Are you a wine connoisseur in search of a remarkable summer adventure?
Discover the paradise of Livermore Valley Wine Country. Nestled in California's heartland, the region is packed with top-tier wineries, stunning vineyards, and a myriad of engaging activities.
Home to a rich winemaking legacy spanning over a century, Livermore Valley is known for its unique terroir. The region boasts a diverse assortment of grapes that flourish in its Mediterranean climate and well-drained soils. The result is an extraordinary range of wines celebrated for their superior quality and flavor, marking Livermore Valley as an essential destination for any wine aficionado.
The region also promises picturesque beauty, with rolling hills and meticulously groomed vines that lend a mesmerizing backdrop for unforgettable wine-tasting experiences with expert vintners.
(Courtesy of Livermore Valley Wine Community)
Savor a broad spectrum of varietals, from refined chardonnays and sauvignon blancs to robust cabernet francs and cabernet sauvignons. Cab franc fans must visit The Steven Kent Winery, Cuda Ridge Wines, and Caddis Winery.
Pair your wine tasting with a plethora of activities such as hiking on the trails at Murrieta's Well and Charles R Vineyards, an e-bike winery tour with Pedego, or a ride on the Livermore Wine Trolley.
Golfers can tee off at Wente Vineyards' world-class course where lush greens meet vineyard views and award-winning wines. Be sure to appreciate the beautiful landscaping along with remarkable wines at Rodrigue Molyneaux Winery, Retzlaff Vineyards, Rios-Lovell Winery, Bodegas Aguirre Winery, Pruett Farms, and Boaventura de Caires Winery.
Arts and culture vultures will find a vibrant scene in Livermore Valley. Engage with local art and award-winning wine at Darcie Kent Estate Winery, visit historical landmarks at Concannon Vineyard and Fenestra Winery, and be moved by live music performances at the Almost Famous Wine Lounge. Experience the valley's creative spirit at Page Mill Winery, el Sol Winery, Dante Robere Vineyards, Del Valle Winery, Leisure Street Winery, The Singing Winemaker, and Tenuta Vineyards.
A visit to Livermore Valley Wine Country would be incomplete without savoring the local culinary offerings. Enjoy a curated menu while wine tasting at Las Positas Vineyards, or indulge in a full dining experience at Garre Cafe, located onsite at Garre Vineyard. Many wineries offer picnic areas with captivating views—don't miss McGrail Vineyards, 3 Steves Winery, and Bent Creek Winery.
To optimize your tasting experience, explore Vasco Road's urban wine trail, featuring Longevity Wines, Free Range Flower Winery, Rosa Fierro Cellars, Occasio Winery, Favalora Vineyards, Nottingham Cellars, Wood Family Vineyards, Omega Road Winery, and Arroyo Cellars.
Whether you're a wine lover, a nature aficionado, a culture enthusiast or all of the above, there's something for everyone in this hidden gem of a wine region.
A food and wine pairing at Wente Vineyards.(Courtesy of Livermore Valley Wine Community)