Calaveras County is a small but mighty California wine region you should know
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).
Travel California Wine Country’s Back Roads This Summer: Sierra Foothills Spotlight Wine Institute Series Highlights the Wine Roads Less Traveled
California is home to dozens of distinct wine regions, including some of the world’s most famous destinations. But hidden among even the high-profile appellations are the wine roads less traveled featuring stunning rural scenery, delicious wines and, often, fewer visitors.
The 26th Annual 2019 Calaveras Grape Stomp & Street Fair!! Over 100 Photos & Hours of Video!!
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.
Take a Tahoe winery detour through wine and snow in Northeastern California’s Calaveras County
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.
Attendees pour into Murphys for annual Grape Stomp, Gold Rush Faire
Grape juice splattered and the crowd cheered at the 26th annual Calaveras Grape Stomp and Gold Rush Street Faire in Murphys on Saturday, Oct. 5. The Grape Stomp is put on by the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance every year in order to celebrate the grape harvest and raise funds for scholarships and community organizations.
Calaveras Wineries Prepare for the 2019 Harvest Season
Behind the Scenes with Family Winery Teams, Vineyard Managers & Grape Stomp Planners. As the town is abuzz preparing for this community event, vineyard managers and winemaking families are busy tending to the grape harvest. Get behind the scenes with some of the Sierra Foothills shining stars in this harvest spotlight piece.
Calaveras: The New Pulse of California Wine Country
Pencil a horizontal line eastward from the city of San Francisco toward Yosemite National Park. Just before the park, and north a few dozen miles, spreads a California wine region beginning to boil with renown.