McGrail Vineyards


Calendar of Events

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


Music in the Vines with the Bacchus Brothers
Sunday, April 23rd
12-4 PM
Enjoy a great musical performance by our winemaker Mark Clarin and the Bacchus Brothers on the Vineyard Patio. Smokin’ Hot Meats and Treats will be on-site selling delicious BBQ lunch for you to enjoy. Stop by, grab a glass of wine, fill up on pulled pork, brisket, or great nachos, and enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon. Don’t forget your dancing shoes as the Bacchus Brothers is always a fun band! Complimentary Entry

Sunset Yoga & Wine atMcGrail Vineyards
with Natalie Shapiro
Tuesday, May 9th, 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 all 3 classes for $65 total. Purchase tickets here.


Mother’s Day Picnic on the Patio with Live Music
Sunday, May 14th
12-4:30pm

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 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 Steve Fread.  The front lawn is open seating and complimentary.  On the front lawn enjoy music by Nick Tyrell.  Music will be playing from 1-4pm.  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.   
$100 table reservation (max 10 people per table)

Table reservations are available here.

Grapes to Wine Educational Sunset Vineyard Tour and Tasting
Thursday, May 18th
7-8:30 PM

Have you ever wondered how the intricate process of growing grapes turns into fabulous wine? If so, please join us for a sunset tour of our panoramic vineyards overlooking the Livermore Valley as our in-house wine educator, Joy Jackman, pours for you our award-winning wines. You’ll discover how Mother Nature, careful planning, and the artistry of the winemaker all go hand-in-hand to create a memorable and delectable wine. Detailing the journey from budbreak to harvest, and finally, to bottling, you’ll walk away with not only a gorgeous evening of sipping wine, but a renewed sense of wine appreciation of what make a good wine good, and a great wine even greater.
$20/club members
$35/guests
Tickets available here.


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.
$25/person entry fee
$20/club member
Tickets available here.


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
11-1 PM

More details coming soon.


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
Friday, June 16th
6-9 PM
Our first Friday Night Live of the Season! Join us every other Friday night from June 16th to September 22nd 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.


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.


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.


 


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