2017 Wine Trail Events

February: Valentines Sweets and Treats on the Placer Wine Trail

August: Grape Days of Summer on the Placer County Wine Trail -- August 6th & 7th

December: Holidays in the Hills on the Placer County Wine Trail

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2016 Placer Wine Trail Events

EXPERIENCE . . . the Holidays in the Hills

2016 Holidays in the Hills on the Placer Wine Trail - December 3 & 4

HOLIDAYS IN THE HILLS Self-Guided Wine Trail Tour & Toy Drive.

Date: December 3 & 4, 2016
TIME: 11am to 5pm
WHERE: Placer County Wine Trail - Auburn, Lincoln, Loomis, Meadow Vista, Newcastle & Rocklin
Map: Placer Wine Trail Map
Admission: $15/person (Saturday OR Sunday Only); $25/person (Weekend Pass); Toy Donations Encouraged

Activities: Wine tasting at 20 participating wineries - Food Trucks - Music - Holiday Specials - Souvenir Wine Glass - Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Start your tour at any participating winery.

PARTICIPATING WINERIES: Amour Privé, Bear River Winery, Cante ao Vinho, Casque, Ciotti, Dono dal Cielo, Fawnridge, Lone Buffalo, Mt. Vernon, Pescatore, PaZa, Popie, River Rock Ranch, Rancho Roble, Rock Hill Winery, Secret Ravine, Vina Castellaño and Wise Villa.

Eventbrite - Holidays in the Hills 2016 on the Placer County Wine Trail

At the Door: Tickets may be purchased at the door at any winery but via cash or check only. All credit card sales for this event are through our ticket program Eventbrite.com.


Bear River will have holiday music and decorations with assorted cookies, cheese and chocolates. Grab a cup of hot chocolate while perusing our holiday special discounts. Try out our new Mandarin wine.
Cante Ao Vinho: Deck the halls at the historic Barudoni Building in Rocklin! We will be tasting our new 2016 Alvarinho and Sweet Dreams Port, along with several crowd favorite reds. Sip and shop the farm fresh pestos and handmade candy for the special ones on your Christmas list. Saturday evening stay for dinner and live music featuring Masa Taco Kitchen and the Rumpshaker Blues Band. Sunday Cali Love will be serving lunch and Darrell Effinger will be providing live holiday music.
Casque Wines:
has decorated the tree and will start celebrating the season by cooking up a batch of hot mulled wine, a European wintertime tradition, to enjoy by the fire pits. We’ll also be starting our annual holiday case sale on selected wines. As always, the Flower Farm Cafe will be open for those who bring an appetite.
will be celebrating an Italian Christmas… Decorated for The Christmas Holiday. We will Have Italian Deserts and Pastries for purchase to sweeten up your Christmas and Custom Handcrafted Jewelry by Leo Eleven for that hard to find person. We will also be releasing our 2014 Sangiovese (deep black cherry notes subtle tannins and a velvety finish) perfect to share with family and friends for a big dinner or just around the fire especially on the holidays . Wine Specials and discounts and much much more… see you soon. Buon Natale.
Dono dal Cielo will be fully decorated to highlight the season. DoggieStyle HotDogs will be here on Saturday 12/3 and 7 Sisters Gourmet Food Truck on Sunday 12/4. We will be doing a special case price on our 2008 Zinfandel all weekend.
Fawnridge will be offering discounts, sweet treats and Cousins Maine Lobster Truck on Sunday.
Lone Buffalo will be having a Cowboy Christmas with decorations and holiday cheer and new releases including the debut of the 2014 Thunderbeast Zinfandel along with all our standard big reds for the winter season. Touchstone Swarofski crystal jewelry from Susan Stetz and Live Music from Heather McAdams both days from 1-4pm. Food trucks to keep your bellies full all weekend (Sat: Cali Love Food Truck, Sun: Doggy Style Gourmet Hot Dogs). Special holiday discount of 30% off case purchases of our award-winning 2013 Where the Buffalo Roam Rhone Blend.
Mt. Vernon Winery: Holiday treats and Xmas music plus barrel tasting. Wine sales.
Pescatore: Enjoy cheese & wine pairing by the fire. Mulled cider will be available to warm you. Dave's famous $10 pizzas will be available while they last. For your shopping enjoyment there will be "Last Chance" Silpada, Touchstone Crystal by Swarovski, and Rodan & Fields premium skincare line. We always have Snow's Citrus Court products & organic grape seed oil lip products.
Popie will have a variety of holiday desserts and will be having a food drive in addition to the Marine toy drive to benefit the Loomis Christmas Basket program serving the South Placer Area.
Rancho Roble Vineyards will be excited to show off their Holiday cheer with their brand new renovated property! Keep warm while sipping our wine by our fire pits and large gas fireplace on front courtyard. There will be a variety of five different chef prepared appetizers that pair nicely with our Estate Barbera on both Saturday and Sunday. We also have a nice surprise (weather permitting) to make it SNOW with our Frosty the snow machine. Come and enjoy the holiday music, great wine and fun in the snow at Rancho Roble Vineyards this weekend from 11am-5pm. Cheers!
River Rock Ranch Lindemann Winery will have chocolate and cheese trays available along with Christmas music and special tastes of our rose, Rio Danza and Rio Rojo blends and our Oak Barrel Barbera, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. Enjoy our new patio.
Rock Hill Winery will be serving home made chili and three new amazing releases - Sangiovese, Syrah, and a Super Tuscan blend.
It’s going to be another spectacular Wise Villa Winery holiday weekend! We’ll be decked out with Christmas lights, decorated tree, holiday music, hay-bales, fire-pits and much more! Enjoy a delicious chef prepared lunch for purchase paired with choices of our 18 highly-awarded wines. Be festive with friends in our Tuscan-style bistro or have your celebration outside with the picturesque views of our rolling vineyard as your backdrop. Toast to the beginning of the holiday season with our Sparkling Wine (Blanc de Blancs) and house made-sparkling cider (made from local apples). We’ll be open 11-5pm on both days, so bring your holiday cheer!