McGrail Vineyards


Calendar of Events

Event tickets can be purchased online at our McGrail WINE SHOP, click here to purchase any tickets


Sunset SAGE Concert
Sunday, May 28th
6-8:30pm
       
If you like funk, you do not want to miss this Sunset Wine Concert on the Vineyard Patio at McGrail Vineyards. SAGE band has been playing together for over 40 years and they know how to keep the party rockin'!  The Vineyard Patio will have tables and chairs setup, first come, first serve on seating (unless you have a group of 10 people). Soleil Pizza will be selling gourmet wood-fired pizza and wine will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle.  No coolers are allowed and no outside alcohol allowed on-site.  Limited to 200 people. 21 and over recommended.
$25/person entry fee
$20/club member
Tickets available here.


Open for Memorial Day
Monday, May 29th
12-4:30pm
Special hours for the holiday! Stop by for a tasting or enjoy an afternoon on the patio with a glass of wine!


9th Annual Lobster Feed
Saturday, June 3rd
6-10PM

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 following the feast of food.  Each couple will get a bottle of wine to enjoy with dinner.  21 and over please.
$135/person
$120/club member (up to 4 people)
Tickets available here.


Educational Class on History, Terroir, and Appellation
Sunday June 4th
11-12:15 PM
Come join us and sip on delicious wine as we tell the tale of the triumphs and tribulations of California’s oldest wine region, Livermore Valley.  We will transport you to the Valley beginning in the mid 1800’s to present day, when you’ll discover the rich history and vision of Livermore’s founding pioneers.
$10/club member
$20/guest
Tickets available here..


Music in the Vines with Nick Tyrell
Sunday, June 11th
1-4PM
Enjoy a beautiful day at the winery with live music on the patio.
Complimentary entry.


Sunset Yoga & Wine at McGrail Vineyards
with Natalie Shapiro
Tuesday, June 13th & July 11th
6:30-8:30 PM

Join us at McGrail Vineyards from 6:30-8:30 for an evening of Yoga on our front lawn, followed by wine tasting, tasty nibbles and community. We will begin the evening with an hour-long yoga class led by Natalie Shapiro that will offer a sweet blend of relaxation and rejuvenation.
This balanced practice will prepare the body for a delightful tasting of three of McGrail Vineyards wines. Wine will also be available for purchase by the glass and/or bottle.
Please bring water, comfortable clothing for yoga and a yoga mat. Warm layers are reccomended.
We invite you to bring friends and family as all levels are welcomed!
Pre-Registration required. No refunds.
$30/Guests per class
$25/Wine Club Members per class
Purchase tickets here.

Friday Night Live with Posada's Tapas and the Ruckus Band
Friday, June 16th
6-9 PM
Our first Friday Night Live of the Season! Join us every other Friday night from June 16th to October 6th for our Summer Concert Series on the Vineyard Patio. 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! Rock out with The Ruckus Band and enjoy a glass of wine. Food and wine will be available for purchase.
$10/person entry fee (includes keepsake glass)
$5/wine club member
Tickets available here.


Father’s Day Picnic on the Patio with Live Music
Sunday, June 18th  
12-4:30pm
What does your Dad want on his special day of celebration!  To spend time with loved ones, while sipping on Cabernet, 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.  Table seating on the patio requires reservations and a fee of $100/table (up to 10 people).  On the vineyard patio enjoy live music by the Foam Riders.  The front lawn is open seating and complimentary.  Music will be playing on the Vineyard Patio from 12-4pm.  Picnics are welcome, but outside beverages are not allowed.  Please note that shade is not guaranteed but you are welcome to bring your own pop up tent.  
No Dogs and No hard balls.  Children must remain with their parents at all times.   

Table reservations are available here.


Paella Party with Posada Catering
Saturday, June 24th
6-9 PM
Please join us for an intimate dinner with Paella and Tamales from Posada Catering. The Paella includes a medley of chicken, shrimp, linguica, and pork chorizo combined with open fire tomatoes, roasted peppers, rice, peas and the spectacular color of saffron cooked in a super large paella pan!  Enjoy talking with the chef as he prepares this fun dish and sip on McGrail wine as you enjoy live music by vintage noise!  Your ticket includes paella, 1 bottle of wine per couple, and a lovely evening with live music.  
$100/couple
OR $75/person
Advance Reservations required, tickets available here..


Friday Night Live with Posada's Tapas and the Catfish Boys
Friday, June 30th
6-9 PM
Join us every other Friday night for our Summer Concert Series on the Vineyard Patio. 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! The Catfish Boys will be keeping it country tonight! So bring your cowboy boots and have a great night! Food and wine will be available for purchase.
$10/person entry fee (includes keepsake glass)
$5/wine club member
Tickets available here.


Cabernet Celebration Festival: Annual Release of our Cabernet Reserve
Saturday, July 8th and Sunday, July 9th  
12-5pm
We want to celebrate our roots with you.  McGrail Vineyards started with One Wine… Cabernet Sauvignon.  Jim McGrail wanted to make one thing right before he started making anything else, so we opened in 2008 with one wine, our 2005 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve.  Please join us for our Annual Festival and Release of our newest vintage of Reserve Cabernet.  Spend the afternoon on  the front lawn and on our vineyard patio overlooking the Livermore Valley as you enjoy live music, food, and the delicious taste of our 2014 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Reserve along with two past vintages and a few other estate Cabernets.  

Both days we will have a Cab-heavy tasting menu along with bite sized food, so bring your Cab-loving friends out to enjoy a beautiful day in the Livermore Valley!  
Saturday: Enjoy our winemaker’s band, the Bacchus Brothers
Sunday: The Rythem Crew will be playing on the front lawn
Club Members Complimentary (for 2 people)
$20/person for guests
Reservations are available on Eventbrite or here.


Sunset Yoga & Wine at McGrail Vineyards
with Natalie Shapiro
Tuesday, July 11th
6:30-8:30 PM

Join us at McGrail Vineyards from 6:30-8:30 for an evening of Yoga on our front lawn, followed by wine tasting, tasty nibbles and community. We will begin the evening with an hour-long yoga class led by Natalie Shapiro that will offer a sweet blend of relaxation and rejuvenation.
This balanced practice will prepare the body for a delightful tasting of three of McGrail Vineyards wines. Wine will also be available for purchase by the glass and/or bottle.
Please bring water, comfortable clothing for yoga and a yoga mat. Warm layers are reccomended.
We invite you to bring friends and family as all levels are welcomed!
Pre-Registration required. No refunds.
$30/Guests per class
$25/Wine Club Members per class
Purchase tickets here.


Friday Night Live with Posada's Tapas and RPM Band
Friday, July 14th
6-9 PM
Join us every other Friday night for our Summer Concert Series on the Vineyard Patio. Enjoy McGrail's exquisite wines and a delicious mixture of sweet, savory, and a bit of spicy flavors from Posada Catering. Tonight the RPM Band will play classic rock and roll! Gte up and get ready to dance! Food and wine will be available for purchase.
$10/person entry fee (includes keepsake glass)
$5/wine club member
Tickets available here.


Taste our Terroir in the Livermore Valley
Thursday, July 20th-Sunday, July 23rd
Join the Livermore Valley Wine Country for the Premiere Food and Wine Festival of the year!  Kick the weekend off with the Signature Event on Thursday evening where 18 wineries and local restaurants get together to create the perfect pairings for you to taste.  Vote for your favorite pairing as you sip and savor the night away.  Following Thursday evening, there are several events at different locations throughout the weekend, including a Lobster Feed Saturday night at McGrail Vineyards.  For more information, please visit: https://www.lvwine.org/event/2969/taste-our-terroir.


Friday Night Live with Posada's Tapas and Double Shot
Friday, July 28th
6-9 PM
Join us every other Friday night for our Summer Concert Series on the Vineyard Patio. Relax after a long week at work and enjoy a breath-taking sunset at McGrail Vineyards. Enjoy McGrail's award-winning wines and the most delicious tapas by Posada Catering. Double Shot will put on a great show as you will get a little country, rock and roll, and all the greatest hits! Food and wine will be available for purchase.
$10/person entry fee (includes keepsake glass)
$5/wine club member
Tickets available here.


Sunset Concert on the Front Lawn at McGrail with the Breakfast Klub: An 80’s Tribute Band
Saturday, August 5th
6-9PM
Grab your picnic chairs, blankets, and dancing shoes for our Summer Sunset Concert on the front lawn at McGrail! The Breakfast Klub, will get you up out of your seat dancing and singing along to your favorite 80’s covers.  Enjoy the beautiful sunset, great wines, and a rockin’ good time! No alcohol is allowed to be brought on-site. 
$25/Cover charge
$20/wine club member
Tickets available here.


Friday Night Live with Posada Catering and the Hurricane Band
Friday August 11th
6-9 PM
Enjoy delicious McGrail wine and southwestern cuisine from Posada Catering every other Friday night this summer! Dance the night away to the Hurricane Band. $10 entry fee. Food and wine will be available for purchase. Friday Night Live will run every other Friday night until October 6th.
Tickets available here.


Friday Night Live with Posada
Friday, August 25th
6 -9 PM
Relax at McGrail after a long work week! We will have Posada Catering serving up delicious tapas as well as live music by LunaFish.  LunaFish is known for playing some of the best hits from the late sixties to early seventies!  
$10 entry fee includes keepsake glass. Food and wine will be available for purchase.
Friday Night Live will run every other Friday night until October 6th!
Tickets available here.


Sunset Concert on the Front Lawn at McGrail with Forejour: Tribute to Foreigner and Journey
Saturday, September 2rd
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).
Tickets available here.


Friday Night Live with Posada
Friday, September 8th
6-9 PM
Join us for a mix of sweet and spicy southwestern cuisine from Posada Catering paired with delicious McGrail wine! We will have Spill The Wine Band performing great covers of classic songs.
$10 entry fee includes keepsake glass. Food and wine will be available for purchase.
Friday Night Live will run every other Friday night until October 6th!


 

 

 


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