Gold Country

This quaint small vineyard just outside Plymouth has a homely Spanish feel and its Reserve Syrah is excellent.

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1. Wilderotter Vineyard

0.89 MILES

As if the fine rosé and award-winning Sauvignon Blanc weren't enough, here tastings are paired with complimentary artisanal cheeses.

2. Andis Wines

2.52 MILES

Inside a modern glass-walled tasting room, Andis Wines pours a rich array of reds, especially Barbera, Zinfandel and Grenache. Buy a carafe and linger a…

3. Cooper Vineyards

2.91 MILES

A family owned vineyard established in 1979, where they happen to make the best Barbera in the world. Tour groups of seven or more, by appointment only.

4. Drytown Cellars

2.93 MILES

This is one of the most fun tasting rooms in Amador County, thanks to vintner Allen Kreutzer, a gregarious host, and his array of big reds. At the time of…

5. Chew Kee Store Museum

4.15 MILES

Remnants of the bygone era are just outside of Plymouth. The Chew Kee Store Museum, 6 miles east in Fiddletown, is an old herbal shop that once served…

6. Renwood Winery

4.33 MILES

The highly commercial Renwood Winery crafts outstanding Zinfandel, which you can taste in a flight of five wines, optionally paired with 'culinary small…

7. Deaver Vineyards

4.54 MILES

A true family affair going back 150 years, where nearly everyone pouring has the last name on the bottles.

8. Amador Whitney Museum

4.61 MILES

This rugged little 1860s building looks like something straight out of a John Ford movie, and houses a replica schoolhouse scene and the obligatory mine…