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The Best Wineries in Livermore, CA

Did you know that Livermore is home to over 40 unique wineries? Whether you are searching for free wine tastings, amazing food, spectacular events, or just an exceptional glass of wine, these wineries have it all! But with so many places to choose from, it can be hard knowing where to go first. Luckily, we’ve done the research for you and pinpointed 10 of the best wineries in Livermore, CA.

These wineries are just the beginning of what you’ll find in Livermore, CA! If you are planning your next Bay Area getaway, download our free Livermore Valley Vacation Guide. Our guide is full of recommendations on wineries, restaurants, spas, and things to do in the area!

10 of the Best Wineries in Livermore, CA

1. Wente Vineyards

The story of the Wente Vineyards began 130 years ago. C.H. Wente came to America in search of a better life; he studied the craft of winemaking in Napa and later moved to Livermore with his wife. To this day Wente Vineyards is one of Livermore’s most beloved wineries. Enjoy a wine flight, take a tour, and don’t miss the Wente Vineyard concerts! For nearly three decades, Wente has showcased world-renown entertainers in their picturesque amphitheater. Check this year’s calendar to see who is playing and take advantage our Concert Series Package  to save on tickets and lodging!

2. Bent Creek Winery

Founded by four local educators, Bent Creek Winery is the perfect place to learn about wine and delve into the wine making process! Aside from their award-winning wines, here, you can enjoy free tastings*, spectacular events, and some of Livermore’s most beautiful countryside. The serene setting of their vineyard offers visitors peace, tranquility, and the ultimate escape from the pressures of everyday life.

*Note: There is a $10 tasting fee at Bent Creek Winery. However, it is also credited toward the purchase of any bottle of wine!

3. Garre Vineyard & Winery

If you are looking for great wine and equally amazing food, then take a trip to Garre Vineyard & Winery. Sample handcrafted wines, learn about how they are grown, have a flight, and complete your experience with a meal at their restaurant, Garre Cafe. Their woodfire cooking sets them apart from other wineries and restaurants; not only is it a sensory experience for the chef, but everyone in the room! While reservations are not required, they are strongly encouraged.

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4. Concannon Vineyard

5. Cedar Mountain Winery

6. Retzlaff Vineyards

7. Wood Family Vineyards

8. McGrail Vineyards & Winery

9. Big White House

10. Caddis Winery

Tip: This list is by no means all-inclusive. There are so many more great wineries in the area! We recommend the Livermore Wine Trolley to truly get a taste of what Livermore Wine Country offers.

Your Wine Country Getaway Awaits

The Livermore Wine Trolley is only 10 minutes away from The Purple Orchid Resort & Spa! After a day of exploring Wine Country, head to our resort for a relaxing evening in. Sit back and unwind by the poolside with beautiful views of our gardens and olive orchards. Each day during your stay, you will enjoy array of special amenities, including daily breakfast, full concierge service, and a complimentary evening gathering hour with local wine and light hors d’oeuvres.

For groups and friends exploring Livermore’s wineries, our Friends Getaway Package is the perfect way to do it. This package includes one night of lodging, a bottle of California sparkling, and a 50-minute spa treatment for each guest! What are you waiting for? Your Wine Country getaway awaits!

Remember to download your free vacation guide to find more incredible wineries in Livermore, CA!