With stunning views and level 44-acre parcel is located in Byron, California boasting 37 acres of planted vines. There are five varietals of grapes on the property: Cabernet Franc, Barbara, Mourvedre, Petite Sirah, and Zinfandel. The Leer Vineyards wine was first bottled the summer of 2014 with the first release on August 1,2014.
The Leer Vineyards is nestled in Contra Costa County complete with stunning views of Mount Diablo. The property entrance greets the guests with a private gated entrance leading to a large custom home, which spared no expense in it's recreation and designer touches. The mix of contemporary touches, rustic and high end fixtures and appliances is unlike anything you have ever visited. The finishes in every room will transform you into commercial kitchen, spa like bathrooms and feels like every room is a suite with luxury touches. From the upstairs Master Suite, enjoy a glass of Leer Vineyards famous wine from the private deck and amazing vineyard views.
As if the estate isn't enough offerings of this magnificent property, it also boosts a softball diamond, Bocce Ball court, snack bar, and 37 acres of lush vineyards. Under roof Leer has a 18,000 square foot, including the attention to detail custom estate and event facility. Originally this home was built as a "weekend family" retreat and it hosted a car museum, out door kitchen, recreation areas, commercial kitchen however the Leer's vision was to share this magnificent property with the community as well as turn it into a profitable business venue loved by all.
The tasting room opened in February of 2015 and has been open for wine tasting on weekends and has been going strong ever since. Leer Vineyards has hosted several summer concerts as well as weddings, private parties and corporate events. The stars include names such as Clay Walker, Kellie Pickler and Coffey Anderson who all performed out on the baseball field, a popular venue for concert attendees, and recently Rodney Atkins put on an amazing show under a tent.
Leer Vineyards has labeled 13 varietals of wine thus far, the most popular of the red wines is Heroic Red, which is also in several Texas Wal-Mart stores. There is also a successful wine club that includes four new wines every quarter as well as special benefits to its members. Leer Vineyards is an amazing venue and a winery that produces wine, but have earned a prestigious and respected reputation with their caring and huge support for the community and charities. Leer Vineyards is respected with their support to partner with three entities to donate a portion of the proceeds to those in need. The Special Kids Blend is in partnership with The Special Kids Foundation here in Brentwood, California and helps children with disabilities. Heroic Red donates a portion of the proceeds to the Military Warriors Support Foundation, which awards mortgage free homes to wounded men of combat through their Homes 4 Heroes program. Even The CoCo Blend, is named after Leer's rescue dog and gives a portion of the proceeds to K9 Paw Print Rescue.