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The 2010 Concert at Wente Vineyards Lineup

6 October, 2010

Livermore Valley, CA – April 2010 – Wente Vineyards is excited to announce the line-up for their annual The Concerts at Wente Vineyards Series.  As Northern California’s most memorable concert experience, Wente Vineyards will host a summer of top name headliners in its spectacular vineyard setting.  Delivering an exciting selection of musical genres, The Concerts will include renowned artists such as The Fray, Wille Nelson and Liza Minnelli.


THE FRAY - Thursday June 17th

LIZA MINNELLI - Thursday June 24th


BARENAKED LADIES - Tuesday July 20th


HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS - Tuesday August 10th

CHRIS ISAAK - Thursday August 19th

ZZ TOP - Wednesday August 25th


WILLIE NELSON - Monday September 13th

HARRY CONNICK Jr September 21st

Ticket options include different dining and seating choices.  The Restaurant Dining Option includes stage-front seating, the evening’s performance, a four-course dinner at the award-winning Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, reserved parking, tax and gratuity.  Prices start from $259.

Tickets inclusive of a buffet-style wine country inspired dinner by Catering with Wente Vineyards are available by reservation and include outdoor tables seating eight or ten guests.  This option provides guests with a view of the concert from their dining table.  These tickets include Premium Dining, Outdoor Dining and Mezzanine Dining, which offer different seating locations within the concert area.   The price of the ticket includes seating, the evening’s performance, the buffet style dinner served from 6:00 - 8:00pm, tax and gratuity.  Prices start from $169.

Tickets without dinner options are sold at prices starting at $89, and allow guests the option to dine at The Grill prior to the show.  Tickets go on-sale to the Club Wente Entertainment Members on April 24th and are open to the general public on May 8th.  Wine and non-alcoholic beverages are not included in the price of tickets, but may be purchased separately at the show.

Wente Vineyards is the country’s oldest continuously operated family-owned winery.  Greeting guests with warm hospitality, the winery is run by the fourth and fifth generations of the Wente family.  Located in historic Livermore Valley less than an hour east of San Francisco, Wente Vineyards offers guests a truly unique and memorable experience with acclaimed dining, wine tasting and championship golf.

About The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards

The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards is an accurate reflection of the entire Wente Vineyards experience: estate grown, family owned, sustainable.  When guests visit The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, it is almost as if they have been invited into the Wente family dining room.  Featuring ingredient-driven California Wine Country cuisine, recently appointed Executive Chef Eric Berg offers seasonal dishes sourced from the Vineyard’s magnificent herb and vegetable garden.  With a wine list of 400 West Coast wines, The Restaurant provides guests with numerous wine pairing options for each dish.  The Restaurant serves lunch and dinner, with brunch service on Sunday. The telephone number for reservations and information is (925) 456-2450 or online at The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards is located at 5050 Arroyo Road in Livermore Valley, CA.

The Concerts at Wente Vineyards

Fine wine and food, complemented by gracious, personal service, are the hallmarks of the Wente Vineyards concert experience.  Concerts are held at the beautiful Wente Vineyards Restaurant and Event Center, located at 5050 Arroyo Road, in a picturesque valley a few miles south of the town of Livermore.   Seating is in a terraced amphitheater surrounded by gardens, hillsides and tile-roofed winery buildings recreated in the style of old California.   Patrons can choose either a four-course dinner in the award-winning The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, followed by reserved, stage-front seating, or a buffet-style dinner at tables of ten on the lawn.  The intimate nature and the limited number of tickets sold guarantee that every seat offers guests an outstanding entertainment experience.

Catering with Wente Vineyards

Serving the Greater Bay Area, Catering with Wente Vineyards provides a full range of personalized catering options. From intimate gatherings to large celebrations, family to corporate events, Wente Vineyards infuses its wine country style into every occasion.  Wente Vineyards is pleased to bring these high standards directly to its guests at their chosen location.

Catering with Wente Vineyards shares The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards’ philosophy to use the very best sustainably and organically grown local ingredients to create sublime wine country fare. Catering Chef Scott Ritchie leads the catering team.  “Catering with Wente Vineyards” is coordinated by Sales Director Robert Gundrey.