pm Friday thru Monday
(209) 736.4766Click here for more info

Frank Family Vineyards in Napa through Apr 30
Enjoy a range of intimate, seated experiences from our inviting back porch or tented front lawn. Please note, we are open on a limited reservation basis and social distancing practices, including personal face coverings, are required.Click here for more info

Gary Farrell Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
Limited outdoor tastings are available!
Open Daily from 10 AM - 4:30 PM with advance reservationsClick here for more info

Hagafen Cellars in Napa through Apr 30
Signature Seated Tasting - $45

Offered Daily 10:00-3:30 by appointment

Duration: 45-60 minutes

With a garden-side view, surrounded by our Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards, guests can taste through a flight of five current release wines from our Hagafen, Prix Reserve, and Don Ernesto labels, all from the comfort of a private table on our charming outdoor patio. Our staff will happily guide guests through the wines, share the unique story behind the Hagafen brand, and help tailor this experience to meet the expectations of each guest!

For the safety of our employees and guests, this experience is limited to 4 guests per table.

We ask that all guests arrive masked and are 21 years of age or older.Click here for more info

Harney Lane in Lodi through Apr 30
We are open daily from 11am-5pm for Garden Glass & Bottle service, wine to go, curbside pick up and shipping across the U.S. We encourage you to email us, or call 209.365.1900 with any questions. We hope to see you soon!Click here for more info

Hartford Family Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
Tastings by appointment only.
Thursday - Monday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (last appt 3:30 pm)

Please call 707-887-8030 or email us at info@hartfordwines.com with any questions
or if you need assistance with your reservation.
If you are looking for a "day-of" reservation please call for availability.Click here for more info

Harvest Moon Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
Join us on our wine patio to enjoy a Harvest Moon Wine Tasting. Choose from one of our curated wine flights, each featuring six wines.Click here for more info

Hook and Ladder Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
We are excited to announce we are open to guests for tasting!
Reserve a tasting now!
Thursday – Monday 11am – 5pm
Reservations @ 11am / 1pm / 3pmClick here for more info

Jeremy Wine Company in Lodi through Apr 30
As of Wednesday January 27th we are resuming Patio service with flights, glass and bottle sales. With our limited space, patio seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are not accepted at this time. We are still not allowed any indoor service.

Here are details to to know if stopping by:

We are still open for bottle, Jug Refills, and merchandise/apparel, purchases.
You don’t have to call ahead, just simply come in!
All jugs filled must be washed, clean, dry and ready to be filled! No exceptions.
Masks must be worn at ALL times in our shop.
We are only allowed 20% capacity indoors, so during busier times you may be asked to wait outside until we have more space. Click here for more info

John Evan and Big White House in Livermore through Apr 30
We’re open for tastings again! The reservation system is back up, so make your reservation today! We will have 3 seatings available on Saturdays and Sundays between 11:30-4pm.

For day-of reservations, please call 925-449-1976
Click here for more info

Klinker Brick in Lodi through Apr 30
We're Open for Outside Seating!
Reservations Required Guests must be 21 or older

Join us for a tasting! Curbside pick up also still available, simply call (209) 333-1845 x105 when you arrive and we will bring your wine out to your car! We are open daily from 11am - 5pm.

With the current guidelines, things may look a little different around our tasting room but what remains the same is not only our wine, but our friendly staff, who are prepared to provide you with a safe and enjoyable experience! We appreciate your continued support and understanding.Click here for more info

Las Positas Vineyards in Livermore through Apr 30
We're now OPEN for both the indoor and outdoor tasting experience! Visit web site for reservations.Click here for more info

Locke Vineyards in Murphys through Apr 30
The Barn at Locke is Reservation Only

Offering (3) wine flight boards by reservation only every Friday - Sunday: 12 - 4 pm. Last reservation time is 3 pm during winter hours. Only booking outdoors, so please come prepared depending on weather.

Each flight board is $20/each and waived for every bottle to go!

We do not host groups larger than 6 guests at a time. Our seating/staffing during COVID is unable to facilitate that at this time. Thank you for understanding. Click here for more info

Longevity in Livermore through Apr 30
We Are Open For Wine Tasting

We are taking reservations for outdoor seating in our front covered patio and lawn area. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available.

Fridays 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Saturdays & Sundays 12:00 - 5:00 pm

Outside food is allowed. We do have heaters in our covered patio area, but please make sure to check the weather and dress appropriately.Click here for more info

LVVR Sparkling Cellars in Lodi through Apr 30
The Tasting Room is now open for tasting flights by reservation only.Click here for more info

Martin Ray Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
Come experience an afternoon at Martin Ray Vineyards and Winery set on the Laguna Ridge in the heart of Sonoma County. With a rich history and continued dedication to making terroir-driven wines from iconic appellations from the Russian River, Napa Valley, and Santa Cruz Mountains we promise to offer each visitor an exploration of place. For those that love wine and the meaningful moments that surround the ritual, we invite you to make Martin Ray your home away from home.

Reservations are Required
It is our commitment to create an enjoyable and safe experience for all.

Groups of 7 or more, please make your reservation by emailing
hello@martinraywinery.comClick here for more info

Matanzas Creek Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
While Sonoma County officials have resumed restrictions on indoor wine tastings, at Matanzas Creek Winery, we are fortunate to have a beautiful outdoor space to host guests, while continuing to comply with state and local guidelines for remaining open.

We are excited to continue to be Open Daily by appointment.

Safety is our primary concern. We will be observing social distancing and taking preventive measures to keep our employees and you—our valued guests—safe.

For groups of 6 or less (including non-tasters), please make a reservation. If you have any questions or have any trouble making an appointment, please reach out to TastingRoom@matanzascreek.com or 707-521-7019.Click here for more info

McGrail Vineyards in Livermore through Apr 30
We are thrilled to welcome you back.
We are open daily for tastings and bottle service on our outdoor patio by reservation. Our front lawn area is open for picnics and bottle service, also by reservation only. Click here for more info

Mettler Family in Lodi through Apr 30
Our tasting room is Reservation only. Please fill out our reservation form or contact the tasting room directly at 209-369-3045 to schedule your visit. If you are unable to keep your reservation time there is a $25 cancellation fee. Click here for more info

Mineral Wines in Murphys through Apr 30
Tasting Room Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Click here for more info

Mitchell Katz in Livermore through Apr 30
We are open each Saturday and Sunday for outdoor wine tasting and bottle service. Join us and enjoy some wine overlooking Livermore Valley from our estate vineyards!

Reservations are required by phoning our office at 925.454.9463.
We are open each weekend by Reservation only:
11:30-1:00
1:30 – 3:00
3:30 – 5:00
Maximum group of 6 people.

Moshin Vineyards in Russian River through Apr 30
We are open for outdoor wine tasting Thursday through Monday 11am to 3:30pm

Appointments can be made via Open Table or by phone (707-433-5499)

State mandates require tastings to be conducted outdoors only, and all guests must wear a mask until you are seated at your tasting area.

For the safety of our guests and staff, and to observe county guidelines,
Moshin Vineyards has new policies and procedures set in place.Click here for more info

Mumm Napa in Napa through Apr 30
Mumm Napa is open for outdoor tastings!

Reservations are required & all guests must be 21+. Some other things have changed too. Choose from two seated tasting experiences- each featuring personal table service. Reserve your seat on the Oak Terrace or our beautiful Outdoor Patio.Click here for more info

Murrietas Well in Livermore through Apr 30
We are open for experiences! Reservations required.

Saturdays & Sundays
Hiking in the Vineyards 10:00 am
Wine & Food Experience 2:00 pm Click here for more info

Nottingham in Livermore through Apr 30
Open for tasting with advance reservations for groups of up to six people.Click here for more info

Omega Road Winery in Livermore through Apr 30
We're Open for Tasting! We are THRILLED to be open for flights, bottles, and glasses! Saturday and Sunday Noon until 5:00 Reservations required.Click here for more info

Paradise Ridge Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
Our Russian River Valley Estate is now OPEN for tastings daily at 11:00 | 1:00 | 3:00
Marijke's Grove Sculpture Garden and the LOVE meadow are open from 10:00 to 4:00

We also continue to be open for Curbside Pickup

We ask that when you visit you practice Social Distancing

Our Gate Closes at 4:00pmClick here for more info

Peju Winery in Napa through Apr 30
We are OPEN for Outdoor Tastings! 10am - 6pm, daily

Outdoor Tasting Under Our Big Tent

Please join us for outdoor tastings from 10am to 6pm, daily.

Enjoy warm hospitality and a classic tasting of five selected PEJU and Calmére Estate Wines in our outdoor tent. You can also elevate your experience with cheese flights and small bites Friday-Sunday.

Reservations are required | $45/guestClick here for more info

Porter Creek Vineyards and Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
Yes! We are OPEN!

Wine tastings are by appointment.

Our guests are treated to a sit down tasting at tables located just outside our tasting room, and in and around our Fiona Hill & George's Hill Vineyards. Once seated for your tasting, you get to sample 5 of our wines!

Our tasting fee is $30 per person, and for every 2 bottles purchased by your group, there is a fee waived.

At this time, we can only host groups up to 6 people.Click here for more info

Retzlaff Vineyards in Livermore through Apr 30
Reservations are required for wine tasting, picnic tables and to enjoy the grounds and music. Please support the weekend caterers.

Please observe our current reservations policy. We have limited the number of visitors to the property to ensure plenty of space to practice social distancing. Parties are limited to 6 or fewer guests. We will meet you at the check in station on the tasting room lawn to confirm your visit. While here, please diligently maintain a 6’ social distancing from anyone not in your immediate party. If you have not yet signed the Covid19 liability waiver you will be asked to sign it before being taken to your table. Please stay home if you are not feeling well.

The purchase of one bottle for every two quests is required. The minimum applies to the group size. Maximum size 6 persons per table. Click here for more info

Rios Lovell Estate in Livermore through Apr 30
Outdoor Wine Tasting: Friday to Sunday
From 11:00am to 5:30pm

Rochioli Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
We are currently only offering our Outdoor Estate Flight Tasting at this time. Our Outdoor Estate Flight tasting will take place outside on our patio where you will taste 3-4 of our Estate single vineyard blends. We are currently pouring our 2020 Estate Sauvignon Blanc, 2019 Estate Chardonnay and 2019 Estate Pinot Noir. The tasting fee is $25 per person. Each tasting fee can be refunded with a purchase of 2 or more bottles at time of visit.

Daily by appointment - 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pmClick here for more info

Rock Wall in Alameda through Apr 30
Our service has been adjusted to meet the requirements of the Alameda County COVID-19 reopening guidelines. In compliance with these guidelines and for the safety of our staff and guests the following changes have been made:

Hours of Operation:Friday & Saturday, 12 to 6pm. Last Call – 5:15pm. Last Pour 5:30pm. Stay tuned hours will be expanded soon!

Reservations are NO longer required. Come eat, drink and be merry. We will now be assigning customers to a specific numbered table on a first come first serve basis. Once your table is assigned, please do not move to another table, as this disrupts seating arrangements for other guests. We will be enforcing a two-hour time limit during peak hours. When our tarmac reaches capacity we will have a waitlist.

Seating: We have two seating options outdoor dining on the tarmac & indoor seating in our dome. Our Tarmac picnic benches do have umbrellas that will be up at the winery’s discretion, and may need to come down in windy conditions. We do not provide heat lamps and cannot guarantee shade. Please check the weather and dress accordingly.Click here for more info

Rombauer Vineyards in Napa through Apr 30
Reservations Are Required.

We offer tastings by appointment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday (Seasonal Hours). Our last appointment is at 4:15 pm.Click here for more info

Rosa Fierro Cellars in Livermore through Apr 30
Tasting Hours: Friday through Sunday, Noon to 5:00 PM

Due to COVID-19 restrictions in Alameda County, wine tastings are only permitted outdoors at this time. Dress Appropriately!

Rosenblum Cellars in Oakland through Apr 30
As of March 18th, Wineries in the "Red Tier" are permitted to open indoors with modifications. In order to sit indoors, guests "MUST" purchase an entree. We have pizza's available as well as some new delicious offerings from Burma Love Foods. All reservations are limited to 90 minutes.

Please make your reservation today. When clicking on your time slot, you will be prompted to select which type of seating is available. High top and Standard seating are only available indoors.

Outdoor seating is a reservation for our patio dining. Table reservations are preassigned so we will not be able to accommodate table reassignments.

Also, for those chilly nights, we offer heaters and fleece blankets to guests (subject to availability) but we suggest dressing warmly for the weather.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12:00pm-8:00pmClick here for more info

Rubino Estates in Livermore through Apr 30
We are open daily for tastings from 11:00AM - 5:30PM.
Reservations are required Saturday and Sunday. Reservations can be made using the link below.
Monday - Friday no reservations are required.Click here for more info

Ruby Hill in Livermore through Apr 30
We are open daily for tastings from 11:00am to 5:30pm.
Reservations are required Saturday and Sunday.
Reservations can be made using the link below.
Monday - Friday no reservations are required.Click here for more info

Signorello Winery in Napa through Apr 30
Signorello's Estate Experience books up well in advance and reservations must be made a minimum of 36 hours in advance. For more information and to reserve your seat, email concierge@signorelloestate.com or call 707-255-5990

Maximum of four guests, hosted privately | $50 per guest | 90 minutes in length | Offered Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.

We require that guests travel together in the same vehicle. No groups will be combined, and we have added extra time between tastings to allow our team to fully sanitize any inside and outside areas that are used.Click here for more info

St. Amant in Lodi through Apr 30
We are excited to announce our tasting room is open by appointment. Reserve your tasting today!

Reservations are now required. To control the number of guests in our tasting room, we are required to offer tastings by appointment only.

Groups must be 6 or smaller. Please note, we may not seat separate groups together. OSHA requires that we do not allow congregations of more than 6 people at any time.Click here for more info

Taft Street in Russian River through Apr 30
WE’RE OPEN! Make A RESERVATION TODAY.
We are open Friday through Sunday. Friday 11am-4:00pm, and Saturday and Sunday Noon-4:00pm. Tastings are available by appointment for groups up to six people. Click here for more info

Tanner Vineyards in Murphys through Apr 30
OPEN FOR OUTDOOR WINE TASTING
Due to our limited outdoor space, reservations are required
Tasting reservations are 45 minutes long starting on the hour

TASTING ROOM HOURS
Mon | Wed-Fri 12-4PM
Sat-Sun 11-5PM
Closed Tues (for now)Click here for more info

Thomas George Estates Winery in Russian River through Apr 30
By reservation only, 11am to 5pm Thursday - Monday.

For all activities at the Winery during the covid-19 pandemic we have implemented procedures and protocols to protect the health and safety of our guests and employees. They will not diminish the enjoyment of your experience but will provide comfort that your wellbeing is our priority.

To make your appointment please contact us at (707) 431-1036 or at
Reservations@thomasgeorgeestates.comClick here for more info

Twisted Oak Winery in Murphys through Apr 30
The state of California has lifted the Regional Stay at Home Order which means we are permitted to conduct limited outdoor wine tasting again.

We are again taking reservations for our protected outdoor spaces. We don’t have a lot of protected space right now so there are limits:

Maximum 6 people per reservation at the winery;
Maximum 3 people per reservation at Murphys.

Our unprotected spaces – meaning if it rains you may get wet – are available for walk-ups, first come first served. These spaces are maximum 6 people.Click here for more info

Urban Legend in Alameda through Apr 30
Each Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting, enjoy delicious Urban Legend wines for a delightful day of sipping, paired with a host of Bay area food artisans with nibbles and meals available Saturdays and many Sundays. Or join us Friday evenings at 4 PM for our Sunsetters seating and enjoy one of the best views on the Bay. Reservations are required, and seatings are limited.

Glasses, flights, and bottles (with complimentary corkage) are available for consumption on site. Club discounts apply on all wine purchases. Glasses & Flights Menu
Unfortunately, wine tastings are not offered at this time.

Table reservations are for 90 minutes per group (from reservation start time) for maximum of 6 people (including little ones) per table. All must be in the same social bubble. Children must remain at the table. Everyone must wear a mask while a server is present or when away from the table. Click here for more info

V Sattui in Napa through Apr 30
TENTED OUTDOOR WINE TASTINGS!

Guests: Please dress appropriately for outdoor Winter weather

TASTING RESERVATIONS highly recommended due to limited capacity (6 person maximum per group)
In response to the most recent state recommendations put forth by the CDC along with local and state officials:
* Guests must adhere to 6-foot social distancing AND wear masks while visiting
* A strict group policy of 1-picnic table (8 people) maximum will be enforced
* Picnicking is limited to tables only, for a maximum of 1 hour
*Guests are limited to one wine tasting experience per dayClick here for more info

Van Ruiten Winery in Lodi through Apr 30
Due to the new guidelines implemented for tasting rooms to open during the COVID-19 pandemic, Reservations will be REQUIRED.

We are open daily 11am - 5pm and offering wine tasting outdoors on our patio. We have flights for $10 or $15. Our last wine tasting will be taken at 4pm.

Reservations can be made by calling our tasting room, 209.334.5722. Your reservation is for one hour and fifteen minutes. The following times can be booked:

11:00am
12:30pm
2:00pm
3:30pm
Click here for more info

Vina Moda in Murphys through Apr 30
Our Garden is OPEN for tastings! Space is limited to 30 total guests at any given time, with each group maintaining proper social distancing. Prior reservations are a very good idea, at Vina Moda as well as other tasting rooms, so that we can make sure we have plenty of room for you!

The garden tables and chairs will remain an exclusive VIP area for Wine Club Members, with reservations highly recommended.

Our hours of operation will be as follows, with the inside tasting room remaining closed at this time - all tastings will take place in our garden:

Friday - Sunday, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Send us an email: info@vinamoda.comClick here for more info

Wente in Livermore through Apr 30
Wente Vineyards Tasting Lounge is open for tastings Friday to Sunday 11 am to 5 pm. Reservations are required and available at 11 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:30 pm Friday to Sunday.Click here for more info

Wood Family Vineyards in Livermore through Apr 30
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays:
Reservations are required!

First reservation is at 11:30am, the last available reservation is at 4:30pm.
We offer wine tastings for $20 per person which consists of 6 different wines and you keep the glass.
Tastings are refundable with a 2 bottle purchase per person.
We also sell our wines by the glass and by the bottle.Click here for more info

ZD Winery in Napa through Apr 30
Vineyard View Tasting
$40.00per person; max 6 guests.

This seated tasting will allow guests to enjoy a selection of current release award-winning wines while taking in the panoramic views across the Napa Valley from our Rutherford bench overlook. Hospitality professionals will lead you through ZD’s 50-year history, winemaking, and eco practices.

Appointment required, maximum of 6 guests. Adults 21+ only. Please, leave Fido and other pets at home, unless they’re a trained service animal.

Supplemental food pairings: artisanal cheese selections; salmon or duck and garlic rillettes; or Kollar chocolates. Please inquire.Click here for more info

Joseph Jewell in Russian River through Apr 30
Sonoma County is officially in the orange tier of COVID-19 restrictions. This means that we can now open for indoor wine tasting at 25% capacity. We welcome you to join us for one of the following tasting experiences enjoying the newly released Joseph Jewell wines in a socially distanced setting.

INDOOR & OUTDOOR TASTING FORESTVILLE TASTING ROOM

Enjoy a curated tasting of our newly released wines socially distanced at our Downtown Forestville tasting room. Delight in a superb charcuterie board from Healdsburg's Journeyman Meats.Click here for more info

Charles R Vineyards in Livermore through Apr 30
EXCITING NEWS ... the winery is re-opening on Saturdays and Sundays, Soft Opening April 17th, with our Grand Opening May 1st, and launching Fridays with the Winemaker May 7th! We are so looking forward to seeing Charles R Wine Club members and friends again! Pack a picnic or your favorite snacks, enjoy our wine and relax on our peaceful garden patio.

Reservations are recommended, your $10 per person reservation fee will be applied towards your purchase of one bottle. Wine by the glass, flight or bottle will be served. Club Members enjoy complimentary wine tasting for up to four people each time you visit, 15% discount on wine purchases and 20% discount on case purchases.

Seatings are at Noon and 2:30 p.m. All seating is outdoors on the garden patio, our tables are socially distanced.

Walk-ins will be accommodated when space is available. We are happy to refund reservation fees with a minimum of 48 hours’ notice, or you may reschedule at no cost.
Children are welcome, must stay at the table. Please, certified service animals only.

Please wear a mask, and we will too. Upon arrival, please check in on the right side of the tasting room at the back patio (the tasting room is closed to the public), and you will be escorted to your table by a Tasting Room Associate. We are encouraging contactless payments by debit or credit card, please no cash or checks. Click here for more info
Apr 22

McGrail Vineyards in Livermore
Charming Fig Cheeseboard Making Class at McGrail
Thursday, April 22nd
6pm
Join Charming Fig’s founder, Julia Steinman, for a hands on class to learn how to make a beautiful cheese board while tasting some delicious McGrail wines. Finish the class with a gourmet cheese box that you get to take home and enjoy! Wine tasting of 3 wines is included, additional bottles are available for purchase.
Tickets available soon on Charming Figs website here.
Click here for more info
Apr 23

Cuda Ridge Wines in Livermore
Our Live Music on the Vineyard Patio series has commenced! Our first special guest is Echo Trail who will perform on Friday evening, April 23rd from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Click here for more info

Las Positas Vineyards in Livermore
April Friday Night Live Music

Indoor & Outdoor Seating Reservations are now OPEN

Friday April 23rd
Anthony Francisco Band
(Classic R&B/Alternative)Click here for more info
Apr 24

Leisure Street Winery in Livermore through Apr 25
Jewels Hanson
This weekend we will be releasing our Albarino and Wisner Chardonnay! Along with that we have a performance by Jewels Hanson & Co. Many know her from Saddle Rack (Fremont) days! Tickets are $5 for club members and $10 for non-club members. Please call/text 925-337-5463 or email mia@leisurestreetwinery.com! Cheers,
Rick, Kelly & Mia
Apr 25

McGrail Vineyards in Livermore
LIVE on the LAWN at McGrail
Sunday, April 25th
12-4PM

Enjoy some Smooth Jazz, R&B, Rock, Motown, Funk, Soul, & Blues by EP SAX as you sip on award winning wines and picnic on the Vineyard lawn! Reservations for the front lawn are required and our “Pods” are available for up to 6 people. Please bring lawn chairs and blankets to make yourself comfortable.
$10/person
$5/wine club memberClick here for more info
Apr 30

Las Positas Vineyards in Livermore
April Friday Night Live Music

Indoor & Outdoor Seating Reservations are now OPEN

Friday April 30th
Carlos Reyes
Grammy Nominated, Violinist & Harpist (Jazz Pop Rock )Click here for more info
May 09

Bokisch Vineyards in Lodi
Mothers Day Picnic Under The Oak Tree

Treat the special moms in your life to the perfect picnic spot situated in the middle of our beautiful Terra Alta Vineyard this Mother's Day! We'll supply the picnic table, table cloth, ice bucket & flowers. You supply the picnic!

All moms will receive one complimentary glass of wine & there will be a full bar down under the oak tree for glass & bottle purchases to pair with your picnic.

There is a $30 charge per picnic table with a max of 6 people per table. Please reserve a table now to make sure you get one for your party, space is very limited!

You are able to choose from two different time slots: 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. Guests must make a separate reservation if they would like to enjoy our lawn area after the event. Click here for more info

Eberle Winery in Paso Robles
Sunday, May 9th, 2021 | 11:00am to 1:00pm
Celebrate Mom in the best way possible! Join us on the Vineyard Deck Sunday, May 9th for brunch catered by The Patio Kitchen, wine by Eberle, and live music by Jan & Ted.

Adults: $60 per person | Children 12 & under: $25.00 per person

The first glass of wine included

Maximum 6 guests per table

Russian River Vineyards in Russ
Do Something Sweet for Mother's Day

As we mark new beginnings represented by the Spring season, it's also time to celebrate all those special people who give us the gift of life. Come celebrate Mother's Day at Russian River Vineyards with a special wine & dessert pairing that the mom in your life is sure to love!

Our Estate Chef, Lea Schleimer, has created some of her special desserts to honor moms everywhere!

Your Wine & Dessert Pairing Flight of Three Wines and Three Desserts Includes:


Pear & Mascarpone Tart with Poached Pear
2017 Botrytis Chardonnay | Manchester Ridge Vineyard

Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese & Candied Pecan Crunch
2016 Pinot Noir | Bella Luna Vineyard

Flourless Chocolate Torte, Berry Gelee, Chocolate Ganache & Raspberries
2016 Petite Sirah | Wedge Family Vineyard

To ensure everyone's safety, masks will be required for guests when not at their tables. We will be serving with no-touch wine glass caddies and providing compostable tableware, among other precautions. Click here for more info
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