Scenic Winery Destinations – Amador County – Shenandoah Valley
This selection of wine tour destinations has been selected for their scenic vistas, stunning views and manicured grounds.
Helwig Winery offers sweeping vistas overlooking lush vineyards, breathtaking views of the Sierra and Coastal mountains, and a sky you won’t believe until you see it for yourself.
Visit our spacious and inviting Tasting Room, well-equipped meeting and conference rooms, our terraced concert amphitheater, or the popular picnic Pavilion… and, of course, our “cool” wine cave. We offer a little something for everyone, no matter the weather, the event or the mood.
The Shenandoah Valley’s premier winery invites you to join us for an hour, an afternoon or an evening to enjoy our award winning wines.
Opened in November of 2010, Andis Wines brings a modern and fresh approach to Amador County’s winemaking region. Our focus: seeking out the best vineyards in the Sierra Foothills to craft wines with balance, character, complexity and varietal correctness. Using both traditional and innovative winemaking approaches, Andis Wines have quickly garnered 90+ point scores in Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast, glowing reviews in print and online media, and placements in some of the finest restaurants.
Our building is a state of the art winemaking facility built with a “green” design. The spacious tasting room offers panoramic vineyard views of surrounding Amador wine country, expansive picnic areas, a bocce ball court, daily winery tours, and wine on tap!
Our gracious staff awaits; make Andis Wines a must-stop on your Amador wine tasting adventure.
Iron Hub Winery is owned and operated by Tom and Beth Jones and their children. Tom was the founding winemaker of Lava Cap Winery in the Apple Hill area near Placerville, CA after completing his Master Degree (Viticulture & Enology) at University of California, Davis.
He developed Lava Cap Winery’s style of award-winning wines for almost 30 years and left mid-2013 to begin new endeavors.
The beautiful and historic Shenandoah Valley of Amador County is one of the oldest non-Spanish farming
communities in California. The easy gold found early during the Gold Rush soon was exhausted and the miners realized that their fortune would more likely be made in a more traditional manner – farming. Grapes were planted as early as the 1850sand the valley’s reputation for “liquid gold” has been growing since.
We invite you to visit Young’s, to taste our award winning wines. Enjoy a picnic and take a stroll around the gorgeous grounds. We are known for our stunning yet unpretentious gardens. It is a place where time stands still.
Shenandoah Vineyards in Plymouth, CA, was founded in 1977 by Shirley and Leon Sobon.
Leon and Shirley Sobon founded Shenandoah Vineyards in 1977. They were one of the first four wineries in Amador County’s now well known Shenandoah Valley appellation.
From the first offering of 1,200 cases, the winery has continued to thrive, adjusting the portfolio of wines over the years. It is now producing about 25,000 cases per year. Demand continues to grow as a result of skilled winemaking, marketing, and strong family commitments to quality and service. Today, we continue to use estate grown grapes from our sustainably-farmed vineyards.
At Cooper Vineyards we believe that winemaking begins in the vineyard.
Discover our rotating portfolio of 25 finely crafted wines, produced from our 18 estate grown varietals.
We are dog friendly. Visit our tasting room among the vines.
Gaze into the world of single varietal wines – small quantities of artfully crafted wines that span the tradition of Italian and Rhone varietals, desserts wines, heirloom varietals, and just a few special blends. We specialize in estate-bottled wines and proudly offer them to you.
This family-owned ranch offers stunning vineyard views and award-winning wines, and a tasting room where gracious hospitality awaits you.
And you may want a stop at Villa Toscano for lunch….
Villa Toscano Winery and Bistro
Beautiful award-winning Tuscan-style gardens provide the ideal setting to savor a glass of fine Villa Toscano wine and share a meal with family and friends.
Our winemakers, George Bursick and Susan Farrington have added their extensive experience and discerning palates to create wines of intensity with elegance.
At Villa Toscano, we proudly present the traditional head-pruned, dry-farmed Zinfandels alongside the newer, innovative Italian varietals for which the region is becoming so well-known
From the Tuscan-style gardens to the elegant tasting room and gift shop this Shenandoah Valley gem is not to be missed!
We charge an hourly rate per vehicle, not per person.