AUBURN, Calif., Sept 10, 2014—The 10th annual California Wine Month in September is dedicated to celebrating California’s recognition as the premier winemaking state. Placer County residents and visitors can visit 20 wineries along the Placer County Wine Trail, spanning from Lincoln to Loomis to Newcastle and Auburn. Sample award-winning wines from the Placer County vintners who took home 52 2014 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition awards.
WHO: Placer County Wine Trail
WHAT: Celebrating California Wine Month WHEN: September I st 30 th
WHERE: Placer County, California
WHY: To celebrate Placer County award-winning wines during California Wine Month
The annual Auburn Wine & Food Festival as part of Celebrate PlacerGROWN Week, is another way to participate in California Wine Month. Attendees can enjoy family-friendly activities, farm-fresh eats and award winning wines. Sample up to 25 local wineries and restaurants on Saturday, October I I, 2014 from I p.m. to 5 p.m. in Downtown & Old Town Auburn. Tickets for a wine taster and their designated driver are $45; food only tickets are $20. To purchase tickets or learn more, please visit auburnwineandfood.com.
The Placer County Vintners Association is a nonprofit association created to provide a forum for Placer County 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 www.placerwine.com or call (9 16) 663-4486.