291 Auburn Folsom Road
Auburn, CA 95603
Wednesday — Sunday 1 pm — 6 pm
Bonitata Boutique Wine prides itself on attention to details. Each wine is handcrafted and barrel aged then bottled at the right moment to deliver that special taste to your palate. Our grapes are hand-picked from vineyards located in the Sierra Foothills. The grapes are picked just at the right balance of sugar, pH and acid to produce a very special wine. You can meet the winemaker and ask questions or tour the winery.
Bonitata Boutique Wine is located in the original Bernhard Winery founded in 1874, located at the Bernhard Museum adjacent to the Gold Country Fair Grounds. This historic building is made of stone with two foot thick walls which are partially buried into the hillside. The perfect storage for our hand crafted wines. After enjoying your wine tasting you can take a tour of the rest of the museum. Parking is located at the main museum parking lot just a short walk from the winery. The winery is also available for rent for that special occasion (anniversary, birthday, wedding, etc).
Private tasting available by appointment
Davis Dean Cellars is an award-winning boutique winery that produces wines from Placer County, Lodi and Napa Valley. Our wines are produced and bottled right in the heart of Rocklin. You will often here us say that our hands touch every grape on their way to the bottle. We are a family-run winery that places the utmost emphasis on the quality of our wines. We hope you enjoy drinking them as much as we enjoy producing them for you. Davis Dean Cellars, from grape to glass, an ordinary family making extraordinary wines. Cheers.
In Italian, “Dono dal Cielo” means ‘Gift from Heaven’.
We are following our lifelong passion for that perfect balance of earth, sun and soil. Dono dal Cielo was born in 2002 with our first 6,000 Zinfandel vines planted on 7 acres. Secreted away in the graceful rolling hills of Newcastle, we offer a warm and welcoming atmosphere that invites you to relax and have fun while sampling our handcrafted wines. We want you to feel at home, gather here and cozy up with each other. Take a bottle or a glass outside on the patio or stroll through the vineyard. Bring your children, your friends and your dogs. We welcome your family to become part of our Dono family!
Owners Stewart and Stephanie Perry planted their vines in 2001 and opened their winery in 2004. They hand-craft all of the Fawnridge wines with particular care in keeping quality high at an affordable price. Their tasting area is located inside the winery for a very personal look at the winery. Fawnridge Winery is dog-friendly and also has a picnic area.
Private events, online and wholesale sales. Check out our website for online sales. For private events and other information, follow us on Instagram or Facebook.
Popie Wines is a hand crafted boutique winery producing award winning wines. Since 1922, three generations of the Duarte family have worked in the Napa Valley growing high quality grapes that have produced award winning wines. I am the fourth generation Duarte continuing the family growing tradition, here in Placer County, my father (Richard “Popie” Duarte) taught me. 2006 found me completing the cycle, “from soil to bottle”, not just as a grower, but now as a winemaker as well. Over the years I have learned that “wine is truly made in the vineyard”. Our vineyard is family managed, maintained, and sustainably grown, allowing us the control to produce exceptional wines. I am now taking my family heritage to the next step in producing what I hope to be well made enjoyable wines from our Duarte Family Vineyards.
Hours: Friday – Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Thursday by appointment
Rancho Roble Vineyards is a family owned winery with deep roots in grape growing and wine making. The vineyards “Syrah Noir” planted in 1999 and “Barbera” planted in 2000 produce luscious fruit year after year. The Barbera grape was selected because of its rich history in the area. The Italian Barbera was originally introduced to Placer County by the 49’ers during the 19th century Gold Rush. This varietal is also particularly well suited to the soils and oak savannah micro-climate of the Placer County Sierra Foothills where Rancho Roble Vineyards and Winery are located.
Open: Wednesday — Sunday
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 3 p.m. – 9 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm
Tasting Fee: $9/person
Honored to be Awarded #1 Winery in California!
Wise Villa Winery is the “Golden State Winery of the Year 2015”, awarded by the California State Fair, the oldest and one of the largest & most prestigious blind wine competitions in the United States. Wise Villa Winery had the highest number of high scoring wines competing against thousands of wine entries from wineries across the state. The California State Fair presented the award at the Governor’s Office & was acknowledged by the CA State Senate and Assembly.
Tuscan-Style Bistro, Culinary Team, & Full Waitstaff
Wise Villa is the only winery in Placer County to have a full service bistro and commercial kitchen. We have created a truly unique European setting in the lovely Sierra Foothills where guests can enjoy an internationally themed food & wine pairing experience. Our beautiful Tuscan-style bistro & elegant wine tasting room are designed with European architecture & ambiance that feature scenic views of our rolling hills vineyard & the Sacramento Valley. Our wine educators & professional waitstaff provide the ultimate full service experience while our gourmet chef & culinary team artfully create delicious dinner entrees, decadent desserts & gourmet small plates.
Gourmet Dinner Four Nights a Week
Treat yourself to elegant dinners in our beautiful bistro from Wednesday through Friday & select Saturdays. Every Friday night enjoy gourmet dinner accompanied by relaxing live music performed by our favorite musicians. On special Saturdays we open our bistro for dinner & wine tasting from 5pm-9pm, reservations are required (for dates & reservations call 916-543-0323)
Exciting Monthly Events & Fun Themed Parties
We have special events & fun-filled parties every month at our winery. Join us for an educational 7-course Pairing Dinner or a Wine Blending Party & Steak Dinner both hosted by owner & co-winemaker Dr. Grover Lee. Enjoy exciting events like the Lucy Grape Stomp, Hawaiian Luau, Harvest Moon Party, & World Malbec Day. We also hold uniquely themed parties throughout the year which include great food, live music, games & dancing!
Book Your Private Events
Celebrate your favorite special occasions, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, business retreat dinners & much more at Wise Villa! Your group, whether large or small, can enjoy gourmet food & fine wine in the comfort of our wonderful dining room & charming courtyard, which boasts a prime view of our beautiful rolling hills vineyard & breathtaking sunsets, or enjoy your special day on our beautiful wedding lawn or inside our unique underground barrel room & winery.
We produce an array of award-winning wines at our winery. Our list includes Albariño, Barbera, Blanc de Blancs, Blanc de Noirs, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Port-Style, Rosé, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Touriga Nacional, Tempranillo, Torrontes, Viognier, Zinfandel, plus two red blends & one white
Wise Villa Wine Club
We welcome you & your loved ones to share our passion for wine by becoming members of our wine club. As members you will receive exclusive benefits, great discounts on wine & monthly events, invites to wine club parties, access to member exclusive wine, free wine tasting for you & up to four guests & much more.