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Wineries and Winery Places
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Meet owners and winemakers as they share wines that flourish in our sun-drenched vineyards. Plan to stay a while and enjoy a picnic under an old oak tree, between craggy stone landscapes, with the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains as your backdrop. Enjoy a wide selection of entertainment provided by our wineries, including two of the region's annual and much loved events, Behind the Cellar Door and the fall harvest festival, The Big Crush. 

Amador Cellars is a family-run winery showcasing Mediterranean wines, Tuscan architecture, and friendly tasting room staff. The winery produces estate-grown Zinfandel and Italian, Spanish, and Rhone Valley varietals.
 
Tasting Room Open Daily  11am-5pm
Home to the wines of many boutique, hard-to-find Amador wineries that have no tasting room.  They always have ten wines available for tasting.
 
Amador 360 Winery Collective
& Tasting Rooom
18590 California 49
Plymouth, CA  95669 read more
With one of the best views in Amador’s Shenandoah Valley, Amador Foothill Winery specializes in premium white and red wines including Chardonnay, Zinfandel and Barbera.
The winery, which was established three decades ago, is now under the ownership of winemaker Tom Jones. From soil read more

Embark on a unique Amador experience and enjoy their spacious, modern tasting room with expansive vineyard views and welcoming staff. Bring a picnic to enjoy on the lawn in relaxing Adirondack chairs. Learn about the modern winemaking techniques they use to make delicious wines, like oak read more

Avio Vineyards is a destination that embodies the spirit of northern Italy.  The estate is reminiscent of a traditional Tuscan farmstead, complete with a rustic courtyard and fountain. An unforgettable setting for weddings, parties, meetings.  .
 
The winemaking family in read more
Baiocchi tasting room offers high quality, small lot wines made from estate-grown Sierra Foothill grapes. All Baiocchi wines are available for tasting and purchase in the Sutter Creek Tasting Room.
 
The mission of Baiocchi wine is to produce premium, small lot wines, and read more

Sutter Creek, the jewel of Amador County and the Gold Country, has blossomed from a sleepy antiquing town into a Foothills wine destination, with nine wine tasting rooms within walking distance on Main Street (see www.wineonmain.com), new read more

Bella Piazza Winery, named for "Beautiful Place", is set in the beautiful picturesque Shenandoah Valley. Bella Piaza Winery proudly presents the traditional head-pruned, dry-farmed Zinfandels alongside the newer, innovative Italian varietals for which the region read more

Bella Grace, is beautifully sited in the Sierra Foothills, with tasting locations in the Shenandoah Valley and historic Sutter Creek. Bella Grace continues to read more

Bianchini Cellars is the first and only bonded winery in Volcano, CA.  They are a family owned and operated winery and produce about 300 cases a year. Bianchini Cellars produce their Estate Grown Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as a few other varietals read more

Located in the heart of the prestigious Shenandoah Valley of Amador county, Borjon Winery produces premium wines from some of the states most renowned vineyards. A Mexican-American, family-owned winery dedicated to creating mouth-watering & complex wines read more
Established in 1996 in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, this small, family-run winery offers estate grown Zinfandel, Sangiovese, Barbera, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and other fine wines. The tasting room is surrounded by vineyards and offers picnic areas and read more
C.G. Di Arie Winery is a 12,000 square foot winemaking facility. Using the natural slope of the terrain, the winery is built upon two plateaus to facilitate gravity flow, that is a part of Chaim’s delicate approach to winemaking. Featuring two art galleries that read more
This family owned and operated winery opened in 1984. The tasting room includes one of Northern California's largest wildlife art galleries with original watercolors, sculpture, pottery, and hundreds of framed prints.
 
Charles Spinetta Winery released its first three read more
A family-owned and operated wine tasting and sales room located in historic Sutter Creek, “CINQUE” means five in Italian.
 
Representing wines from the 5th Generation Scotto Family winemakers, including Sera Fina Cellars, Delta Luna, Regio and read more

A fully integrated vineyard and winery offering award-winning wines at affordable prices.  209-274-2238  Emai: cdltr@earthlink.net

Come experience the down-home hospitality of Stephen and Jamie Concannon, as they share their dream with you. Their goals are that you have a great experience, learn something new, and return often as "family". Convergence Vineyards is your first stop on the way to  Amador Wine Country. read more
Cooper Vineyards believes that winemaking begins in the vineyard and at Cooper Vineyards, farming in the Shenandoah Valley of Amador County spans five generations. Cooper history is embedded in the soil our vines thrive in. Thanks to the winemaking talent of read more
Deaver Vineyards and their B&B, Amador Harvest Inn, share the same lush landscape of expansive green lawns overlooking the lake and dotted with bright beautiful flowers. Their tasting room features an expansive gift shop full of wine-related items and picnic food. Tables overlooking the read more
Dillian is a small family winery specializing in Zinfandel, Barbera and Primitivo. Tom Dillian has been growing high quality grapes in Amador County since 1972. The winery tasting room, modeled after the family read more
Established in 2007, Distant Cellars was founded as a family venture driven by a passion for wine with the idea of “good times over great wine” at its heart. Looking to remove the pretentious qualities associated with robust and complex wines, Distant Cellars strives to make their winery and read more
Dobra Zemlja specializes in 'Big Amadors' and was founded in 1995 by owners Milan and Victoria Matulich. Meaning 'good earth' in Croatian, Dobra Zemlja (Doh-bra Zem-lya) focuses read more
It began in 1993, when Rudy Chinco purchased 41 rolling acres in California's Shenandoah Valley. The region is noted for its intense, rich Zinfandels and other zesty reds. Rudy, his son Chris, and daughter Cathy worked side by side, planting their vineyards and laying plans for the winery, read more
Driven Cellars Tasting Room in Historic Sutter Creek. 
Hours:
Thur - Sun: 11:00am - 5:00pm
76 Main St
Sutter Creek, Ca
(209) 267-5200
drivencellars.com

 

Winemaker/owner Allen Kreutzer of Drytown Cellars brings more than 20 years’ experience to the task of providing wine lovers with beautifully balanced, intensely flavorful wines they can afford to enjoy on a read more
Nestled at the foothills of the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains is the beautiful County of Amador and home to our family vineyard. Their ranch style vineyard is a perfect place to host your next event. They provide a charming, quite, private venue for all sorts of events including Weddings, read more
At Feist Wines they source fruit from the finest vineyards of the Sierra foothills.  Fermenting in small lots they are able to make superior wines of character and quality. Their philosophy calls for the highest quality grapes combined with read more

The winery is located in Fiddletown, a picturesque and sleepy town, founded around 1849, during the Gold Rush.

Tasting Room at Amador 360 Winery Collective in Plymouth, California is open DAILY from 11am to 6pm. read more

Helwig Winery is a new, state-of-the-art winery and cave system is located just outside of Plymouth, California in the heart of the picturesque Shenandoah Valley. Dave Helwig had a dream to move to the wine country upon retirement. After searching with his wife, Nancy, for the perfect wine read more

Il Gloiello Winery means "the small jewel", as it is truly that. Hope you will visit our beautiful and peaceful location and enjoy the extraordinary wines from the unique terroir of our ridge top vineyards. ll Gloiello Winery is only minutes above Amador's Shenandoah Valley Vineyards. read more

All of Jeff's wines share a theme of fresh fruit reflective of the varietal flavors inherent in the grapes. Jeff selects grapes from vineyards that provide rich full flavors without loads of astringent tannins. Their wines are characterized by a fruit forward nature to both the aroma and flavor read more

Karmere Vineyards is a family-owned and operated winery and estate vineyards of Barbera, Syrah, Zinfandel and Nebbiolo are in the majestic Shenandoah valley. Enjoy complimentary wine tasting in their beautiful French-style chateau. read more

Legendre Cellar wines are made in a traditional method: hand sorted, small-batch fermented, aged in French and American oak barrels, and bottled without fining or filtering. This handmade process results in food-friendly wines that have a luscious texture and a bright palate.

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Miller Wine Works are dedicated to the straight forward expression of their grape's vineyard origins. They do this through an honest and traditional approach to winemaking: handcrafted wines, family owned.
Hours:
Thursday- read more
Nine Gables Winery is family owned and operated winery that is committed to small-lot fermentation, producing the finest handcrafted Amador wines available. Nestled among 85-year-old Mission vines, their tasting room offers samples of many varieties, such as Sauvignon Blanc, Mission, Zinfandel read more
Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Nua Dair is located in the "West End" of Amador's wine region on Willow Creek Road, less than an hour away from Sacramento, Stockton and Placerville. Nua read more

Located in the original post office building in downtown Plymouth Prospect cellars offers wine tasting and provisions. Become a “Friend with Benefits” (FWB) member and start saving without the commitment of a traditional wine club.

Hours: Thursday - Monday: 10:00am to 6:00pm

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Renwood is Destination Zin! Situated in the picturesque Amador County of Northern California, Renwood is surrounded by the rolling hills and rushing streams of California’s gold country and specializes in read more

Scott Harvey Wines are made of the best varietals from the terroir of Amador County, California. These worldly wines include an Old Vine Zinfandel, a Syrah (Rhone), a Barbera (Italian) and a Port (Portuguese read more

Sera Fina is a 1st generation winery from a 5th generation winemaker honored to showcase their classic Italian and Rhone style wines in their tasting room. Sera Fina is Italian for “fine evening” and there are many of those here in Amador County. The stars that read more

Established in 1977 by the Sobon family with the goal of making the finest of wines from the grapes that grow best in the foothills. All grapes are 100% estate and organically grown, and are produced and bottled on the premises. These medal-winning wines are recognized nationwide for their read more

This fourth-generation wine-family winery offers Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Port and Zinfandel, Merlot, Sangiovese,Syrah, Orange Muscat. Sutter Ridge features the county's only Pinotage, a unique red wine from South Africa. Known for award-winning wines and hospitality. read more

Founded in 1856, this Registered Historic Landmark is among the oldest wineries in California. Dedicated to making the finest Zinfandels that express the true character of the vineyard for which it is named. The Sobon family pioneered the planting of Rhône varietals in the foothills, and all read more

Established in 1973, this family-operated winery affords a beautiful view of the Cosumnes River Canyon. The vineyards are more than 60 years old and produce Zinfandel, Mission, Chenin Blanc, Barbera and Sangiovese. The best veiw in the Shenandoah Valley is from read more

Wine tasting and unique wine gifts. Visitors can taste their wines at the bar - served by some of the most witty, knowledgeable staff in the area - or enjoy a glass of wine on the porch and soak in the charming ambiance of this historic Gold Rush town. More than 40 wines are for sale, all of read more
A small and friendly winery with exceptionally high quality wines. 
Friday-Sunday  10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
13120 Willow Creek Rd.
Ione, CA   
209-274-4807

Established in 1970, Amador County's first post-prohibition winery is the largest and most modern of the area. Terra d'Oro (formerly Montevina) continues its long tradition of producing robust, full-bodied Zinfandels and Barberas while experimenting with new varietals and innovative wine-making read more

This nationally renowned winery has made highly regarded artisan wines since 1985. Terre Rouge wines showcase Rhone varietals including 7 different Syrahs. The Easton Portfolio features old vine Zinfandel and Barbera. 
Thursday through Monday, 11am - read more
Established in 1981, this family winery is committed to the production of premium wines. Specialties of the house include Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvedre and Zinfandel.   
Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Sunday 1 p.m read more

Turley Wine Cellars makes twenty-eight wines, the vast majority of which are single vineyard designate Zinfandels and Petite Syrahs. By focusing on old vine vineyards in particular, Turley aims to both create and preserve California’s unique winemaking culture.  read more

Uphill Vineyards is a small winery that features award-winning limited-edition wines from grapes grown in its high-elevation Fiddletown vineyard.
 
All of its wines are available for tasting and purchase at the tasting room in the old Gold Rush-era Amador Hotel in read more

At Villa Toscano, they proudly present the traditional head-pruned, dry-farmed Zinfandels alongside the newer, innovative Italian varietals for which the region is becoming so well-known. They take great pride in producing world-class wines that reflect the indivuality of the unique wine growing read more

Established in 1987, this small, family winery is renowned for its premium Sangiovese wines. A pioneer in the renaissance of this noble Tuscan varietal, Noceto aims to produce a distinctive, fruity, friendly, Chianti-style wine which complements a wide range of foods and represents a good value read more

Wilderotter Vineyard and Winery offers a relaxed atmosphere while serving some of the best wines of Shenandoah Valley: Syrah, Zinfandel, Viognier, and Roussanne. Their tasting room offers secluded patios with umbrellas and welcoming fountains. 

Daily 10:30 AM to 5 PM 
19890 read more

Wine Tree Farm is located on in Amador County, on one of the historic farms, known as the Torre Ranch. The old farmhouse was built in 1902. The farm was uninhabited for at least 20 years before we purchased it in 1998.

2002 we planted 6 acres of grapes on the 40-Acre parcel - 3 acres of read more

Yorba Tasting Room in Old Town Sutter Creek is open and awaiting your visit.  Stop in and taste the Yorba Wines, or better yet, sit and enjoy a glass of wine in their glassed in porch or at the community table.  Starting in September, their patio and deck will be finished and they will be read more

Young's Winery invites you to taste their award winning wines.  Enjoy a picnice and take a stroll around the gorgeous grounds. They are known for their stunning yet unpretentious gardens.