Wine Tasting at Chouinard

The Winery and Vineyards are open from Noon to 5:00pm for Tasting on Saturdays, Sundays, and some Holidays.

Wedding & party information is available on the website or by phone at 510-582-9900. Call or email us for weekday appointments.

Concerts and Movie Calendar

The Chouinard Summer Live Music Concert Series is here!

After 30 years of concerts, Chouinard Vineyards is featuring a very special talent in  their 2018 calendar.  The Best of the Best.
Dawn Coburn - for the Best - You and your Family!

  • Music is from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Gates open at 12:00pm.
  • $25.00 per car. One ticket per vehicle. Six people maximum in one car.
  • Tickets are non refundable.
  • Bring your own gourmet picnic. Please no outside alcoholic beverages. (If you bring non-Chouinard Wines, we soap your car and verbally abuse you). Don’t forget to bring your own gourmet picnic and wine glasses.

Tickets to all concerts can be purchased  at

New This Year! Live Music in the Tasting Room and Under the Grape Arbor

This year we will be featuring several artists who are known for their unique voices, styles and originality.

No Cover Charge. Music from 2 to 4.

Feb 10 - Dawn Coburn 

Feb 25 - Joe Kady

Mar 10 - Dawn Coburn

Apr 14 - Dawn Coburn

Apr 28 - Mike Williams / Ann Hughes

May 27 - Joe Kady

July 1 - Joe Kady

Aug 4 - Joe Kady

Sept 1 - Joe Kady

Sept 2 -The Garuda Blue Band Duo  - Jazz

Sept 3 - Dawn Coburn

Oct 13 - Dawn Coburn

Nov 18 - Joe Kady

Dec 1 - Dawn Coburn

Dec 2 - Joe Kady

Movies & Picnicking in the Vineyards

Weekend Fright Night Movies in the Vineyard!
August 18th, August 25th and September 2nd

Movies begin at dusk, around 8:00pm. Gates open at 6:30pm. $20.00 per car.

Lord Blood-Rah is back again to host horror and Sci-Fi classics under the stars. Bring a Picnic. Buy a fine bottle of Chouinard Wine. Please no Outside alcoholic beverages. Brining non-Chouinard wine is punishable by demonic possession.

Purchase your tickets at

  • Saturday August 18th - Little Shop of Horrors
  • SaturdayAugust 25th - Tremulous TV 
  • Saturday September 1st - Dracula and Frankenstiein

VIT Wine Club Pickup Dates

1st Quarter - Last Weekend in March

2nd Quarter - Last Weekend  of June

3rd Quarter - Last Weekend of September

4th Quarter - Last Weekend of December

Upcoming Special Events

We’re celebrating Mother’s Day at the Winery.

We’ll be having a special tasting of Granny Smith Apple Wine and Orange Muscat Dessert Wine.
Picnic with your Mom to live music.
Time: 12 noon – 5 pm.



Bottle Your Own Chardonnay and Zinfandel Event.
Only $12.00 if you bring your own Bottle; $14.00 to use our Bottle. Lots of fun and $$ savings.

Time: 12 noon – 5 pm

$12.00 to $14.00

Fathers Day will be a special Red Wine tasting.  There will be picnicking and live music by Dawn Coburn.

Time: 12 noon – 5pm


Crush Kick Off! Sept 1st, 2nd, 3rd

A celebration of harvest with wine tasting, fine crafts with live music all 3 days:

Joe Kady on Saturday
TBA on Sunday
Dawn Coburn on Monday

On Sept. 1st to cap off the day’s activities there is also a Movie at Dusk, a double feature: Dracula and Frankenstein, classics, and the Universal Studios original of both movies. (charge $20.00).

No Charge

Deck the Halls.
An old fashioned celebration with the delights of music, food, and lovely one of a kind gifts.
Music by Dawn Coburn on Saturday, Joe Kady will play on Sunday
Time: 12 noon – 5 pm.
No Charge

No Charge