McGrail Vineyards

Calendar of Events

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

Wine Club Release Party Dates in 2016

Please note the tasting room will be closed to the public on the following dates.

August 13th - Quarterly Release
November 12th - Quarterly Release

Friday Night Live: Food Truck, Concert, and Wine
Friday, July 22nd


Enjoy McGrail's exquisite wines and delicious taco’s from Lima Tacos! Classic rock will be performed by Rock on Tap! $10 entry fee includes keep-sake glass. Wine and food are available for purchase.  
Tickets available here.

Cabernet Clones of the Livermore Valley for Taste Our Terroir Weekend
Saturday, July 23rd
Location: Nottingham Cellars Tasting Room on Vasco Road

Livermore Valley has a rich history in Cabernet Sauvignon with Concannon Vineyard bringing Cabernet vines over from France more than 130 years ago. Did you know that Concannon Clones 7, 8, and 11 make up nearly 80% of Cabernet plantings in California? Concannon Vineyard, Nottingham Cellars, McGrail Vineyard, and The Steven Kent Winery will explore these and other single clone Cabernet Sauvignons in this educational seated tasting with the winemakers.
Buy tickets here:

Lobster Feed for Taste Our Terroir Weekend
Saturday, July 23rd
Join us for a night to remember!  Start your evening by sampling 5 Livermore Valley award-winning wines while watching the preparation for a typical East Coast Lobster Bake.  Put on your lobster bib and dig in! The table will be filled with fresh Maine lobster, prawns, sausage, corn on the cob, garlic, artichokes, potatoes, bread, and lots of butter!  After this fun family style dinner, you are invited to dance the night away under the stars with live music.
Ticket includes: Wine Tasting, Lobster Dinner and 1 bottle of wine per 2 tickets
Wine provided by: McGrail Vineyards and Winery, Cedar Mountain Winery & Portworks, Eagle Ridge Vineyard, Longevity Wines, and Page Mill Winery
Buy your tickets here:

Friday Night Live: Food Truck, Concert and Wine
Friday August 5th
6-9 PM

Enjoy McGrail’s exquisite wines and a Grillaz delicious Food Truck! Enjoy upbeat blues from the Blues Bottle Band and a relaxing evening on the patio at McGrail Vineyards.
$10 entry fee includes keep-sake glass.
Wine and food are available for purchase.

Quarterly Release Party
Thursday, August 11th 6-8PM
Saturday, August 13th 12-4 and 6-8PM
Details Coming Soon...

Friday Night Live: Food Truck, Concert and Wine
Friday August 19th
6-9 PM

Join us for our country themed Friday Night Live! Grab your cowboy boots and listen to the fabulous Catfish Boys! Enjoy delicious BBQ comfort food from Smokin' Hot Meats and Treats as you watch the sunset over Mt. Diablo.
$10 entry fee includes keep-sake glass.
Wine and food are available for purchase.

Wine Wednesday at McGrail
Wednesday, August 24th
Take a mid-week break and enjoy an evening of relaxation! Sip on award winning wine, enjoy music by Nashville singer, Lindsey Tipton, and take in the beautiful views from the patio at McGrail Vineyards.
Complimentary entry. Tasting $10 or wine is available for purchase by the glass and bottle.

Open your Heart to Livermore Valley’s Best Cabernet Dinner and Dance
Saturday, August 27th
Fill your glass and ease hunger in the Tri-Valley by attending our 2nd Annual “Open Your Heart to Livermore Valley’s Best Cabernet’s Fundraiser Dinner”.  Enjoy a fabulous evening of sampling past and present vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon, while enjoying dinner under the stars and the beautiful views of the Livermore Valley.  This heartfelt fundraiser for Open Heart Kitchen kicks off with a tasting of 12 local Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignons and Sauvignon Blancs, followed by a buffet dinner and dessert.  Finish the evening off with prize drawings and dancing to the music of Lunafish.
The party starts at 6:30 p.m. and advanced tickets are required.
All proceeds will be donated to Open Heart Kitchen.  This non-profit is the only hot meal program of its kind in the Tri-Valley, serving more than 313,000 meals each year.
Tickets are $80 before August 1st, purchase tickets here.
$85 after August 1st

Friday Night Live: Food Truck, Concert and Wine
Friday, September 2nd
6-9 PM

Join us for our last Friday Night Live for the season!  Enjoy McGrail's elegant wines and a delicious barbecue from Brother’s Baby BBQ Food Truck. Sound Decision a 5 piece high energy band is sure to make the final Friday Night Live of the season a night to remember! Prepare to get up and dance!
$10 entry fee includes keep-sake glass.
Wine and food are available for purchase.

Sunset Concert on the Front Lawn at McGrail with Forejour: Tribute to Foreigner and Journey
Saturday, September 3rd
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). Purchase tickets here.


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