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30 MILES FROM SACRAMENTO

2 HOURS FROM THE SF BAY AREA

23 BOUTIQUE WINERIES

21 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. 23 wineries, 21 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!

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Don’t Miss Destinations – Placer

  • Lecavalier Cellars – Located at 9314 Chantry Hill Road, Newcastle, CA off I-80 and Newcastle Road exit. Lecavalier Cellars crafts light and crisp Sauvignon Blanc and Albariño, vibrant Chardonnay as well as delicious Pinot Noir, Barbera, Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon. We offer special bottlings from the Sierra Foothills, Napa Valley, Russian River Valley and Paso Robles.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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!

Don’t Miss Destinations – Placer

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