The Steven Kent Portfolio

Livermore, CA

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  • Barrel Room Tasting $15.00/ppGROUP SIZE 1 - 8

    Daily

    We look forward to sharing our wines with you. The Barrel Room offers daily wine tasting for the Steven Kent Winery Cabernets and “Bordeaux” varietals. Approximately 1 Hour.

    Reserve

  • Barrel Room Tasting $15.00/ppGROUP SIZE 1 - 8

    Daily

    We look forward to sharing our wines with you. The Barrel Room offers daily wine tasting for the Steven Kent Winery Cabernets and “Bordeaux” varietals. Approximately 1 Hour.

    Reserve

  • Barrel Room Tasting $15.00/ppGROUP SIZE 1 - 8

    Daily

    We look forward to sharing our wines with you. The Barrel Room offers daily wine tasting for the Steven Kent Winery Cabernets and “Bordeaux” varietals. Approximately 1 Hour.

    Reserve

  • Barrel Room Tasting $15.00/ppGROUP SIZE 1 - 8

    Daily

    We look forward to sharing our wines with you. The Barrel Room offers daily wine tasting for the Steven Kent Winery Cabernets and “Bordeaux” varietals. Approximately 1 Hour.

    Reserve

  • Reserve Room Tasting $25.00/ppGROUP SIZE 1 - 8

    Sat | Sun

    Enjoy a seated tasting of limited wines from the Steven Kent Portfolio. 21 and over only. $25 for non-club members, $10 for club members. Approximately 1 Hour.

    Reserve

About The Steven Kent Portfolio

Join us for tastings daily in our Barrel Room, or on weekends in our Reserve Room.

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We look forward to sharing our wines with you. We have two tasting experiences available on property. The Barrel Room offers daily wine tasting for the Steven Kent Winery Cabernets and “Bordeaux” varietals. The Reserve Room is open weekends and offers sampling of our most limited collectors’ wines.

Notable Features

  • Architectural Appeal
  • Art on Display
  • Limited Production
  • Picnic Area
  • Scenic View
  • Special Events
  • Sustainable
Experiences

  • General Tasting
  • Large Groups (8 - 12)
  • Reserve Tasting
Varietals Offered

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Chardonnay
  • Merlot
  • Sauvignon Blanc
Average Score from CellarPass VisitorsMy BFF
Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Heather H. Member Since 4/19/2019My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 4/20/19 3:00 PM

The entire staff is always pleasant and engaging. The wine, obviously, speaks for itself! Pam is one of our favorite people. She always greets us with the most pleasant demeanor, whether over the phone or in person. She's a great face for Winery! The entire experience at Steven Kent always exceeds our expectations. It's the first place we go when we are in town! Why go anywhere else?!?

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Richard S. Member Since 4/25/2019My Ex
Barrel Room Tasting on 4/26/19 4:15 PM

Don’t arrive late, even if you let them know and they let you know it’s okay you may run into a grumpy employee who’s not interested wanting to help you.

Overall Score 3/5
First Impression 3/5
Hospitality 2/5
Ambiance 4/5
Natalie A. Member Since 11/8/2014My Boss
Reserve Room Tasting on 4/06/19 12:00 PM

Venue was georgous, Staff was SO informative. They spent so much time explaining EVERYTHING about the wine we were tasting. SO knowledgeable! Much to our surprise, Our friends even became members. THANK YOU STEVEN KENT WINERY!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Aaron & Teresa B. Member Since 9/20/2015Evil Stepmother
Reserve Room Tasting on 3/30/19 3:00 PM

Having made the reservations numerous times I always enjoy the experience with the Steven Kent Winery. The Staff assist you and provide a relaxing and very enjoyable experience. They are very familiar with the wine selections and enhance the experience by providing a history of the wines and were and how long the process took prior to our tasting. The Best in Livermore

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
CD H. Member Since 3/11/2019My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 3/16/19 4:15 PM

Excellent tasting and worth taking home. Great ambiance - outside area was dog friendly and the tasting was served at our table. Great place to bring a picnic or just enjoy the outside. We arrived at a “calm” time, I’m sure it gets crowded from time to time, but we enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere. The facilities were excellent and we have some wine to remember our stay when we’re back home.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Ben C. Member Since 3/11/2019My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 3/12/19 12:45 PM

First of all, thank you Patti for her patience and professionalism. I love the presentation at the tasting room but I personally prefer some snacks and charge your guest a bit more or have the option for them if they prefer snacks at additional charges. I am Asian and they do not drink with empty stomach...that is my personal suggestion.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
David W. Member Since 12/26/2018My Boss
Reserve Room Tasting on 2/17/19 3:00 PM

Did a reserve wine tasting in the Barrell Room, which you need to book at least a day in advance. They do an excellent job of limiting the size of the group, the room can accommodate more people, but they want to personalize the experience. The host knew a lot about the wine and the winery, and made us feel welcome and valued.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Tom R. Member Since 7/28/2015My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 2/09/19 1:30 PM

Wine was great, host was knowledgeable and friendly, great atmosphere.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Wayne W. Member Since 8/5/2014My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 11/25/18 1:00 PM

Great wine and experience

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Marian & Dan R. Member Since 10/6/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 11/16/18 2:30 PM

The tasting at Steven Kent was fabulous - I highly recommend it. These wines are comparable to Napa and are by far the best in the Livermore Valley. You couple that with the friendly and knowledgeable staff and you have a winning combination. Its a "must do" in wine tasting.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Cynthia R. Member Since 9/19/2014My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 11/10/18 12:00 PM

Great wine and hostess

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 4/5
Steve & Amy M. Member Since 10/7/2017My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 10/27/18 3:00 PM

As club members we already knew that we would have a great experience as usual. But we brought along some friends to introduce them to SK and the amazing Lineage flight in the reserve room. They loved it! They loved the wines, education about Livermore wine appellation and the overall experience. Steven Kent doesn’t ever disappoint!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Bruce S. Member Since 10/11/2018My Frenemy
Reserve Room Tasting on 10/14/18 1:30 PM

The wines, setting, and staff were very nice and helpful. The biggest negative was the price. The talk and discussion during the tasting was very good and went for over an hour. However, the price of the lineage wine at the winery was very high. Compared to other very nice wines and even compared to buying Steven Kent wine at certain retail shops, the price was much too high.

Overall Score 3/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 4/5
Ambiance 4/5
Aaron B. Member Since 9/20/2015My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 10/13/18 1:30 PM

I am always amazed at the quality of wine selections he produces and enjoy when he talks about the processes, to which the end result is always great.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
John & Marion T. Member Since 2/8/2014My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 10/13/18 1:30 PM

The opportunity to compare Lineage Vintages doesn’t happen often. Always a treat and having Jeff provide Steve Kent history and family background is an added plus. Highly recommend to anyone offered the opportunity.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 4/5
Lance M. Member Since 5/28/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 9/22/18 1:30 PM

Great hosts! We had a group of 9 and had a fantastic time!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Ricky E. Member Since 9/14/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 9/15/18 2:15 PM

It was ok not as high stress as Napa valley

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 3/5
Hospitality 3/5
Ambiance 3/5
Ransom J. Member Since 9/20/2013My Boss
Reserve Room Tasting on 9/08/18 1:30 PM

From the moment we walked in a couple of minutes early and they were finishing their set up of our table, they made us feel very welcome. We had a large group in our tasting and our guide was very patient yet found a way to keep our attention and bring us along for what was called the Cabernet Crescendo. What a pleasure tasting what I think are some of the finest Cabs Livermore has to offer!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Nichelle B. Member Since 8/31/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 9/01/18 1:30 PM

Cozy, intimate setting, the staff was friendly and informative. Wines were mostly reds, were robust, smooth, not tannic but full of flavor.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Craig S. Member Since 8/3/2018My Parents
Reserve Room Tasting on 8/19/18 1:30 PM

From the time we entered to the time we left everything was over-the-top excellent! Best wine tasting experience I have ever had. All those that came with us were thoroughly impressed!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Stacy M. Member Since 8/3/2018My Parents
Reserve Room Tasting on 8/12/18 12:00 PM

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Jim M. Member Since 7/27/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 7/29/18 1:30 PM

Not our first time, not our last. We shall be back. The passion is contagious, I don't know anyone that loves the work as much as Steven. (I wish i had that.) And the wine is assume. Best, Jim

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Adrian d. Member Since 7/18/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 7/21/18 2:45 PM

My friends and I had a great time at Steven Kent winery. Were a party of 4 and although we arrived a few minutes late from our appointment, the staff still welcomed us with a reserved table. It was a busy Saturday afternoon but we had a friendly and pleasant experience. I liked the rose and the fish school wine which we brought home with us. I wish Steven Kent Winery all the best! Cheers!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 4/5
Evelyn R. Member Since 6/14/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 7/16/18 2:45 PM

very friendly staff, good wine, great setting; definitely will go again! Thank you!!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Lauren G. Member Since 6/18/2015My Boss
Reserve Room Tasting on 7/08/18 12:00 PM

Always an amazing experience!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Dionne B. Member Since 6/26/2018Evil Stepmother
Barrel Room Tasting on 7/01/18 3:00 PM

We were 6 ladies out in a limo having a great time. This winery was very stuffy! Our gal had no personality an knew absolutely nothing or didn’t care to care it with us!

Overall Score 2/5
First Impression 2/5
Hospitality 1/5
Ambiance 3/5
Dave M. Member Since 6/8/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 6/09/18 1:15 PM

Bob was our host and he was wonderful!!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Chris I. Member Since 5/23/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 6/03/18 1:00 PM

Great wines. Lovely day. Highly recommend.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Jimmy C. Member Since 10/14/2015My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 5/19/18 12:00 PM

Simply put this has always been the Zenith for Livermore Wines hands down . Moreover, Love the feel of the barrel room as you enter into a bliss of small production wines .

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Neil C. Member Since 11/28/2017My Boss
Reserve Room Tasting on 4/21/18 3:00 PM

Great selection of Cabernet to taste and our host had excellent knowledge of the area and wines.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Celia L. Member Since 6/10/2016My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 4/14/18 12:00 PM

This is my second visit to bring friends to SKW. My friends were very impressed with the entire experience. We started our wine tasting at SKW first and visited another winery recommended by our wine host. The other winery was a disappointment after our wonderful experience at SKW and your exceptional wines.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 4/5
Ambiance 5/5
Lori C. Member Since 11/1/2017My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 3/31/18 2:30 PM

Steven Kent wines are my favorite Livermore wines. Too bad the barrel room isn't a bit bigger!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 4/5
Glenna B. Member Since 10/5/2013My Boss
Barrel Room Tasting on 3/04/18 12:30 PM

Great staff, great wine. Always a pleasure! You will learn about wine, and you will learn to love wine even more! Steven Kent Winery is the crown jewel of Livermore, not to be missed!

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Mark R. Member Since 9/19/2014My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 2/24/18 3:00 PM

Great wine in a fantastic setting.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 4/5
Ambiance 4/5
Veronica H. Member Since 2/3/2018My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 2/04/18 12:00 PM

Kathy was very gracious. She is very knowledgeable and friendly. A true gem.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Elaine H. Member Since 11/19/2014My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 2/02/18 2:30 PM

There were 12 of us wine tasting. I"m a member and I was very proud of the way the staff took care of us. I felt like we were in my home and they explained various wines and were conversational but not too much.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Clifford B. Member Since 1/5/2014My BFF
Barrel Room Tasting on 1/27/18 3:00 PM

Very good wine.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
John C. Member Since 1/20/2018My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 1/20/18 3:00 PM

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Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 5/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 5/5
Angela H. Member Since 9/4/2017My BFF
Reserve Room Tasting on 12/30/17 3:00 PM

The Opus One of Livermore Valley. Love Lineage. Bought the 2013 & 14 to store away until 2020 or beyond. Very excited. Only thing I think needs some help is the trailer that the reserve tasting is in. It doesn't speak to the quality of this wine. It's pretty tired inside. I hope there are plans to improve the experience.

Overall Score 5/5
First Impression 4/5
Hospitality 5/5
Ambiance 4/5
Cynthia C. Member Since 6/22/2017My Parents
Barrel Room Tasting on 11/19/17 1:00 PM

I enjoyed this visit, but it was briefer and more rushed than I anticipated. Also, there were no chairs, so I needed to stand at the tables. Given that the appointments were for one hour of wine tastings, I thought that I would be given a lot of information about the wines. My pourer was helpful, but he spent about three minutes per wine with me, and I tasted five wines.

Overall Score 3/5
First Impression 3/5
Hospitality 3/5
Ambiance 3/5

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