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Wente Vineyards Announces National Golf & Wine Sweepstakes



Winner to Play a Round at the Greg Norman Designed 18-hole Championship Course, The Course at Wente Vineyards


LIVERMORE, Calif. (June 13, 2024) – Wente Vineyards, America’s longest continuously operated family-owned winery, today unveiled its national golf and wine experiences sweepstakes. The lucky winner and a guest will win a round at The Course at Wente Vineyards, an 18-hole championship course designed by Greg Norman, and a tour and wine tasting at the 141-year-old winery. Wente Vineyards is the only winery in the U.S. to have its own golf course.


The wine and golf sweepstakes is now open via online entry through September 30, 2024, and will be supported by in-store signage, paid and organic social media, influencers, advertising, and marketing. To enter, Wente Vineyards wine and golf enthusiasts can visit    


"We feel that our wines blend perfectly with the natural beauty of the surrounding course and the temperament needed to play a skilled a round of golf at The Course at Wente Vineyards," said Aly Wente, Senior Vice President and Fifth Generation Winegrower for Wente Vineyards. “We are so excited to provide an opportunity for golfers and wine enthusiasts to learn more about our wines and to play our championship caliber course through this nationwide sweepstakes.”


The Wine and Golf Experiences grand prize winner will receive a package that includes:

o   A trip for two to Livermore Valley, California, the home of the Wente Vineyards and The Course at Wente Vineyards

o   Roundtrip coach-class airfare for the grand prize winner and guest to the Bay Area from a major airport within the 48 contiguous United States nearest the winner’s residence as determined by the sponsor

o   Three days and two nights hotel accommodations at a hotel of the sponsor’s choice based on single room/double occupancy, up to $350 per night with taxes and fees included

o   A tour of the Wente Vineyards vineyard and winery for the winner and guest

o   One round of golf for two people at The Course at Wente Vineyards

o   Roundtrip car transfers to/from the destination airport and hotel

o   Roundtrip car transfers to/from the hotel to tour site

o   Welcome basket and one $500 prepaid gift card


The sweepstakes comes on the heels of the recently completed first phase of a planned renovation to the picturesque 7,181-yard, par-72 18-hole championship course, which saw the reshaping of all bunkers, newly installed sod and tall fescue around most bunkers, and fresh white bunker sand incorporated into the newly refreshed course. The upcoming second phase of the course’s master plan will include tee renovations, tree work, and improvements to the drainage system.


The Course at Wente Vineyards opened in July 1998. With three distinct topographies, native woodlands, mature vineyards, and rolling hills of natural grasslands, The Course at Wente Vineyards offers extraordinary visual panoramas and a diversity of play unmatched in the Bay Area. Designed for both novices and pros, The Course has played host to the Livermore Valley Wine Country Championship, part of the PGA Tour’s Nationwide Tour.


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About Wente Vineyards:

Founded in 1883, Wente Vineyards is now in its 141st year. The estate has been celebrated for its industry-wide contributions to innovation as the oldest continuously operated, family-owned winery in the country, now owned and managed by the fourth and fifth generations of the Wente family, with women leading the charge from grape to glass. The winery draws from certified sustainable estate vineyards in the Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay, and Arroyo Seco, Monterey appellations to create an outstanding array of fine wines distributed in all 50 states and over 70 countries worldwide.


In 2010, it joined the top 10% of California wineries that meet all three tiers within the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing codes and designation for both the estate vineyards and winery. In April 2022, the winery won the Wine Institute’s California Green Medal Leader Award. This award is given to one winery each year and recognizing leadership in sustainable practices that span both its vineyards and winery as well as the estate’s socially responsible initiatives that benefit its employees and greater community.


Located just east of San Francisco in the historic Livermore Valley, Wente Vineyards – Wente Family Estates’ flagship estate label – is recognized as one of California’s premier wine country destinations, featuring wine tasting, food and wine experiences, outdoor wine & music events, unparalleled wedding venues and The Course at Wente Vineyards, an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Greg Norman. For more information, visit



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