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Archive for Wine Tasting

Celebrate Valentines Day in Clarksburg Wine Country

To say that Clarksburg is off the beaten path is both a correct and an incorrect statement. A winding drive alongside the Sacramento River seems to take you back in time as you drive past the sleepy old mom-and-pop stores surrounded by the vineyards that produce most of Yolo County’s wine. But to get there, it takes just 30 minutes by car from the heart of Yolo County, and a scant 15 minutes from Sacramento.

These aspects make Clarksburg perhaps one of the best destinations in the area for a day trip, especially during the Valentine’s Day season, where lovers can forget about all the stress and troubles of everyday life at the annual Annual Port Weekend. more

Wine Tasting in Winters

photo-1423483641154-5411ec9c0ddfWe asked long-time Sunset Magazine travel editor Peter Fish to visit Winters and tell us what he found there ~ here is his entertaining report.

HERE WE ARE, my wife and I, in downtown Winters, California, on a fine Saturday afternoon. On the sidewalk on Main Street, just outside Berryessa Gap Vineyards’ tasting room, a small sandwich board sign shares a profound piece of wisdom: WINE IS ALWAYS THE ANSWER.

This day in Winters, we quickly learn the sign is correct. If your questions are: (A) how to spend a really fun afternoon; and (B) explore a very pretty downtown; and (C) meet interesting people, wine-tasting in Winters is always the answer. more

Wines of Yolo County Map & Guide

Wines of Yolo GuideCome visit the newest up and coming wine region in California! To learn more about our wineries and wine events explore our Wine & Beer page or to get your free Wines of Yolo County Guide & Map mailed to you click here. We are home to over twenty wineries with unlimited wine experiences to savor. The best part about wine tasting in Yolo County…it has all the things you love about wine tasting – amazing wines, meeting the wine makers themselves, discovering new places full of charm and a peaceful down to earth experience you won’t find anywhere else.

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Old Sugar Mill Walking Wine Tours

people tasting wineThe Old Sugar Mill is home to eleven wineries in one location beautifully situated along the Delta in Southern Yolo County. They’ve kicked off their Walking Wine Tours, happening the first Saturday of each month. The walking wine tour starts off at noon at the Clarksburg Wine Company tasting room where guests enjoy a taste of five wines. The tour then continues with a tour of the wine cellar and production operations. Guests then follow the tour guide through an engaging historic tour of the Old Sugar Mill property. When weather permits tour guests also get to walk through the vineyard and learn the grapes journey to the bottle. more

A Culinary Tour Through Yolo County

FoodtableIn honor of California Restaurant month we’re bringing you some of the best culinary experiences in Yolo County…where farm-to-fork is a way of life. From Davis to Woodland to Winters you’ll find some of the best dishes your taste buds have ever experienced! Follow our list to taste your way through Yolo County.

Let’s start with Davis where you can find a full spectrum of culinary diversity around every corner. While you’re here make sure to check out the Davis Farmers Market (voted as one of the best in the nation!) more

Olive Crush Festival

Olive Mill (3)Seka Hills, Yolo County’s premier olive oil tasting room, will host the annual Olive Crush Festival this Saturday November 7th. Enjoy a fun afternoon at the Mill and Tasting Room celebrating all things Olive! The afternoon will feature olive oil, hone and wine tastings, mill tours, live music, local vendors and wood fired pizza. The celebration kicks off at 11am at the Seka Hill’s Tasting Room located at 19326 County Road 78, in Brooks. For more info on the event visit their website or give them a call at 530.796.2810 more

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