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December 2017

Holiday in the Vineyard

Date: Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd
Time: 12:00PM – 4:30PM

Wineries showcase their decorated tasting rooms with special wines, arts, crafts, holiday music, activities and more across the Livermore Valley during this free annual event.

Get into the holiday spirit at RM by cozying up to a fire pit (weather permitting) with a glass of RM wine. Hot mulled wine will be available with the purchase of a wine tasting.  Pleasanton artist Lee Ann Caldwell be on site selling her customer mosaic tile tables. To learn more about Lee Ann and her unique hand made pieces visit Lee Ann’s Custom Mosaics website. For more information about Holidays in the Vineyards visit the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association website.

January 2017

Tasting Class: Name That Note! Finding Fruit In Wine

Date: Saturday, January 13th
Time: 1:00 PM

There’s no mystery to wine-tasting – only practice! In this informative class, we’ll look at the diverse fruit profiles of three popular RM wines. We’ll use memory and manipulatives (actual fruit!), to identify nose and flavor. The class, led by one of our experienced and educated tasting room staffers, will touch on an introduction to wine sensory analysis, acidity and aging. It will examine how memory plays a part in wine tasting, and explore tasting techniques.
Limit 12 to the class. Wine Club members only.

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Past Events for 2017

February 2017

Wine Club Release: Follow the Road – Vertical Wine Tasting

Date: Saturday, February 25th
Time: 12:30PM – 4:30PM

Learn about the evolution of RM Cabernet Sauvignon and discover how it ages. Our staff will guide you on a journey through past vintages and our current release Cabernet Sauvignon. A limited number of Vintages will be available for purchase.

March 2016 

Barrels, Bottles & Brews

Date: Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26
Time: 12:00PM – 4:30PM
Tickets: $45 Purchase Here

Join Rodrigue Molyneaux as well as our fellow wineries, distilleries and breweries in Livermore Valley for this two day event. Tickets include entrance into participating wineries, breweries, and distilleries at least 2 barrel, spirit, or brew tastes at each winery, commemorative Livermore Valley Wine Country glass, discounts and a program. Visit the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association website for additional information.

Wine Wednesday

Date: Wednesday, March 29
Time: 5:00PM – 8:00PM

Unwind after a long day at work by enjoying the sunset in the peaceful gardens at RM Winery.  Select varietals will be available by the glass or you may purchase a bottle to share with friends.

April 2017

Wine Club Tasting Classes

Date: Saturday, April 15
Time: Fruit 101 at 1:00 and Tannins 201 at 3:00PM

Fruit 101: Name That Note! Finding Fruit in Wine
There’s no mystery to wine-tasting – only practice! In this informative class, we’ll look at the diverse fruit profiles of three popular RM wines. We’ll use memory and manipulatives (actual fruit!), to identify nose and flavor.  Cost $20. Limit 12 to the class. Wine Club members only. Contact info@rmwinery.com for details.

Tannins 201: Pucker Up! The real reason tannins are in wine.
The second class in our tasting series. This hour-long class will help you identify the taste, mouthfeel and complexity that tannins bring to wine. We’ll define tannins, and taste wines on all ends of the tannin-spectrum, from full to accented, in reds and whites. We’ll also taste the role they play in the journey of aging. Cost $25. Limit 12 to the class. Wine Club members only. Contact info@rminwery.com for details.

Spring Picnic Day – Saturday, April 29

May 2017

Spring Wine Club Release – Saturday, May 13

Date: Saturday, May 13th
Time: 12:30 – 5:00 PM

There’s music in the air! Back by popular demand, Duarte on guitar! Put this together with beautiful Spring weather and wine for a perfect afternoon. Our three new releases will be waiting to tempt your taste buds: 2015 Pinot Grigio, 2013 il Segretto and 2013 Nebbiolo.

June 2017

Teacher Appreciation Weekend

Date: Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4
Time: 12:30 – 5:00 PM

We celebrate the dedication of all who instill pride of learning in our children. All K-12 teachers and retired K-12 teachers, with an official identification card, will receive a free tasting or one free glass of wine in addition to 10% off any wine purchase.

June Club Member Picnic Day

Date: Saturday, June 3
Time: 12:00 PM

We invite you to get a jump start on the summer weekend picnic rush in our gardens. Reserve a table and your favorite RM wines and we’ll provide the perfect setting for a picnic.

Sip By Sunset

Date: Saturday, June 10
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Enjoy the cool summer evenings, equestrian field view and intimate wine-barrel picnic tables at RM Winery for our first 2017 Sip By Sunset. Our tasting room will have extended hours and wines will be available for purchase by the glass or by the bottle to share with friends. Please note that tasting flights are not available for our evening events. K-12 teachers and retired K-12 teachers, with a valid ID, will receive one free glass of wine. Picnics are welcome. Come early to get your choice of table.

July 2017

Sip By Sunset

Date: Saturday, July 22
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Enjoy the cool summer evenings, equestrian field view and intimate wine-barrel picnic tables at RM Winery for our July Sip By Sunset. Our tasting room will have extended hours and wines will be available for purchase by the glass or by the bottle to share with friends. Please note that tasting flights are not available for our evening events. Picnics are welcome. Come early to get your choice of table.

August 2017

Vino di Notte – Summer Wine Club Release

Date: Saturday, August 26th
Time:  5:30 PM – Dusk

Cin Cin! An evening Italian celebration for our newest release: 2013 Sangiovese and 2014 il Regalo. Enjoy the sounds of live music by Duarte throughout the gardens and a taste of this year’s RM olive oil made from Kalamata olives grown on our estate. Club members also have the opportunity to purchase pizza from Cravings to complement the new Italian wine.

September 2017

Harvest Wine Celebration

Date: Sunday, September 3rd
Time: 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: Las Positas College

We will be pouring at the 36th Annual Harvest Wine Celebration. New for this year, the festival will take place at Las Positas College. Enjoy backdrops of windmills and vineyards, 40+ wineries, food trucks, live music, arts & craft vendors and more. Visit the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association website for more details and to purchase tickets .

October 2017

Harvest Happenings at RM Winery

Date: Saturday, October 14th
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM

You are welcome to tour our winery and observe wine making as it happens in real time. Taste the fermenting wine, talk to the winemakers, and, if the timing is right, see the crushing or pressing, in action. Then do some apple bobbing for fun.

November 2017

Vive la France – Wine Club Release

Date: Saturday, November 11th
Time: 12:30PM – 5:00PM

Ease into the start of the holiday season with a relaxing afternoon at the Rodrigue Molyneaux fall wine release. Club members can grab a taste our newest Bordeaux style blend, the 2014 Dos Mesas, and our latest RM olive oil grown on the estate. This weekend also marks the return of our 2012 Envie, a Barbera port, for the holidays.  Live music performed by Livermore native Amber McDonald will fill the air (weather permitting). Non club members can enjoy a special $5 wine tasting flight.