I’ve been thinking a lot about taking a summer wine trip to El Dorado County. Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the setting is nothing short of spectacular. Now I know that it will be hot, hot, hot in the summer, with temperatures getting well into the 100s. But this year, it feels like the best time to go. [Read more…]
Here’s the second article by my friend and guest blogger Charlotte Monte who attended the annual EDWA Vintners’ Dinner before thoroughly enjoying El Dorado County Passport weekend. If you missed the first El Dorado County article, please check it out. Enjoy!
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This delectable article was written by my friend and guest blogger Charlotte Monte who had the pleasure of attending the annual EDWA Vintners’ Dinner. Enjoy!
Every year, El Dorado County’s Winery Association hosts two consecutive Passport Weekends, where dozens of wineries throughout the four area designations (Fair Play, Camino/Apple Hill, Greater El Dorado and Pleasant Valley) open their doors to Passport holders for special food and wine pairings. This is our third year experiencing this relaxing, enjoyable event, and it keeps getting better! El Dorado County is not only California’s best-kept secret, it is the state’s latest rush: a wine rush! People come from all over the world to experience this event. [Read more…]
Welcome to the third installment of our El Dorado Wine Country Adventure, as we travel through the last of four appellations from this up and coming wine region: Gold Hill. [Read more…]
I am pleased to bring you a three-part series on the (largely) undiscovered joys of the growing wine industry of El Dorado County. [Read more…]