Beat the heat with award-winning wines at Grape Days of Summer in Placer County

Beat the heat with award-winning wines at Grape Days of Summer in Placer County

 

AUBURN, Calif. July 7, 2015 — 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.”

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 www.placerwine.com.

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