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The 2007 Concerts at Wente Vineyards

For more than 20 years, The Concerts at Wente Vineyards has showcased world-renowned entertainers in the winery’s scenic amphitheater. Fine wine and food, complemented by gracious, personal service, are the hallmarks of the Wente Vineyards concert experience. Each summer, concerts are held at the beautiful Wente Vineyards Restaurant and Event Center, located in a picturesque valley a few miles south of the town of Livermore.

Seating is in a naturally amplified venue surrounded by gardens, hillsides and historic winery buildings. Performances take place in the evening after guests have had the opportunity to dine and enjoy exceptional wines from Wente Vineyards. The intimate nature of the setting limits the number of tickets sold so that every seat ensures an outstanding entertainment experience.

Founded in 1883, Wente Vineyards is the country's oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery. Located east of San Francisco in the historic Livermore Valley, Wente Vineyards is recognized as one of California’s premier wine country destinations, featuring wine tasting, fine dining, concerts and championship golf.

Dining: The Concerts at Wente Vineyards series offers guests a choice of dining options: a four-course dinner served in The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, followed by reserved stage-front seating, or an outdoor dining option that allows guests to enjoy a delicious buffet dinner and watch the show from their dining table. Reserved orchestra and terrace seating are available for those who prefer to enjoy the concerts without dining or for those who wish to dine at The Grill.

Golf: The Course at Wente Vineyards, designed by golfing great Greg Norman, is a championship 18-hole public golf course that winds through native woodlands, mature vineyards and rolling hills of natural grasslands. The Wente Vineyards Grill, located in the clubhouse, serves casual American fare. For lovers of music and golf, the Greg Norman-designed Course at Wente Vineyards presents the unique opportunity to play one of Northern California’s most spectacular golf courses followed by dinner and a concert. The all-inclusive price includes special green fees golf cart, range balls, yardage guide, and ball mark repair tool.

Tickets : Tickets and club memberships may be purchased from the Wente Vineyards Box Office at (925) 456-2400, or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Concert tickets are also available from all Ticketmaster outlets and call centers. Pricing varies from concert to concert and is outlined on their website.

Charitable Fundraising: At the time of purchase, each ticket buyer has the option to donate $1 or $5 in support of the Livermore Valley Education Fund’s (LVEF) “Save Our Music Through Song” program to benefit music programs in local schools.

Location: Wente Vineyards Restaurant, Event Center, Golf Course and Vineyard Tasting Room are located at 5050 Arroyo Road, Livermore, California. Concert gates open at 6:00 pm, and all shows start at 8:15 pm.

Wente Vineyards: (925) 456-2300
For information on group sales or corporate sponsorship: (925) 456-2424.

See www.wentevineyards.com

   

 

2007 Concert Line Up
  June 13 George Benson & Al Jarreau  
    19 Diana Krall  
  July 5 Steve Winwood  
    12 Chris Isaak  
    24 Gladys Knight  
    26 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy  
    31 Hootie & the Blowfish  
  August 8 George Carlin  
    15 UB40  
    16 Los Lonley Boys  
    23 Huey Lewis & the News  
    30 Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons  
  September 6 Vince Gill, Amy Grant & the Del McCoury Band  
    12 Peter Frampton, Doobie Brothers  

Al Jarreau & George Benson

 

Diana Krall

 

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