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!

  • 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.

Saturday January 26 – Joe Kady
Saturday March 17 – Joe Kady
Saturday March 30 – Dawn Coburn

Saturday April 13 – Joe Kady
Saturday May 4 - Joe Kady
Saturday June 1 – Joe Kady
Saturday July 6 – Dawn Coburn

Saturday August 17 - Dawn Coburn & Mike Williams
Saturday August 31 - TBA
Sunday September 1 - TBA
Monday September 2 - Make No Bones Duo
Saturday October 12 - Dawn Coburn
Sunday November 24 - Joe Kady
Saturday December 7 - Dawn Coburn

Movies & Picnicking in the Vineyards

Weekend Fright Night Movies in the Vineyard!
August 3rd, August 17th and August 31st

Movies begin at dusk, around 8:00pm. Gates open at 6:30pm.

Cost: $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 3rd - Nightmare in Blood
  • Saturday August 17th - Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla
  • Saturday August 31st - Double Feature: The Wolfman & Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman

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.

A great way to make your Mom have a special afternoon. Don’t forget to bring your own Gourmet picnic to pair with a favorite Chouinard Wine. A Free tasting with 4 wines will help you to make the perfect choice.

Music by Dawn Coburn
Time: Gates open at 12:00. Tickets available at www.BROWNPAPERTICKETS.COM.
Reservations are required. One ticket per vehicle. CAR Ticket is $25.00 for
a carload of up to 6 people.

Tickets are not refundable.

Music: 1pm – 4 pm.



Celebrating Fathers Day in the Vineyard!

A special Father’s Day with live music in the vineyards.  Bring a picnic for you and Dad to pair with a Chouinard Wine.

Time: Gates open at 12 noon
Tickets: Available at www.BROWNPAPERTICKETS.COM.
Reservations are required. One ticket per vehicle. CAR Ticket is $25.00 for
a carload of up to 6 people.

Tickets are not refundable.

Music: 1pm- 4pm Artist TBA


Bottle Your Own Chardonnay and/or Red Blend Event. Only $16 if you bring your own bottle or only $17 using our bottle. Lots of fun and $$$ saving.

Time: 12 noon – 5 pm


Crush Kick Off! August 31st, Sept. 1st & 2nd!

A celebration of harvest with wine tasting, fine crafts with live music all 3 days from 2 to 4:

Dawn Coburn/em> Saturday
Dawn Coburn on Sunday
Make No Bones Duo on Monday

On Aug. 31 the first day’s activities are capped off by a movie at dusk, a double feature “The Wolfman” and “Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman” classics.

There is a charge of $20.00 per car for the movie.

Movies begin at dusk.

KIck-off is No Charge - Movie is $20.00

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 plays on Sunday
Time: 12pm – 5pm

No Charge