18 wineries on parade this weekend

By: Staff report
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For a weekend of wine, food, music, and educational experiences at 18 participating wineries along the Placer County wine trail. The Grape Days of Summer is a celebration of local agriculture featuring special activities and educational opportunities centered around wine, wine tasting, winemaking and grape growing.

Food will be served at each winery and some locations will have live music.

The two-day event is noon to 5 p.m. July 21 through 22, with VIP ticketholders starting at 11 a.m. each day. Tickets are $30-$50. Designated drivers are $10.

Participating wineries are: Bear River, Bonitata, Cante Ao Vinho, Casque, Ciotti, Cristaldi, Davis Dean, Dono dal Cielo, Fawnridge, Lone Buffalo, Mount Saint Joseph, Mt. Vernon, PaZa, Pescatore, Rancho Roble, Rock Hill, Secret Ravine, Viña Castellano, and Wise Villa.

For information, email or text/call 916-412-6142. Or visit