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Passport to the Great Out There

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April 17.18.19 of 2020

Explore the unrivaled beauty of El Dorado County one sip at a time with Passport to THE GREAT OUT THERE. Over 25 wineries will share their innovative spirit by not only providing incredible food and wine pairings but engaging you in an experience that captures the essence of their unique story. Whether it's live music, art demonstrations, historical tours or winemaking insights your journey to THE GREAT OUT THERE will create treasured memories of wine, food and fun.

Discover the back roads, hidden gems, secret experiences and surprises that make this unexplored wine region event a true adventure. Embrace the unknown and prepare to see a side of winemaking, terroir and creative expression you wouldn't expect in wine country. El Dorado wineries draw from more than just good wine making skills-experience the daring spirit, creative freedom, inspiring Sierra landscape, dynamic agriculture and the character-rich true-grit culture of this cult-classic mountain wine region.


You don’t need a Passport to explore the back roads, hidden gems and secret experiences that make this unique wine region event a true adventure! All you need to do is choose which ticket works best for you and let the adventure begin! New this year is The Spirit Experience – each winery will be sharing an experience that defines their unique character! This could be live music, historical tours, engaging art demonstrations, winemaking insights, etc. These exceptional experiences will enhance your journey through THE GREAT OUT THERE and create cherished memories (or at least stories to share)!

Advance purchase prices

Prices will increase January 1 and April 1

  • General Admission One Day ticket (April 17th): $40
  • General Admission Two Day ticket (April 18 & 19): $60
  • General Admission Three Day Ticket (April 17th, 18th and 19th): $80
  • VIP One Day ticket (April 17th): $60
  • VIP Two Day ticket (April 18 & 19): $90
  • VIP Three Day Ticket (April 17th, 18th and 19th): $120
  • Legacy One Day ticket (April 17th): $40
  • Legacy Two Day ticket (April 18 & 19): $60
  • Legacy Three Day Ticket (April 17th, 18th and 19th): $80
  • Designated Driver: $20

For all prices above: + taxes and fees

General Admission Ticket

Price: ($40 -$80)* | Choose between 1-, 2- and 3-day options

 Explore the GREAT OUT THERE with a General Admission ticket!  You will receive a commemorative wine glass and exclusive access to the offerings at over 25 wineries including outstanding wines, delicious food pairings and the exciting new Spirit Experiences!

NOTE: You will not have access to the VIP offerings at select wineries.

INSIDER TIP: The best way to explore THE GREAT OUT THERE is to review the offerings and plan your route ahead of time. Be sure to go at a leisurely pace so you can thoroughly enjoy what each winery is presenting. Having a hard time deciding where to go? Take advantage of the three-day pass so that you don’t miss out on any of the wineries’ incredible experiences!

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VIP Ticket

Price: ($60-$120)* | Choose between 1-, 2- , and 3-day options

Enhance your journey to THE GREAT OUT THERE with a VIP Ticket! In addition to the benefits of General Admission, your VIP ticket grants you exclusive admission to the VIP Trail. This is where the participating wineries are really stepping it up (and out)! As a VIP you’ll be given a special keepsake at check-in and get access to special perks such as: secret rooms; special pairings; barrel and/or library wine tastings; chats with winemakers, etc. THE VIP ticket is the perfect choice for passionate wine adventurers to experience El Dorado County wines like never before!

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Legacy VIP Ticket

Price: ($40 -$80)* | Choose between 1-, 2- and 3-day options 

For those who prequalified (by purchasing $500 of wine at last year’s Passport event), your Legacy ticket includes all the perks offered to VIPs at the price of General Admission! You must have your Legacy VIP Code and email registered with us in order to purchase these tickets. If you are in need of assistance, please call 530-409-8688.

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Adventure Guide—Designated Driver

Price: $20*

If you don't plan on wine tasting during the weekend, but you'd still like to join in on the fun, purchase the Designated Driver ticket for access to all of the tasty bites, entertainment and awesome adventures.

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Day of Event Ticket Sales

If you wish to purchase tickets the day of the event, please visit either:

El Dorado Wine Movement Center (Hours 10am–1pm)
304 Main Street
Placerville, CA 95667


Skinner Vineyards & Winery
8054 Fair Play Road
Somerset, CA 95684

Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis—so don’t wait, because this will sell out!

*TAX AND FEE APPLY. All tickets, except those for designated drivers, are on a tiered pricing schedule. Prices will increase on January 1, 2020 and April 1, 2020. All purchases are final, and no refunds will be issued.

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