The topography, soil, and climate of Placer County are perfect for wine grapes as it is similar to Southern France and Italy both in temperature and soil content.  In the long summer months, grapes are easily ripened to perfection culminating in wine that is rich and deep in color and flavor.

Bear River Winery

Bear River Winery was founded in 2009 at the north end of Lake Combie on the banks of the Bear River in Meadow Vista.

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Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rosé, Sangiovese, Syrah, Late Harvest
Sat - Sun Noon - 5pm
Complimentary
530-878-8959
2751 Combie Road
Meadow Vista
Boa Vista Orchards

Open daily in the heart of beautiful Apple Hill, Boa Vista Orchards is nestled next to picturesque Carson Road, a short distance from the quaint town of Placerville. Our apple barn, bakery, picnic grounds, and wine tasting is Open Every Day!

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Red Blend, Syrah, Dessert, Dolcetto
Pet Friendly, Picnic Area, Restaurant/Food Service
Daily 8am - 5pm
530-622-5522
2952 Carson Road
Placerville
Bonitata Boutique Wine

Bonitata Boutique Wine prides itself on attention to detail. Each wine is handcrafted and barrel-aged then bottled at the right moment to deliver that special taste to your palate.

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Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Charbono, Red Blend, Zinfandel, Chardonnay, White Blend
Wed-Sun: 1pm - 6pm (and by appointment)
530-305-0449
291 Auburn Folsom Road
Auburn
Canto Ao Vinho
Cabernet Sauvignon, Graciano, Grenache Rosé, Merlot, Petit Sirah, Red Blend, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tempranillo, Tinta Cåo, Touriga Nacional, Zinfandel
530-633-0234
3065 Wintun Way
Wheatland
Casque Wines

Casque wines were created with one goal in mind – to produce small lots of wine from the absolute best vineyard sources in the Sierra Foothills and surrounding areas.

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Cabernet Franc, Red Blend, Red Rhône Blend, Rosé, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, White Rhône Blend, Vermentino
Restaurant/Food Service
Fri 11am - 8pm, Sat - Sun 11am - 5pm
$5 (refunded with bottle purchase)
916-652-2250
9280 Horseshoe Bar Road
Loomis
Ciotti Cellars

Ciotti Cellars is a small production winery located in Placer County. Small production means we focus on making small lots of ultra-premium wines for your enjoyment.

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Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Sangiovese, Zinfandel
Thu - Sun Noon - 5pm
916-534-8780
3750 Taylor Road
Loomis
Cristaldi Vineyards

Cristaldi Vineyards is a small family winery passionate about preserving the art and tradition of our wine heritage.

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Albariño, Barbera, Garnacha, Grenache, Merlot, Red Blend, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tempranillo, Dolcetto
By appointment only
$6/pp (3-wine flights)
916-759-1291
4060 Ridge Drive
Loomis
Davis Dean Cellars

Davis Dean Cellars is an award-winning boutique winery that produces wines from Placer County, Lodi and Napa Valley.

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Zinfandel, Chardonnay
916-644-0495
448 Lincoln Blvd. Ste. 203
Lincoln
Dono dal Cielo

A true Estate Vineyard, Dono dal Cielo has been nurtured and grown with care and experience over the past several years.

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Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Port, Late Harvest
Thu - Sun Noon - 5pm
530-888-0101
6100 Wise Road
Newcastle
Fawnridge Winery

All of Fawnridge wines are handcrafted with particular care in keeping quality high at an affordable price.

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Barbera, Chardonnay, Port, Primitivo, Red Blend, Sauvignon Blanc
Fri - Sun 10am 5pm or by appointment
530-887-9522
5560 Fawnridge Road
Auburn