2016 Wine Tour

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If you didn’t get to join us Saturday & Sunday, September 24th & 25th for the Sierra Foothills Wine Tour you can still share our experience…

Here was our route

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Saturday Itinerary 



Meet at Sierra Summit Parking Lot behind Tilly’s (South end of parking lot in front of Century Theater; check-in, sign release, and ready to leave not later 8:30am). 7:20 am 7:45 am
We will proceed to the Rt. 88 via Jack Valley Road arrive at Rt. 88 8:15 am 8:15 am
Rt. 88 Rest Stop (the rest stop on the right just passed Carson Pass Summit – about 1 hr and 20 minutes from Reno; 20 minute stop).  9:05 am 9:25 am
Cooper Vineyards, 21365 Shenandoah Road 11:00 am 12:00 am
Karmere, 11970 Shenandoah Road 12:10 am 1:50 pm
Amador Cellars Winery, 11093 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth 2:00 pm 2:50 pm
Vino Noceto, 11011 Dickson Road 3:00 pm 4:00 pm
Shenandoah Inn go back to Plymouth turn left on Hwy 49, Shenandoah Inn will be on the left; look for Shell Station before the driveway. Appx 6:00  ???
Happy Hour and snacks, party platters & pizza at poolside 6:00 ???

Sunday Itinerary



Shenandoah Inn   8:30 am

Dead Fly Dinner – Breakfast
Options after breakfast:

  1. Helwig Winery (opens at 10:30am)
  2. Amador Flower Farm (opens at 10AM)
  3. Jeff Runquist  Wines, 10776 Shenandoah Road (opens 11AM)
  4. Wilderotter Vineyard, 19890 Shenandoah School Road (opens 10:30)

  5. Pokerville Market, carries wine from almost all wineries in the area, mix & match 10% case discount.

8:35 am  10:00 am

Wineries Open at 11:00 am

If you plan to return via Highway 50, check out Sobon (opens at 9:30am) (on Shenandoah Valley Road). If you proceed towards Placerville to connect with Highway 50, you can check out Narrow Gate Winery, or in the Placerville area, Jodar and Boeger (good lunch stop — buy deli food and picnic on Boeger grounds)

If you want to return via 88 you can check out Iverson, Windwalker, Perry Creek or Robert Mitchell. Return to Highway 88 via Omo Ranch Rd. or take CA E16 (Mt. Aukum Rd,) turn right on Sly Park Rd. (at the T intersection) and follow it to Highway 50 at Pollock Pines. (See Map of El Dorado Wine Country for directions)