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Calaveras County is home to 30 hand-crafted, family owned wineries and 24 tasting rooms that showcase this beautiful terroir. With a diverse selection of varietals and more than two-dozen wineries to visit, you're bound to find something you love. Taste, explore, and play surrounded by tree-lined historic downtowns, rolling golden hills, and lively local culture. 

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Fri Dec 06 2019

Murphys Open House

Open House is a great time to peruse Murphys’ shops, tasting rooms and restaurants, see what’s new, visit with old friends, admire the community tree, and appreciate our small town spirit.

Feb 15th & 16th 2020

Presidents Wine Weekend

The 24th Annual “Presidents’ Wine Weekend” in Calaveras County opens the doors to discovering wineries, wine experiences and special events in the Gold Rush town of Murphys, CA.

March 21st 2020

Murphys Irish Days

Murphys celebrates its Irish Heritage by taking Main Street back from the cars on the third Saturday in March each year.


On The Blog

In the Press

Calaveras Wineries Prepare for the 2019 Harvest Season

Wine Industry Network Advisor

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.

Sep 20, 2019

Travel California Wine Country’s Back Roads This Summer: Sierra Foothills Spotlight Wine Institute Series Highlights the Wine Roads Less Traveled

Wine Industry Network Advisor

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.

June 3, 2019

Foolproof Family Road Trips in California


Just 12 miles from Arnold, the attractive town of Murphys features almost two dozen wine-tasting rooms on its Main Street (and more scattered throughout the community).

February 22, 2019


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