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.
El Dorado Wines Are Primed For New Heights
Dedication to the region leads to success
Placerville, CA – The El Dorado wine region, nestled in the Sierra foothills between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, has peaked attention from critics and consumers around California and beyond. With over 150 years of history steeped in gold and agriculture, the region is poised for its newfound resurgence in viticulture. Today, the county has more than 2,000 acres of vines at the highest elevations across California and is home to over 70 wineries. Read More...