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2011 Winter Calendar of Events: January-March

18 January, 2011

Livermore Valley, CA – January 2011. The eclectic offerings of Wente Vineyard’s winter event calendar are sure to provide unmatched excitement for every wine enthusiast.  Art showings, special tastings and romantic receptions explore the passionate intersection between wine and life’s other pleasures.

Activities for January through March include:

Winter Barrel Tasting Weekend
January 22nd & 23rd from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room & Vineyard Tasting Room

Come out to Wente Vineyards Estate Winery or the Vineyard Tasting Room to barrel taste all your favorite wines!
• Wine club members no charge, Non members $5 barrel tasting fee in each room
• Reciprocal club benefits to members of Murrieta’s Well and Tamas Estates
• Special discounts on selected wines
• Futures available for purchase!

Artist Reception: Photography by Jennifer McGregor
February 6th from 1:00-3:00p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room

Local artists Jennifer McGregor will be displaying her photography at the Estate Tasting Room on February 6th from 1:00-3:00PM. Come meet the artist and sip on some fabulous Wente Vineyards Wines. Exhibit will be on display through February 28th.

Romance Wine & Chocolate
February 13th at 1:00p.m. or 4:00p.m.
Vineyard Tasting Room
Reservations Required: Wine club members - $30, Guests - $35

Sit down and enjoy five chocolate and wine pairings carefully selected and prepared by Wente Vineyards Executive Pastry Chef Leena Hung. Learn how chocolate and wine can combine and create a romantic and sensual experience!

Artist Reception: Pastels by Linda Beach
March 6th 1:00 – 3:00p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room

Local artists Linda Beach will be displaying her pastels at the Estate Tasting Room on March 6th from 1:00-3:00PM. Come meet the artist and sip on some fabulous Wente Vineyards Wines. Exhibit will be on display through March 31st.

Big Red Tasting at Estate Winery
March 12th 6:00 – 8:00p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room
Wine Club Exclusive Event – Reservations Required: $20 per person

You are invited to attend an exclusive tasting of red wines from three of the Livermore Valley’s premier wineries: Murrieta’s Well, Tamás Estates, and Wente Vineyards.

Livermore Valley Winegrower’s Assoc. (LVWA) Barrel Tasting Weekend
March 19th& 20th
Estate Winery Tasting Room

Come join us for the second annual Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association Barrel Tasting Weekend. This valley wide event will feature many local wineries pouring directly from the barrel and selling futures. For information contact Livermore Valley Winegrowers Assoc. 925.447.WINE

About Wente Vineyards
The country’s oldest continuously operated family-owned winery; Wente Vineyards is led today by the fourth and fifth generations of the Wente family. More than 125 years of committed stewardship to the land has led to the development of Wente Vineyards’ Farming for the Future®, a system of sustainable viticulture practices designed to produce the best quality wines with the least environmental impact. This philosophy extends to all aspects of winery operations, where energy efficiency, waste reduction, recycling and social responsibility are all integral to the culture.

All of the wines within the Wente Vineyards portfolio are Estate Grown, crafted by 5th generation winemaker, Karl Wente from estate vineyards in Livermore Valley and Arroyo Seco. Located just east of San Francisco in the historic Livermore Valley, Wente Vineyards is recognized as one of California’s premier wine country destinations, featuring wine tasting, fine dining and championship golf. For more information, visit

Helpful addresses:

Estate Winery Tasting Room | 5565 Tesla Road | Livermore, CA | 925.456.2305

Vineyard Tasting Room | 5050 Arroyo Road | Livermore, CA | 925.456.2405

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