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30 MILES FROM SACRAMENTO

23 BOUTIQUE WINERIES

15 CRAFT BREWERIES

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. 23 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!
  • Auburn has gone from a quaint outpost for antiques to a vibrant city with a mix with modern boutiques, award winning restaurants, craft breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Downtown Auburn, CA | Discover More Than Gold
  • 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 Alehouse – Great craft beer, great food and great craft cocktails.
  • Auburn Holiday Inn & Max’s Restaurant – A great place to stay just minutes from The Placer Wine Trail. (Holiday Inn)

The Placer Wine Trail is Open!

On 1/12, Governor Newsom released the Sacramento Region from the Stay at Home Order and placed Placer County back into the Purple Tier.

Winery Tasting Rooms are open for on-site service, outside and are offering flights, wines by the glass and bottle and sales to go & curbside pickup.

Covid-safe guidelines and measures are still in place.

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Sacramento Beer Week is Back!

While some festivals still might be a way off, the Sacramento Area Brewers Guild will celebrate Sacramento Beer Week from April 23, 2021 – May 2, 2021. There will be special beer releases, food and beer pairings, and various beer events; information can be found online at sacramentobeerweek.com

April 23rd – May 2nd

Sacramento Region

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Placer Wine Trail Spring VIP Weekend

New this year and Covid-friendly! Forget battling crowds at the bar and waiting in line like cattle for tiny tastes of food. This year, help raise funds for the region and experience the Placer Wine Trail like a VIP!

May 21-23

Auburn, Lincoln, Loomis, Newcastle, Meadow Vista, Rocklin

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