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Would you like to show case your wine made from grapes grown in the Livermore Valley American Viticultural Area? It’s good to be from the Livermore Valley. We invite you to show people just how good at the 10th annual Livermore Valley Uncorked Wine Competition!
We hope you’ll join us!

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For questions, please call us at (925) 449-8706.

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2018 Livermore Valley Uncorked

The ninth year of the wine competition boasted 12 revamped varietal categories that attracted more than 100 Livermore Valley wines vying to be the best of the best. The competition was tougher than ever before with space for only 60 wines to move on to the medal round and qualify for your unlimited winetasting pleasure at the public Livermore Valley Uncorked celebration held on Thursday April 12th at the Palm Event Center.
The night of the celebration, the best of the categories were announced by Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty to the crowd of wine enthusiasts and winemakers alike eager to hear the top winners. The newest Best category, Best Rosé, was added just last year when it took the competition by storm, winning Best in Show. This year, a new rosé won the honor of Best Rosé as the judges’ palates determined McGrail Vineyards’ Kylie Ryan Rosé 2017 was the top entry. DePorted 2012 by BoaVentura de Caires Winery was awarded the distinction of the Best Sweet Wine. The title of Best White went to the Best Other Dry White varietal, Longevity’s Pinot Blanc 2017. All of the the Tri-Valley’s medal-winning wines are fantastic. Yes, we may be a little biased. However, this year, one wine garnered four medals and three titles. The Best Cabernet Franc, Best Red, and Best in Show was Wood Family Vineyards’ Cabernet Franc 2015.
Our huge thanks to all of the winegrowers and winemakers who showcased the quality of what our region’s viticulture heritage and savvy land preservation strategies can produce. A delicious win-win for all! Our enormous gratitude to each of the judges and volunteers who made this event possible!

To see the best wines of each category, please check our complimentary Wine Shopping List here.

See the Judges’ bios here.

For questions, please call us at (925) 449-8706.

Looking for the Livermore Valley Uncorked Celebration? Click here!


2017 Livermore Valley Uncorked

More than 80 wines representing over 30 wineries competed in the 2017 Livermore Valley Uncorked wine competition. Uncorked showcases wines made from grapes grown in the Livermore American Viticultural Area. Many of these grapes are quite literally the fruit of land preservation efforts in the Tri-Valley that wouldn’t be possible without Tri-Valley Conservancy’s great land, park, city and county partners and all of our amazing supporters.

2017 was the first year a Rosé category was added to the competition and everyone was swept off their feet by one of the entries which took Best in Show! To see the best wines of each category, please check our complimentary Wine Shopping List here.

Check out all of the 2017 competition’s Ribbon-Winning wines here.

You can see the 2017 Livermore Valley Uncorked Photo Gallery here.

Our heartfelt gratitude to all of the wine makers, wine growers, judges and volunteers who made this event the most successful yet. Thank you!

See the Judges’ bios here.

For questions, please call us at (925) 449-8706.

Looking for the Livermore Valley Uncorked Celebration? Click here!