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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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Thur-Sun May 14th-17th 2020

Calaveras County Fair

The Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee features the famous jumping frog competition, inspired by Mark Twain's story: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras, and takes place over 4 days on the third weekend in May. It is also the longest running county fair in California.

Sat June 6th 2020

Calaveras Vineyard Tour

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. 

Sat Sept 12th 2020

14th Annual Taste of Calaveras

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.


On The Blog

In the Press

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

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.

January 21, 2020

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

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).

January 21, 2020

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.

October 15, 2019