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Passport 2024

April 20-21, 2024

20+ wineries celebrating the 33rd annual Passport Food and Wine Experience!  Details coming soon.

Early Bird ticket sales December 15, 2023 through February 11, 2024

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Our Wineries

United as a Family

El Dorado Winery Association member wineries are a select group of small, independent and family-owned wineries invested in the agriculture of the El Dorado and Fair Play American Viticultural Areas (AVA). Over 75% of the wine produced here is both grown and produced locally.

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Why El Dorado wines are unique

Mountain born, intense flavors and distinct character

Our mountain vineyards are on steep hillsides with warm summer days and cool nights. It’s an environment that gives wines luscious fruit, an alluring balance, gentle tannins, and body and depth. El Dorado County has over 40 wineries, growing more than100 varietals.

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Passport has been around 33 years for a reason. Whether you go to enjoy the unique food pairings, experience being a wine club member for a day, or chat with the winemakers and winery owners, it's guaranteed to be a fun and memorable day!⁠
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Here's a small taste of what our wineries will have on offer:⁠
🤠 @crystal_basin_cellars will host a western-themed day with pork ribs and cowboy rice (cowboy hats optional) ⁠
🧺  Enjoy a charcuterie box with wine pairings at @boegerwinery⁠
🧀  Sample the Brie & Pear Grilled Cheese Sandwich at @busbycellars⁠
🍷  Indulge in a Rhone varietal tasting flight with food pairings at @skinnervineyards⁠
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And so many more! See the complete list at ElDoradoWines.org/Passport.⁠
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#ElDoradoWines #Passport ⁠
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Grateful for vineyard sunsets. ✨ 🌅 ⁠
📷 @kzriver⁠
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#ElDoradoWines #Sunset
While we firmly believe that EVERY day should be #DrinkWineDay, we won’t snub Global Drink Wine Day today. 🍷 ⁠
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May you find a reason to enjoy a glass of your favorite varietal today (and every day)! ⁠
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#ElDoradoWines #GlobalDrinkWineDay⁠
Cheers to #SyrahDay! 🍷 It’s a beloved varietal at our wineries, and whether you prefer yours blended (GSM anyone?), aged, or all of the above, there are endless ways to enjoy it here. ⁠
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See a complete list of wineries featuring Syrah at ElDoradoWines.org/wineries.⁠
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📷 @skinnervineyards⁠
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#ElDoradoWines #NationalSyrahDay⁠
Happy Galentine’s Day! They say that love is sweet, but friends are better. ❤️ And what better way for ladies to celebrate ladies than with wine time? 🍷 Whatever you’re sharing with your BFFs today, remember the wise words of Leslie Knope: ⁠
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“I am big enough to admit that I am often inspired by myself.”⁠
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#GalentinesDay #LeslieKnopeQuote #ElDoradoWines⁠
🚨LAST CHANCE 🚨Don’t miss out on Early Bird ticket pricing for Passport! You have until 11:59 pm tonight to save $10 on tickets! ⁠
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Get tickets at the link in our bio. ⁠
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#ElDoradoWines #Passport #LastChance
⏰ T minus five days to save $10 on Passport tickets! It’s your opportunity to enjoy exclusive access to limited bottlings, reserve wines, creative food pairings, and more at El Dorado County's family-owned wineries – and score a deal.⁠
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Discover the unique character of the El Dorado wine region on April 20-21.⁠
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Get tickets at the link in our bio. ⁠
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#ElDoradoWines #Passport⁠
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The thrill of discovery is alive and well in El Dorado, a California wine region boasting dozens of independent boutique wineries. Did you know El Dorado was designated an American Viticultural Area (AVA) in 1983?⁠
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#ElDoradoWines #ElDoradoAVA⁠

Our Partners and friends

Love of the land

The El Dorado Wine Movement is partnered with local growers, independent restaurants, boutique lodging and small shops centered around our historic small town Main Street communities.

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