Facts & Figures

The Amador Vintners have 40 member wineries with tasting rooms in the Shenandoah Valley, Fiddletown, Sutter Creek, Willow Creek and Ione areas.

The Amador Vintners Office & Visitor Center is located at 9310 Pacific Street, (Hwy. 49) in the small town of Plymouth at the entrance to Shenandoah Valley.

Wine grapes represent the single largest agriculture commodity in Amador County, comprising nearly 50% of total agricultural value.

In 2008, 3,700 acres of wine grapes were planted in Amador, yielding over 13,000 tons of grapes at an average price per ton of $1,080.

Amador Vintner wineries generate $60 million in wine sales annually, including $10 million in tasting room sales; they employ 150 full-time employees and 300 part-time and seasonal workers.

Wine tourism in Amador generates $35 million annually in non-wine expenditures.