How would you describe your favorite wine? Is it light and refreshing, or full-bodied and oaky? However you take your wine, a blending class is a fun, hands-on way to discover what it takes to create the perfect bottle! Read on to discover the best place to make your own signature blend, and after a day of playing winemaker, take your time to enjoy everything else that the Bay Area offers. For recommendations on restaurants, wineries, entertainment, and more, download our free Livermore Valley Vacation Guide.
The Best Wine Blending Class in Livermore Valley
What Is Wine Blending?
Blending is the process of combining two or more varietal wines into one. It is an art form that gives winemakers the power to craft wines to their exact tastes and preferences. You can enhance flavors, smells, and so much more.
The beauty of wine blending is that once you master the craft, you can start blending your very own wines from home! If you want to learn more, take a class at Wente Vineyards during your next vacation in Livermore Valley.
Wente Vineyards Wine Blending Classes
Did you know that many award-winning wines from across the country are blends? In fact, you will find a few of these award-winning blends at Wente Vineyards, making it the perfect place to learn more about the winemaking process! The Winemaking Blending Experience is a hands-on, educational class that delves into tasting and evaluating wines. At the end of class, you will leave with your very own blended bottle!
The Winemaking Blending Experience at Wente takes place in the Winemakers Studio, and each class lasts approximately two hours. You can make your class reservation during studio hours, Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information on the classes at Wente, contact the studio at (925) 456-2385.
Nearby Wineries to Visit
Wine blending classes will give you a new appreciation for the blended wines you’ll find in Livermore Valley. After your class, consider checking out some of the nearby local wineries. It will truly complete the experience!
- Steven Kent Winery
- Tesla Vintners
- Crooked Vine & Stony Ridge Winery
- Rio’s Reserve Estate
- Concannon Vineyard
For more recommendations on local wineries, view our Livermore wine tasting guide.
Your Wine Country Getaway Awaits
The wine blending classes at Wente Vineyards are less than five minutes away from The Purple Orchid Resort & Spa! After delving into the art of winemaking, head home to our luxurious resort for the ultimate Wine Country getaway. When you book any of our elegant rooms, like the Olive Hills King Room, you can always look forward to the best amenities, packages, and top-notch service. Daily hot-plated breakfast, access to our outdoor pool and patio, onsite spa services, and a complimentary wine and olive oil hour are a few conveniences that you can always enjoy. If you are ready to plan your next Wine Country getaway, check our current specials and book your stay! We can\’t wait to host you at The Purple Orchid Resort & Spa!