Amador County, Sierra Foothills


Quarzo Amador Syrah 2013

Inky purple, violets, iodine, black fruit. Med + body, med + acidity, long finish 😘 — 2 days ago

Paul, Severn and 2 others liked this


El Dorado White Blend 2020

Rich floral nose, ripe pear and peach, pasty, almond. Mineral, great body and balance on finish. 57% Viognier, 26% Roussanne, and Grenache Blanc. — a month ago

Shay, leon and 1 other liked this

Forlorn Hope

Queen of the Sierra Zinfandel Rosé Blend 2022

This deep-pink rosé made with whole-cluster Grenache, Tempranillo, and Zinfandel grapes is absolutely dynamite!

Produced by Forlorn Hope, from the organically-farmed Rorick Heritage Vineyard in the Sierra Foothills of Calaveras County, CA.

It bursts onto the palate with juicy watermelon, hibiscus, white tea, raspberry, strawberries and cream, opening up to a textural mouthfeel, made fresh with bright acidity. It’s delicious.

Cheers to high-quality, small-batch producers that are carving a new path in California!
— 3 months ago

Tom, Laura and 11 others liked this

Terra d'Oro

Amador County Zinfandel 2018

Medium ruby color; strawberries, dried herbs, and cherries on the nose; high acidity, high tannins; tastes like raspberry jam, crushed gravel, and white pepper with a long finish. Nellie doesn't like it. I think it's very good and very drinkable. I would definitely buy this again. It gets even better after some aeration. — a month ago

Nellie Bauman
with Nellie

Edmunds St. John

Heart of Gold El Dorado County Vermentino Grenache Blanc

An unsung American winemaker. Still making great wines — 2 months ago

Severn, Tom and 1 other liked this

Sobon Estate

Rocky Top Zinfandel 2020

Another yummy Zin from this producer. Nose is fresh and pleasant. Color is purple with a slight brown rim. Tastes is light on fruit but a nice finish. — 3 months ago

Dirty & Rowdy

Shake Ridge Ranch Mourvedre

Mourvèdre to the head! — a month ago

Severn, Brent and 1 other liked this

A Tribute to Grace Wines

Shake Ridge Ranch Grenache 2020

Love this. Translucent ruby color. Red berry, cinnamon, rose petal. Medium light body. Pure. As a Southern Rhône lover I’ve got to say—wow California, wiw A Tribute to Grace! — a month ago

La Clarine Farm

"Cedarville" Mourvèdre 2008

Mature with lovely redfruit and mineral aromas and flavors, very good balance, medium-long finish, very nice foothills Mourvèdre! — 2 months ago

Jim Powers
with Jim
"Odedi", Aravind and 2 others liked this


Rompecabezas Amador Syrah Blend 2015

Beautiful nose of red fruits. Complex flavors with an exquisite finish — 3 months ago

Steve Bridge
with Steve
Tom, Shay and 1 other liked this