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Taste at a Higher Level

About an hour from Sacramento or South Lake Tahoe and a little over two hours from Reno or the San Francisco area, El Dorado's wineries beckon visitors with a wide diversity of award winning wines, friendly tasting room staffs and idyllic views of snow-capped mountains and oak-studded foothills.

Our wineries are renowned for making vibrantly flavorful, distinctly delicious wines, grown in the dramatic elevations of the Sierra Nevada.

Latest News & Articles

Wine: El Dorado, elevated taste
By Jessica Yadegaran For the Mercury News
December 29, 2014

Shortly after graduating from UC Davis in 1983 and working at wineries in Napa Valley and the Santa Lucia Highlands, Jonathan Lachs and Susan Marks took desk jobs in Silicon Valley. High-tech was the couple's ticket to their dream vineyard and winery -- but it wouldn't be in Napa or Monterey. Read More..

El Dorado Wineries Boast Exceptional Harvest
Lower yields, favorable weather lead to excellent quality | Nov 26, 2014

Wineries and grape growers in the El Dorado wine region have wrapped up another successful harvest. Though the 2014 yields appear lower than the last three years, the recent harvest resulted in extremely high-quality grapes. Significant spring rains followed by consistent, slightly above average temperatures during the growing season marked one of the earliest harvests on record. Read More...

El Dorado Grapes Travel Well
El Dorado grapes capturing attention of notable winemakers around the state
August 26, 2014

As the 2014 harvest begins this month , El Dorado grown wine grapes are capturing the attention of both large-scale wineries and small artisan producers outside the area . Thanks to dramatic elevation changes, unique soils , distinct microclimates and its diverse selection of grape varieties, El Dorado is establishing its identity as a world-class growing region. Read More...

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