Friday, Mar 2, 2018 - Sunday, Mar 4, 2018
Friday, Mar 2, 2018
11:00AM - 4:00PM
Amador County

Experience the art of winemaking at Amador Vintners’ Behind the Cellar Door.

Perfect for wine enthusiasts and newbies alike, Behind the Cellar Door is a weekend filled with delectable food pairings, educational seminars, and hard-to-find wines all in an intimate Amador Wine Country setting. Behind the Cellar Door is one of the most entertaining and educational wine events anywhere.

Behind the Cellar Door guests receive a commemorative wine glass for all of your weekend tastings, as well as thoughtful food pairings, themed seminars and demonstrations guaranteed to enhance your knowledge and appreciation of remarkable Amador wines. New options and experiences available for 2018!

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Check out ZAP member winery’s activities during the weekend!

AMADOR CELLARS – 11093 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth

Tours of the new Barrel Room: Discussing unique building techniques and wall system, and how it benefits the wine.  Timing for tours Saturday & Sunday: 12:30pm and 2:30pm

Food pairing: Pasta Puttanesca with  Estate Zinfandels

BELLA GRACE VINEYARDS – 22715 Upton Road, Plymouth

Sit back, relax and take in the panoramic views of vineyards as Bella Grace pours you their double gold winning wines. Enjoy gourmet bites of Swingle’s sausage on polenta. Sample aged port wine from the barrel. Taste their wide selection of olive oils and balsamic vinegars with fresh ciabatta bread from Andrea’s Bakery. Have fun playing a game du jour to win a prize, plus receive special event discounts on wines!  All festivities will be held at their vineyard and wine cave location in Plymouth.

SCOTT HARVEY WINES – 10861 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth

Saturday, March 3 – 12:00PM & 2:00PM: Seminar with Chef Brian Overhauser:  “A Taste of Scott Harvey Wines.  The Cause and Effect of Wine and Food”

Sunday, March 4 – 12:00PM & 2:00PM: Blending seminar with winemaker Scott Harvey


TERRA d’ORO WINERY – 20680 Shenandoah School Road, Plymouth

Education Station: Oak and Its Influence on Wines featuring our Shenandoah Vineyard Zinfandel:  Our educational station at Behind the Cellar Door will feature Zinfandel from our Shenandoah Vineyard. Two different barrels, one American Oak and one French Oak, compared against a control aged in neutral oak. This experience will allow for the guest to taste the differences that specific types of oak and roasts can impart on a wine.

BCD Bites: Sip & Swirl Soup Station and Brownie Bar:  Pick your choice of swirled toppings and pair with our wines for a fantastic sensory experience. When you’re finished, don’t forget to stop by our famous Brownie Bar.

Club TdO:  Love our wines? Join Club TdO and receive 20% off your wine and merchandise (Not combinable with other deals or discounts. Does not apply to Dedrick’s Cheese products).

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