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McGrail Vineyards and Winery
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McGrail Vineyards and Winery
5600 Greenville Road
Livermore, CA 94550
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    12:00 pm-4:30 pm
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    12:00 pm-4:30 pm
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    12:00 pm-4:30 pm
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For your Wine Adventure:
  • Livermore AVA
    Livermore AVA
  • Wine Maker
    Wine Maker
    Mark Clarin
  • PetsDog Friendly
  • Outdoor SeatingOutdoor Seating: 96
  • Indoor SeatingIndoor Seating: 8
  • 2013 A Jo Elet - The Good Life Cabernet
    Dark, intense, bold, and delicious! This 100% Cabernet aged exclusively in Hungarian Oak has the classic characteristics of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. The dark cherry, cassis, black currants, and vanilla blend with the baking spice and leave a divine taste on your palate.
  • 2013 A Jo Elet - The Good Life Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2013 Austin James Cabernet
    Three Livermore Valley Vineyards blended together to create a bold, vibrant Cabernet Sauvignon. This dense, bold, and earthy wine opens with notes of tobacco, leather, and hints of cassis.
  • 2013 Austin James Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2014 C. Tarantino Cabernet Sauvignon
    Bright fruits and earthy undertones: notes of raspberry, blackberry, vanilla, and tobacco. Our 2014 C. Tarantino Cabernet has elegant tannins that are smooth and lingering.
  • 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
    A spectacular vintage and a wonderful follow up to our Sweepstakes Winning Cabernet Sauvignon. Our 2009 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve has notes of dark cherry, chocolate, vanilla, and hints of tobacco.
  • 2014 Casa de Vinas Cabernet
    Our 2014 Casa de Vinas Cabernet opens with a scarlet red color and fig, blackberry, and plum aromas. As you taste the wine, you will notice flavors of ripe cherries, baking spice, vanilla, and a hint of white pepper. Enjoy this fruit forward Cabernet Sauvignon from Casa de Vinas.
  • 2015 Charlie Rae Chardonnay
    This is our more buttery, oaky Chardonnay. 100% malolactic chardonnay and aged in 100% New Hungarian and American Oak.
  • 2013 Clone 15 Cabernet Sauvignon
    Our 2013 Clone 15 Cabernet Sauvignon from McGrail Vineyards, has aromas of dark cherry, spiced blackberry and vanilla. Similar to past vintages, the berry fruit is intense and has subtle hints of leather and tobacco. This bold, deep garnet Cabernet finishes with bold tannins.
  • 2013 Clone 8 Cabernet Sauvignon
    The dark garnet color opens with aromas of chocolate, cassis, and vanilla. As you taste, baking spices, cherry, and old world wine characteristics shine through. This wine finishes with soft, silky tannins.
  • 2013 Graduate Cabernet
    Smoky, toasty, bold and delicious! The 2013 Graduate Cabernet Sauvignon is 100% Cabernet aged for 4 years in a mix of French, American, and Hungarian oak. The toasty, caramel, coffee notes from the barrel are present on the nose of this wine. The dark mocha flavors lead to bits of dark cherry, cassis, and blackberry fruit. This wine is reminiscent of a chocolate bar with roasted coffee and salted caramel. The tannins are smooth and continue to linger long after you have finished your wine. Enjoy this wine with a Rib eye steak or a rack of lamb.
  • 2013 Graduate Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2012 James Vincent Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2013 James Vincent Cabernet Sauvignon
    The James Vincent continues to be one of our favorite wines with great fruit on the front and balanced, lingering tannins on the finish. This wine has grace and balance, but is bold and age-worthy.
  • 2010 James Vincent Cabernet Sauvignon
    Our 2010 James Vincent Cabernet is our premiere Cabernet from McGrail Vineyards. We take great pride in crafing our most prestigious Cabernet the James Vincent. This wine is aged exclusively in French oak barrels for 30 months and then bottle aged for a minimum of 10 months before release.
  • 2007 James Vincent Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2016 Kylie Ryan Rose
    Bright fruit notes of strawberry, peach, nectarine, and cherry. This dry Rose is delicious with a hint of vanilla, and great acidity.
  • 2013 McGrail Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
    This opulent wine opens with spicy clove, dark cherry, cassis, caramel, and toasty vanilla. The palate is equally impressive with density, great structure, and notes of blackberry, anise, and a hint of tobacco. Bold tannins frame the fill-bodied mouthfeel
  • 2014 McGrail Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
  • 2011 McGrail Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
  • 2012 McGrail Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
  • 2013 McGrail Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
  • 2015 McGrail Family Chardonnay
    California style Chardonnay with bright fruit and notes of butter and oak. This elegant Chardonnay balances the butter and oak with melon, tropical fruits, and vanilla.
  • 2016 McGrail Family Chardonnay
  • 2013 McGrail Merlot
    This Merlot contains notes of milk chocolate, vanilla, clove, nutmeg and cherry. Since this is our winemaker Mark's favorite varietal, we've put a bit of a McGrail twist on this Merlot, giving it the intensity of a Cabernet.
  • 2010 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Reserve
    Our 2010 Reserve Cabernet spends 32 months in oak: a blend of French, American, and Hungarian oak. Approximately 70% new oak is used each vintage. The aromas jump out of the glass and you might notice dark fruit, earthy components, cherry, and cassis. As you swirl the wine in your mouth, you will notice hints of tobacco, anise, and dark fruit. This wine finishes strong with well developed tannins.
  • 2013 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
    Our 2012 Cabernet Reserve is elegant and bold with notes of dark cherry, cassis, vanilla, and dark chocolate. 2012 is one of the best vintages we have had to date at McGrail Vineyards.
  • 2007 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
    Our 2007 Reserve Cabernet has aromas of dark berries, rich fruit, cherry and plum. Gold Medal winner and 2010 Cabernet Shootout winner.
  • 2013 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
    Our 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve is bursting with aromas and flavors. This opulent wine opens with spicy clove, dark cherry, cassis, caramel, and toasty vanilla. The palate is equally impressive with density, great structure, and notes of blackberry, anise, and a hint of tobacco. Bold tannins frame the full-bodied mouthfeel of this classic Cabernet, leaving a lingering impression of fruit and spice.
  • 2011 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
    The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve has a deep red/purple hue and has notes of cassis, plum, and dark cherry. This elegant wine is sure to please with a combination of dark fruit, toasted marshmellows, and a finish that lingers.
  • 2013 McGrail Vineyards Merlot
    Our 2013 Merlot from Picazo Vineyard has an array of aromas including plum, chocolate, and a hint of a cigar box. This wine opens slowly and has many layers. This is definitely a Cab lover's Merlot with complex flavors and bold tannins.
  • 2014 Patriot Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2013 Patriot Cabernet Sauvignon
    Bold, rich, and age-worthy.
  • 2016 Peyton Paige Sauvignon Blanc
    Refreshing, crisp yet round, and perfect for a sunny day! Notes of honeysuckle, white nectarine, tropical fruit, and a hint of sweet cut basil. The flavors are a complex blend of gooseberry, honeydew melon, peaches and a hint of vanilla .
  • 2014 Shamus Patrick Red Blend
    Rich, elegant, and supple, this Red Blend, is a beautiful expression of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot, and Malbec.
  • 2013 Slainte Red Blend
    Slainte is a red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The wine opens with cassis and tobacco and has dark berry fruit flavors. Hints of vanilla and licorice linger with the smooth tannins.
  • Timeless Cabernet Sauvignon 12,13,14
  • Timeless Cabernet Sauvignon, Lot 456
  • Timeless, Lot 456
    Timeless is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from 3 vintages: 2014, 2015, and 2016. This lighter body Cabernet has a tart cherry and dried cranberry nose with a hint of vanilla. On the palate, this easy sipping Cabernet has earthy notes along with bright red fruit, cherries, pomegranate, black pepper, and olive. The tannins are supple and smooth leaving notes of cherry on your tongue. This wine has great acidity which lends itself to pairing well with many dishes including Smoked Salmon, Pork loin, or Chicken Cordon Blue.