Girlfriends Golf Getaway on Livermore's Greenville Road

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Gather your girlfriends and get away from it all in Livermore Valley wine country. Greenville Road has got everything you'll need for a fun filled weekend, boasting a 27 hole golf course, a luxurious inn with a full service spa and plenty of boutique wineries.  
Play: Poppy Ridge Golf Course
This gorgeous golf course is nestled in the middle of Livermore Valley wine country on Greenville Road, minutes from your hotel. The 27-hole Poppy Ridge Golf Course is a challenging but fair test for golfers of all abilities. Golf For Women Magazine voted Poppy Ridge a "Women Friendly Golf Course".
4280 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550
Phone: (925) 456-8202

Stay & Spa: Purple Orchid Inn & Spa
The Purple Orchid Inn & Resort is a rustic yet elegant 9,000 square foot log structure located in Livermore Valley wine country. The inn features well appointed guest rooms offer a luxurious and romantic experience with fine custom fabrics, exquisite furnishings, luxurious 100% Egyptian cotton linens, down pillows and feather beds - most of which have fireplaces. Be sure to make an appointment for a relaxing spa treatment during your stay.
4549 Cross Road, Livermore, CA 94550
Phone: 925-606-8855

Eat: Garre Winery & Café
Settle into the outdoor patio at Garre Winery & Café for lunch and feast on Mediterranean inspired wine country cuisine. The Mediterranean menu includes Spanish Ceviche Tostadas, traditional Italian Pomodoro pasta, Greek Mediterranean Chicken Sandwich and French Baked Brie.  Estate-grown organic herbs and specialty heirloom vegetables are emphasized, and local producers are utilized when available. After lunch be sure to stop into the tasting room to and purchase a bottle of estate grown small lot wines. Open for Lunch Monday-Friday from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm; Saturday-Sunday from 11:30 am - 3:30 pm; Dinner Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
Tasting Room: 11:30 am - 4:30 pm Saturday-Sunday
7986 Tesla Road, Livermore, CA 94550, Phone: (925)371-8200
Tasting Fee: Complimentary

Wine Stop 1: Charles R Vineyards
Don't let the dirt road deter you from discovering one the best winemakers in the Livermore Valley. Charles R Vineyards, a small family-owned winery, is tucked away in a valley on an old mining road in Livermore. Here, you can enjoy handcrafted premium wines and meet the winemaker, Randy Bartlett and his family. The tasting room is beautiful and filled with local products. Be sure to buy a bottle and settle into a chair on the patio to enjoy with your girlfriends.
Tasting Room: Open Friday - Sunday 12 noon - 4:30 pm.
8195 Crane Ridge Road, Livermore, CA 94550, Phone: 925-454-3040
Tasting Fee: Complimentary Tastings

Wine Stop 2: Wood Family Vineyards
Wood Family Vineyards is a family run winery located in the eastern foothills of Livermore Valley. Specializing in limited production handcrafted wines, Rhonda Wood is one of the sole female winemakers in Livermore. Be sure to try the 2007 Chardonnay, Para Mas Amigas (wine "for more girlfriends."), made for Rhonda's girlfriends who kept requesting a Chardonnay to drink.
Tasting Room: The winery is open for tasting by appointment.
Wood Family Vineyards, 7702 Cedar Mountain Drive, Livermore, CA 94550
Phone: (925) 606-7411
Tasting Fee: Complimentary Tastings

Wine Stop 3: McGrail Vineyards and Winery
Great memories are made with good wine and friends. McGrail Vineyards and Winery prides itself on being a boutique winery that is centered on family, friends, and fellow wine lovers. Be sure to stop here and taste the finest Cabernet in the brand new tasting room.
Tasting Room: 12 pm - 4:30 pm Friday- Sundays
5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550, Phone: (925) 373-6214
Tasting Fee: Complimentary

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