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Events 2015

August 1

2 to 8 pm

Block Party!

Eckert Estate Winery/Artisan Spirits Distillery

will be joining our neighbors -

Occasio, Nottingham, Longevity, and Altamont Brewery

for a Block Party!

4 Live Bands, Food and Fun for everyone!

March 21 - 22

Barrel Tasting Weekend
Noon to 5 pm

Join us as we welcome Spring with a taste of the future!

This is a Livermore Winegrower's Association fundraiser,

so get all the info here:  http://www.lvwine.org/event

Start your day with us, or join anytime over the weekend. 

Ticket holders will taste the new

2013 Petite Sirah, a 1 1/2 year old aged Brandy, and the un-aged brandy from

American and French barrels.

Rockin' Dough Pizza, Murphy's Mustard, Allison's Brittle also on site!

For an additional $5 tasting fee, you can select from our wine tasting list of

2 white wines, 6 red wines, 2 dessert wines,

or select from the Spirits Flight of Vodka, Gin, and Orange Spiced Brandy!

Are you headed over yet?

February 14-15-16

Open House and New Wine Release!

Bring your Valentine to Eckert and taste the new 2010 Melange du Rhone (a Rhone blend),

2008 Reunion (Petite Sirah and Syrah blend), and the

2010 Livermore Zinfandel.

We also have our gold-medal Vodka, Gin and Orange Spiced Brandy available,

so there's a party waiting to happen!

The stills will be up and running and Mike will lead distillation discussions at

2, 3, and 4:00 each day.

Murphy's Mustard and Allison's Chocolate will also be available for tasting and sales.

Come out and celebrate love, freedom, wine and spirits!

Events 2014

Holiday in the Vineyards

Dec 6-7

Always a fun event for everyone.  4 vendors will be on hand to help with your shopping needs,

plus many new items in the tasting room make great stocking stuffers.

And don't forget that wine, artisan vodka, gin or brandy make excellent gifts too!

Thanksgiving Celebration!

Nov 28-29-30

Bottle Your Own Wine!

Noon to5 all three days

Bring Uncle Joe and the rest of the family to do something different.

We supply the bottles, wine, corks and labels - you supply the fun!

We are also releasing our Gin and Orange Spiced Brandy,

the latest additions to our Spirits line.

These are both perfect for the holidays - as a gift to someone else

or to yourself!

Mike will be doing distillation demonstrations on the hour each day.

Wine Wednesday

Oct 1 from 5 to 8 pm

Each week, one of the Livermore wineries opens during these hours

to give you a head start on the weekend, or just to have a glass of wine before dinner.

We'll be offering all the wines on the tasting menu

or enjoy a glass for $5.

Mike will have the stills going too so you can watch him as he's making brandy!

Harvest Festival

Aug 30-31-Sept 1

Bottle Your Own Wine - all 3 days

Wine and Vodka release

New wines will be Dolcetto, Ensemble, Livermore Cabernet, and Raspberry Rapture

Plus our first Vodka release!

Live music from KISS the DOG on Sunday

Food from I'll Melt for Your (Gourmet sandwiches)

Murphy's Mustard, Rustic Puff (marshmallow treats)

10 other craft vendors

Hurry over!

Events 2013

Harvest Festival

Noon to 5 pm

Join us from noon to 5 on Saturday or Sunday

Tickets can be purchased at the winery or www.lvwine.org

Tickets required for entrance on Sunday

Live music on Sunday by Jeff and Friends, a 6-piece smooth jazz ensemble

Vendors selling jewelry, hats, accessories, home-made jams and jellies,

fudge and other delicious chocolate concoctions,

plus the Bottle your own Wine activity,

and the release of our new Viognier,

and tasting of the new cordials!

Head on over early - there's so much to see and do!

Bottle Your Own Wine Weekend!

Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Aug 31, Sept 1 and Sept 2

Noon to 5

Join us for the Labor Day Weekend and Bottle it Yourself!

Delicious new blend of Zin, Malbec and Pinot Noir

Taste it, then bottle it up for only $10

We supply the wine, bottle, corks and labels -

you supply the fun.  Great photo op, great wine, great value!

Also releasing the new 2012 Viognier - a real crowd pleaser :)

And as if that isn't enough - Mike will be taste-testing his new cordials!

You taste and give us feedback on 2 raspberry cordials and a mango cello!

What are you waiting for???

Ports of Call

Friday, July 19

Part of the Taste of Terroir event weekend,

purchase your tickets at lvwine.org and enjoy Port tastings at 5 different wineries.

We'll be pouring our 2005 Boa Quinta Tawny Reserve

and our 10-year old Cabernet Port.

This wine isn't released yet, and we will be selling futures this night only.

Both wines will be paired with foods.

Please kick off your weekend with this fun event!

Taste of Terroir

Thursday, July 18

Join us at the annual Taste of Terroir where over 20 wineries

will be paired with local restaurants and feature

the Livermore Valley fruit and food.

We will be pouring our Petite Sirah.

Our good friend Rachael from Compass Catering will prepare

a delicious "adult cone shooter".

In-house slow-cooked and prepared brisket,

with whipped potatoes, and a dried cherry, then

drizzled with the Petite Sirah - and served in a

Parmesan cheese cone - beautiful and so tasty!

Get tickets at lvwine.org

and vote for us!

Barrel Tasting Weekend - March 23-24

Join us as we welcome Spring with a taste of the future!

This is a Livermore Winegrower's Association fundraiser,

so get all the info here:  http://www.lvwine.org/event

Start your day with us, or join anytime over the weekend. 

Ticket holders will taste the new

2011 Dolcetto, 2010 Livermore Zinfandel, and as a special treat -

a 10-year old Livermore Cabernet Port!

These wines will be paired with fondue.

We will also waive our tasting fee this weekend for all ticket holders!

Try an additional 7 wines and we are sure you'll find something to add

to your library or your dinner table tonight.

Also a big sale on 2006 Malbec - only $100 per closed case!

Join us from noon to 5 on Saturday or Sunday

Party at Eckert!

Join us on President's Day Weekend

Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Feb 16-18, noon to 5

On Saturday, we'll have live music by QuickFixx

Chocolate and Fudge by Nancy

All three days you can enjoy

Bottle Your Own Wine!

We supply the wine, bottles, corks and labels -

you supply the fun!

Only $8 for this delicious blend of Zin and Carignane

Special pricing on Livermore Petite Sirah

What are you waiting for?  Come join the fun!

Events 2012

Holiday in the Vineyard

December 1 and 2

Noon to 5 pm

Join us for Holiday in the Vineyard!

We are releasing our new Barrel Select Port...

plus we'll have vendors offering Fudge, Wine Jams and Jellies,

Jewelry, Wine Barrel Accessories, and Pet Clothes!

Great gifts for you or those on your holiday list!

Come sip and shop and ring in the holidays with Eckert.

Thanksgiving Weekend

Friday - Sunday, Nov 23-25

Noon to 5 pm

Bottle your own Wine!

What a great way to do something fun with the family!

Bring those guests over to Eckert,

taste the wine Mike has blended up special for this weekend,

then bottle it yourself.  We supply the wine, bottles, corks and labels -

you supply the fun!

Only $7 per bottle!

Nov. 3 from 10 am to Noon

Winemaking 101 Class

Join Eckert Estate Winery and Valley Vintner

as we host a winemaking and test fundamentals class

for new and experienced winemakers. 

Topics to be covered include winemaking 101 basics,

plus demonstration of key tests used in winemaking. 

Learn how we test Brix, measure TA via a pH meter, alcohol measurement and more! 

No experience required, and lot of fun! 

Limit 25 people.  RSVP to wine@eckertestate.com or (925) 371-8606

Labor Day Weekend Activities!

Saturday through Monday, Sept 1-3 from noon to 5

Bottle your Own Wine all three days!

Taste in the tasting room, then bottle it yourself!

We supply the wine, bottle, cork and label - you supply the fun!

Great photo opp for the whole family

Club Members pay $7 per bottle or $10 for non-Club members

Special pricing for everyone on Malbec too!

Sunday Sept 2 is Harvest Festival, a fundraiser for the Livermore Winegrower's Assoc.

Special ticketing pricing can be found at www.lvwine.org

We'll have live music, food vendor, arts & craft vendors,

and special barrel tasting activities at 1 and 3 for a nominal fee

Monday Sept 3 is special - no tasting fee for Harvest Festival ticket holders

and Club Members; $5 for others

and the tasting fee will be applied to your wine purchase.

Special barrel tasting activities at 1 and 3 for a nominal fee

New Wines and New Location!

Beginning August 4

Join us at our new location at

5963 Graham Court, Suite D

Just off S. Vasco and East Ave in Livermore

New wines being released include:

2011 Viognier

and

2010 Petite Sirah

We hope you'll join us for new wines in our new home!

May 26, 27, 28

Bottle Your Own Weekend!

Open all three days - noon to 5

We have one barrel of Mistura Memorial,

a medium-bodied wine with bright fruit flavors,

and smooth tannin - serve with your favorite dish.

Taste in the tasting room, then bottle it yourself!

We supply the wine, bottle, cork and label - you supply the fun!

Great photo opp for the whole family

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it, $8 pre-bottled

Special pricing on Malbec this weekend only too!

February 18, 19, 20

Bottle Your Own Weekend!

Open all three days - noon to 5

We have one barrel of Mistura Melanger,

a big hearty wine that pairs well with bold foods.

Taste in the tasting room, then bottle it yourself!

We supply the wine, bottle, cork and label - you supply the fun!

Great photo opp for the whole family

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it, $8 pre-bottled

Events 2011

Dec 3-4

Holiday in the Vineyard

Special holiday pricing on selected wines,

vendors to help you with your holiday shopping,

fresh truflles, olive oil, new wines -

come join us!

Nov 25, 26, 27

Bottle Your Own Weekend!

Open all three days - noon to 5

We have one barrel of Montepulciano wine

that you can taste in the tasting room, then if you like it - go bottle it yourself!

We supply the wine, bottle, cork and label - you supply the fun!

Great photo opp for the whole family

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it, $8 pre-bottled

Taste our newly released Chardonnay, Estate Cab and Zinfandel

plus enjoy the special sales on Semillon, Viognier and Malbec!

Bring the family out to enjoy beautiful fall colors in the vineyard/olive orchard

 

Nov 12-13

New Wine Release Weekend!

New wines released include:

2010 Chardonnay - $10.99

2007 Estate Cabernet - $18

2009 Livermore Zinfandel - $18

Plus - 2008 Semillon and 2007 Viognier will be deeply discounted!

Club members can pick up their wines from Nov 12 - Dec 30

Special discounts for Club Members on Malbec too!

Sept 4-5

Harvest Wine Festival

Come join us for the annual Harvest Wine Festival, a fundraising event for the

Livermore Winegrowers Association.

Live music on Sunday

Fresh pizzas baked just for you

Both days you can taste the Viognier, Ensemble, and Harvest Cuvee with your pre-purchased glass

(Buy tickets from us or at the website www.lvwine.org)

Plus we are doing Bottle Your Own Wine!

We supply the wine, bottles, corks and labels - you supply the fun!

Only $5 per bottle if you bottle it, $6 pre-bottled

Additional wines can be tasted inside the Tasting Room for $3

Plus Plus - we are having a 30% discount on Viognier and Malbec!

We'll be showcasing vendors for your shopping pleasure

We'll also have fresh truffles, newly made mustards from Noyo Reserve,

porcelin dolls, and other gifts

Lots of fun for everyone during the Labor Day weekend,

so come on out and join us!

New wines, Bottle Your Own fun, live music, vendors, pizza -

what more could you ask for?

Hope to see you!

May 28, 29, 30

Bottle Your Own Event!

Kick off your summer this Memorial Day weekend with a Bottle Your Own celebration!

Mike has blended a tasty treat just for you - a Malbec blend

You can taste the wine inside the Tasting Room, then bottle it yourself.

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $8 per bottle if you bottle it,

$9 a bottle pre-bottled

Open noon to 5 all three days

Also on Saturday only, Cusimano's Wood Fired Brick Oven Pizzas for sale!

Bottle your own wine, then kick back by sitting on our new picnic tables,

with pizza and wine!  What a great way to welcome summer!

March 19-20

Barrel Tasting Event!

Join us for the 3nd Annual Livermore Barrel Tasting Event.

We'll be tasting a 2007 Malbec and letting you do blending for Ensemble!

I'll be pairing the wines with Cheese Fondue and Sipping Chocolate - Yum!

Details for purchasing tickets to this event are on the Livermore Winegrower's site

www.lvwine.org

Open noon to 5 both days - hope to see you!

Feb. 12, 13, 14

Bottle Your Own Event!

Mike has blended up a barrelof something tasty -

You can taste the wine inside the Tasting Room,

then bottle it yourself for only $7 a bottle!

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it,

$8 a bottle pre-bottled

Open noon to 5 all three days

Events 2010

Nov 26, 27, 28

Bottle Your Own Event!

Be thankful for great wine at a great price!

The Bottle Your Own wine this weekend is a classic Bordeaux blend of

Cabernet, Merlot and Malbec

You can taste the blend inside the Tasting Room, then bottle it yourself.

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it,

$8 a bottle pre-bottled

Create your own label and give it as an extra-special gift!

Open noon to 5 all three days

Sept 5-6

Harvest Wine Festival

Come join us for the annual Harvest Wine Festival, a fundraising event for the

Livermore Winegrowers Association.

On Sunday, we'll have live music from QuickFixx.

Both days you can taste the Viognier, Ensemble, and Harvest Cuvee with your pre-purchased glass

(Buy tickets from us or at the website www.lvwine.org)

Both days you can participate in the Bottle Your Own event

Additional wines can be tasted inside the Tasting Room for $3

We'll be showcasing three vendors:

Avon Products by Lisa

Fabulous bags and accessories from BagFabulousbagsand more.com

and winery related gifts made from barrels by Vern Peterson.

We'll also have fresh truffles, newly made mustards from Noyo Reserve, porcelin dolls, and other gifts

Lots of fun for everyone all three days of the Labor Day weekend,

so come out out and join us!

New wines, Bottle Your Own fun, live music, vendors, pizza -

what more could you ask for?

Hope to see you!

Sept 4

Bottle Your Own Event - and new wine release!

New wines include Ensemble (our famous red table wine), 

2004 Livermore Dolcetto, and 2006 Malbec!

Club members get a 10% discount off all wines

The Bottle Your Own wine this weekend is a classic Bordeaux blend of

Cabernet, Merlot and Malbec

You can taste the blend inside the Tasting Room, then bottle it yourself.

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it,

$8 a bottle pre-bottled.

By popular demand, The Traveling Pizza guy will be back!

Come on down, taste and buy the new wines, bottle a few of the Harvest Cuvee,

eat some pizza - what a great way to spend Saturday!

This event is open to everyone.

May 29, 30, 31

Bottle Your Own Event!

Kick off your summer this Memorial Day weekend with a Bottle Your Own celebration!

Mike has blended a tasty treat just for you - a 50/50 blend of two Portuguese varietals -

Alvarelhao and Trincadeira!

You can taste the wine inside the Tasting Room, then bottle it yourself.

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it,

$8 a bottle pre-bottled

Open noon to 5 all three days

Also on Saturday only, Cusimano's Wood Fired Brick Oven Pizzas for sale!

Bottle your own wine, then kick back by sitting on our new picnic tables,

with pizza and wine!  What a great way to welcome summer!

May 9

Mother's Day Special

Join us on Sunday, May 9 - bring your special Mom

and treat her to taste 6 wines, unique mustard blends, and fresh olive oils. 

Then look like a hero when you buy her wine - at 50% off normal prices!

One day only sale of 50% off all regularly priced wines!

Yahoo!  Special times, special wines - just for Mom

Open noon to 5

March 20-21

Barrel Tasting Event!

Join us for the 2nd Annual Livermore Barrel Tasting Event.

We'll be tasting a 2006 Malbec and a 2007 Estate Cabernet!

I'll be pairing the wines with Cheese Fondue and Sipping Chocolate - Yum!

You'll be able to purchase futures of either/both wines for a 30% discount.

Details for purchasing tickets to this event are on the Livermore Winegrower's site

www.lvwine.org

Open noon to 5 both days - hope to see you!

 

Feb. 13, 14, 15

Bottle Your Own Event!

Mike will bring over at least one barrelof something tasty -

as soon as I know, I'll let you know!

You can taste the wine inside the Tasting Room,

then bottle it yourself for only $7 a bottle!

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it,

$8 a bottle pre-bottled

Open noon to 5 all three days

Events 2009

Dec. 5 and 6

Holiday in the Vineyard

Join us for a special holiday celebration.

We'll have great sales on selected wines, new olive oil, fresh mustards,

truffles, holiday crafts and gifts to start - or finish - your holiday shopping.

Bring a new toy for the Toys for Tots drive and receive a 15% discount

on non-discounted wines.

Noon to 5 both days

 

Nov. 27, 28, 29

Bottle Your Own Malbec!

We are known for doing excellent Malbecs - so you can't go wrong with this!

You can taste the wine inside the Tasting Room,

then bottle it yourself for only $7 a bottle!

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it,

$8 a bottle pre-bottled

Open noon to 5 all three days

 

September 6-7

Livermore Harvest Festival

A great way to celebrate the holiday weekend! 

We'll be pouring at our Tasting Room, as well as at the Harvest Village in Robertson Park.

At the Tasting Room - it's Bottle Your Own!

Mike blended a Harvest Meritage of equal parts Cabernet, Malbec, and Merlot.

Big, full bodied wine with lots of flavor!

You can taste the wine at the Tasting Room,

then bottle it yourself for only $7 a bottle!

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it,

$8 a bottle pre-bottled

Bottle Your Own is on Sunday and Monday only

 

September 5

New Wine Release!

Three new wines will be released for your tasting pleasure.

2008 Semillon - $16

2003 Livermore Cabernet - $15

2005 Late Harvest Primitivo - $15

All wines will be available for tasting

Club Members get a 10% discount and should pick up their wines (or arrange for shipment) by October 31.

 

May 23, 24, 25

Make it a Memorial Day to remember!

It's our Bottle Your Own event!

Mike is bringing over 2 barrels of wine -

I know one is Petite Sirah

and the other he's keeping a secret!

You know it will be great!

You can taste the wines inside the Tasting Room,

then bottle it yourself for only $7 a bottle!

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it,

$8 a bottle pre-bottled

Open noon to 5 all three days

March 14

Back Road Tasting Event
Join us for a special progressive tasting with the Back Road Wineries -

Eckert Estate, Rodrigue Molyneaux, Deer Ridge, LVC, and Thomas Coyne

(aka the Back Road Wineries)

We'll be hosting a special tasting from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Each winery will offer a special hor d'orderve and selected wine,

then we'll all meet at Deer Ridge at 7:30 for a final toast with all the winemakers.

Tickets are $20 per person

and can be purchased at the tasting room.

February 14-15-16

Celebrate with your favorite Valentine

and / or President!
We'll be doing our Bottle Your Own event -

Mike will bring over 2 barrels of something good

(he hasn't told us what yet, but you know it will be great!)

You can taste the wines inside the Tasting Room,

then bottle it yourself for only $7 a bottle!

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

you supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it,

$8 a bottle pre-bottled

Open noon to 5 all three days


 

Events 2008

December 6-7, 2008

Holiday in the Vineyards
We'll have special holiday treats -

new wines, truffles, olive oil, mustards,

holiday gifts, porcelin dolls,

jewelry

Join us from 12-5 on Saturday and Sunday

Bring a gift for Toys for Tots

April 12-13, 2008

Bottle Your Own Wine!

We have an extra barrel of 2002 Livermore Cabernet.

Tastes great and will be blended, fined, and released later this year for around $15+.

You can bottle your own now for only $7 a bottle!

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

You supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it;

$8 a bottle pre-bottled.

This weekend only for Cabernet

April 19-20, 2008

Bottle Your Own Wine!

We have an extra barrel of 2002 Livermore Merlot..

Tastes great and will be blended, fined, and released later this year for around $15+.

You can bottle your own now for only $7 a bottle!

We supply the bottles, corks, labels and wine -

You supply the labor and fun!

Only $7 per bottle if you bottle it;

$8 a bottle pre-bottled.

This weekend only for Merlot





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