Vineyard Tours, Tasting and Education every Saturday at Murrieta’s Well Winery
9 November, 2010
Livermore, CA November 2010 – Murrieta’s Well Winery recently announced the commencement of their regular Saturday vineyard tours and tastings, open to the public beginning October 30th. Starting at 1:00 pm every Saturday, guests have the opportunity to explore the winery and surrounding vineyard grounds while sampling wines and getting a sense of Murrieta’s Well’s unique and exceptional terroir.
The tour consists of a morning walk through different areas of the stunning 92-acre sustainably farmed estate while learning more about the concept of terroir and how the soil, weather, and topography all effect the cultivation of the vine. Along the way, guests will taste wines that embody the terroir of the Livermore Valley. The educational content will vary as the vines progress through their seasonal changes. These tours will offer a unique, first-hand glimpse into the distinctive practices at Murrieta’s Well, while offering the community an intimate winery experience.
Tours are available every Saturday at 1:00pm. Guests will first meet at the lower terrace for an introduction with the wine ambassador while enjoying the views from the historic property. To reserve a spot, call Murrieta’s Well Winery at 925-456-2395.
Silver Spur Club members Free
Non-club members $5
About Murrieta’s Well Winery
Murrieta’s Well is an elite Livermore Valley wine estate defined by its distinctive blended wines, stunning location, and a rich heritage that began in California’s Gold Rush era. In 1990, Fourth Generation Winemaker Philip Wente and Winemaker Sergio Traverso merged old and new winemaking styles, reviving the historic winery established by Livermore Pioneer Louis Mel.
Surrounded by vineyards, the serene, idyllic location on the Arroyo Mocho has a sense of timeless romanticism. The old stone winery building was originally built in the 1880s and is a gorgeous example of early California architecture. Local timber and rustic concrete made from gravel gathered from the nearby Arroyo Mocho Creek were used in the construction. Combined with Spanish design influences, the colorful past of Gold Rush era bandito Joaquin Murrieta, and ultra-premium wines, Murrieta's Well is a captivating and unforgettable destination.
Murrieta's Well flagship wines include their Red Meritage and White Meritage, blends of Bordeaux grape varietals, and Zarzuela, a blend of Spanish and Portuguese varietals, modeled after the famous Spanish blends of Ribera del Duero and Rioja. Their estate, old-vine Zinfandel from the renowned Raboli Vineyard and small lot Los Tesoros de Joaquin wines comprise their exclusive portfolio.
The Los Tesoros de Joaquin wines are hand-crafted treasures and only available directly from the winery or through the Silver Spur Wine Club. For more information visit www.murrietaswell.com/silverspur.
Murrieta’s Well Winery and Tasting Room is located at 3005 Mines Road in Livermore, CA. For more information, visit www.murrietaswell.com. For interviews and media inquiries, please contact Charles Communications Associates at 415|701-9463 or Samantha@charlescomm.com.
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