World-class wine tasting in the nearby Sierra Foothills wine regions of El Dorado and Amador County.
Where old vine Zinfandels reign, are just up the road. Yet, other varietals, such as Barbera, wow as well. Be sure to check at the front desk for a Sierra Foothills Wine Passport.
- Amador County Wineries – California’s hidden wine country resides in the Sierra foothills, minutes from Rancho Cordova. Those in the know understand that old vine zinfandels from Amador County are an extraordinary treat. You’ll find Barbera, Sangiovese, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah and other varietals. Along with wines, you’ll find quaint towns like Sutter Creek and Volcano. Perfect for exploring antique shops, art galleries, museums, and restaurants.
- El Dorado County Wineries – Also close to Rancho Cordova, El Dorado County presents another wine region inviting exploration. The soil of the El Dorado County foothills is ideal for the world’s finest wine grapes, hailing from Bordeaux, the Rhône, Germany, Italy, and Spain. El Dorado County vintners will have a tasting glass waiting for you.
- Lodi Wineries – A short trek from Rancho Cordova down Highway 99 lands you at numerous tasting rooms, ripe for resplendence. This Central Valley wine region is quickly gaining acclaim. Anyone with a passion for viticulture should add it to their itinerary.