Most of their wines aren't really what my palette likes but that doesn't mean they aren't good wines Plenty of people in our group loved it. The wine I did really like was the Meritage. A lot of people seemed to enjoy the Barbera and Chardonnay too. Tastings are complimentary.
Founded in 2003 by owner/winemaker David Vergari, Vergari Wines strives to produce Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon from vineyards that are exclusively suited to those varietals. David shepards the wine from vine to bottle, ages them solely in French oak barrels and trusts that if he’s doing his job well, each wine will display its own “voice” – its own distinctive and unique character.
Founded in 1999, proprietors Sherrie and Elliot Graham purchased a picturesque 34-acre parcel of rolling hills and sprawling oak and pine trees. The property, which is a portion of the old Meyer’s Ranch, was bare with the exception of a historic barn, once a notable stopping point for miners to change horses en route to Placerville.
he rich history of California agriculture and winemaking is evident everywhere. The winery, especially the historic structures on the property, represents a snapshot of time and place, and evokes a strong feeling of connection to the past. The high integrity level of the structures and surrounding vineyards encapsulates visitors into a time and place that was so very different from present day. Boeger Winery has a complimentary and reserve wine tasting daily from 10 am to 5 pm. Boeger Winery is only 45 minutes east of Sacramento.
Simple, inexpensive and local with a complex and delicious taste.
Their Zin is very nice and their cabernet and merlot are smooth and a great everyday wines. The $10-$15 prices range for their bottles and a good representation of each at the price.
More than a few small wineries have started in a garage, but we may be the only Winery to begin that way, move on to bigger and better quarters, and still be in a garage. Founded in 1980 in a small garage on the outskirts of town, in 1982 the Winery moved to its present location, the historic Miners Foundry Garage, on Spring St in downtown Nevada City. Remarkably, the Winery is located less than two blocks from where the original Nevada City Winery stood over a century ago.
The Winery was begun by Allan Haley, a Nevada County native with a European wine education and a dream of bringing winemaking back to our region. In 1880 there were over 300 acres of grapes in the County. In 1980 when the Winery opened there was one small vineyard, recently planted. Twenty years later there are again well over 300 acres of grapes and the wine industry is flourishing once more.
We strolled in to find a huge courtyard area with lounge chairs surrounding a fire pit and a bar for tasting. We were welcomed by the owners (a husband and wife) and their daughter, who was doing the pouring. We tried a few of their wines, all of which were impressive but I instantly fell in love with the cab franc. The owner then took us on a tour of the facilities, explained their wine-making process, and gave us a taste of some young wines. We also had a chance to chat with the wine maker and and thank him for making such delicious wines.
Findleton Estate and Vineyard is genuinely a small family owned and operated winery and vineyard. Voted "Best Kept Secret in El Dorado County"!
During the late 1800s Brice Station was a popular stage stop on the way to Calaveras Big Trees. In 1993 the first vines were planted at Brice Station on the family ranch by Stuart Mast, a fifth generation California farmer and Dolores Quyle Mast. Guided by sustainable agricultural methods, the highest vineyard in the Sierra Nevada thrives in the mountain air and sunshine at an altitude of 3,300 ft. visit to the ranch today finds a tribute to the creativity of the Quyle family, featuring the rustic Brice Station Vintners tasting room, the Quyle pottery shop, the carefully tended Dolores Quyle Mast vineyards, and an assortment of sheep, geese, horses, and llamas. If you look around you will also discover several antique printing presses, as well as a blacksmith shop where Paul Quyle teaches one Saturday a month.
Scott Harvey Wines has tasting room in Sutter Creek and would love to welcome you to experience their wonderful wines. Scott Harvey and his wife have three tasting rooms for your pleasure and at each one "you will discover Old World winemaking meets New World Style". Scott and Jana Harvey are serious about his winemaking yet they have never lost their focus that you are a visitor and they are quick to make you feel warm and cozy in their tasting room in Sutter Creek. Scott Harvey Wines also has tasting rooms n the Shenandoah Valley and in Clarksburg and are located in The Old Sugar Mill so don't miss them when you visit there. While all of Scott's wines are wonderful, don't miss out on a chance to get a bottle of Scott's "Vineyard 1869". This Zinfandel comes from a vineyard that dates back to 1869 and is a wonderful expression of "Old Vine Zin". CaCorks Members welcome! ~
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