El Dorado County
El Dorado sits at the north end of California’s famed Mother Lode, the 120-mile gold vein discovered in the late 1840s which became the site of the Gold Rush. Today, the region is better known for its visitor attractions, agriculture and old-vine Zinfandel.
Did You Know?
El Dorado is Spanish for"the gilded one"
Zinfandelis the dominant grape
Vineyards above2,000 feet(600 meters)