Staff Favorites

Staff Favorites
These are a few of our favorite things about California Wine Country..
Wines
Deaver Vineyards in Amador county, great sparkling wines and great relaxing view
Wineries
Crystal Basin Cellars in Camino or Apple Hill above Placerville, award winning Reds , Whites and more. Mike Owen, the wine maker, has a big personality that makes wine fun
Breweries
HWY 50 Brewing, great local beer made In El Dorado county, cool patio view of Apple hill
Restaurants
Land Ocean Restaurant in Folsom, great wine selection, cocktails, steak and fish prepared in mouth watering ways
Hotels
Hotel Sutter in the heart of the gold country/wine country Amador county in Sutter Creek . Downtown, plenty of shops to walk around and see . Relaxing, feels like your in a whole different world. Hotel built in the 1850’s, restaurant is really good . Great burgers , steak and pastas. 2 bars, beer and drinks, unique underground bar called the Cellar.
Stores or Shops
Recreation
Best Kept Secret (lesser known or not as well known places)

Luna Market in Rutherford. Great Mexican grocery store but so much more. They have  amazing tacos and burritos. Pick up some salsa, guacamole and chips too!