Sierra Foothills Winery Directory

Featured Wineries
Andis Wines Andis Wines

Founded in 2009 by Andy Friedlander and Janis Akuna, Andis Wines is already a favorite among wine critics.

David Girard Vineyards David Girard Vineyards

Dedicated to creating classic Rhône-style wines that capture the true character of El Dorado County, David Girard Vineyards was founded by David Girard, who believed in the great potential of El Dorado County for growing winegrapes. 

Miraflores Miraflores

In the heart of the Sierra Foothills, acclaimed for interesting and historical places to visit, Miraflores is dedicated to helping write a new chapter in its history as a world-renowned viticulture area.

Mount Aukum Winery Mount Aukum Winery

Mount Aukum Winery is perched on a steep sloping mountain at an altitude of 2,615 feet. Here, the air is clear and tasting room guests can see all of El Dorado County and beyond.

Nello Olivo Wines Nello Olivo Wines

Founded in 2007 by Nello Olivo, a second-generation Italian-American with a passion for excellent wine, the reputation of Nello Olivo Wines grows each year as a producer of superior Italian varietals.

Perry Creek Winery Perry Creek Winery

Established 36 years ago in the heart of the Sierra Foothills’ Fair Play appellation, Perry Creek Winery has earned an excellent reputation as a leading producer of wines crafted from high altitude fruit.

Vino Noceto Vino Noceto

Vino Noceto is a renowned Sangiovese specialist, producing eight different premium Sangiovese wines as well as an array of Italian and foothill varietals, including Pinot Grigio, Barbera, Zinfandel, and Moscato.

Windwalker Vineyard and Winery Windwalker Vineyard and Winery

When Jim and Alanna Taff became the owners of Windwalker Vineyard and Winery in 2007, it was the culmination of a longtime love affair.

Notable Wineries
Boeger Winery

In 1973, the Boegers began building the Boeger Winery on the very spot homesteaded by the Fossati-Lombardo family.

Boeger Winery

Greg Boeger, grandson of early Napa Valley wine pioneers from the 1880s, brought the family winemaking tradition to El Dorado County by founding Boeger Winery in 1972

Chatom Vineyards

Upon first meeting Gay Callan, the petite owner of Chatom Vineyards, it’s hard to believe she’s a farmer and self-made businesswoman.

Gold Mountain Winery and Lodge

Situated at the heart of El Dorado County’s Fair Play AVA, Gold Mountain Winery & Lodge is set on a hilltop at an elevation of 2,500 feet with vista views in every direction.

Gwinllan Estate Vineyard and Winery

“Gwinllan,” Welsh for vineyard, is fitting for this family winery, whose goal is to create great wines with minimal environmental impact.

Hatcher Winery

Matthew Hatcher’s winemaking talents have put Hatcher Winery on the “don’t miss” list of Foothill Wineries.

Hovey Winery

For more than 30 years, Chuck Hovey has consistently crafted exceptional award-winning Sierra Foothills wines worthy of international recognition.

Ironstone Vineyards

On a far edge of the charming gold rush town of Murphys, Ironstone Vineyards offers visitors a genuine experience that only begins with its approachable wines.

Lava Cap Winery

At the end of a tree-lined road in Placerville, California, Lava Cap Winery greets guests with a simple charm all its own.

Lucchesi Vineyards & Winery

Twenty acres of grapevines grow on the steeply terraced terrain of Lucchesi Vineyards & Winery

Madroña Vineyards

Paul and his wife Maggie of Madroña Vineyards continue the Old World winemaking practices Paul’s father began.

Newsome-Harlow Winery

Newsome-Harlow Winery claims to be all about Bacchanalian hedonism –wine, food, friends, and copious amounts of laughter.

Renaissance Vineyard and Winery

Renaissance Vineyard and Winery is a wine writer’s delight. Many have made the one-and-a-half-hour drive from Sacramento and written rave reviews.

Renwood Winery

Surrounded by rolling hills in the heart of Amador County, Renwood Winery has long enjoyed an enviable reputation for crafting excellent wines.

Skinner Vineyards

Skinner Vineyards & Winery’s stunning new tasting room is perched atop a ridge at 2,700 feet. It offers panoramic views and ample patio space for guests to enjoy a picnic.

Terra d'Oro

Terra d’Oro, Italian for land of gold, is credited with planting a different kind of treasure: the region’s first Zinfandel and Italian grape varieties.

Truckee River Winery

The ability to merge two seemingly opposite passions into one reality is not often an easy feat, but for Russ Jones, owner and winemaker at Truckee River Winery, it has been a success for more than 20 years.

Other Wineries
Avanguardia Wines 209 West Main Street, Grass Valley, CA, (530) 274-9911
Bent Metal Winery 14364 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 (530) 559-9533
Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards 8221 Stoney Creek Rd., Fair Play, CA, 95684 (530) 620-3467
Coufos Cellars 10065 Rough & Ready Rd, Rough and Ready, CA, 95975 (530)-274-2923
Deaver Vineyards 12455 Steiner Road, Plymouth, CA, 95669 (209) 245-4099
Double Oak Vineyards & Winery 14510 Blind Shady Rd., Nevada, CA, 95959 (530)-292-3235
Four Winds Cellars 3675 Six Mile Road, Vallecito, CA, 95251 (209) 736-4766
Gold Hill Vineyard 5660 Vineyard Lane, Placerville, CA, 95667 (530) 626-6522
Helwig Winery 11555 Shenandoah Rd., Plymouth, CA, 95669 (209) 245-5200
Indian Springs Vineyard 303 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA, 95959 (530)-478-1068
Montoliva Vineyard & Winery 15629 Mount Olive Road, Chicago Park, CA, 95945 (530) 346-6577
Naggiar Vineyards 18125 Rosemary Lane, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 (530) 268-9059
Nevada City Winery 321 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA, 95959 (530) 265-9463
Pilot Peak Winery 12888 Spenceville Rd, Penn Valley, CA, 95946 (530) 432-3321
Sierra Knolls Foothill Vineyard & Winery 10024 Linnet Lane, Auburn, CA, 95602 (530) 269.2327
Sierra Starr Vineyard 11179 Gibson Drive, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 (530) 477-8277
Smith Vineyard 142 Mill St , Grass Valley, CA, 95945 (530) 273-7032
Solune Winery 16303 Jewett Lane , Grass Valley, CA, 95945 (530) 271-0990
Szabo Vineyards 316 Broad St, Nevada City, CA, 95959 (530) 265-8792
Villa Toscano 10600 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth, CA, 95669 (209) 245-3800