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Calaveras Wine Country located in the heart of California's Sierra Foothills 

The Calaveras wine community invites you to discover our hand-crafted wines and unique varietals at 35+ family-run tasting rooms. Calaveras County is the perfect growing region for hearty Spanish and Italian varietals like Barbera, Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Nebbiolo, Grenache, Graciano, Toringa, Albarino, Marsanne, Verdelho and Symphony as well as Old Vine Zinfandels, robust Cabernet and Petite Sirah. Explore vineyards, our historic downtowns, year-round adventure wonderland of snow sports, water sports outdoor concerts, hiking, camping and so much more!

6/2/20 UPDATE: Our Winery and Restaurant Members are serving customers during containment of the Coronavirus in a variety of ways. Find current Wine options & sweet deals on wine shipping HERE and current Restaurant options HERE.

Stay healthy and hydrated Calaveras Wine Community. 










  • 14th Annual Taste of Calaveras

    Sat Sept 12th 2020

    Join the CWA at Taste of Calaveras on September 12, 2020 at Ironstone Vineyards from 1 – 4pm. Tickets are $50 advance, $55 at the gate. All ticket holders will receive a commemorative Wine Glass, wine and food tasting and a great day enjoying a Taste of Calaveras. Tickets can be purchased by calling 209-822-8707 or online.

  • Calaveras Vineyard Tour

    Friday Sept 18th 2020

    Join us for a day of tours and exploration into four Calaveras Wine Country vineyard properties. Learn about the innovative approaches our winery teams are using and the rich history of this wine region. 

  • Calaveras Grape Stomp & Harvest Festival

    Sat Oct 3rd 2020

    On the first Saturday in October, wine enthusiasts gather in downtown Murphys, CA to celebrate the beginning of the wine harvest season. 120 Stomp Teams - Wine Booths - Auction - Celebrations - Gold Rush Street Faire.


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On The Blog

  • Take a Tahoe winery detour through wine and snow in Northeastern California’s Calaveras County

    January 21, 2020

    The Press Created by The San Francisco Chronicle

    With a convenient detour, wine enthusiasts who are winter-sports enthusiasts can stock up on wines en route to or from the snowfields of upper Calaveras County. Whether snowshoers bound for Calaveras Big Trees State Park or snowboarders returning from Bear Valley Ski Resort, there’s a pretty good chance of finding a palate-pleasing style of wine.

  • Calaveras County is a small but mighty California wine region you should know

    January 21, 2020

    The Press Created by The San Francisco Chronicle

    Diversity is a defining characteristic of Calaveras County’s small but spirited wine trade. More than 50 grape varieties are cultivated over 700 acres just a stones throw from South Tahoe, with the most extensively grown being Cabernet Sauvignon at 101 acres, followed by Syrah (82), Zinfandel (78) and Chardonnay (69).

  • The 26th Annual 2019 Calaveras Grape Stomp & Street Fair!! Over 100 Photos & Hours of Video!!

    October 15, 2019


    The 26th Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp presented by the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance was held on October 5, 2019 in Murphys. The Grape Stomp in conjunction with the Street Fair on Main Street drew thousands of people to Murphys.


Let Us Help You!

We can help answer questions you have about our member wineries, the wine country area, where to stay/eat/play and how to get the best out of your visit to Calaveras Wine Country!

Ask us things like:

  • At which wineries can I find Syrah?

  • What's the best spot for a picnic and wine?

  • I'm really interested in exploring Italian
    Varietals, where should I start?

  • I want to plan a trip around an event, when should I book?

  • What wineries are open on weekdays?


Send us a message here, give us a call, or email us directly at info@calaveraswines.org.

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