Calaveras Wine Country

Whether you’re passionate about wine or just exploring, you’ll find wine tasting in Calaveras relaxed, unhurried, unpretentious, intimate and absolutely delightful. More than 20 wineries and hundreds of acres of vineyards dot the Calaveras landscape, where you’re most likely to meet the owner or the winemaker at the tasting room bar. Calaveras, known as the “Historic Wine Country,” has a climate very similar to the Mediterranean, and unique varietals such as Tempranillo, Barbera, Viognier, and Syrah thrive here, as well as Zinfandel, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon alongside a host of other award-winning wines.

CCR Insider: Explore more than 20 wine tasting rooms in Murphys alone, all within walking distance! Don’t miss the impressive Ironstone Vineyards on Six Mile Road.

Photo credit: Broll Mountain Vineyards and Laraine Winery