Wente Brothers Winery
5565 Tesla Rd, Livermore
Jim Ferris
Additional info : Wente

WENTE BROS. WINERY

HERE THE FIRST WENTE VINEYARD OF 47 ACRES WAS ESTABLISHED BY C. H. WENTE IN 1883.
HIS SONS ERNEST AND HERMAN, INTRODUCED CALIFORNIA'S FIRST VARIETAL WINE LABEL,
SUAVIGNON BLANC. THE EFFORTS OF THE WENTE FAMILY HAVE HELPED ESTABLISH THE
LIVERMORE VALLEY AS ONE OF THE PREMIER WINE-GROWING AREAS OF CALIFORNIA.
IN THEIR CENTENNIAL YEAR, WENTE BROS. IS THE OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY OPERATING,
FAMILY-OWNED WINERY IN CALIFORNIA.

CALIFORNIA REGISTERED HISTORICAL LANDMARK NO. 957

PLAQUE PLACED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION IN
COOPERATION WITH JOAQUIN MURRIETA CHAPTER 13, E CLAMPUS VITUS AND
LIVERMORE HERITAGE GUILD, SEPTEMBER 24, 1983