events

October 2017

  • October 22,  Music at the Vineyards, Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Alex Lucero and Ryan Price: Soul, Rock, Funk and R&B Spend your Sunday afternoon sipping wine in the fresh air under beautiful old trees, listening to music like it's a private little concert just for a select group - which is exactly what this IS!  Bring some cheese and crackers, or a picnic, buy a bottle of wine, and enjoy the afternoon.  The series continues through the fall. Please note our ABC regulations: No Outside Alcoholic Beverages - which means the only alcoholic beverages allowed are Cooper-Garrod wines - on the property!  Thank you for cooperation in advance!  For more information on our picnic area, please read our picnic area policy.
  • October 26, Sideways Vertical Tasting, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - For those of you who saw the movie "Sideways", you may recall Miles spoke highly of Pinot Noir and criticized Merlot.  At Cooper-Garrod, we make both!  Our Sideways Vertical Tasting allows you to make your own decision about these two varietals.  Join us the evening of Thursday, October 26 to find out more about Pinot Noir and Merlot, tasting different vintages of these wines, incl 2012 - the first year we bottled both of these varietals.  Cost is only $20 per person + tax; $15 per person + tax for Club members.  Price includes flight of wines and light snacks.  Reservations required by October 23.  Click here to book your place at the table.  Club members can call 408-867-7116 or email club@cgv.com to reserve with the card on file.
  • October 28, Halloween Vaulting Festival, 8:30-4:30. Garrod Farms is hosting the annual Halloween Vaulting Festival here at the ranch!   Vaulting is the sport of gymnastics on horseback; it's quite exciting!  Come watch local and visiting athletes compete - in costumes, of course.  There will also be a concessions stand supporting Mt. Eden Vaulters in the Cutting Shed next to the Tasting Room which all are welcome to patronize.  Parking will be limited.  For more information, visit  Mt Eden Vaulting Club.  
  • October 29, Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Dolce Musica: Acoustic Americana. Spend your Sunday afternoon sipping wine in the fresh air under beautiful old trees, listening to music like it's a private little concert just for a select group - which is exactly what this IS!  Bring a picnic, or purchase some cheese and crackers from us along with a bottle of wine, and enjoy the afternoon.  The series continues through the fall. Please note our ABC regulations: No Outside Alcoholic Beverages - which means the only alcoholic beverages allowed are Cooper-Garrod wines - on the property!  Thank you for cooperation in advance!  For more information on our picnic area, please read our picnic area policy.