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
A Placerville Centered Wine Weekend
Wine Food Explorer | July 2015
The rich history of El Dorado County can be seen while driving around Placerville, witnessing firsthand the architecture from the 1800s standing in full form or taking a scenic drive through the countryside. The bountiful crops are scattered throughout the three wine regions in the county: Apple Hill, Pleasant Valley and Fair Play.
Foothill wineries win at State Fair competition
Lake Tahoe News | June 2015
El Dorado and Amador county wineries scored well in the annual California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition. Read More...
Wines with a view
Napa Valley Register | June 18, 2015
... Throughout the adjoining El Dorado and Amador counties are hills, small valleys and handsome rolling mesas with striking views, great red wines and a growing reputation for whites as well. Cabernet sauvignon is made here, and very nice ones at that. But the heart of this wine country is with grapes that make dramatic wines even though they are relatively less well known. Read More...