McGrail Vineyards


Calendar of Events

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Wine Club Release Party Dates in 2014
Saturday, November 8th - Quarterly Wine Club

Wine Club Release Party Dates in 2015
Saturday, February 7th, 2015 - Quarterly
Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 - Quarterly
Saturday, July 11th - ANNUAL WINE CLUB
Saturday, August 8th, 2015 - Quarterly

 


Tapas, Tasting, and Tunes
Friday, August 29th
6-9PM
Enjoy McGrail's exquisite wines and a delicious mixture of sweet, savory, and a bit of spicy flavors from Posada Catering's tapas to fill your summer evenings! Gregg Chambers and friends will put on a fabulous jazz ensemble.  Sit back and relax, enjoy peaceful music, and beautiful views! $10 entry fee. A glass of wine and food are available for purchase.
$10/person entry fee


Sunset Concert on the Front Lawn at McGrail with Forejour: Tribute to Foreigner and Journey
Saturday, August 30th
6-9PM
Grab your picnic chairs, blankets, and dancing shoes for our Summer Sunset Concert on the front lawn at McGrail!  Forejour, a Journey and Foreigner tribute band, will rock the stage while the sun sets over the hills of the Livermore Valley.  Soleil Wood Fired Pizza will be selling gourmet, wood-fired pizzas.  No outside alcohol allowed on-site. 


$15 cover charge
$10/wine club member
Buy tickets by visiting the Purchase tab or Clicking Here


Harvest Wine Celebration at McGrail
Sunday, August 31st
12-5PM
We will be closed on Sunday, August 31st please visit us at the host winery: Concannon Vineyards. Tickets for the Harvest Festival are available by visiting www.lvwine,org or by clicking here. 


Fundraiser for Tim Sbranti, Candidate for State Assembly 16th District
Thursday, September 4th
6-8PM
Join Jim McGrail and Supervisor, Scott Haggerty, in a reception on the McGrail patio to support Tim Sbranti in the November election!
Tickets are $125, please visit www.TimSbranti.com for more information.


Wine Wednesday at McGrail
Wednesday, September 3rd
5-8PM
Join us for Wine Wednesday as we will be open for twilight hours. Break up your work week and relax with us on our patio overlooking the beautiful views of the valley. Live music by TankHalfFull from 6-8pm.


Sunset Concert with Ryan Sims Trio: Ryan Sims, Ethan Newman, and Andy Varner
Friday, September 5th
5-9PM
Join us on the front lawn for our final Sunset Concert of the Season! Not only will you enjoy a gorgeous sunset, but this acoustic trio will put on a fabulous show. The trio is visiting us from Arizona. Ryan Sims won the Singer / Songwriter Award at the LA Music Awards and was in the top 32 on the X-Factor, so don’t miss this impressive trio! Posada Catering will be selling tapas and wine will be available for purchase by the glass and bottle. Please bring blankets and lawn chairs for the front lawn concert.
$10/person entry fee
Buy tickets by visiting the Purchase tab or Clicking Here


Tapas, Tasting, and Tunes
Friday, September 12th
Enjoy McGrail's exquisite wines and a delicious mixture of sweet, savory, and a bit of spicy flavors from Posada Catering's tapas to fill your summer evenings! Top Secret Dance Band is back to give a live performance of hits from classics of the 1950’s thru today’s top hits!  Bring your dancing shoes for this fun band! $10 entry fee. A glass of wine and food are available for purchase.
$10/person entry fee


Tapas, Tasting, and Tunes
Friday, September 26th
Join us for the final Friday of Tapas, Tastings, and Tunes! Listen to the Michael James Duo System Guitar as you sip on award-winning wines and enjoy a delicious mixture of sweet, savory, and a bit of spicy flavors from Posada Catering's tapas to fill the last of your summer evenings!  Wine and food are available for purchase.
$10/person entry fee


Grape Stompin’ and Wine Sippin’
Saturday, September 27th
12-4:30PM
Come out to McGrail to see all of the fun during Harvest.  Partake in some “I love Lucy” action by Stomping grapes.  Grab a friend and race to fill the bottle first.    Fullest bottle in 30 seconds wins the prize.  Once you are done stomping be prepared to get your purple toes on a t-shirt and decorate your keepsake t-shirt.  Soleil Pizza will be selling gourmet wood-fired pizzas and live music will keep you entertained.
$25/person for stomping and it includes a glass of wine
Buy tickets by visiting the Purchase tab or Clicking Here


Quarterly Wine Club Release Party and Music in the Vines
Saturday, November 8th
6-8PM
Join us for our last Quarter Wine Club Release Party! We want to end 2014 with a BANG, so bring your dancing shoes and enjoy live music! Grab your friends and family and come taste our new releases, including the James Vincent Cabernet Sauvignon. Enjoy live music and fun!
Complimentary for Club Members    
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
For Reservations, please email: Jennifer@mcgrailvineyards.com


James Vincent Library Tasting
Thursday, November 13th
6-8PM
Join us for a special Library Tasting of our James Vincent Cabernet.  Take a journey through the past 6 years and sip on samples from 2005-2010.  Each wine will have a cheese paired.  This small lot Cabernet Sauvignon is aged for almost three years in 100% new French oak and is the top of the line Cabernet produced by McGrail Vineyards and Winery.
$45/wine club member
$60/person
Buy tickets by visiting the Purchase tab or Clicking Here


Riedel Wine Presentation and Tasting
Thursday, December 11th
7:00-8:30PM
Join us for a comparative wine and glass tasting.  A Riedel representative will demonstrate the relationship between the shape of a glass and your perception of enjoyment.  Come join us for an experience that will change your wine glass choice forever! Learn while you taste McGrail’s Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon all in different shaped Riedel glasses.  Taste the difference that a glass makes when choosing which wine to offer.  Wonderful gift or hostess set as you get to take home your set of 4 Vinum XL glasses after the presentation.  Susan Durbrow of Riedel will be tasting with you and teaching you about your glass choice. 
$60/club member and $75/person *Includes a set of Vinum XL Riedel Glasses that Retail for $123.


 


PRIVATE EVENTS
For more information regarding larger groups and catered events, please email us at lisa@mcgrailvineyards.com or call (925) 215-0717.


 

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