Category Archives: Sierra Foothills

Skinner: The Road to El Dorado

Skinner 8054 Fair Play Road, Fair Play, CA 95684 (map link) 530-620-2220 The folks at Holly’s Hill had given us many recommendations for tasting in Fair Play, but one name stuck with us: Skinner. Dick gave us fantastic, precise directions. And thank goodness for that; it’s easy to get lost in Fair Play. Deliciously, […]

Holly’s Hill Vineyards: The Road to El Dorado

Holly’s Hill Vineyards 3680 Leisure Lane, Placerville, CA 95667 (map link) 530-344-0227 We were sure that we would look back on Miraflores Winery as the high point of our day. We were positive no other winery could come close to touching what Miraflores did. We were so, so very wrong. We headed up a […]

Miraflores Winery: The Road to El Dorado

Miraflores Winery 2120 Four Springs Trail, Placerville, CA 95667-8881 (map link) 530-647-8505 My coworker Jenna has been recommending the Sierra Foothills non-stop since we started this project. We just hadn’t managed to make it out there, and I thought there was no way it could be as great as Jenna said. I hereby renounce […]