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El Dorado sits at the north end of California’s famed Mother Lode, the 120-mile gold vein discovered in the late 1840’s which became the site of the Gold Rush. Today, the region is better known for its visitor attractions, agriculture, and old-vine Zinfandel. Visit www.eldoradowines.org →
El Dorado County
El Dorado is spanish for
The gilded one
~50
Wine varietals
Dominant grape
Zinfandel
Vineyards above
600 meters
(2,000 feet)

El Dorado County Wineries

9 wineries

Events in El Dorado County

Hands on Harvest

Fenton Herriott Vineyards, Placerville

Get an inside look at harvest at Fenton Herriott Vineyards .

Cost: Complimentary with Tasting

Address & Location:
Fenton Herriott Vineyards, 120 Jacquier Court, Placerville, CA

Phone: (530) 642-2021

Email: cindy@fentonherriott.com

Website: fentonherriott.com

Details: Get an inside look at harvest at Fenton Herriott Vineyards. We are an estate grown and produced winery. This means that we have the privilege of having every step of winemaking at the same location. From the vines, to the tasting room, Fenton Herriott has an insider look at grape growing and winemaking. Get a tour every hour between 12pm-4pm this weekend and see the process up close and personal. Participants Will start in the pavilion and taste along with us as we show off our vineyards and see the process of production before the wine makes it into the tasting room!