Two glasses of white and red wine with bottles at sunset.

Here’s Why You Need to Take a Trip to Fenestra Winery

The choice is yours when it comes to visiting wineries in Livermore Valley. As in, you have your choice of more than 50 wineries in the area! With so many wineries in town, it can be hard to choose which to visit during your trip. You can’t go wrong with a visit to big-name estates like Concannon and Wente Estate Vineyards. For something a bit different, visit a boutique winery like Fenestra Winery. This historic winery keeps up with the best of them, boasting award-winning wines and a fantastic tasting room. Even the most particular of wine lovers leave a Fenestra Fanatic! Request a copy of our complimentary Vacation Guide for more local recommendations on how to best sip your way through the Valley!

Everything You Need to Know About Fenestra Winery

It’s the First and Best Boutique Winery in Livermore Valley

What exactly is a boutique winery? Although not in the dictionary, the term “boutique winery” has been defined by wine lovers as “A passionate artisan vineyard, perhaps family-owned, fiercely individual, with limited production and unique style.” If there was every a winery to fit the bill, Fenestra Winery is it! This historic winery on Vallecitos Road has a rags-to-riches story. In 1997, the old winery building was renovated and adorned with freshly-planted vineyards. Fenestra uses mostly native grapes and produces small batches of fine wine. 

The Tasting Room is Open for Parties & Holidays 

The best place to taste Fenestra’s award-winning wines is on-site at the tasting room! The Fenestra tasting room is open Friday through Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For just $15, spend the afternoon tasting seven uniquely different blends. Then, purchase two bottles of your favorites and get reimbursed for the tasting fee! Take your bottles to the southside and westside lawns for stunning views of the property’s garden. 

Fenestra Winery also requires reservations for groups of more than eight individuals. Or, get six to 10 of your friends together for a group getaway in Livermore and enjoy a private wine and cheese pairing! This winery also has adjusted hours during specific holidays.

  • Christmas Eve: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
  • New Year’s Eve: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Explore More Essentials Wineries in Livermore 

Choosing among more than 50 wineries is overwhelming. Browse our specially-curated list of the Most Essential Wineries in Livermore, CA, to get your planning started. Want someone else to choose for you? No problem! Take advantage of our area’s wine tasting tours

Don’t Wine About a Thing at The Purple Orchid

Bed with wine bottle and glasses.

Rest in Wine Country luxury with a stay in our Vintner’s Estate King Suite. Located on the main level of our lodge, this guest room features a king-size bed, tub for two, beautiful wine-centric decor, and has an in-room breakfast option. This is the perfect place to enjoy the leftover wine from your visit to Fenestra Winery! Check the availability of our Livermore, CA, hotel to start planning! 

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