Go to these great food and music events at wineries around Apple Hill!
Thursday, September 24, 2015
It's harvest time in the Sierra Foothills! Come to the Apple HIll area and you and the kids can pick fruit, enjoy apple fritters and apple pies, pet animals and ride trains. Tons of fun for the family can be seen in our Kids at Apple Hill blog. But here, we’ll let you in on events just for the GROWNUPS around Apple Hill this fall. Read below about fun and tasty events at area wineries!
Out of dozens of choices, we present the ones who are members of our Eden Vale Inn Wine Club for a Day. They welcome the public, and give our current guests get VIP treatment and special discounts. Delicious wine, fun events, and wonderful people answer your questions at these small, intimate wineries in beautiful rolling hills.
Fall music at Apple Hill wineries
Crystal Basin Winery and Bistro has Saturday and Sunday free live music from June all the way through late October. Enjoy their tasty plates, delicious wines, and fun bands like Midtown Jazz, Late for Dinner, Easy Street and Lovella. All this right in the beautiful tall pines of the Apple Hill area.
Special fall winery weekends
Fenton Herriott Vineyards has a late September Fall Wine Club Release & Celebration. On October 30-November 1, they and Madroña Vineyards will provide special discounts to Nevadans on the three-day weekend Nevada Days. Come on down, Silver State friends!
October is Wine & Cheese Pairing Month!
Holly’s Hill Vineyards love to show off their wines with equally delicious foods. They will be pairing with gourmet salamis mid-October and gourmet cheeses mid-November, for $5 to $10. Sierra Vista Winery offers a fruit and cheese pairing on all October weekends for $5. And stay tuned for their Chili and Chocolate weekend, Oct. 31-Nov.1! Just beforehand, Miraflores Winery offers a four-course pairing on Sept. 26 for $42.
Wine tasting for a good cause
On October weekends, Wofford Acres Wines will host an ongoing Breast Cancer Fundraiser. Wine for a good cause! Speaking of good causes, on December 5, many wineries in El Dorado County will be once again celebrating the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition! Part of the proceeds go to a beneficial cause as well. Lava Cap Winery will be one of many wineries participating in the December Blind Barrel Event – right next to Eden Vale Inn, in Coloma! For extra fun, join in period garb as wineries pour up at an authentic speakeasy venue — a 1920’s grange hall in the center of the historic Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. Enjoy a gourmet soup-line and wine tasting of the best whites, reds and rosés that El Dorado has to offer. Dance the night away to a rousing swing band. $50 per person.
Special events at Sierra Foothill wineries even closer to Eden Vale Inn
Nello Olivo Wines has fun events just about every weekend. Enjoy their Dinner in the Cellar and Poetry Live in the Cellar evenings. The last weekend of each month is their special Wine Weekend, all day Saturday and Sunday. David Girard Vineyards has monthly concerts through late September. See a band and enjoy a glass of excellent wine for $15. The grounds and views are beautiful! On fall Friday nights, Gold Hill Vineyard has “Wine Down Fridays” through October, and Hart 2 Hart Vineyards offers wine, music and dinner some Friday nights through November.
After your festivities at Apple Hill wineries and Sierra Foothills wineries, come back to our luxurious rooms, deep soaking tubs, and beautiful grounds. Make it a full getaway with a massage at our onsite spa. We look forward to your fall retreat here!