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 2015
Saturday, July 11th- Sunday, July 12th - ANNUAL WINE CLUB
Saturday, August 8th, 2015 - Quarterly
Saturday, November 7th, 2015 - Quarterly


OPEN for 4th of July
12-3PM
Join us as we celebrate our nation's Independence Day! We will be open from 12-3pm, so stop by and pick up wine before you head to your 4th of July BBQ.


Cheese and Wine Pairing 102: Presented by Cheese Therapy and McGrail Vineyards
Date to be announced
7-8:30PM
Join Cheesemonger and Chef Denise Garcia and Wine Educator Joy Jackman for a fun and tasty class on pairing wine and cheese. Taste through 4 delicious wines paired with 7 amazing cheeses.  Vote on your favorite pairing and enjoy the story behind each cheese. Learn how to pair with Sparkling, Sauvignon Blanc, Rose, and Chardonnay. Bring your appetite for cheese! Cheese will be available for purchase following the class. 
$50/guest
$40/wine club member
Purchase tickets online, by clicking on the Purchase Tab.


Cabernet Celebration:  Release Party Weekend for Cabernet Reserve
July 11th and July 12th  - Saturday and Sunday
12-4:30pm
Join us to celebrate what we love most about wine ... Cabernet Sauvignon!  This festival weekend will be the release of our 2012 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve.  Spend the afternoon on our Vineyard Patio or sprawling front lawn overlooking the Livermore Valley as you enjoy live music, food, and the delicious taste of our newest Reserve Cabernet. 

The front lawn will be wide open for those of you that would like to setup a picnic. Enjoy a great acoustic guirat show on the lawn. The back Vineyard Patio will have Double Barrel Food Truck on Saturday and Smokin' Hot Meats and Treats on Sunday. We will have a full band out back with lots of tables and chairs for you to enjoy yourself.

While you are visiting, don't forget to stop by the Wine Time Art booth and see many neat items can be made with wine barrels. The Boschetti Brothers will be selling their fabulous "Wine Time Art"!


Club Members Complimentary (for 2 people) - Please RSVP to: jennifer@mcgrailvineyards.com
$20/person for guests, please purchase your tickets on "purchase tab"


McGrail Vineyards Summer Yoga and Wine Sunset Series
with Natalie Shapiro
July 16th, July 30th, and August 13th 
6-8PM
Relax, unwind, and enjoy the sunset as you practice yoga, with Natalie Shapiro, on the front lawn at McGrail Vineyards, starting at 6:00pm.

Join us for an invigorating hour long, all-level yoga class where we will breathe, move, and energize the body preparing the senses for a delightful wine tasting.  Ticket includes hour long yoga instruction on the front lawn (will be held in the barrel room if faced with inclement weather) followed by wine tasting and lite bites in the tasting room. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass and/or bottle in the tasting.

Please bring water, comfortable clothing for yoga (a change of clothes for the wine tasting portion, if you prefer), and a yoga mat.  

Pre-Registration is required. No Refunds.
Register online here or call (925) 215-0717 for more information. 
$30/person per class
$25/Wine Club Member per class


Tapas, Tasting, and Tunes
Friday, July 17th
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! Classic rock will be performed by Rock on Tap!  $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 3rd-September 11th!
$10/person entry fee

Purchase tickets online, by clicking on the Purchase Tab.


Cheese and Wine Pairing 102: Presented by Cheese Therapy and McGrail Vineyards
Date to be announced
7-8:30PM
Join Cheesemonger and Chef Denise Garcia and Wine Educator Joy Jackman for a fun and tasty class on pairing wine and cheese. Taste through 4 delicious wines paired with 7 amazing cheeses.  Vote on your favorite pairing and enjoy the story behind each cheese. Learn how to pair with Sparkling, Sauvignon Blanc, Rose, and Chardonnay. Bring your appetite for cheese! Cheese will be available for purchase following the class. 
$50/guest
$40/wine club member
Purchase tickets online, by clicking on the Purchase Tab.


Taste Our Terroir: The Cabernet Collective hosted at McGrail Vineyards
Sunday, July 26th
1:30-3:30pm
Sip, Swirl, and Savor the top Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon in a blind tasting. Join winemaker, Mark Clarin from McGrail Vineyards, winemaker Collin Cranor from Nottingham Cellars, and Winemaker, Steven Mirassou from Steven Kent Winery for an intriguing blind tasting of 6 Cabernet Sauvignon’s all grown in the Livermore Valley. In a panel discussion learn how to blind taste, once you have guessed which wine is associated with which producer, we will unveil the wines and you will learn how each vineyard and winemaker adds their own touch to these wines. Enjoy light snacks following the seated tasting and mingle with the winemakers.
**McGrail Vineyards will have Smokin’ Hot Meats and Treats selling great BBQ food from 12-4pm on-site**
$65/person
Advanced tickets required, please visit: www.lvwine.org


McGrail Vineyards Summer Yoga and Wine Sunset Series
with Natalie Shapiro
July 30th 
6-8PM
Relax, unwind, and enjoy the sunset as you practice yoga, with Natalie Shapiro, on the front lawn at McGrail Vineyards, starting at 6:00pm.

Join us for an invigorating hour long, all-level yoga class where we will breathe, move, and energize the body preparing the senses for a delightful wine tasting.  Ticket includes hour long yoga instruction on the front lawn (will be held in the barrel room if faced with inclement weather) followed by wine tasting and lite bites in the tasting room. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass and/or bottle in the tasting.

Please bring water, comfortable clothing for yoga (a change of clothes for the wine tasting portion, if you prefer), and a yoga mat.  

Pre-Registration is required. No Refunds.
Register online here or call (925) 215-0717 for more information. 
$30/person
$25/Wine Club Member


Tapas, Tasting, and Tunes
Friday, July 31st  
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! 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 3rd-September 11th!
$10/person entry fee

Purchase tickets online, by clicking on the Purchase Tab.


McGrail Vineyards Summer Yoga and Wine Sunset Series
with Natalie Shapiro
July 30th 
6-8PM
Relax, unwind, and enjoy the sunset as you practice yoga, with Natalie Shapiro, on the front lawn at McGrail Vineyards, starting at 6:00pm.

Join us for an invigorating hour long, all-level yoga class where we will breathe, move, and energize the body preparing the senses for a delightful wine tasting.  Ticket includes hour long yoga instruction on the front lawn (will be held in the barrel room if faced with inclement weather) followed by wine tasting and lite bites in the tasting room. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass and/or bottle in the tasting.

Please bring water, comfortable clothing for yoga (a change of clothes for the wine tasting portion, if you prefer), and a yoga mat.  

Pre-Registration is required. No Refunds.
Register online here or call (925) 215-0717 for more information. 
$30/person
$25/Wine Club Member


Tapas, Tastings, and Tunes
Friday, August 14th
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! Spill the Wine band is performing rock and roll and some blues! Bring your dancing shoes for this fun band! $10 entry fee. A glass of wine and food are available for purchase.

Purchase tickets online, by clicking on the Purchase Tab.


Sunset Concert on the Vineyard Patio at McGrail with Fleetwood Mask: Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
Saturday, August 22nd  
6-9PM
Enjoy the sounds of Fleetwood Mac, presented by Fleetwood Mask while watching the sunset.  The show will be on the Vineyard Patio and tickets will include a seat at a round table.  Watch Fleetwood Mask 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 or coolers allowed on-site. For more information on Fleetwood Mask, please visit their website: www.fleetwoodmask.com 
$25 cover charge
$15/wine club member
Limited seats available, advanced reservations recommended.
Purchase tickets online, by clicking on the Purchase Tab.


Sunset Concert on the Front Lawn at McGrail with Forejour: Tribute to Foreigner and Journey
Saturday, September 5th
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. 
$30 cover charge
$25/wine club member
Limited space available, advanced reservations recommended (last year tickets sold out, so buy your tickets early).


 


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