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.
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.
View or download the Amador County Wine Map here.
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.
View or download the El Dorado County Wine Map here.
A short trek from Rancho Cordova down Highway 99 lands you in the Lodi, CA wine region, where numerous tasting rooms are ripe for resplendence. This Central Valley wine region is quickly gaining acclaim. Anyone with a passion for viticulture should add it to their itinerary.
View or download the Lodi Wine Country Map here.
Plan your trip to Rancho Cordova around one of these top wine festivals and events.
The Big Crush
In October, wineries across Amador County offer special flights, food pairings, live music and more at The Big Crush.
Winderlust Wine Festival
Every September, this El Dorado County festival brings the community together for wine, art, music, food trucks and more!
ZinFest is a celebration of all things Zinfandel every May in Lodi, CA.