' Bishop's Vineyard - Winery and Wine Club Events

Winery and Wine Club Events

Wine lovers unite! Bishop’s Vineyard hosts and attends a variety of events and tastings throughout the year.

Upcoming Events:

St. Benedict Wine Tasting Fundraiser

St. Benedicts Church Parish Hall
Sunday, April 22 | Following 11:00 AM Mass
2245 82nd Avenue | Oakland, CA 94605
Enjoy a wonderful selection of wines from Bishop's Vineyard, music by the Bay Area Jazz Society and hors d'oeuvres while helping raise funds for St. Benedict Church.  Sponsored by the Pastoral Planning Council in collaboration with Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services.  Tickets: $30/donation. RSVP (510) 632-1847.  Tickets will be available from any Pastoral Council member. 

Bishop's Vineyard Wine & Cheese Reception

Sunday July 15th 
San Damiano Retreat | 710 Highland Dr., Danville
Enjoy a relaxed afternoon in the courtyard catching up with friends and soak up the beauty of summer.  Bishop's Vineyard wine will be available for orders in the gift shop. Details to follow.

Past Events:

10th Annual Urban Wine Xperience

Jack London Square Market Hall
Saturday, August 1 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
55 Harrison Street | Oakland, CA 94607
Bishop's Vineyard joined 20+ urban wineries at this fun-filled annual event that was hosted by the East Bay Vintners Alliance. Local eateries and food purveyors featured delicious bites that paired beautifully with all of the wines being served throughout the afternoon.

11th Annual Summer Wine Festival

St. Mary's College
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Bishop's Vineyard joined other well-known wineries at this annual event that provides funding for scholarship grants.

The Blessing of the Grapes

Our Vineyards at Holy Sepulchre, Hayward
Friday, August 28 | 9:30 a.m.
1051 Harder Rd | Hayward, CA 94542
Fr. William will be blessing the grapes just in time for harvest season. Please join us!

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Wine Tasting

1051 Harder Rd | Hayward, CA 94542
Saturday, October 3, 2015 | 12:00-3:00 p.m. - following the 1st Saturday Mass
Enjoy an afternoon with our complimentary wine tasting and food pairing amongst the vineyards.
For questions and to RSVP contact: 510-537-6600

Meet the Winemaker Dinner

November 6, 2015 | 7:00p.m.-9:00p.m.
St. Joan of Arc's Multi Purpose Room

Wine Tasting at The Cathedral Gift Shop

Thursday, November 12, 2015 | 12:00p.m.-5:00p.m.
The Cathedral Shop | 2121 Harrison Street, Oakland
We helped the Cathedral Shop kick-off their Fair Trade Global Nativity Market.
For more information please call (510) 495-7215

Wine & Food Extravaganza

Saturday, November 14, 2015 | 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m.
St. Michael Church Annex | 326 Maple Street, Livermore
Tickets $20 in advance | $25 at the door
We attended Livermore's Knights of Columbus 4th Annual Wine & Food Extravaganza. There were tastings from several Valley Wineries, a wide array of ethnic "finger foods" from St. Michael's diverse parishioners, live music and a silent auction.  Proceeds benefited "Father Stanislaus Poon Excellence in Education Perpetual Award Fund" & the "Knights of Columbus Scholarship Programs".

Trade Tasting with the EBVA

Monday, November 16, 2015 | 3:00p.m.-6:00p.m.
Stage Left Cellars | 2102 Dennison Street, Oakland
We poured alongside a few other urban wineries in hopes of breaking into the retail market.

A Taste of De La Salle

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 | 6:00pm-9:00pm
1130 Winton Drive | Concord, CA 
Bishop's Vineyard wines will be available for tasting and purchase.
Contact Karala Wiese for more information: 925-288-8195.

St. Elizabeth's Crab Feed

Saturday, February 27th, 2016 
1530 34th Ave. | Oakland, CA 
Bishop's Vineyard wines will be available in gift boxes.

F.A.C.E. Gala-2016 Pot of Gold

Saturday, March 12th, 2016
Scott's Seafood | Jack London Square 
#2 Broadway | Oakland, CA
Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ and the Family Aid Catholic Education (FACE) advisory board invite all to join them at the annual FACE Gala on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Scott’s Seafood in Oakland. Reserve tickets online for either individuals for $150 or tables of 10 for $1,500. Another way to support this event is by donating auction items.
FACE provides tuition assistance based on financial need to students attending Catholic schools in the Diocese of Oakland, without regard to an applicant’s religion, gender, ethnicity, or citizenship. All proceeds from the Gala benefit FACE students.
For any additional information, please contact FACE Executive Director, Lauren Seeno 510-628-2169 or FACE@oakdiocese.org.

Ghirardelli Square's 11th Annual Uncorked Wine Festival

Saturday, May 7th | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco | Beach Street-between Polk & Larkin Streets
Guests will enjoy top tier wines including Bishop's Vineyard wines, delicious local food, live music and entertainment throughout the Square.  Off The Grid will also be onsite providing a selection of food trucks for visitors to enjoy.  To purchase tickets click here.

Olympic Club's 10th Ultimate Wine Dinner & Auction

Saturday, May 21st | 5:30 p.m.
The Olympic Club | 599 Skyline Blvd., San Francisco, CA
An elegant evening featuring premier California vintners including Bishop's Vineyard and an epicurean dinner, plus live and silent auctions offering extraordinary wines, private tasting opportunities an unique travel experiences.  To buy tickets for the 10th Ultimate Wine Dinner, click here.

All Saints Parish Wine Tasting

Saturday, June 11th | 5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 12th | 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
All Saints Parish | 22824 2nd Street, Hayward, CA
Come join us for a wine tasting at All Saints Parish for great Bishop's Vineyard wine and light hor d'oeuvres.

Walnut Creek Wine Walk 2016

June 15th, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Starting Location: Patioworld | 1628 Mt. Diablo Blvd. 
Stroll through Walnut Creek, sip local California wines, savor local restaurants and businesses of Walnut Creek.  Purchase tickets before June 15th get an early bird special $30/ticket.  $40/ticket on day of event.  Purchase tickets,click here.
Wine Walk Event Photos, click here.

Oakland Zoo's 24th Annual Walk in the Wild

Saturday, June 25th | 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Oakland Zoo | 9777 Golf Links Rd, Oakland
Join us on Saturday, June 25th for a benefit like no other.  Walk in the Wild, Oakland Zoo's largest annual fundraiser, offers guests an enchanting evening of live musical entertainment, scrumptious dining from the Bay Area's top chefs and restaurants, an impressive selection of regional beers and wines including Bishop's Vineyard, and dessert and dancing under the stars.  Due to the service of alcohol, adults only.  No guests under 21 please.  Click here to order tickets.

Bishop's Vineyard Wine & Cheese Reception

Sunday July 17th | 3:00 p.m. - 5:30p.m.
San Damiano Retreat | 710 Highland Dr., Danville
Enjoy a relaxed afternoon in the courtyard catching up with friends and soak up the beauty of summer.  Bishop's Vineyard wine will be available for orders in the gift shop.  Cost is $20/person; $10/tea-tottlers.  Please RSVP to info@bishopsvineyard.org.

12th Annual Summer Wine Festival

Sunday, August 14th | 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saint Mary's College-Soda Center | 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga
Saint Mary's College and Alumni Association invite you to campus for an afternoon of wine tasting, delicious appetizers and fun!  Proceeds from the ticket sales and the silent auction support student scholarships at Saint Mary's.  $70 at the door-includes tastings, appetizers and SMC logo wine glass. Click here for more details.

2016 Wine in the Bay

Saturday, August 20th, 2016 | 4:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Bella Torre Estates | Byron, CA
The Women's Fellowship of St. Anne Catholic Church in Byron is hosting the "Wine in the Bay" at Bella Torre Estates in Byron.  The event will include fantastic local wineries including Bishop's Vineyard, beer and olive oil tasting provided by local growers/producers, delectable homemade hors d'oeuvres, local artisans and both live and silent auctions.  This is the 13th year the Women's Fellowship hosts this fundraising event with proceeds benefiting St. Anne's Church with its mission to serve Byron and Discovery Bay both spiritually and socially in our community.  For tickets please contact Peggy Ann Valley at peggy.valley@comcast.net or 925-890-5255.  Tickets can also be purchased via PayPal at www.stannechurchbyron.com & they will be held at "Will Call."  Cost is $45/person, $50/person after 7/1/16.

Holy Spirit Parish Wine Tasting

Sunday, August 21st |11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Holy Spirit Parish | 37588 Fremont Blvd., Fremont CA
Come join us for a wine tasting at Holy Spirit Parish for great Bishop's Vineyard wine and light hor d'oeuvres.

St. Edward Parish Wine Tasting

Saturday, September 10th | 6:00p.m.-9:00 p.m.
St. Edward Parish | 5788 Thornton Ave., Newark, CA
Come join us for a wine tasting at St. Edward Parish for great Bishop's Vineyard wine and light hor d'oeuvres.

2016 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

Saturday & Sunday, September 10th & 11th, 2016 | 12:00 p.m. - 5:00p.m.
Ghirardelli Square | San Francisco, CA
Come Indulge for a Cause with Us!  100% of the profits are donated to the non-profit Project Open Hand! Open Hand is a nonprofit organization that provides meals with love to seniors and the critically ill.  Ghirardelli Chocolate Lounge: Come sip and savor premium samples from local wineries including Bishop's Vineyard, breweries, spirits and gourmet dessert vendors in the heart of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival.  The exclusive area will require an extra "lounge" ticket and is only open for Festival guests 21 years and older. Click here for ticket information.

San Damiano Fall Gala Auction & Dinner

Sunday, September 18th | 4:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
San Damiano Retreat Center | Danville, CA
Please join San Damiano for a special evening of fine dining and music.  Bid for silent auction items, such as the coveted "Dinner with the Friars."  Sit-down dinner with wine sponsored by Bishop's Vineyard.  $75/person, Registration closes September 15th.  Call 925-837-9141 or register here.

Carmel Mission "Blessing of the Courtyard"

September 24th, 2016
Carmel Mission Basilica | Carmel, CA
Carmel Mission courtyard re-dedication event pictures click here-Blessing, click here-Bishop's Vineyard.

Parish Wine Tasting on the Plaza

September 24th, 2016
Church of Santa Maria.  Click Here for Event Details.

Grand Opening Celebration-Queen of Heaven Funeral Center

October 1st | Mass begins at 11:00 a.m.
Queen of Heaven | cfcsoakland.org/events
RSVP/Register for a tour of the new Funeral Center at Queen of Heaven and receive a bottle of wine on October 1st after mass and dedication ceremony. RSVP at 925-932-0900.

Holy Sepulchre Wine Tasting and Blessing of the Grapes

Saturday, October 1st | 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery | 1051 Harder Road, Hayward, CA
Enjoy an afternoon with our complimentary Bishop's Vineyard wine tasting and food pairing amongst the vineyards.  Blessing of the grapes will be performed by Fr. William at 12:15 p.m.  RSVP by September 24th to (510) 537-6600.

8th Annual Christmas Emporium

St. Ignatius Parish
Sunday, December 11th
Jingle & Mingle: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
A Claus for Celebration: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
650 Parker Avenue | San Francisco
Enjoy delicious refreshments, like Bishop's Vineyard wine, and joyful sounds of the season!  Shop 'til you drop at 30+ specialty boutiques including Bishop's Vineyard wine.  Snap a photo with Santa after 10:30 a.m.  All proceeds from the Christmas Emporium benefit the Homeless Ministry Initiatives of St. Ignatius Parish, a collective of volunteer-driven programs that provide nourishment and personal care items to our San Francisco neighbors most in need.

Knights of Columbus Vocational Dinner with Bishop Barber

Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 6:30pm
Carondelet High School

For more information, email info@bishopsvineyard.org. 


Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm
Blackhawk Automotive Museum, Danville CA

Downtown Walnut Creek Walk

Date: June 21, 2017
Time: 6:00-9:00pm
Downtown Walnut Creek

Sips, Snacks and some Jazz

San Damiano Retreat Center | 710 Highland Dr. Danville, CA
July 16, 2017 | 3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of New Orleans fare, wine and music with a salute to all the jazz greats, including Louis Armstrong (Satchmo).
Attendees of all faith are invited.

San Damiano Retreat, Danville, CA
Reservaions:  Call (925) 837-9141
$25 per person (wine and appetizers included)

Luau and Auction at San Damiano

San Damino Retreat Center
710 Highland Drive
Danville, CA 
Sunday, September 17th, 2017
4:00 p.m.

Relax and enjoy an island evening with Hawaiian & Tahitian entertainment and delicious cuisine at our annual dinner and auction.  Wear Your Island Attire!  $75 per person.
To RSVP, call: 925-837-9141 or SanDamiano.org

The Blessing of the Grapes

Our Vineyards at Holy Sepulchre, Hayward
Saturday, October 7, 2017 | Following 1st Mass
1051 Harder Rd | Hayward, CA 94542
Blessing the grapes just in time for harvest season. Please join us!

2017 Christmas Wine Tasting at The Cathedral Shop

The Cathedral Gift Shop
December 14, 2017 | 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
2121 Harrison Street | Oakland, CA 94612
Join us for an evening of Wine Tasting and celebrate the Christmas Season!  Wine can be purchased at a special discount and picked up in time for Christmas!  For more information 510-496-7215 or giftshop@ctlcathedral.org