Visit Popie Wines

Open:  Fri - Sunday
Hours: 12 - 5pm
Tasting Fee: $5 (refunded with wine purchase)

3550 Taylor Road
Loomis, CA

Phone:  (916) 768-7643 or
(916) 768-7957



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Popie Wines

Popie WinesPopie Wines is a hand crafted boutique winery producing award winning wines.

Since 1922, three generations of the Duarte family have worked in the Napa Valley growing high quality grapes that have produced award winning wines. I am the fourth generation Duarte continuing the family growing tradition, here in Placer County, my father (Richard "Popie" Duarte) has taught me.

2006 found me completing the cycle, "from soil to bottle", not just as a grower, but now as a winemaker as well. Over the years I have learned that "wine is truly made in the vineyard". Our vineyard is family managed, maintained and sustainably grown allowing us the control to produce exceptional wines. I am now taking my family heritage to the next step in producing what I hope to be well made enjoyable wines from our Duarte Family Vineyards.

Wines currently available:

  • Estate Bianca di Barbera (Dry White Barbera) – Duarte Family Vineyards – Placer County
  • Vermentino – Duarte Family Vineyards – Sierra Foothills
  • Basin Red Blend (Barbera/Syrah) – Duarte Family Vineyards – Placer County
  • Estate Barbera – Duarte Family Vineyards – Placer County
  • Zinfandel – Duarte Family Vineyards – Placer County
  • Syrah – Hidden Falls Vineyard – Placer County
  • Dolce di Barbera – Port Style Late Harvest Fortified Barbera – Placer County

We are open for public tastings Friday through Sunday from 12 to 5pm at the Historic Blue Goose Fruit Shed in downtown Loomis. Tastings are $5 per person, waived with bottle purchase. We also offer, for rent, our unique and rustic tasting room for private parties or gatherings of 50 or less people. Call us at (916) 768-7643 for details or visit our web page at