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 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!
Dawn Coburn will be performing for Mothers and Fathers Day.

Music is from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Gates open at 12:00pm. $25.00 per car. Six people maximum in one car. Bring your own gourmet picnic. Tickets are non refundable. 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.


Movies & Picnicking in the Vineyards

Weekend Fright Night Movies in the Vineyard!

Movies begin at dusk, around 7:30pm. Gates open at 6pm. $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 September 2nd - Space Patrol Night - Tremulous TV 
  • Saturday September 9th - Ed Wood Night - Plan 9 from Outer Space 
  • Saturday September 16th - Japanese Monster Night - Monster from a Prehistoric Planet

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

July 1 - Joe Kady 

Aug 4 - Joe Kady

Sept 1 - Joe Kady

Sept 2 - TBA

Sept 3 - Dawn Coburn

Oct 13 - Dawn Coburn

Oct 21 - TBA

VIT Wine Club Pickup Dates

1st Quarter - Month of April

2nd Quarter - Month of July

3rd Quarter - Month of October

4th Quarter - Month 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! and Free Evening Movie Sept 2nd, 3rd

Crush Kick-Off! A celebration of the wine harvest with wine tasting and fine crafts! On Sept 2nd our Outdoor Movie starts at Dusk hosted by the incomparable Lord Blood-Rah. Sept 2nd Movie is $20/car. We’ll have live music during Crush Kick-Off.

Time: Noon – 5 pm

No Charge

Deck the Halls.
An old fashioned celebration with the delights of music, food, and lovely one of a kind gifts.
Time: 12 noon – 5 pm.
No Charge

No Charge