Lamorinda Wine Growers Association General Meeting – Sunday, October 29th at 3pm – Oak Springs Pool Clubhouse, 39 Spring Rd, Orinda

Dear Members, We hope to see you at our quarterly membership meeting that will be held at the Oak Springs Pool Clubhouse, 39 Spring Road, Orinda on Sunday October 29th at 3pm. Please bring a bottle of wine and appetizer to share. If you haven’t paid your 2017-2018 dues, please bring your checkbook. We will […]

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Upick Grapes Saturday September 16 2017 Alhambra Valley Road

As you may know, Tom Powers has sold his vineyards to Kevin Balestrieri.  A Upick operation will be held at the Balestrieri Family Farm vineyards at 8:00 AM on Saturday, September 16, 2017.  The available grapes include:  small amounts (a few hundred pounds each) of merlot, chardonnay, and cabernet sauvignon, and several tons each of pinot gris, viognier, […]

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Wagner ranch nature area olive festival

The Friends of Wagner Ranch Nature Area is hosting the annual Olive Festival on Oct. 1. Friends sponsors outdoor/environmental education programs for Orinda students. Please consider donating one bottle of your wonderful local wine to this worthy cause. I am happy to pick up and will put together a Lamo basket for the auction portion of […]

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The AVA Celebration was a big success!

We had a great turnout for the AVA celebration Friday night.  I believe had nearly 120 people attend. I would like to thank everyone who attended and helped make the event such a great success. If you would like to look at the deck that was presented, please open this link: AVA Celebration Powerpoint Below are […]

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Lamorinda Now a Name of Viticultural Significance

Published March 9th, 2016 Lamorinda Now a Name of Viticultural Significance By Sophie Braccini NOET Vineyards. Kristiina and Eero Teerikorpi planted Cabernet Sauvignon grapes two years ago. Photos Andy Scheck After years of gathering data to demonstrate to the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau that Lamorinda is indeed a distinctive region, local winegrowers […]

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