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  • Fudge Factory Farm

    We are more than just a candy store! The Fudge Factory Farm is a sustainable family run organic farm. We grow mainly apples, raspberries, blackberries, & blueberries. We use our farm raised fruit in all our baked goods, candies, jams and jellies. We offer handmade chocolates and 40 different flavors Read more [...]

  • Holly’s Hill Vineyards

    Owners Tom and Holly Cooper fell in love with wines from southern France when they shared their first bottle of Chatueauneuf du Pape on their honeymoon. Now they share their passion for Rhône wines with you. The winery is a serene foothill retreat with a comfortable deck, tree-lined picnic area Read more [...]

  • Apple Bistro

    Apple Bistro proudly represents traditions through our outstanding cuisine, service excellence, regional wine favorites, and legendary fresh baked goods! Its full-service restaurant on Highway 50 between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, offers some of the best views during your meal, with panoramic sights of the El Dorado County. Apple Bistro is the Read more [...]

  • Milestone Restaurant

    Milestone was built for one purpose; The good of the community.   With the intent of bringing a Napa / Bay Area style, restaurant to the small community of El Dorado Hills, just east of Sacramento. With decades of combined experience Russell Okubo, Nick Dedier, and Alexa Hazelton have teamed up to Read more [...]

  • McP’s Taphouse Grill

    McPs Taphouse at Stateline in South Lake Tahoe, CA has been a beer and entertainment staple for over 25 years! Being family-owned and operated, our motto is 40 beers on tap, live music every night, a full bar of craft cocktails, and never a cover charge. We’re not just “Pub Read more [...]

  • Sierra Oaks Estates

    Sierra Oaks Estates winery is dedicated to the art of small-lot handcrafted wine making. Our winemaker Jim Brown and his crew carefully hand-harvest each cluster to ensure only the highest quality grapes are selected and are delivered to the winery in top condition. His devotion to the craft brings you Read more [...]

  • diVittorio Winery

    A family owned boutique winery located in the Sierra Foothills. The age-old wine making process continues since the diVittorio family immigrated to America in 1904. El Dorado County grapes and fruits are used to make fine red wines, fruit wines and ports. A small on-site still is used to produce Read more [...]

  • Pearl Asian Cuisine

    Pearl Asian Cuisine blends the best dishes of the East and the finest dining of the West. The world-class menu features traditional Chinese favorites and authentic Pacific Rim specialties.

  • Hacienda Orchards

    Celebrate and carry on the Christmas tradition by choosing and cutting a fresh tree at Hacienda Orchards Tree Farm. We have the best crop ever of 6 to 14 ft trees. Our Noble Firs are exceptional this year. And we have a large variety of Douglas Firs, Scotch Firs and Read more [...]

  • Sierra Vista Winery

    One of the most beautiful properties in the Sierra Foothills, Sierra Vista is true to its name with picturesque views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains & views all the way to Mt. Diablo in San Francisco. An El Dorado original with a 45 year history featuring Rhone and Bordeaux estate Read more [...]

  • Colibri Ridge

    We’re high on a ridge with spectacular views of the foothills. You’ll find our tasting bar inside our working winery, and it provides an intimate tasting experience and an insight into our passion for winemaking. You can picnic among our mature oak trees and granite outcroppings where we offer both Read more [...]

  • Chateau Davell Winery

    Chateau Davell offers a truly unique tasting experience in the Sierra Foothills. We are a small, family-owned vineyard and boutique winery specializing in extremely small lots of handcrafted wines. Healthy farming and sustainable business practices are our passion. Visit our cozy Tasting Room and sample our line-up of well-balanced wines, Read more [...]

  • Madrona Vineyards

    Established in 1973, Madroña Vineyards produces exceptional Estate Grown wines reflecting the essence of the El Dorado appellation. We embrace the structure, elegance and balance that our high-elevation vineyards express, specializing in Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Riesling and Zinfandel. Our wines are simple, yet powerful, revealing this special place and are Read more [...]

  • Coloma Club Cafe

    Our restaurant is known for great food, generous portions, and reasonable prices! We make home-style soup daily and have dinner specials. Our restaurant is open from 6 AM to 9 PM and we also have a large covered patio for your dining pleasure. Our full bar is open from 10 Read more [...]

  • Cold Water Brewery & Grill

    South Lake Tahoe’s all-grain brewery featuring hand-crafted beer brewed on site, California comfort food, and exceptional service. Our seven barrel brew house is constantly in use producing roughly 200 gallons of fresh-tasting beer per batch. Join us for Sunday brunch featuring our Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar. Cold Water Read more [...]

  • Cascada

    Located in the remodeled Round Tent Building in historic downtown Placerville, Cascada’s ambiance is a fusion of old world architecture and comfortable urban chic.  We serve an eclectic mix of Mexican favorites and California cuisine with a Latin flare in an upscale setting without the upscale price.  We have an Read more [...]

  • Wakamatsu Tea & Silk Colony Farm

    This historic colony site was first settled by Japanese colonists from Aizu Wakamatsu (Fukushima Prefecture) in July 1869. The Wakamatsu Colony site is the first Japanese colony in North America; contains the gravesite of Okei Ito, the first Japanese woman buried on American soil; is the birthplace of the first Read more [...]

  • Goodness Orchard

    Certified Organic since 1990. You-pick heirloom apples, peaches, pears, strawberries, blackberries, tart cherries, 15 different varieties of vegetables including sweet corn, tomatoes, sweet peppers, chilies and winter squash in their seasons.

  • Argyres Orchard

    Pick your own apples (Golden Delicious and Rome) and Concord Grapes. Apples sold in half-bushel (20 pounds) boxes. Grapes sold in 5-pound pails. Weights approximate – no scale – fill boxes as much as you want. Beautiful mature trees – some over 70 years old. Taste while picking. Open when Read more [...]

  • Jack Russell Downtown

    Welcome to Placerville California, where you’ll find free spirits, deep passions, the start of the beautiful Sierra Mountain Range and Jack Russell Brewery and Jack Russell Brewery Restaurant Downtown. We craft beer with artisanal devotion, and every bottle is brewed with sustainable practices. Because California isn’t just where we brew. Read more [...]

  • Via Romano Vineyards

    Via Romano Vineyards is located in what was once a tractor barn in the 1960’s is now a family run, barn-inspired tasting room and winemaking facility. A visit to this winery is an experience to remember!

  • Gwinllan Estates

    We are a small family owned vineyard and winery, producing a variety of fine wines. Our passion is to produce rich full-bodied wines that tantalize the palate. We planted our vineyard and built the winery ourselves from the ground up. Since making great wine starts in the vineyard, our search Read more [...]

  • Pizza Bene

    Pizza Bene! brings the taste of Naples to Placerville. We use only the highest quality and freshest ingredients available for all of our signature pizza and pasta dishes.

  • High Sierra Iris Gardens

    Hillsides full of irises, the “Grand Ladies of the Garden,” will amaze you with vibrant colors, from late April to early June. There are over 1,500 varieties in the gardens, plus hundreds of day lilies, blooming shrubs and trees.

  • Sellands Market-Cafe

    Selland’s Market Café offers high quality, handcrafted foods – entrees, sides, sandwiches, salads, soups, and pizzas – as well as a full-service bakery and a wine shop, in the heart of East Sacramento, El Dorado Hills and with a third new location at Broadway Sacramento. The food is delicious, the Read more [...]

  • Jodar Vineyards

    For over 29 years the Jodar family has been awarded and praised for our Estate Bordeaux style reds, our Estate Petite Sirah and Chardonnay. We also offer world class Port and a selection of varietals hand picked from local vineyards including Barbera, Sangiovese, Zinfandel and others. Join us in our Read more [...]

  • Stateline Brewery & Restaurant

    Stateline Brewery & Restaurant is nothing less than one of the classic restaurants in South Lake Tahoe. We have large portions and an extensive menu covering Appetizers, Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, Burgers, Pizza, Pasta, Steaks, Sea Food, Kids Menu and Desserts. We have a reputation for giving our customers an exquisite Read more [...]

  • Danette’s Brick Oven Pub

    At The DBOP every dish is homemade with the freshest ingredients available. Much care is taken in preparing all our sauces and dressings. Our burgers are hand-formed our fish and onion rings hand-battered, French fries hand-cut, pizza dough made from scratch and hand-rolled.

  • Placerville Brewing Co & Restaurant

    Placerville Brewing Company was established in the summer of 2005. Nestled in the county seat of California’s, El Dorado (Spanish for “the golden one”) County, we are within a gold nugget’s throw from the original California gold discovery site in Coloma. CA, where the news of “gold in them thar the hills,”  was heard around the Read more [...]

  • Smith Flat House

    Smith Flat House Cellar & Grill offers truly unique dining and meeting spaces serving seasonal menus made with locally sourced products.  The Cellar Restaurant is a one of a kind historic venue containing the entrance to an 1800’s goldmine and the still original bar which Mark Twain is rumored to Read more [...]

  • Fenton Herriott Vineyards

    Let us share our enthusiasm for wine with you when you taste our award-winning wines, crafted to develop intense flavors, complexity and distinction. You can unwind in our picnic area or under the shade of our pavilion and enjoy the spectacular views and peaceful surroundings. Bocce ball courts are available.

  • Oakstone Winery

    Oakstone Winery is a family owned and operated winery that produces an eclectic mix of Gold-Medal-Winning wines from our estate vineyards, including obscure lesser known varietals under our Obscurity Cellars label. Come and taste elegant wines while enjoying expansive views of the hills and surrounding wineries from our second story Read more [...]

  • Solid Ground Brewing

    Solid Ground Brewing is founded by a brewer, KC Sare, and a winemaker, Scott Johnson. The brewery incorporates a 25 barrel brewhouse, a taproom, and a small kitchen. We focus on specialty lagers and experimental wine-influenced beers. We will also provide traditional and untraditional ales, barrel aged beer, and eventually sours. Read more [...]

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin is a bar any family, miner, 4-wheelers, motorcyclist, hunter or explorer would feel at home in. It has been referred to as “It’s as rustic as it gets,”  “Norman Rockwell flashback,” “the jewel of the Sierra,” “An anomaly on its own,” and my favorite, “Best Mountain Bar Read more [...]

  • Ursa Vineyards

    Ursa Vineyards is a husband and wife operation. Greg Stokes and Deborah Elissagaray both started their winemaking careers in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Both gained extensive knowledge working for various wineries there, while Greg headed up Grower Relations for David Bruce Winery. They moved to the Sierra Foothills to pursue Read more [...]

  • Sprouts Cafe

    At Sprouts Cafe in South Lake Tahoe, we do our best to serve the cleanest, freshest, most wholesome food available. Most of our delicious food is completely organic and everything is prepared daily.

  • Grace Patriot Wines

    Raise your glass and your standards at Grace Patriot Wines. Sip wines with character. Relax in a majestic setting. Visit a piece of local history. Indulge with our homegrown and handcrafted Lewis Grace Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, and Pinot Gris. We are home of the favorite red blend, Five Read more [...]

  • Arts & Culture El Dorado

    Arts & Culture El Dorado’s mission to promote, connect, and empower arts and culture throughout the county is achieved by targeted programs and services, a vibrant gallery exhibition series, and a focus on initiatives that support and sustain the cultural life of the region.

  • C.G. Di Arie Vineyard & Winery

    Founded by Chaim & Elisheva Gur-Arieh. A 209 acre parcel, with “cutting edge” 12,000 sq.ft. winery; 43 acres planted with French, Portuguese and Spanish varietals in addition to Zinfandel, Primitivo and Barbera. Producing award-winning wines, winemaker Gur-Arieh’s style of wine is elegant with good balance. Winery “Open House” one weekend Read more [...]

  • Toogood Estate Winery

    The first crush of the Toogood Estate Winery was the 2002 vintage. The wine was first bottled in January of 2003 and sales and acceptance have been remarkable. The vineyards currently have 12 acres planted with varieties including Zinfandel, Primitivo, Tempranillo, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petite Sirah. The Read more [...]

  • Camino Ridge

    Camino Ridge hosts a natural setting and panoramic foothill views.  Part of the Rainbow Orchards farm family, Camino Ridge offers both You Pick or We Pick berries.  Varieties include Duke, Chandler, Legacy, Liberty, Blue Crop, Ozark Blue, Elliot, Titan, Toro.  Rainbow Camino Ridge berries are also available at Farmers Markets Read more [...]

  • Bricks Eats & Drinks

    Bricks is so aptly named because, why else, it is constructed almost entirely of bricks, as are most of the buildings in historic downtown Placerville. Located at 482 Main Street within sight of the El Dorado County Courthouse, you will find many of those century-old plus buildings come alive in Read more [...]

  • Ernie’s Coffee Shop

    Ernie’s Coffee Shop is an award-winning breakfast and lunch café located at 1207 Emerald Bay Road in South Lake Tahoe, California. We have been voted Tahoe’s Best numerous times by locals and visitors alike. Our hours are from 6 am to 2 pm daily. Our vast menu features a wide Read more [...]

  • Lava Cap Winery

    High in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California, the Jones family has been dedicated to the production of premium estate bottled wines utilizing only mountain-grown grapes since 1986. The unique volcanic soil that the winery is named for and the mountainous topography are ideal for the creation of worldclass wines. Read more [...]

  • Golden Leaves Winery

    Our rich Golden Flecked decomposed granite soil, at a depth of 10′ to 12′ deep located along Spanish creek with an altitude of 2300ft, with hot days and cool Mountain breezes in the night, creates a long and slow ripening process. thus producing excellent fruit for premium wine. Golden Leaves Read more [...]

  • Saluti Cellars

    Nestled at the base of a secluded canyon in the heart of the El Dorado wine region, Saluti Cellars Vineyards, Winery and Bed & Breakfast Inn offers distinctive, award-winning estate wines in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Picnic grounds overlooking panoramic views of ponds, vineyards and fountains, cave tours, a Bocce Read more [...]

  • Findleton Estate & Winery

    Specializing in our Estate Pinot Noir, Findleton Estate is a small, family owned, boutique winery located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills. Our family is committed to providing high quality, handcrafted wines at affordable prices, and we proudly offer over 15 varietals of Award Winning Wines featuring the artwork of Read more [...]

  • Delfino Farms

    FORMERLY #5 ON THE APPLE HILL® MAP Since 1964, Edio and Joan Delfino have loved sharing their farm with Apple Hill visitors. Originally, the Delfino Family named their farm Kids Incorporated after their seven children. That name will always be treasured in our hearts; however, to honor them and the Read more [...]

  • South of North Brewing

    We didn’t set out to start a brewery, we were all traveling our own paths until they came together. South of North is just that – knowing when to stray the course for something great. Compasses will give way to intuition. Coordinates to presence. Never worried about there, or then, or Read more [...]

  • Bodhaine Ranch

    For mouth-watering taste, nothing surpasses the hand-made pies and pastries made at Bodhaine Ranch. We use only mountain-grown apples, berries, pumpkins, peaches, and other premium natural ingredients.

  • Lotus Pub

    Beer, Wine, and Sodas: Crafted beers on tap, Bottled Beer, Local Wines, and Soft Drinks  /// Food: Special Carved Sandwiches, Fresh Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Fish Tacos, Macaroni and Cheese, Homemade Pretzels . . . and more! (menu always subject to change, but never disappointing!)   HOLIDAY HOURS Open for Read more [...]

  • Hart 2 Hart Vineyards/Everhart Cellars

    We are a family owned winery nestled in the heart of Gold Country, along Historic Highway 49 and the American River. Our handcrafted proprietary blends and varietal wines reflect our commitment to produce the best of the best made from grapes sourced from our two Estate Vineyards and the finest Read more [...]

  • Gold Hill Vineyard & Brewery

    Come see the stunning views of our vineyards, the foothills, and the rugged American River Canyon. We’ve been here since 1980 and the soils and mild temperatures help us create awardwinning Chardonnay, Bordeaux-style reds, Barbera, Rhône varietals and more. Our brewery also produces six uniquely crafted ales. We have two Read more [...]

  • Skinner Vineyards

    In 2006 we resurrected our family’s wine-making legacy by reestablishing Skinner Vineyards & Winery. We are committed to making elegant Rhône-style wines that express the distinct qualities of our granitic soils and high elevation vineyards. You are invited to visit our beautifully appointed tasting room and winery while enjoying 360 Read more [...]

  • El Dorado Orchards

    Cited by UC Davis as being one of “two premier farm trails in the state,” the El Dorado County Farm Trails is comprised of over 120 local farms, ranches, orchards, artists and businesses that support and promote the county’s legacy of quality agriculture dating back to the Gold Rush. EDCFT Read more [...]

  • Jose Wine Caves

    Named after the owner’s late brother, this winery is truly a place for family and fun. “Our mission is for people to walk in as strangers and leave as family. For people to enjoy the majestic scenery, create beautiful memories, and to enjoy our wines which we make with great Read more [...]

  • Placerville Public House

    Placerville Public House can be found on Main Street in the heart of historic Placerville, California. Serving a rotating selection of craft beer, local wines, and fresh bites, this new addition to Placerville is sure to have something for everyone. Placerville Public House also offers a week packed full of Read more [...]

  • Van der Vijver Estate Winery

    Van der Vijver Estate prides itself on old European traditions when it comes to winemaking and food. Everything needs to go just a little bit slower and with some extra care. Of course when you visit us you can share the experience and taste our Barrel aged wines. Maybe tell Read more [...]

  • Starfield Vineyards

    Starfield Vineyards was inspired by the “star fields” – truly great vineyard sites, that make extraordinary wines possible. These truly great vineyard sites allow the fruit to develop the optimal balance of aroma, flavor, and texture. We chose the El Dorado AVA to plant our estate vineyards and build our Read more [...]

  • Vintage Rose Photography

    Vintage Rose Photography is located in the heart of downtown Placerville in the Sierra foothills of California. Specializing in the fine art of children’s photography, and the love between parents, children, and siblings. Your session can take place in the studio utilizing natural and studio lighting as well as the Read more [...]

  • Crystal Basin Cellars

    Crystal Basin Cellars has its roots in amateur cooperative winemaking. Beginning under the house in 1981, CBC created a long string of vintages that captured fun times with friends. Steadily growing from 3 barrels to 25 under the house, CBC outgrew its space and was formed as a commercial winemaking Read more [...]

  • Papa Gianni’s Ristorante

    Located in the heart of the Cameron Park community, Papa Gianni’s has been serving authentic Italian cuisine to loyal patrons and new faces alike for nearly two decades.  Featuring a wide range of traditional pasta dishes as well as custom signature entrées, Papa Gianni’s has all the ingredients needed to Read more [...]

  • El Dorado Brewing Company

    El Dorado Brewing Company was founded in 1853 -1955 and has changed owners twice starting back up on June 12, 1991, by the previous owner, Jim Boyer.  Jim was not only an accomplished brewer but an experienced building contractor as well.  The combination of these talents led to the construction Read more [...]

  • Poor Red’s BBQ

    Poor Red’s is renowned for its award-winning barbecue and for the world-famous cocktail they invented called the Golden Cadillac. The creation of the Golden Cadillac is legendary in El Dorado. In 1952, a newly engaged couple came to Poor Red’s to celebrate their engagement. They asked bartender Frank Klein to Read more [...]

  • Naked Fish Sushi Restaurant

    Don’t be fooled by the many others that have copied our name and ideas. We are not affiliated with any other Naked Fish besides South Lake Tahoe and Paso Robles, CA. Our mission is to bring the best quality fish available to our customers. We get our fish from a Read more [...]

  • Lake Tahoe Museum

    In 1968, .a group of volunteers gathered artifacts and started a small museum in the city of South Lake Tahoe, In 1983, the museum moved from our Log Cabin into the former county library that was remodeled in 2009, giving it a fresh, new museum experience. The museum is operated Read more [...]

  • Koto Grill

    Tantalize your taste buds at Koto! Serving up Chef Specials, breakfast, lunch, dinner and house favorites that are sure to please. Koto is the place to be! Start your evening off with Happy Hour specials! Wednesday – Friday • 3 pm – 6 pm

  • Gold Hill Vineyard and Brewery

    Gold Hill Brewery produces classic beer in traditional styles. Using traditional methods the beers reflect the flavor and aroma that desirable in that “perfect pint.” Whether you enjoy a rich and malty Scotch Ale, a Dry Irish Stout, or a bright-hoppy IPA; Gold Hill Brewery provides an enjoyable visit for Read more [...]

  • Bee Love Farms

    Nestled in the beautiful Coloma valley, we are a small regenerative style farm using biodynamic and permaculture techniques to grow a wide variety of organic fruits and plants that supply the community as well as our riverfront cafe, The Argonaut.  We are dedicated to cultivating connections between people and their local ecosystems Read more [...]

  • Element 79 Vineyards

    Inspired by the family, friends, and experiences that make us rich, Element 79 Vineyards was born of our love of wine, winemaking, and the opportunity to follow our dreams and immerse ourselves in the winemaker lifestyle. Many years ago, we would come to the Fair Play area to find our Read more [...]

  • Nello Olivo Winery

    Home of The Grapefather®, and the Best Sangiovese in California (CA State Fair), Best of all Reds (Pacific Rim Wine Comp.), Best of El Dorado County (San Diego Wine Comp.), Platinum (Monterey Int’l., CA), Double Gold (Finger Lakes, NY), Four Star Gold and Best of Class Orange County Wine Comp.) Read more [...]

  • The Independent Restaurant and Bar

    Several years ago our family opened the now acclaimed Heyday Café in old town Placerville. The success and community support of “Heyday” inspired us to embark on a new venture, The Independent Restaurant and Bar. Opened in the fall of 2011, The Independent Restaurant and Bar is a dining destination Read more [...]

  • Bumgarner Wines

    Brian and Jennifer Bumgarner invite you to experience Bumgarner Winery’s big, bold and beautiful reds crafted from high elevation fruit with passion. Small production allows all their wines to be hand-made with attention and intention. They specialize in Cabernet Sauvignon and are known for their recent “Double-Gold, Best Tempranillo” at Read more [...]

  • Fountain & Tallman Museum

    Located in the original soda works building dating to 1852, today it holds artifacts and exhibits about Placerville’s history, and displays furnishings from a prominent resident.

  • Rojos Restaurant & Bar

    RoJo’s continues to be a favorite of locals as well as a sought after destination for visitors. We have a full bar and an extensive menu that will satisfy everyone in your group, including a children’s menu. Rojo’s is a Bar & Restaurant reflects its original rustic Tahoe ambiance specializing Read more [...]

  • Miraflores Winery

    Our vineyards are the soul of Miraflores. Each vineyard is cultivated to reflect its actual characteristics into the wines. A commitment to excellence characterizes our wine making. We take pride in the production of our small wine lots. We believe wine should tell a story, and our handcrafted, artisanal wines Read more [...]

  • Mastroserio Winery

    Mastroserio Winery can be found in the heart of the Fair Play wine region where the terroir is known for its varied microclimates. Dramatic changes in elevation, granitic soils, and different exposures create the perfect conditions to produce a variety of high-quality grapes. Over the last twelve years, winemaker Ruggero Read more [...]

  • Yellow Submarine

    Yellow Submarine has been a local’s favorite, serving truly authentic submarine sandwiches for over 36 years. The menu includes a selection of over 20 sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups, chili, and dessert items. Yellow Submarine serves their sandwiches fresh with high-quality meats, cheeses, and produce on local bakery bread.

  • Evans American Gourmet Cafe

    Nestled in a vintage Tahoe cabin, surrounded by towering pine trees, is Evan’s American Gourmet Cafe. Acclaimed as South Lake Tahoe’s finest restaurants, Evan’s features a blend of cuisine styles from around the world. Top Zagat rated Restaurant in the Sierras!

  • Bill’s Apples & Felice’s Dolls

    Jerry & Michelle Visman are honored to carry on Bill Johnson’s beloved Bill’s Apples & Felice’s Dolls. Now part of the High Hill family, and proudly featuring the same crew Bill had for over 20 years. Everything you loved about Bill’s Apples & Felice’s Dolls will remain the same, with Read more [...]

  • Illuminare Estate Winery

    Our family invites you to have an “enlightened” experience discovering Illuminare’s unique, intense wines. Our winemaking focuses on maximum extraction in wines such as Zinfandel, Barbera, and Petit Verdot, and in our vibrant Seeing Red blend. Join us and celebrate family, good friends, and, of course, great wine.

  • Mediterranean Vineyards

    The Mediterranean is regarded as the cradle of the Old World wine industry. This region has inspired us to craft some of the best varietals from the countries around the original Mediterranean region. With the climate in Fair Play that mirrors that of the Mediterranean, we are able to bring Read more [...]

  • Retiredice Alpacas

    Retiredice Alpacas & Guanacos is the first alpaca and guanaco ranch in El Dorado County. Our Gift Shoppe is brimming with 100% hand-made alpaca apparel, by local artists from our yarns and few imported items. We also do custom orders for that special item that you have been looking for. Read more [...]

  • Diamond Springs Hotel

    The Diamond Springs Hotel, built in 1916 by Antone Meyer, is the lone survivor of many hotels and boarding houses that once populated Diamond Springs. Today, the Diamond Springs Hotel is a restaurant, with graciously prepared and truly delicious country home cooking. Service is attentive, the atmosphere is friendly and Read more [...]

  • The Hangar

    The Hangar is a taproom and bottleshop with a unique beer selection. With 30 rotating taps and a can and bottle selection, we’re pretty sure you can find something you like. As long as it’s beer.

  • Charles B. Mitchell

    Just like the area’s pioneers took a chance 100 years ago, Charles B. Mitchell came to Fair Play searching for opportunity. Situated as the highest-elevation viticultural area in California, the possibilities for producing top-notch Zinfandels quickly became evident. Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards wasted no time, blazing a trail and purchasing Read more [...]

  • Heidi’s Pancake House

    Signature pancakes, fluffy 4-egg omelettes, fresh roast coffee, eggs your way, crispy bacon, locally made sausage, home fried potatoes, fruit waffles, stuffed crepes, skillets, burgers, salads, sandwiches…we’ve got it all! Since 1964, Tahoe has started its day with breakfast at Heidi’s Pancake House. The distinctive yellow Swiss chalet building in Read more [...]

  • Tortilla Flats Cantina

    A festive Mexican Restaurant and Bar in Placerville, California offering a casual menu with free-range meats, delicious tacos, and scratch margaritas! All of our recipes feature traditional Mexican flavors made fresh daily from scratch ingredients. When looking for restaurants in Placerville, look no further than Tortilla Flats Cantina.

  • Larsen Apple Barn

    Founded by the Larsen family in the 1860s, we’re the longest family-owned Apple Hill™ farm. You’ll find over 20 varieties of apples picked right here on our ranch.  We also have a wonderful array of pears, grapes, dried fruits, juices and more. In addition, our Bake Shop is full of Read more [...]

  • E16 Winery

    Founder Robert Jones purchased Firefall’s El Dorado County estate vineyards with the dream of honoring his grandfather’s winegrowing legacy. With a commitment to sustainable farming, the year-round nurturing of each vine culminates in hand harvested grapes that are fermented and aged with the lightest possible touch to create wines expressing Read more [...]

  • Mellowood Vineyard

    Mellowood Vineyard has been working since 2002 to create delicious wines that will bring you to the incredible Sierra Foothills with each sip. While the majority of the 25 acre wooded parcel remains native, 9 acres are planted to Zinfandel and Syrah, both perfectly suited to the growing conditions of Read more [...]

  • Teps Villa Roma

    Tep’s Villa Roma has been serving fine Italian Cuisine and Seafood in the Lake Tahoe area since 1975. As you enter the cozy fireside dining room, you get the feel of being in the “Old Country” as the Italian music enhances your meal. Tep’s offers an extensive Antipasto Bar for Read more [...]

  • Mastroserio Winery Tasting Room

    Mastroserio Winery is located the heart of the Fair Play wine region where the terroir is known for its varied microclimates. Dramatic changes in elevation, granitic soils, and different exposures create the perfect conditions to produce a variety of high-quality grapes. Over the last twelve years, winemaker Ruggero Mastroserio has Read more [...]

  • Windwalker Vineyards

    The Taff family invites you to visit our lovely spacious tasting room, then relax on our shaded deck or picnic alongside our vineyards. We make our award-winning wines in a range of styles, and we have something for everyone – Including the current vintage of “Shady Lady” Primitivo. Our 2008 Read more [...]

  • The Farm Table

    The Farm Table is a Restaurant and Caterer specializing in using the freshest ingredients sourced from the area’s local farms.  We believe that fresh ingredients create the best-tasting dishes.  Just about everything is made from scratch in our kitchen from salad dressings to our ketchup and mustards.   So whether you’d Read more [...]

  • Sentivo Vineyards and Winery

    Nestled within the heart of the Fairplay Appellation, Sentivo Vineyards & Winery offers spectacular sierra foothill vineyard views. This one-of-a-kind property has over 5 acres of vineyards, producing the highest quality fruit in the region. Sentivo Vineyards & Winery crafts award winning, limited production wines that rank among the best Read more [...]

  • Bechard Vineyard & Winery

    Bechard Vineyard & Winery is located in the town of Somerset, overlooking the North Fork of the Cosumnes River. As a boutique winery our focus is on handcrafted, small lots of premium award winning wines. Our natural winemaking style allows the unique characteristics of the grape varietal and terroir to Read more [...]

  • Cielo Estate

    Cielo’s picturesque estate is a small bit of heaven in the foothills. Come taste our elegant wines, and spend the day unwinding and roaming our 41 tranquil acres. With our flawlessly restored Victorian, we are also the ideal setting for weddings and superbly tailored celebrations. Ask to see the wine Read more [...]

  • Wofford Acres Vineyards

    When you visit us at the end of a country road, you’ll find award-winning wines, spectacular views of the American River Canyon and a tasting room with a cozy, casual intimacy where you’ll often chat with winemaker Paul. Picnic outside and see why we say, “Come for the wine and Read more [...]

  • Busby Cellars

    Enjoy panoramic views from the tasting room and picnic grounds, perched atop a knoll overlooking the estate vineyards. Sample award-winning, handcrafted wines including Zinfandel, Barbera, Tempranillo, Rhône and Bordeaux varietals. A small, family-owned vineyard and boutique winery, Busby Cellars provides special attention throughout the growing and winemaking process to craft Read more [...]

  • Stash Brewing Co.

    Located in Garden Valley, Stash Brewing Co. crafts its beers following monastic traditional methods that have been used for hundreds of years in Belgium. They fell in love with this style because of the unique flavors that are developed with yeast and fermentation. Their beers spend more time than most maturing Read more [...]

  • Beacon Bar & Grill

    Reminiscent of a time when friendship was a lifelong endeavor and vacation meant leaving your troubles at the door. A year-round Lake Tahoe destination resort of pure relaxation offering historic Tahoe lodging, camping, boating, biking, beach-going, lakeside dining, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, and more. All on the south shore of Read more [...]

  • Heyday Cafe

    Opened in early 2007, Heyday Cafe has been a local favorite and remained on the forefront of Culinary excellence in Placerville. Using locally sourced ingredients we create revolving menus that inspire guests to enjoy a wide range of ethnicities and styles of cuisine. Our regularly changing wine list has over Read more [...]

  • Izzy’s Burger Spa

    This family-run eatery has become a legend among burger fans. Done the old fashioned way – charbroiled and always using the freshest hand-prepared ingredients. Any way you like, with anything you want! Tahoe’s Best Burger, Hot Dog, Grilled Chicken, Fish n’ Chips, Char-Grilled Calamari, Salads, Sodas, Shakes and Ice Cold Read more [...]

  • Rucksack Cellars

    Comfortable and worn, a rucksack embodies our desire to discover life away from the ordinary. It is with this same spirit of discovery that we produce our wines, each an expression of the varied climate and soils of the Sierra Foothills appellation. Join us as we explore this exciting world Read more [...]

  • Divided Sky

    It is difficult to put any one label on the Divided Sky. It is, among other things, a bar, a restaurant, and a café. A favorite gathering place among Meyers locals, The Divided Sky manages to combine all these things into a comfortable, upstairs living room-like setting at the edge Read more [...]

  • Old Town Grill

    Old Town Grill opened 18 years ago on Main Street in Placerville CA. Chef John Sanders was previously the Executive Chef for the Sacramento Kings for over 10 years. Try this out, Old Town Grill serves delicious burgers, chicken sandwiches, specially designed salads and specials that change daily and feature Read more [...]

  • 36 Handles Restaurant & Pub

    There’s something for every taste on our changing menu, from six styles of Fish & Chips (traditional and panko crusted), Cottage Pie and Corned Beef, to some lighter selections like Shrimp Scampi. We feature a fine selection of 36 beers on tap and several more bottled beers hand-picked from quality Read more [...]

  • Latcham Vineyards

    Our vineyards lie on the slopes above small, beautiful valleys around Fair Play, and they produce wines with unique depth and flavor. We’ve won hundreds of awards over the years, blending modern and traditional techniques that showcase the mountain-grown grapes in our Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and more. Read more [...]

  • David Girard Vineyards

    In the heart of Gold Country, nestled in the Sierra Foothills, lies an exceptional winery known as David Girard Vineyards. Producing superior Rhône-style wines, our 90-acre estate provides optimum climate and soil conditions to achieve elegant varietal flavor. The best part of any visit to DGV is the opportunity to Read more [...]

  • MV Winery/Miller Vineyards

    MV Winery is a small vineyard and winery in Fair Play that has received multiple national and international awards. The winery has chosen a path of high quality low production wines. Wines that are so rich and complex that they demand your attention and you would remember drinking them a Read more [...]

  • Highway 50 Brewery

    Hwy 50 Brewery is a friendly gathering place to enjoy great beer. We’ve got rotating taps, brick oven pizza, occasional live music and a big outdoor patio with amazing views.But the beer is the reason to head our way. Brewer, Gary Ritz, makes clean, delicious beers that make you glad you got Read more [...]

  • Cantiga Wineworks

    Cantiga’s Gothic-style winery sits on a stunning knoll top, overlooking estate vineyards. Within its walls, winemaker Rich Rorden preserves the art of making classic-style wines that align well with food and benefit from long periods of cellaring. Cantiga wines are natural, low in sulfites and easy on allergies. Enjoy a Read more [...]

  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

    Located in Coloma, the park’s Gold Discovery Museum and Sutter’s Mill mark the spot where gold was discovered in 1848, triggering the California Gold Rush. The best place to start your tour of Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is at the visitor center and museum. Interpretive exhibits and programs Read more [...]

  • Cafe Fiore

    Come and experience one of Tahoe’s most intimate and romantic dining experiences. We feature creative Italian cuisine served in a cozy setting. Finding Cafe Fiore is half the fun, as the restaurant is a tiny alpine cabin hidden in one of Tahoe’s snowy back lanes. Make a reservation so you Read more [...]

  • The Argonaut Farm to Fork Cafe

    The Argonaut Farm to Fork Cafe is located at 331 HWY 49, Coloma, CA within the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. We take pride in serving our meals with the freshest, locally sourced, organic and seasonal foods from the area. You’ll find a variety of tasty items on our Read more [...]

  • Shadow Ranch

    Located atop a picturesque hilltop in the Sierra Nevada foothills, we are a family owned boutique winery located in the heart of Fair Play. Our portfolio includes award-winning Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, Grenache, Tempranillo, Petite Sirah, Barbera, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. True to the Wild West history of our site, you Read more [...]

  • Narrow Gate Vineyards

    Enter through the historic barn wood cellar doors into our romantic, candle-lit winery where you’ll taste warm hospitality, Rhône style varietals, blends, Primitivo, Petite Sirah, Cab-Syrah, refreshing white wines and our popular Chocolate Splash! Our Estate wines, made exclusively from our own certified Biodynamic® vineyards, are our passion, pride and Read more [...]

  • Sweetie Pies

    The Victorian house that is home to Sweetie Pies was built around 1865. It was one of the first homes on Main Street, Placerville. It is said to have been the home of the sheriff of “Hangtown.” Patty and Ron Clark bought the house in 1991 and totally restored it Read more [...]

  • High Hill Ranch

    Explore the best of Apple Hill desserts, shopping, and crafts.  The Apple Hill farm High Hill Ranch features the top selling apple donuts, the largest apple pies, flavorful crisp apple ciders, & the greatest selection of handmade arts & crafts.  Visit one of California’s most highly anticipated events happening every Read more [...]

  • Iverson Winery

    Iverson Vineyards & Winery is a true boutique winery producing fewer than 3,000 cases a year. Our focus is on high quality wine, barrel to barrel. The vineyards and winery are situated on 32 acres of prime wine growing land in the heart of the Fair Play Appellation. Our goal Read more [...]

  • Perry Creek Winery

    We are the home of the legendary Zinman Zinfandel and the Altitude: 2401 reserve series. You will taste how we develop distinct California flavors with a modern European twist. Visit the tasting room and enjoy lunch on the veranda or in the park with music. Our goal is to have Read more [...]

  • Fleur de Lys Winery

    Our Boutique winery is nestled in the magnificent Sierra Foothills, in the Historic town of Fair Play. Fleur de Lys is one of numerous, family wineries located in Fair Play. Long time visitors will attest to the beauty of the drive to this destination appellation, and the quality of our Read more [...]

  • Collina di Mela

    For generations, the family grew olives and made oil for their personal use. Growing up, I heard stories of the many marvels of olive oil and, of course, homemade vinegar. It was perhaps those stories which led me down the path to produce olive oil in the purest of Tuscan Read more [...]

  • Abel’s Apple Acres

    Our four-generation family ranch offers outdoor fun for all ages — from pond and picnic areas to the Children’s “Field of Fun”. Enjoy the Craft Fair, Apple Barn with Bake Shop, Candy Counter, Apple Pantry, Gifts, Book Nooks, Deck and Terri’s Country Cuisine & BBQ.

  • Goyette’s North Canyon Road

    There is nothing better than an apple picked fresh from a tree. Come to Goyette’s Ranch to enjoy a walk in the orchard while you pick the apples and pears you choose. As an added bonus, children will learn that their food doesn’t necessarily come from the grocery store. Picnics, Read more [...]

  • Tallac Historic Site

    The Tallac Historic Site is comprised of the Baldwin Estate, the Pope Estate, and Valhalla. The information here is specific to the Pope and Baldwin Estates. The entire site is open daily during the summer months. Parking is free and there is plenty to see by walking around the Site. Stroll Read more [...]

  • Jack Russell Brewery

    Jack Russell Farm Brewery is located in the small town of Camino, California. The beautiful rural setting of the brewery invites visitors to the area to stop and enjoy the fresh ales and fresh air. This lovely setting, in a region known as Apple Hill for its apple, pear, and Read more [...]

  • Single Leaf

    Single Leaf Vineyard has been “dry-farmed” (non-irrigated) for 26 years. We were dry farming before it had the current resurgence to popularity! Our meticulous farming and low yields produce intensely flavored, vibrant wines. Our estate red varietals include Zinfandel, Malbec, Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. We’d love it Read more [...]

  • Cedarville Vineyards

    We welcome visitors, by appointment, for tours and tasting inside our energy efficient winery and caves. Our organically farmed estate vineyard sits atop 2,500 ft. elevation hilltop in beautiful Fair Play. The minerality and bright fruit character of our unique site shines through in our estate bottled Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon Read more [...]

  • Sierra Rizing Bakery & Coffee House

    Founded in 2002 by Teal Triolo, Sierra Rizing has become the heartbeat of this small community. We have grown from a simple coffeehouse and bakery to a catering, breakfast, and lunch operation. Teal and her staff go above and beyond when it comes to making your day or your event Read more [...]

  • Lake Tahoe AleWorX

    The craft beer enthusiasts here at AleWorX find delight in the daily adventure of trying the latest one-off from the new local brewery; or the opportunity to explore a seasonal limited release. As an AleWorX team, we have our sights set on connecting Tahoe lovers with craft beer lovers—and it Read more [...]

  • Sloan Winters Mountain Orchard & Garden

    Sloan Winters Mountain Orchard and Garden has the following fruits and vegetables available (seasonally) from August through November, 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  These organic fruits and vegetables are harvested daily and are guaranteed fresh and ready for your eating and cooking pleasure.

  • Apple Country Christmas Trees

    We like to offer a family atmosphere that is sure to captivate everyone. Come begin or continue holiday memories with family and friends as you breathe in the cool crisp clean country air that is sure to spark that wonderful holiday spirit. Enjoy the laid back atmosphere of the past Read more [...]

  • Dry Diggings Distillery

    The distillery is the first of its kind in El Dorado County in a very long time, offering distillery tours and tastings and a complete line of spirits and local produced gifts for sale. Tours discuss the history of El Dorado County, the historical aspects of the tasting room and Read more [...]

  • Indian Rock Tree Farm

    For over 50 years we have been here, working the ranch, doing our best to be good stewards of the land while trying to create a place where families can grow and make lasting memories. We’ve been blessed to share this journey with our children, grandchildren and friends who have Read more [...]

  • Allez!

    ALLEZ!  is your local destination for delicious, fresh, healthy, made-to-order food to go. Located in Diamond Springs, El Dorado County, ALLEZ! offers gourmet French cuisine to go, or to enjoy in our rustically elegant dining room. ALLEZ! also offers a selection of local and imported cheeses, wines, baked goods and Read more [...]

  • Rainbow Orchards

    Rainbow Orchards is a 3rd generation family farm based in Camino, California. Our Apple Hill℠ farm has provided the finest mountain-grown fruit since 1977 – for over 40 years! We grow the best apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, and blueberries you’ve ever tasted. All this delicious fruit, as well as fresh-pressed Read more [...]

  • Element 79 Vineyards

    Element 79 Vineyards is located in the heart of the highly regarded Fairplay American Viticulture Area (AVA). We grow high quality grapes and produce outstanding red and white wines.

  • Santa’s Acres

    Open Friday after Thanksgiving and weekends only until supplies sold out. Enjoy our picnic area and fire circle. Hot cocoa and hot cider. Family-owned Christmas Tree Farm in operation for over 50 years!

  • Rapetti Farms

    Rapetti Farms began in 1914 in Yolo County.  Today, Randall and his wife Paula grow Christmas trees in beautiful Apple Hill.  Rapetti Farms has been cultivating quality Christmas trees since 1993.

  • Izzy’s Burger Spa

    This family run eatery has become a legend among burger fans. Done the old fashioned way – charbroiled & always using the freshest hand prepared ingredients… anyway you like, with anything you want! Tahoe’s Best Burger, Hot Dog, Grilled Chicken, Fish n’ Chips, Char-Grilled Calamari, Salads, Sodas, Shakes & Ice Read more [...]

  • Boeger Winery

    The little winery with a big Barbera. This picturesque and quaint winery sits on an enchanting Gold Rush era homestead and is the oldest commercial winery in El Dorado. Founded in 1972, Boeger has built a reputation on innovative and unusual varietals and blends with a special emphasis on Barbera. Read more [...]

  • Mill View Ranch

    We invite you to come and see our growing list of attractions. Over the last three years, we’ve worked hard to improve the property in order to provide a wide variety of activities and experiences for our visitors. We look forward to seeing you and hope you’ll make Mill View Read more [...]

  • Cool Beerwerx

    Cool Beerwerks is a microbrewery specializing in authentic handcrafted ales and beer for the discerning beer connoisseur. Stop by and enjoy live music, great food, and one of our cool beers.

  • Boa Vista Wines

    Apple, Red, and Dessert Wines are Available Daily for Tasting at Boa Vista Orchards! The Family Tradition of Attention to Detail is Prevalent with Highly Unique and Well Crafted Apple, Red, and Dessert Wines. The Boa Vista Wine Collection Offers a Wide Selection of Tastes Suitable for Everybody from the Read more [...]