Alameda - Rock Wall Winery - An Oasis on the Island

Rock Wall Winery in Alameda
Alameda has a winery?  Who knew?!  Rock Wall Winery is housed in the remains of an old military installation at the far end of the island. It's a popular spot with local families because of ample play space outside.  I visited with my little niece and nephew durimg a recent visit to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Rock Wall Winery - Alameda
We saw down with a glass of wine (at least the adults did...the kids settled for water...).  Rock Wall Winery features a 'food truck' serving gourmet burgers and more.  Yum! 
Hamburgers and Wine at Rock Wall Winery
We enjoyed in-your-face views of San Francisco across an expanse of concrete with weeds poking through.
Views of San Francisco from Rock Wall Winery
Apparently, this area is a nesting ground for the endangered Lesser Tern.  That explains why the winery hasn't expanded right onto the Bay.  Good on them for respecting this conservation effort.
No Trespassing - Lesser Tern Nesting Sign
We even had time for a tour of the winery which is always a treat.  The barrel room doubles as a function hall and the different racks of wine can be re-arranged to suit different event configurations.  Very cool.
Barrel Room at Rock Wall Winery
For a sunny day out in Alameda, definitely give Rock Wall Winery a go.  See you there on my next trip!
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Alameda - Rock Wall Winery - An Oasis on the Island
Spend an afternoon at the Rock Wall Winery in Alameda, California. A photo-rich post written by travel blogger, Jennifer (aka Dr. J) from Sidewalk Safari.
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