Livermore Wine

The Livermore Valley AVA is located within Alameda County in the San Francisco Bay region of California’s Central Coast. It’s one of the oldest regions, with a grape-growing history that dates back to the 1700s, beginning with missionaries planting grapes for ceremonial wines and expanding with the pioneer settlements into the 19th century. The region is named for Robert Livermore, who founded the first commercial vineyard in the 1840s. The successful vineyard started by James Concannon in 1883 has been named a historical landmark. By 1889, wines from Livermore Valley were winning gold at the Paris Exposition. It’s also the region that is credited with the first varietal labellings of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Petite Syrah and it is thought that a large percentage of Chardonnay vines grown today are descendants of Livermore Valley vines.

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Varietals Produced in Livermore View all

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Mitchell Katz Winery

    Mitchell Katz Winery is an innovative Livermore Valley winery dedicated exclusively to producin...

  • Murrieta's Well

    With a deeply rooted history, unsurpassed terroir and rich winemaking heritage, Murrieta’s Well i...

  • Rios-Lovell Estate Winery

    Rios-Lovell Estate Winery sits on top of a knoll and has an amazing panoramic view of hundreds of...

  • Wood Family Vineyards

    Wood Family Vineyards is a family run winery located in the eastern foothills of Livermore Valley...

  • Fenestra Winery

    We produce a wide range of wines, 7 or 8 white wines and about 12 red wines including some less w...

  • Steven Kent, LLC

    We are very proud of our wines and even prouder of the passionate team of wine lovers who make an...

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