A Paradise for Wine Lovers

The El Dorado wine region has attracted attention from critics and consumers around California and beyond for a good reason. With over 150 years of history steeped in gold and agriculture, the region now has more than 2,000 acres of vines at the highest elevations in the state and 70+ award-winning wineries.

El Dorado Wines

Located just an hour from Sacramento or South Lake Tahoe in the beautiful Sierra Foothills, El Dorado County’s friendly tasting rooms feature a wide variety of award-winning wines. Experience wine-making at a higher level.

The Wineries of Fair Play

Wines with an altitude best describe the friendly experience awaiting you when you visit El Dorado County’s special wine-growing area known as Fair Play, California’s best value in premium wines. Their vines, some of the highest in the state, growing at elevations of 2,000-3,000 feet.

Carson Road Wineries

This informal affiliation of six family-owned, small-production wineries is located along Carson Road between Placerville and Camino. These unique wineries are known for creating a wide range of bold, award-winning wines, primarily from the El Dorado grape-growing appellation.

Pleasant Valley Wineries

Take a picturesque drive through Pleasant Valley to El Dorado’s Rhone Zone.  Here you’ll find five family-friendly wineries located within a four-mile drive, all sharing a passion for the Rhone Varietals.

Wine Tours and Shuttles

Enjoy your day in El Dorado wine country by letting someone else do the driving. Luxury shuttles, limousine service, and more are all available for small to large groups.

Wine Country Inspiration

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