Wine

More than a dozen wineries have made the foothills of Nevada County their home, joining Amador, El Dorado, Napa and Sonoma counties. Even Truckee chimes in on the oenophile options with the Truckee River Winery, which has taken advantage of the high elevation and colder temps for more than 20 years.food-311 While many wineries keep their doors open for those exploring the countryside, local tasting rooms have been thriving in downtown Grass Valley and Nevada City.  Sierra Starr Vineyard was one of the first wineries to open their doors on Main Street, Grass Valley. It has been followed by Lucchesi Winery, Smith Vineyard and Avanguardia. Downtown Nevada City is home to Clavey Vineyards, Nevada City Winery and Szabo Vineyards.

For a chance to sample wines on site or potentially tour facilities, head out Highway 174 towards Colfax where you’ll find Solune Winery with shady picnic areas and Montoliva Vineyard’s Tuscan-inspired fountains and herb gardens. North of Nevada City is where the Double Oak Vineyard’s family farm features the water colors and photography of local artists. Pilot Peak, located in Penn Valley, offers one of the area’s most picturesque tasting locations and Sierra Knolls, just south of Grass Valley, sits upon scenic acres with overlooks and picnic areas. Its Bear River Tasting Room is on Hwy. 49 between Auburn and Grass Valley.

Avanguardia Wines

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Avanguardia Wines specializes in hand-crafted artisan blends.…

Bent Metal Winery

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Bent Metal Winery offers award winning wines from a contemporary…

Clavey Vineyards & Wine Tasting Room

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Right before the birth of his second son while rafting on Clavey…

Coufos Cellars

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Coufos Cellars is making a niche for itself by producing fine…

Double Oak Vineyards & Winery

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Double Oak is an artisan winery producing delicious fine wine…

Golden Era

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Born out of our love for the rich history of Nevada City, Golden…

309 Broad St,
Nevada City, CA 95959

Gray Pine Winery

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Gray Pine Winery is a quaint, limited production winery with…

Jernigan's Tap House & Grill

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We feature fresh, draft beers, delicious handmade food and sports…

Lucchesi Vineyards & Winery

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The Lucchesi family origins lie in Provincia Di Lucca, Toscana,…

Montoliva Vineyard & Winery

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Some of the original settlers of Chicago Park were first-generation…

Naggiar Vineyards & Winery

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The wines, tasting room and the beautiful vineyard are like none…

Nevada City Winery

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Nevada City Winery, an undiscovered golden treasure of California's…

Pilot Peak Vineyard & Winery

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Complimentary Comparative Wine Tasting At Pilot Peak Winery,…

Sierra Knolls - Bear River Wine Tasting

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Sierra Knolls is a family-owned and operated vineyard and winery…

Sierra Starr Vineyard - Tasting Room

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Sierra Starr Vineyard and Winery is a small family run operation.…

Sierra Vintners' Regional Wine Trails

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The Sierra Vintners wine region is relaxed and rich in history,…

Smith Vineyard - Tasting Room

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Smith Vineyard is a third generation family owned winery and…

Solune Winegrowers

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Reflecting winegrower Jacques Mercier's roots, Solune combines…

Szabo Vineyards

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Szabo Vineyards is a boutique family-owned winery that produces…

The Pour House

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The Pour House features wines from around the world, from Napa…