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BY THE NUMBERS

30 MILES FROM SACRAMENTO

2 HOURS FROM THE SF BAY AREA

25 BOUTIQUE WINERIES

20 CRAFT BREWERIES

1 CRAFT CIDERY & 1 CRAFT DISTILLERY

Just a short drive from Sacramento and accessible from both Interstate 80 and Hwy 65, the Placer Wine & Ale Trail is that authentic experience you are looking for in the Sacramento Region’s Farm to Fork scene. 25 wineries, 15 craft breweries and dozens of tap rooms, wine bars, eateries and more!  Use this site to link to the area’s best culinary experiences - whether for local wine, craft beer, spirits, food or specialty products, Placer has it all! Discover the people, places and stories that put the Placer Wine & Ale Trail...At the Intersection of Food, Drinks and Fun!

Don’t Miss Destinations – Placer

  • The Placer Wine Trail – Placer’s small, rural wineries offer a relaxing and safe environment to get outdoors and enjoy some socially-distanced leisure time!
  • Auburn Springhill Suites  invites you to stay in our Brand New Luxury Property and make the most of your Getaway, by taking advantage of one of the exclusive partner packages!
  • Placer Valley – Don’t pass up a chance to relax and enjoy, there is no shortage of things to do and places to stay in the Placer Valley!
  • Placer County’s 400-square miles of gorgeous California landscape makes every moment an opportunity for adventure. Whether you’re paddling against white-water rapids or exploring the thriving agricultural, beer and wine scene, Placer County is the gateway for outdoor adventure and discovery.
  • Auburn Holiday Inn & Max’s Restaurant – A great place to stay (and eat!) just minutes from The Placer Wine Trail.
  • Mt. Vernon Winery is one of the most unique wineries you will find in the Sierra foothills.
  • Lone Buffalo Vineyards – premium, hand-crafted, small-lot wines.  Meet the winemaker and view the vineyard right outside the rustic-modern tasting room.
  • The City of Auburn now offers On-Demand Mini-Bus Service!  Just $3.50 a ride – all around the Greater Auburn Area.  Download the App and Book Your Trip!
  • Explore 110 artists, 6 Galleries and 5 Art Schools and 2 Music Schools at 71 locations throughout Placer County on the 29th annual Placer Artists Tour!

Experience Even More of Placer County!

Placer County Events

Placer Wine & Ale Trail – Sips & Suds Summer Passport

Celebrate The Placer Wine & Ale Trail and local craft wine & beer industries! Purchase a $35 summer passport giving you access to complimentary tastings or other specials and experiences at participating Placer County Wineries & Breweries. Purchase a Passport and be invited to an exclusive “Sips & Suds Winemaker & Brewers BBQ” featuring local wine & beer, live music, games, artisan vendors and a gourmet BBQ at Gold Hill Gardens in Newcastle – right in the middle of the Trail!

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Placer Wine & Ale Trail – Sips & Suds Summer BBQ

Winemaker & Brewer hosted libation celebration and BBQ for Summer. Passport holders.

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Auburn Wine, Ale & Food Festival

Sip & Stroll in Charming Old Town and Downtown Auburn while enjoying wine, craft beer and farm to fork faire from 20 Sierra Foothills wineries & breweries and 20 area restaurants.

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