Placer County Vintners Association

Residents, visitors enjoy Placer County's fine wine

What do chardonnay, pinot noir, blanc de noir and tempranillo wines all have in common? They are all varietals from Placer County vineyards that were part of the Summer Wine Stroll ...

Start your weekends with wine at 'Friday Night Flights'

The vino is flowing Friday nights at the Holiday Inn, where wineries will pour the good stuff each week through the end of August. Overcast skies didn’t stop the first &ldquo ...

Thousands of toys donated at wine event

Just in time for Christmas, Placer County Vintners Association wineries presented 25 “Santa sized” Toys for Tots collection boxes with more than 1,000 pounds of brand-new toys ...

Cheers for charity: Weekend wine tour is a toy drive

For the price of a small toy, oenophiles can spend this weekend tasting the offerings of 17 area wineries. The Placer County Vintners Association and Placer County Wine Trail membe ...

Seventeen wineries to host toy drive

The Placer County Vintners Association will host “Holidays in the Hills on the Placer County Wine Trail,” a charity toy drive and open-house wine-tasting weekend, from noon to ...

Homegrown wine, food, music in Placer this weekend

Fans of locally-produced food and wine may find something to tempt their palate along the Placer County Wine Trail this weekend. The Placer County Vintners Association will celebr ...

Bottling up excitement

You may have heard through the grapevine that Placer County wineries have a lot to be excited about these days. State Fair medals A handful of local wineries have picked up so ...

Placer County agriculture thrives at 30,000 feet

Local agriculture is in the spotlight as a growing interest in local food inspires people to shop at farmers markets, connect with farmers and grow their own food. A number of Pla ...