The battle for Bay Area wine supremacy goes down at the 1st Annual BayCities Winemaker Rumble presented by the Oakland Wine Club. “The Rumble” is a fundraiser for iACT and their refugee-led solutions in Central Africa.

Impact Oakland Hub is the perfect setting for this epic battle royale for the hearts of Bay Area wine lovers as we build awareness for the most vulnerable members of our human community around the globe. The Winemaker Rumble is also an opportunity to meet the wine trendsetters who are setting a new standard for wine excellence: The Wine Distruptors.

Vote alongside our celebrity judges and bear witness as our stable of talented top flight winemakers contend for the coveted titles of:

  • Best Wine From A Grape I’ve Kinda Heard Of
  • Best Taco Tuesday Night Wine
  • Best Sunday Afternoon Wine
  • Best Crunchiest Fried Chicken Wine
  • And More Fun Categories!

The winemakers will be fresh in from the fields to give a report from this season’s harvest and to share their precious creations. Confirmed wine makers and wineries from Oakland, SF, Richmond, Berkeley, and Alameda include:

  • P. Harrel Wines
  • Broc Cellars
  • Donkey & Goat
  • Methode Sauvage
  • Subject To Change Wines
  • Inconnu
  • Tessier Wines
  • Harrington Wines
  • Blue Ox Wine Company
  • Purity Wines
  • Windchaser Wines
  • Building 43 Winery
  • Lusu Cellars

What to expect from the Oakland Wine Club Experience:

  • Luscious Soundscapes by djheylove
  • Visuals by Bryon Malik
  • Hand-selected Pairing Table presented by Hil’s Catering
  • Desserts by Sugar Sweet
  • Handmade Artisan Marketplace
  • Lots of Wine Love!

The Oakland Wine Club is a community of wine lifestyle lovers who understand that #OaklandIsTheWineCountry and therefore perfectly positioned to influence global wine culture. OWC provides programming that focuses on community building through the intersectionality of wine culture and believe wine should be fun and not stuffy. We are Wine Ambassadors.

Please visit to learn more about iACT and the refugee communities they serve.

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Date & Time

18 October 2019 | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Impact Hub Oakland – 2323 Broadway, Oakland, CA


Entry Fee

Cost for Non Members: 35-50

Updated on 01 October 2019