Andis Wines

April 13, 2021 | By Glenda Cunningham

A Splash of Modern in Old Amador A visit here is to venture into the best of the old and the new of the Sierra Foothills wine scene. Founded in 2010 by Andy Friedlander and Janis Akuna, the Andis winery is a modern state of the art “green” designed winery with a focus not only […]

Turley Wine Cellars – Amador

March 19, 2021 | By Glenda Cunningham

Turley Wine Cellars makes forty-seven wines from over fifty vineyards, the vast majority of which are single vineyard designate Zinfandels and Petite Syrahs. By focusing on old vine vineyards, in particular, Turley aims to both create and preserve California’s unique winemaking culture. All of our vineyards are either certified organic by California Certified Organic Farmers […]

Terra d’Oro Wines

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

The Taste of Inspiration Zinfandel is our passion, and lucky for us we are blessed with perfect growing conditions for this world-class varietal. Whether enjoying our Amador Zinfandel, or one of our three unique single vineyard offerings, you’ll experience the region’s trademark “Shenandoah spice” that makes our Zins stand above the rest. In addition to […]

Vino Noceto

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

Vino Noceto started as a little red barn with a roll-up garage door, burlap walls, and rough slabs of wood thrown over barrels. Our first vines were planted in 1987, and until 1999, our wines were made via custom crush by other winemaking facilities Over the last two decades, the Noceto Estate has grown into […]

Scott Harvey Wines

July 9, 2019 | By freshmint

Easton Winery

June 19, 2019 | By freshmint

EASTON Wines is located in California on the West Slope of the Sierra Nevada in Amador County’s Shenandoah Valley. An artisan winery established in 1986 by winemaker Bill Easton and Jane O’Riordan, we make 30 different wines, most of them very small lots of 100-400 cases. Look for our wines in retail stores and restaurants […]

Deaver Vineyards

June 19, 2019 | By freshmint

Welcome to Deaver Vineyards, in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Amador County, where grape growing has been a family tradition for over 150 years. A drive over Deaver’s 300 acres will take you past 140-year-old Zinfandel vines and eight acres of Mission vines, so called because they were brought from Mexico by […]

Bella Grace Vineyards

June 3, 2019 | By freshmint

If a mom and pop style vineyard operation with the personal touch is your groove, then a day trip visit to Charlie and Michael Havill’s Bella Grace in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley gold country will make for a sweet memory – and probably end up filling in a lot of holes in your wine racks! […]

Amador Cellars

May 16, 2019 | By freshmint

What started as healthcare executive Larry Long’s Zinfandel vineyard project in the Sierra Foothills blossomed into a drastic career change: a family-operated vineyard, quality-driven winery, and welcoming tasting room in the historic town of Plymouth, Shenandoah Valley. Passport to Zinfandel participant Amador Cellars is a small, quality-driven and family-oriented business, owned and run by the […]

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