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YOUR GUIDE TO WINERIES, BREWERIES, AND PLACES TO EAT, PLAY & STAY IN PLACER COUNTY.

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. 20 wineries, 12 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!

Placer Wine and Ale Trail’s Don’t Miss Destinations

  • Placer Valley Tourism – So many hotels, so little time. You’ll want to come back and try them all!
  • Visit Placer – Concierge-style recommendations on where to eat, play & stay on the Trail.
  • Lincoln – the Gateway to the Placer Wine & Ale Trail!
  • Auburn Alehouse – Great beer, great food and…great margaritas!
  • Auburn Holiday Inn & Max’s Restaurant – A great place to stay just minutes from Old Town and Downtown.
  • Lone Buffalo Vineyards – Meet the winemaker and taste premium wines fit for Cowboys and Kings.
  • Slice Beer Co. – Placer’s newest craft brew hot spot.
Downtown Grass Valley Foothills Celebration

Sip & Stroll through charming & historic Grass Valley!

March. 7th

Downtown Grass Valley

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Amador Wine Country’s Behind the Cellar Door

Enjoy a weekend filled with delectable food pairings, educational seminars, and hard-to-find wines all in an intimate Amador Wine Country setting.

March. 7-8

Amador County

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Sip Into Spring 

Celebrate bud break in Placer County for two glorious days along the Placer Wine Trail. This event is the perfect way to leave winter behind and SIP INTO SPRING. See the budding vineyards, taste current vintages, multiple varietals grown in the Sierra Foothills, and even try a few verticals! A great opportunity to meet winemakers, taste limited production wines, new releases or library wines.

March. 21-22

Placer Wine Trail

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