Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 - Sunday, Mar 3, 2019
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019
11:00AM - 4:00PM
Amador County

Discover the Wines of Amador 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.  This is one of the most entertaining and educational wine events anywhere.

Guests receive a commemorative wine glass for all of your weekend tastings, as well as thoughtful food pairings, themed seminars, entertainment, and demonstrations guaranteed to enhance your knowledge and appreciation of remarkable Amador wines.

How does it work? 

When you purchase your ticket through, choose your starting winery (from our 43 member wineries). There, on the day of the event, you will pick up your wristband, event program and wine glass.

Information and Tickets

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

AMADOR CELLARS – 11093 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth

Food and live music from 11:30AM to 3:30PM.  Please call the winery for Amador Cellars’ schedule of events.

BELLA GRACE VINEYARDS – 22715 Upton Road, Plymouth

VIP OFFERING, included with VIP ticket purchase:

Bella Grace Vineyards Wine Cave – VIPs arriving at the Bella Grace Wine Cave will be treated to a delicious cheese and wine pairing by Winemaker Michael Havill. She will guide you with her expertise about the relationship between the cheese and wine. Michael will finish the experience with Vino Doce (Port-style wine) paired with decadent Belgian fudge chocolate.

General Offering:

Sit back, relax and take in the panoramic views of vineyards as Bella Grace pours double gold winning wines. Enjoy French onion soup from the Vintage Market. Taste a wide selection of olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Discounts on wines and oils!

EASTON WINES – 10801 Dickson Rd, Plymouth

Head to the cinema with wine, food and movie pairings throughout the day. The playbill includes Julie and Julia, Ratatouille, Sideways and Jane’s delicious food pairings. Enjoy our Old Vine Zin from the historic Rinaldi vineyard, along with our Rhône inspired Terre Rouge wines.

SCOTT HARVEY WINES – 10861 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth

Start your BCD experience with Scott Harvey Wines.  We are offering a VIP experience starting at 10 am with winemaker, Scott Harvey.  Scott will go through the traditional method of riddling sparling wine.

We will also be serving “Eggs Benedict” Shooters with a Quail Egg and will be paired with our Blanc de Blanc.

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

The premier weekend for wine enthusiasts featuring a commemorative wine glass and food samples with participating wineries in Amador County. Start with Terra d’ Oro Winery and enjoy our barrel room tasting bar, gourmet food pairings, live music, and great deals!

TURLEY WINE CELLARS – 10851 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth

Start your BCD experience off right with us at Turley! Saturday & Sunday, March 2nd – 3rd, 11AM – 4PM: “ Amador Family Affair Tasting.” Bell, Rinaldi, Cobb, and Upton! Find out what lured these local legends to the foothills and taste the modern-day fruits of their labor.  Join us to explore their family histories and get a behind-the-scenes look of the grit and gumption needed to create vineyards that stand the test of time.  Live music and food!

Food: Gypsies Roaming Tavern’s Head Chef Janos Levin will be sharing his secret family “Gypsy Goulash!”

Vino NocetoVINO NOCETO – 11011 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth

Join us at Vino Noceto for a VIP food and wine tasting experience. Over the course of an hour, you’ll be led through pairings of Vino Noceto’s award-winning wines paired with small bites including chocolate, charcuterie, cheese, and more! This intimate, educational experience will be guided by Noceto’s knowledgeable staff.

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