El Dorado is a sub-AVA of the Sierra Foothills and is located between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe at elevations of 1200 to 3500 feet. The region is warm and sunny, and El Dorado red wines are typically ripe and full-bodied. Similar to Placer County located to the north, El Dorado is one the country's best Viognier-producing regions. The El Dorado AVA is home to more than seventy wineries with the vast majority open for tasting without appointment.

Scroll down for a comprehensive list of El Dorado AVA wineries and click "map view" to access the advanced winery search. Whether you would like to visit a winery that provides beautiful vineyard lodging, has food available to complement its wines, hosts vineyard weddings, produces wines from organic grapes, we make it easy to find the best El Dorado AVA wine tasting and touring destinations.



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Cabernet Franc



Petite Sirah

Cabernet Sauvignon




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El Dorado Wineries - Highest Wine Critic Ratings

1.   Gros Ventre Cellars  
2.   Skinner / Stoney Creek Vineyards  
3.   Boeger Winery  
4.   Bumgarner Wines  
5.   C.G. DiArie Vineyard and Winery  
6.   Cedar Creek Ranch & Vineyards  
7.   Cedarville Vineyard  
8.   David Girard Vineyards  
9.   Four Fields Wines  
10.   Grace Patriot Wines  

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All El Dorado Wineries (64) [map view]

Auriga Wine - Wine Tasting On Main

Auriga Wine Cellars

Bechard Vineyard & Winery

Boa Vista Vineyards

Boeger Winery

Bumgarner Wines

Busby Vineyard & Winery

C.G. DiArie Vineyard and Winery

Cantiga Wineworks

Cedar Creek Ranch & Vineyards

Cedarville Vineyard

Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards

Chateau Davell

Chateau Routon

Cielo Estate

Colibri Ridge Winery & Vineyard

Crystal Basin Cellars

David Girard Vineyards

diVittorio Winery


Fenton Herriott Vineyards

Findleton Estate And Vineyard

Fleur De Lys Winery

Gold Hill Vineyard

Gold Mountain Winery & Lodge

Golden Leaves Vineyard & Winery

Grace Patriot Wines

Gros Ventre Cellars

Gwinllan Estate

Holly's Hill Vineyards

Illuminare Estate

Iverson Winery

Jodar Vineyards And Winery

Jose Wine Caves

La Clarine Farm

Latcham Vineyards - Granite Springs Winery

Lava Cap

Madrona Vineyards

Mastroserio Winery

Mediterranean Vineyards

Mellowood Vineyards

Miraflores Winery

Mount Aukum Winery

MV Winery - Miller Vineyards

Narrow Gate Vineyards

Nello Olivo

Oakstone Winery

ParaVi Vineyards

Perry Creek Vineyards

Red 19 Wine - Steiner Family Vineyards

Rome Valley Vineyards

Saluti Cellars

Sentivo Vineyards & Winery

Shadow Ranch Vineyard

Sierra Vista Winery

Single Leaf Vineyards & Winery

Skinner / Stoney Creek Vineyards

Toogood Estate Winery

Ursa Vineyards

Van der Vijver Estate

Vitone Family Wines

Windwalker Vineyards

Winery by the Creek

Wofford Acres Vineyards