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
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...
El Dorado Wineries Grow On Amidst Drought
Late winter rains and proactive water conservation spur growth and quality
July 7, 2014
Despite facing one of the most severe droughts on record in California, the El Dorado wine region is enjoying a fruitful start to the growing season and is expected to harvest another quality crop of grapes this year. Read More...