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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 6/15, Governor Newsom released the Sacramento Region from the Covid Tier System and winery tasting rooms can fully operate once again.

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

Covid-safe measures are still in place but may vary per individual winery.

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Grape Days of Summer – Back to the Bar!

CELEBRATE – BACK TO THE BAR!

Covid Restrictions for wineries have lifted and we will come back together for traditional wine-tasting (NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED) on the Placer Wine Trail. That means you get a new souvenir glass and can belly up to the bar (w/out seated reservations) for a whole variety of wines to taste at up to 18 wineries. Purchase a one-day ticket or weekend pass!

August 7-8

Auburn, Granite Bay, Lincoln, Loomis, Newcastle, Meadow Vista & Rocklin

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Holidays in the Hills

Wine Tasting & Holiday Cheer! Music – Holiday Specials – Toy Drive Benefiting Toys for Tots + More! Start your tour at any participating winery. Bring a new, unwrapped toy and receive a 10% discount off first bottle purchase at each winery. Tickets available in October.

December 4-5

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

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