Welcome to the Amador Wine Country

Set at the edge of the Sierra Foothills in the heart of Gold Country, the Amador County wine region beckons wine connoisseurs prospecting a new adventure. For over 170 years we have blazed our own wine trail continuing in the pioneering spirit of our gold-rush ancestors. Amador County holds a rich California history, from cultivating the first Zinfandel vineyards, to growing the highest mountain vineyards in California. We also boast an original Rhone Ranger and were home to the Godfather of Barbera news

With breathtaking mountain views and award winning wines, in Amador Wine Country you’ll experience family friendly boutique wineries set in the heart of Gold Country. Generation after generation of proud family farmers, ranchers, and vintners have cultivated our lands – while staying true to their humble roots! This gives our guests the best possible experience enjoying our proudly crafted wines at an exceptional value, served by our friendly boutique and the last family-owned wineries.

Rediscover California’s first wine trail and all that Amador Wine Country has to offer!

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discover the wonder of the historic gold country
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Explore Amador’s Wine Country

Discover over 45 boutique and family-run wineries proud to welcome you with award-winning Zinfandel, Syrah, and Italian and Spanish varietals from some of California’s oldest and highest mountain vineyards.

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The Land of Opportunity

There’s a reason Amador is considered the Heart of the Mother Lode. Our soil is rich with incredible mineral deposits including sparkling quartz, volcanic rock, sandy loam, rare granite, and yes – there’s even some gold mingling with the roots of our grapevines!