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A Breezy Tasting at Omega Road Winery

A Breezy Tasting at Omega Road Winery

Springtime in Livermore is host to a wide range of weather conditions. On this particular Saturday, the cool air from the bay was swooping through Livermore toward the central valley. That meant cloudless skies and moderate temperatures. It also meant random, gusty bursts of wind. We decided to take advantage of the lovely day and checked in with Omega Road Winery to catch up on their latest wines.

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

June 2021
July 2021

Jun 23

Charles R Vineyards in Livermore
Wednesday, June 23, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Come wine-down Wednesday evening and meet our Winemaker Lisa Lee, we’ll be releasing our 2017 Barbera, and this Winery of the Week only, try a sneak peek of our 2020 Sauvignon Blanc, and save 25% off on our 2019 Rosé of Sangiovese. And of course, your favorite Charles R wines will be available by the glass, bottle or flight.

Enjoy live music on our relaxing garden patio featuring Jack Quigley’s acoustic rock and soul with Ed Feifert.

The Double Barrel Food Truck will be rolling in with pizza, sandwiches, and shareable sides. So round up your posse and make a night of it! Please no outside food or picnics. Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome. Click here for more info

McGrail Vineyards in Livermore
Sunset Core and Cabernet Summer Series on the Front Lawn at McGrail Vineyards
with Caitlin Hatzenbuhler of Conscious Core Pilates

June 23rd | 6:30-8:30PM

We welcome you to an all new Core and Cabernet Pilates Series at McGrail Vineyards! Gather on the front lawn overlooking the Livermore Valley, while practicing for an all-levels Pilates mat workout focusing on core strength, flexibility, balance and overall body awareness. This 60-minute class with Caitlin Hatzenbuhler of Conscious Core Pilates will work on both lengthening and strengthening the muscles in a full-body workout with modifications to fit everyone’s level. You will leave feeling stronger, taller and more connected in your mind and body. Following the practice we will head to the panoramic patio to enjoy a tasting of three McGrail wines. Grab your friends, soak in the sunset, and enjoy a beautiful evening together! All levels are always welcome! Please bring a yoga mat, water, and comfortable clothing for pilates. Layers are recommended. For those with sun sensitivities, please bring a hat, glasses, sunscreen, or anything else you may need.

Sunset Core & Cabernet dates:
Wednesday, June 23rd
Wednesday, July 28th
Wednesday, August 25th

Tickets: $45/guests or $39/Wine Club Members per date.
Pre-Registration is requested. No refunds.
Tickets availableClick here for more info
Jun 24

R&B Cellars in Richmond
Thursday, June 24th
Brazilian Day by the Bay

Join us for an evening of pure Brazilian Happiness!!

Catia Machado and the Brazil East Bay Ensemble

The Brazil East Bay Ensemble is an exciting new ensemble consisting of experienced players with roots in Brazil, New York, and the East Bay. Catia began her music studies in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 10 and has performed widely in South, Central and North America. Trained as a music therapist, she promotes healing through music.

BEBE consists of Danny Bittker, Reeds; Richard Lindsey, Bass; Steve Raphael, Guitar: Eric Siegel, Keyboards; and James Thorne, Drums.

Happy Hour Piano & Voice: 5-6pm
Band: 6-9pm (Put on your dancing shoes!!!)
Jun 25

Charles R Vineyards in Livermore
Featuring Spencer James
Friday, June 25, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Round up your friends, pack up your picnic basket and head to Charles R for our Fourth Friday Concert Series, featuring Spencer James, playing a variety of blues, funk, jazz, Americana, and early rock ‘n’ roll standards. Wine-down with a glass, bottle or flight of your favorite Charles R wine to pair with your picnic on our garden patio.

Spencer James is a 24-year-old guitar player/singer/songwriter. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Spencer has been performing local venues since he was 18. Check out Spencer’s website at
TRAVEL TIP: To avoid commute traffic on Tesla Road, take Las Positas or Patterson Pass Road to Greenville Road. Click here for more info

Dante Robere in Livermore
Wine by the glass or bottle. Your
Taco Guy will be on site, with their super fresh and spicy Tacos ~
grab a plate and head out to the Patio for Live Music by ChaZ n' Ed.
Patio table reservations for club members, accepted. Walk-ins welcome and open to all, as space permitsClick here for more info
Jun 27

Dante Robere in Livermore
Wine It Up | Sunday, June 27th ( 9-1pm)

Help us give back! A Joya Cycle fundraising event,
for Tri- Valley Non-Profit Alliance and Reins in Motion
More information available, including purchasing tickets for the cycle class and raffle tickets, at or email:

Even if you don't attend the cycle class, you can still give back just by drinking & eating ~
a portion of the day's wine & food sales (Your Taco Guy on site, 9-2pm) will be
donated to the Wine It Up charities.

McGrail Vineyards in Livermore
Music in the Vines with an Acoustic Show from Benny Bassett

Sunday, June 27th | 1-4pm

Sunshine, Wine, and a Traveling Artist! Join us on the front lawn for live music by Benny Bassett, a touring solo artist based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has played shows in 42 states and 4 countries and opened for acts like Fitz & The Tantrums, Lifehouse, The Verve Pipe, and Sister Hazel. Enjoy a mix of covers and some originals while sipping wine and enjoying the gorgeous views of the valley. Rye Culinary will be on-site selling BBQ lunch! Please bring lawn chairs and blankets to make yourself comfortable. Advanced reservations are recommended.
$10/person OR $5/wine club member

Tickets availableClick here for more info
Jul 10

Cedar Mountain in Livermore
2021 Grill and Chill Reservations

Reservations for the 2021 Grill and Chill evenings are now available - $30 per picnic table. A table seats 6 people so make your table a social gathering of your family and friends.
Only pre-paid table reservations will be available for the Grill and Chills.
We cannot accommodate any walk-ins.
Call (925-373-6636) or email ( for reservations.

The BBQ will be set up and the coals hot when you arrive to cook your own dinner. Wine by the bottle or by the glass will be available (wine tasting will not be available on these evenings). Port sundaes for adults and non-port sundaes for minors will be available for purchase.

July 10, 2021
Chris Ahlman

Chris Ahlman is a Bay Area based Singer/Songwriter. He is excited to return for another Grill and Chill event this year at Cedar Mountain. Playing a mix of covers and originals, Chris loves to share his music with audiences as often as possible, typically playing more than one hundred shows per year.
Jul 17

Dutton Estate in Russian River
Saturday, July 17th - 5-7pm

EVENT DESCRIPTION: "Dutton at Dusk" is great for groups and is the best way to celebrate Father's Day Eve. Enjoy our garden after-hours with a personal charcuterie & cheese spread and a full menu of your favorite Dutton Estate wines offered 'By the Glass' or 'By The Bottle'. Each guest will be greeted with a welcome taste of our Hard Apple Cider! *"Dutton at Dusk" is not a guided wine tasting. Advanced reservations required.

PRICE: $20pp. Includes a welcome taste of Hard Apple Cider and personal charcuterie & cheese spread. Wine not included. Wine will be purchased By the Glass or Bottle.

RESERVATION TIMES: 5pm, 5:15pm, 5:30pmClick here for more info
Jul 24

Eberle Winery in Paso Robles
Saturday, July 24th, 2021 | 6:30 pm

We take the party to the vineyard for a served meal by Chef Justin Monson. This dinner promises plenty of memories accompanied by Eberle's award-winning wines & great food.

$200.00 Non-Club | $160.00 Cellar Club
Aug 13

Dutton Estate in Russian River through Aug 15
International Pinot Day Celebration
Comparative Library Pinot Event!

Friday, August 13th - Sunday, August 15th

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Enjoy a Comparative Library Pinot Noir Tasting with Mini Cheese & Charcuterie Pairing as we celebrate "International Pinot Day" all weekend long. As the world honors this great grape, we bring out our library Pinot Noir gems alongside their current releases in a side-by-side tasting. A thoughtfully selected cheese and charcuterie item will complement the two flights. Your group will be seated in our vineyard garden for your personal experience, led by our friendly team of wine educators. Advanced reservations required.


Greeter Taste of Hard Apple Cider
Library and Current Release Manzana Vineyard, Paired with Seasonal Cheese
Library and Current Release La Familia Pinot Noir, Paired with Charcuterie

PRICE: $55 per guest. $40 Club Members, 2 discounted tickets per membership.

RESERVATION TIMES: Daily at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pmClick here for more info
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