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Wente Vineyard's 2011 Spring Calendar

14 March, 2011

2011 Spring Calendar of Events: April - June

Livermore Valley, CA – March 2011: This lineup of enticing upcoming events from Wente Vineyards offers many ways to celebrate the blossoming spring season. Art showings, special tastings, and family fun create opportunities to delight the tastes of every wine enthusiast.

Activities for April through June include:


Wente Vineyards Library Weekend
April 2nd & 3rd
Estate Winery Tasting Room
Come out to Wente Vineyards Estate Winery and taste a variety of Small Lot and Nth Degree Wines from the Wente Vineyards Library.

Artist Reception: Textiles by Denise Miller & Nancy Ryan
April 10th from 1:00 3:00p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room
Local artists Denise Miller & Nancy Ryan will be displaying their fabulous textile creations at the Estate Winery Tasting Room on April 10th from 1:00-3:00p.m. Come meet the artists and sip on some lovely Wente Vineyards Wines. Exhibit will be on display through April 29th.


Winemaker’s Dinner
May 12th from 6:30 9:30p.m.
Vineyard Tasting Room
Enjoy fine food and wine with Karl Wente, fifth generation winegrower. Karl, in the small lot winery, creates handcrafted special releases and takes this opportunity to pull out some special wines from the library for the evening. The gourmet four-course dinner and accompanying wine pairings present a unique and delicious chance to experience the best of Wente Vineyards. $89 Wine Club Members, $109 Public - Reservations Required

Artist Reception: Photography by Karl Nielson
May 15th from 1:00 3:00p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room
Local artist Karl Nielson will be displaying his photography at the Estate Winery Tasting Room on May 15th from 1:00-3:00p.m. Come meet the artist and enjoy Wente Vineyards Wines. Exhibit will be on display through May 31st.

39th Annual Art in the Vineyard
May 29th from 11:00 5:00p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room
Soak up the beautiful setting of the Estate Winery while enjoying inspired art demonstrations and the works of the Livermore Valley's most talented artists. Wine tasting and food booths make the day complete. Wine tasting is $10 for Wente Vineyards & Tamás Estates club members and $15 for public, includes a commemorative glass.


Wente Wednesday
Every Wednesday from 5:00 8:00p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room
Satisfy your cravings at Wente Vineyards as dusk descends each Wednesday evening throughout the summer.

Artist Reception: Watercolors by Judy Rice
June 5th from 1:00 3:00p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room
Local artist Judy Rice will be displaying her watercolor masterpieces at the Estate Winery Tasting Room on June 5th from 1:00-3:00p.m. Guests will meet the artist and taste some fabulous Wente Vineyards Wines. Exhibit will be on display through June 3oth.

Father’s Day Washer Tournament
June 19th from 12:00 4:00p.m.
Estate Winery Tasting Room
Join other wine lovers thirsting for a fun day of friendly competition as teams of two play the original Washer game.

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

For more information about upcoming events, visit For interviews and media inquiries, please contact Charles Communications Associates at 415.701.9463 or email Samantha Kane at

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