Summer Wine Country Events Taking Shape


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Joe Becerra

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Wente concert series
Wente concert series
The concert scene at Wente Vineyards in the Livermore Valley

Summer wine country events taking shape

We will be posting these wine country events as we receive them. Here are three to consider for your wine country planning.

Wente Vineyards 2016 Concerts

The Concerts at Wente Vineyards is proud to continue its tradition of summer concerts with an incredible line-up of acts for the 2016 season – marking 30 years of entertainment at Wente Vineyards!

As Northern California’s most unique concert experience, Wente Vineyards will host a summer of top name headliners in its beautiful vineyard setting. Every performance presents a memorable evening of entertainment and superb dining with a selection of different ticketing options. The Concerts at Wente Vineyards is thrilled to announce its partial line-up for 2016 (3 additional acts will be added and confirmed in the next week or so):

  • Tuesday, June 28th – CHICAGO
  • Thursday, July 7th – DIANA ROSS
  • Thursday, July 28th – BOZ SCAGGS & THE ROBERT CRAY BAND
  • Wednesday, August 10th – HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS
  • Tuesday, August 16th – LYNYRD SKYNYRD
  • Tuesday, September 13th – CHRIS ISAAK

***Full lineup will be available Friday, April 8th. Visit www.wentevineyards.com.

Club Entertainment Pre-Sale begins on Wednesday, May 4th, at 10am. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 10am. For tickets: Ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster 1-800-745-3000.

Lake Chelan Wine Valley

Spring Barrel Tasting will be held on May 21 and 22. This annual event offers visitors the chance to taste and learn how the use of oak plays a significant role in wine making. Guests will explore the use of different oak treatments and their impact on the taste, color, tannin and texture of the wine. Guests can visit winery cellar rooms for exclusive tastings with local winemakers and purchase upcoming vintages of some of their favorite wines. For more information about Spring Barrel Tasting, visit http://www.lakechelanwinevalley.com/events/spring-barrel-tasting.

Bottle Rock Napa Valley

Saturday and Sunday tickets are sold out, but some tickets remain for Friday May 27. See Bottle Rock

  • Joe Becerra

    Joe Becerra has been traveling to wine country and enjoying wine since 1965. He is a retired educator, and now have the time the opportunity to share his wine travel experiences through this Website.