McGrail Vineyards

Calendar of Events

Event tickets can be purchased online at our McGrail WebCart, click here to purchase any tickets.

Wine Club Release Party Dates in 2014
Saturday, May 17th
Saturday, July 12th - Annual Wine Club
Saturday, August 9th
Saturday, November 15th

Campaign Fundraiser for Jim McGrail - Zone 7 Water Agency
Thursday, April 3rd
Join our fierce founder in the fight for safe, reliable water delivery to our homes in Livermore, Dublin, and Pleasanton as well as water for our grapes in the Livermore Valley. Jim is running for Zone 7 Board of Directors and needs your help to ensure he wins the race. Enjoy a glass of wine, live music, and learning more about our water!
$100/person entry - 100% goes toward campaign

Down to Earth: Vineyard Tour at McGrail
Sunday, April 27th
Joy Jackman will lead you on a Sustainable Wine Tour of our Estate Vineyard. Sip on a glass of Sauvignon Blanc as you start the tour, walk into the vineyard to learn about our sustainable vineyard practices, taste a few Cabernets along the tour, and finish the tour with expansive views of the Livermore Valley. This 25 minute tour will teach you about our sustainable vineyard and winery practices, while enjoying the fruits of our labor.
$10 tasting and vineyard tour for Down to Earth Day

Mother’s Day Picnic on the Patio with Live Music
Sunday, May 11th
What does your Mom want on her special day of celebration! To spend time with loved ones, while sipping on wine, enjoying lunch, and listening to live acoustic music! Please join us for just that! Pack a picnic, buy a bottle of wine, and sit on our patio to enjoy live music and breath-taking views. If you have a large group, please call to reserve a table. Music will be playing from 1-4pm. 

Quarterly Wine Club Release Party
Saturday, May 17th
Join us to pick up your new release and taste what you are taking home. Appetizers, live music, and fun! Open to wine club members only. Releasing Lot 901, Clone 8 Cabernet and Clone 15 Cabernet.
Complimentary for wine club members.

6th Annual Lobster Feed
Saturday, June 21st
Join us for a night to remember! Put on your lobster bib and dig in, the table will be filled with 1 1/4lb fresh Maine lobster, prawns, sausage, corn on the cob, garlic, artichokes, potatoes, bread, and lots of butter! Live music to enjoy following the Feast of food. Each couple will get a bottle of wine to enjoy with dinner. 21 and over please.
$120/club member (up to 4 people)

Father’s Day Picnic on the Patio at McGrail
Sunday, June 15th
Pack a picnic, buy a bottle of wine, and sit on our patio to enjoy live music and breath-taking views at McGrail. Our sprawling front lawn will be available to throw a Frisbee, play a game of corn-hole, or just relax on a blanket and enjoy the serenity of the vineyard setting. If you have a large group, please call to reserve a table. Music will be playing from 1-4pm. 

Woof and Wine Fundraiser at McGrail
Sunday, June 29th
Join us for an afternoon of live music, food, wine tasting, foster dogs, silent auction and fun! All are welcome to join us as we celebrate GSP Rescue dogs. TinMan will be performing on the front lawn at McGrail Vineayrds, so bring your blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy an afternoon of fun! Tickets are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. To purchase tickets, please email

Cabernet Celebration: Release Party for Cabernet Reserve
July 12th
Join us to celebrate what we love most about wine ... Cabernet Sauvignon! This festival will be the release of our 2011 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve. Spend the afternoon on our sprawling lawn overlooking the Livermore Valley as you enjoy live music, food, and the delicious taste of our newest Reserve Cabernet. Gourmet wood-fired pizzas will be available for purchase from Soleil Pizza and the Bacchus Brothers will keep you entertained. 
Club Members Free
$15/person for non-club members includes your wine glass

Tapas, Tasting, and Tunes
Friday, July 18th
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! Blues, R&B, and classic rock will be performed by the Blues Bottle Band! $10 entry fee. A glass of wine and food are available for purchase. 
Tapas, Tasting, and Tunes will run every other Friday night from July 18-September 26th!


For more information regarding larger groups and catered events, please email us at or call (925) 215-0717.


Santas Visit to McGrail 2011 - Check out your pictures!

Santas Visit to McGrail 2010- Check out your pictures!