3565 Taylor Rd., Ste A
Loomis, CA 95650
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.
Hours: Call for appointment
Products: Angus beef cattle, Dorper sheep and lambs, free range eggs, honey. Seasonally we have limited crops of cherries, peaches, apricots, plums, and figs, quince and pomegranates. The bulk of our fruit production is directed towards preserving jams, jellies and marinades. We also plant small fields of organic corn, pumpkins, squash, heirloom tomatoes, various peppers, cucumbers and melons
AUBURN, Calif., November 25, 2012 –Visit the Placer County Wine Trail for Holidays in the Hills this December 14th and 15th for wine tasting and holiday festivities. Just bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to the Marine Toys for Tots foundation and you’ll receive complimentary wine tasting at 20 wineries, meet the wine makers, enjoy sweet treats and more.
Admission is free with a toy donation and you may start your tour at any participating winery. Visitors also have the chance to win a case of Placer County Wines and other prizes.
When: December 14thand 15th from 11:00 am to 5:00pm
Where: Placer County Wine Trail -Auburn, Lincoln, Loomis, Newcastle & Meadow Vista
20 Participating Wineries will offer a variety of Holidays in the Hills activities, in addition to complimentary wine tasting, including:
Casque Wines will be offering special discounts on selected wines all weekend, along with small bites to pair with our wines.
Bonitata Boutique wine will have 10% off wine sales and will serve two homemade chocolate truffles infused with 2009 Barbera and 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon.
Bear River Winery will be offering complimentary tasting of six wines featuring our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and a flight of Barbera paired with assorted chocolates. Meet the winemakers and enjoy 1/2 and full case discounts on our wines. We will have holiday decorations, crafts and cheerful seasonal music.
Davis Dean will be sampling holiday goodies, and offering10 percent off the purchase of $50 or more.
Dono dal Cielo will have live music on Saturday and Sunday and a kids Holiday Craft Corner.
Fawnridge Winery will feature local artist Hana Nicholson of Nicholson’s Blown Glass Studio working “live” on a painting and offering unique jewelry and wine ornaments.
Lone Buffalo Vineyards will be hosting live music from 1:00 to 4:00pm both days and food will be available for purchase from Auburn BBQ Company Food Truck.
Mt. Vernon Winery will offer wine and food pairing, fine chocolates, barrel tasting, live music from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. both days and case discounts.
Pescatore will have cheese tastings and a holiday bazaar featuring fresh gourmet flavors, holiday tins, stationery and handmade crafts.
Popie Wines will serve mulled “spice” wine from its newly released 2010 Basin Red (Barbera/Syrah blend) along with treats to pair with Popie Wines.
River Rock Ranch Lindemann Winery will provide music and cheese plates, along with an hourly gift surprise for guests.
Secret Ravine Vineyards will be all lit up for Christmas and will have select Library Wines available for tasting.
Vina Castellano will feature four wine cocktails for Holiday parties, recipes and demonstrations as well as holiday pairing lists and boutique items, perfect for holiday gifts.
Wise Villa Winery will offer a tour and barrel tasting to all guests, finishing with a wine and food mini-pairing of tri-tip steak and Cabernet Sauvignon, and live music Sundayfrom1:00 to 5:00 pm.
For a complete list of participating Holiday in the Hills wineries with venue details and directions please visit www.placerwine.com
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!
Sales: On site
Hours: Thurs & Fri 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sat & Sun 11:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Products: Small-batch beers, ciders and meads
About: We have a passion for the unique flavors of our regional agriculture. We hand-pick ingredients from our orchards, vineyards and hop fields, and partner with Placer Grown farms for high-quality, fresh produce. With our Satsuma Mandarin Oranges and other local fruit, you will experience the flavors of Placer County in every sip. We are family owned and operated. Dogs and children are welcome!