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Livermore’s Premier Wine Tasting Lounge

Our property is a historic landmark in the Livermore Valley in the heart of the Bay Area offering wine tasting experiences in our caves, barrel room, or shaded patios.  Sustainable, estate-grown winemaking awaits in $30, $40, or $75 wine tasting experiences.  Walk-ins accepted.  Family-friendly. Seated tastings by appointment.

Tasting Room Hours:

Monday – Sunday, 11:00am – 6:00pm – *last tasting begins at 4:30pm

July 26 – Our property will be closed for a private event. 

Walk-ins welcome!

Patio wine tasting horizontal Wente Vineyards Guest Cheering Niki's Rose Wente Morning Fog Chardonnay with Aly Wente

Cave Tour & Barrel Tasting Experience

$75 per person | Club member discount applies

Discover the captivating history of Wente Vineyards’ wine caves and indulge in an unforgettable journey through our tirage building to the wine caves. Lose yourself in the enchanting atmosphere as you explore the wine caves and savor the extraordinary experience of a barrel tasting in the heart of the Bay Area.

Tours Sunday – Friday, 11:00am and by private appointment for private groups throughout the day.

  • Reservations required, 4 person minimum
  • 21 and over experience

Seated Wine Tasting Experience

$40 Non-Member | Included in Member Tasting Benefit

Relax on our patio or at a table in our Livermore wine tasting room as you pick five wines from our most current vintages. Multiple expressions of pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, cabernet franc and many more are among our rotating list of choices each week!

  • 21 and over experience.
  • Indoor and outdoor patio options.



Walk-up Bar Wine Tasting

$30 Non-Member | Included in Member Tasting Benefit

Wine tasting with no reservation! Walk into our wine bar areas with no reservation and choose 5 wines from our current releases.  Limited seating is available in these areas. Our best wines await you, award-winning, and backed by our 140-year, family commitment to sustainable farming.

Ages 21 and over.

No reservation required! Walk-in only for the Walk-Up Bar Wine Tasting Experience. Open 11:00am – 6:00pm for Bar tastings.


The Barrel Room

Private reservations are open for large groups, with or without additional food options from our executive chef’s carefully curated menu.

Contact us for availability,


Wente Vineyards Tasting Lounge FAQ

When are you open?

Tasting Room Hours:

Daily, 11:00am – 6:00pm – *last tasting beings at 4:30pm

*Our property will be closed on July 26.

Can we bring outside food or a picnic?

No, we do not allow outside food.

Can we bring our pets?

Only trained service animals are allowed, all other pets must stay at home.

Can we bring our children or infants?

Yes, Wente Vineyards welcomes families to our Cabernet Lawn for a wine by the bottle experience. Indoor and patio tastings are 21 years and older. We look forward to seeing you!

Are reservations required?

Reservations are encouraged to guarantee a seated tasting but are not required. We will do our best to accommodate walk-in wine tastings. Our Walk-up bar does not require a reservation.

Are club member tastings complimentary?

Yes, club members can enjoy complimentary wine tastings for up to four guests. Club members also receive discounts on experiences and additional tastings.

Is there still a restaurant at Wente Vineyards?

The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards has transitioned to the Wente Vineyards Tasting Lounge. We do not offer food to order at the Tasting Lounge. For a morning or afternoon meal, visit The Grill from 10 am to 6 pm.

Will there be an upcoming concert series at Wente Vineyards?

Our event program has evolved over the last few years. Though we no longer host large concerts at Wente Vineyards, we do have music events throughout the year. Be sure to join our mailing list to be the first to know about our upcoming events. 2024 Summer Live Music Series is from June – October.

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