Beat the Heat With Award-Winning Wines at Grape Days of Summer in Placer County

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Placer County Wine Trail to host sixth annual Grape Days of Summer

Wise Villa Winery

“Placer County’s Grape Days of Summer provides an educational experience in understanding winemakers, wines, food and agriculture all in your own backyard,” said Foothill Farmers’ Market Association and PlacerGROWN Executive Director Carol Arnold.

Explore and taste the award-winning artisan wines of Placer County on Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2, during the sixth annual Grape Days of Summer on the Placer County Wine Trail. Tour the down-to-earth atmosphere of the Sierra Foothills while enjoying live music, fresh PlacerGROWN food, delectable wine and the local Placer County countryside.

“Placer County’s Grape Days of Summer provides an educational experience in understanding winemakers, wines, food and agriculture all in your own backyard,” said Foothill Farmers’ Market Association and PlacerGROWN Executive Director Carol Arnold. “It is a great opportunity to relax, unwind and taste deliciously crafted wines while enjoying the company of the community.”

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The Placer County Wine Trail spans through Lincoln, Loomis, Newcastle, Auburn and Meadow Vista, which offers the beautiful scenery of Placer County. The annual event includes touring the 2015 Best of California award-winning wineries and other activities such as: appetizer pairings, barrel tastings and more.

Pre-sale tickets are available at a discounted rate of $30 until July 24 and are available at eventbrite.com. Tickets purchased after July 24 will cost $40, and designated drivers can enjoy the food and live music for $10. This event is on August 1-2 between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. and features 19 Placer County wineries. For more information about participating wineries, visit http://www.placerwine.com.

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PlacerGROWN website
Placer County Wine Trail website
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Participating Wineries:

  •     Bear River Winery
  •     Bonitata Boutique Wine
  •     Cante Ao Vinho
  •     Le Casque Wines
  •     Ciotti Cellars
  •     Davis Dean Cellars
  •     Dono dal Cielo
  •     Fawnridge Winery
  •     Lone Buffalo Vineyards    
  •     PaZa Vineyard & Winery
  •     Pescatore Winery
  •     Popie Wines
  •     River Rock Ranch Lindemann Winery
  •     Rock Hill Winery
  •     Secret Ravine Vineyard & Winery
  •     Viña Castellano
  •     Wise Villa Winery
  •     Mt. Vernon Winery
  •     Rancho Roble

About Placer County Vintners Association
The Placer County Wine Trail is organized by the Placer County Vintners Association, a nonprofit association created to provide a forum for wineries to collaborate on events and programs. Together the Association also develops marketing programs to raise awareness of the Placer County wine region. The group believes that sharing best practices with all county wineries inspires the vintners to provide a high quality experience for winery visitors. For more information and maps, visit http://www.placerwine.com or call (916) 663‐4486.

About PlacerGROWN
Supported by Placer County, PlacerGROWN is the information source dedicated to educating residents about the freshest agricultural products the region has to offer. Through its website, social media channels, and other outreach programs, PlacerGROWN connects community members with the farmers’ markets, farms, orchards, ranches, wineries, nurseries, and specialty food stores in one of the most diverse growing areas in Northern California. To discover the bounty of agricultural products produced by farmers who call Placer County home, or for more information about PlacerGROWN, visit http://www.placergrown.org.

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