About This Winery
Love to rock!
The Rock Wall Wine Company represents a new chapter in the East Bay winemaking scene. Founded and operated by a small group of wine industry veterans, including consulting winemaker Kent Rosenblum and his daughter Shauna Rosenblum, the winery offers wine lovers one of the most unique experiences in the wine world.
The Rock Wall Wine Company is founded on the philosophy of the right grape in the right place and are the result of many long-term relationships with acclaimed vineyards. Grapes are sourced from all over California which creates a diverse winemaking environment, complete with different grape varieties, styles and regional flavor profiles.
Ideally situated in Alameda, California, the winery boasts spectacular views of the San Francisco skyline, and more importantly its locale allows the winemaking team to be regionally centralized – ensuring that whether Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, Zinfandel from Sonoma County, Petite Sirah from Contra Costa County or Chardonnay from the Santa Lucia Highlands, the winemaking team is able to handle the fruit soon after it is picked.
Housed in a converted 40,000 square-foot airplane hangar the winery is located on what was once a Naval Air Base. Also known as Building 24, the hangar is due north of a defensive rock wall which made up the perimeter of the base. Taking their name from this protective wall, the Rock Wall winery building has been retrofitted with state-of-the-art winemaking equipment.
A unique concept, Rock Wall Wine Company is, in essence, an urban winery that services the East Bay. Through the wine center, the Rock Wall owners look forward to continuing the legacy of urban winemaking as well as providing an environment whereby making, tasting and learning about wine is fun!↑ Less
Winery InformationHours: Open 7 days a week, 12-6pm
Fees: $15 tasting fee, waived with purchase of $25 or more, per guest.
Price Range: $14-$50
Unique Amenities: San Francisco skyline views, modern tasting bar, out door deck/dome seating, gourmet food available during tasting room hours (Scolari's At the Point)
Winery Dog: Sunny
Winery URL: http://www.rockwallwines.com
- Hip & Stylish
- Kid Friendly
- Cabernet Franc
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Estate Grown Wines
- Petite Sirah
- Pinot Noir
- Port or Dessert Wines
- Sauvignon Blanc
- Sparkling Wines
- White Zinfandel