Sunday, April 28th | 11:00am – 4:30pm

Join us as we celebrate the 143rd anniversary of Beringer Vineyards and open our doors to the community! Festivities include wine tastings, incredible wine, delicious barbecue, historical cave tours, vineyard tours, seminars, live music and entertainment. Kids are admitted free-of-charge and will enjoy our lawn games, face painting, juggler and caricature artist!
Founder's Day Celebration

Founders' Day Celebration

Admission includes a glass of wine and a souvenir govino glass.

Wine Club admission includes a glass of wine, souvenir govino glass and lunch. RSVP is required.

Per Person
Wine Club
11 am - 4:30 pm

Events at Founders' Day

Beringer Aging Tunnels

Historical Cave Tour

11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, and 4:00pm. Duration: 20 minutes. 

Explore the 143-year-old legacy of Beringer Vineyards on this guided tour of the old wine-aging tunnels.

Please meet on the promenade. 

Beringer's North Canyon vineyards, looking over rows of vines towards hills in the distant background

St. Helena Home Vineyard Walk

11:30am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm. Duration: 45 minutes. 

Tour the original estate vineyard with Beringer viticulturist, Jim Burgess. The fruit from this vineyard has produced award-winning wines. 

Please meet your guide in front of the BBQ area.

Beringer Stained Glass

Rhine House Stained Glass Window Tour

11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm. Duration: 30 minutes. 

Learn about the 19th Century Rhine House's ornate stained glass windows on this tour that weaves wine, art and architecture.

Please meet your guide in front of the Rhine House. 


Beringer History

Beringer Beginnings: Napa Valley circa 1876

12:30pm. Duration: 30 minutes. 

Learn about the history and origins of winemaking in Napa Valley. Lecture presented by the St. Helena Historical Society.

Please meet in front of the Rhine House on the front lawn.


Celebrating our Past, Present, & Future Tasting with Winemaker Mark Beringer


Enjoy an exclusive tasting to celebrate 20 years of our Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons with Winemaker Mark Beringer. This will be the first opportunity to taste a preview of the not-yet-released 2016 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.

Founders' Day ticket is INCLUDED with the purchase of this experience.

per person
per member
11:30am - 1:00pm
Communal tasting of Beringer

Pioneer Tasting

 12:00pm, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm. Duration: 45 minutes. 

Enjoy an educational, deductive tasting exploring our Winery Exclusive Collection. Receive a certificate upon completion!

This is an additional ticketed experience to Founders' Day admission. Please purchase both a general admission ticket and this experience to participate. 

per person
friends around a barrel beringer

Legacy Club Member Recognition Ceremony

2:00pm. Duration: 30 minutes. 

Join us as we recognize members of our Legacy Wine Club at our 143rd anniversary presentation. Afterwards, Legacy Club Members will take a group photo on our Rhine House Steps. 

Beringer Rhine House steps WC members

Wine Club Legacy Photo Time


Please join all legacy wine club members on the Rhine House steps for a group photo to commemorate Founders' Day. The photo will be taken after the Legacy Club Member Presentation.