Private and Group Wine Tasting

Private and Group Wine Tasting

Tour Wente Vineyards historic sandstone caves and enjoy an educational wine tasting from our knowledgeable staff. Tastings offer an informative glimpse into wine appreciation as well as a chance to sample award-winning Wente Vineyards wines in the most unique private setting in the Livermore Valley.

Group Wine Tasting Experiences

  • 15% off selected wines for all group participants
  • For groups of 10-50 guests, by appointment only
  • Includes a winery tour followed by private tasting
  • Take home a Wente Vineyards Riedel logo wine glass for only $12.95 per person

Cellar Tasting $15 - $20
Learn the Wente Family history as our staff teaches you how to appreciate wine. Approximately 45 minutes. Choose between Vineyard Selection wines $15 per person, or Small Lot wines $20 per person. Tax additional.

Wine and Appetizer Pairings - $30
Enjoy a pairing of the freshest season wine country appetizers with the finest expression of wine making from Wente vineyards. During this educational and fun event you can learn how to taste wine and how wine and food complement each other. Approximately 60 minutes. Tax additional.

Cave Wine and Cheese Tasting Experience - $30 - $40
Enjoy an intimate sit-down experience in our historic sandstone caves sampling Wente Vineyards wine with artisan cheeses. Maximum 18 guests. Approximately 60 minutes. Tax additional.

Wine Tasting 101 - $40
Step by step, guests will learn the process of wine tasting from start to finish.  Visual cues, identification of aromas, assessment of a wine's structure and key wine terminology are all on the agenda.  Approximately 45 - 60 minutes.  Tax additional.

Varietal Class - $40
Guests will learn about particular varietals and the different expressions that come with viticulture and viticulture choices.  Have the chance to experience our selection of Wente Vineyards varietals.  Approximately 45 - 60 minutes.  Tax additional.  

Blind Tasting - $40 
This class is geared for the intermediate wine taster . Using the CMS Grid, guests will walk through the deductive tasting process.  Specific varietal characteristics as well as oak indicators and the influence will be discussed.  The class will culminate with guests blind tasting 2 wines.  Approximately 60 minutes. Tax additional.

Aroma Workshop - $40
This workshop will focus on aromas and how to identify particular varietals, oak aging and terroir. Approximately 45 - 60 minutes. Tax additional.

Team Building Challenges - $35 per person
Build team spirit while learning about wine in a fun and educational atmosphere. Our staff will lead you through a series of wine country adventures including a blind wine tasting, building a cork tower, memory game or other seasonal options. Prizes and special discounts available to all participants. Approximately 90 minutes. Tax additional. Learn more »

Beat the crowds! Make a reservation for your private tasting today! Call 925.456.2405

For groups of 10 or more, reservations are required. Request group reservation »