Mention California wines and most people think of Napa Valley or Sonoma. The award-winning wineries in El Dorado County, nestled along the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, work hard to shatter that stereotype.
With a wide assortment of varieties grown and amenities offered, these wineries provide an easy-to-visit alternative to the valley-bound wineries. From dozens of locations across the county, visitors can chooses the type of wine or type of environment and be assured of finding a suitable selection, without the traffic hassles of Napa. Here are a few examples, in alphabetical order.
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