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Sierra Vista Winery and Vineyards

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Friendly staff, OK wines

We arrived at the winery on a Wednesday afternoon and apparently we were the only ones who had... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Tucson, Arizona
Great Rhone classic

Some consider this the modern founder of the Rhone movement in El Dorado County, the proprietors... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Cameron Park, California
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Great place to sample cabernets and syrahs.
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4560 Cabernet Way, Placerville, CA 95667-8410
+1 530-622-7221
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

I live around here, so I'm partial to our Pleasant Valley wineries. Nevertheless, John and Barbara are not only among the original EDC wine pioneers, they are Rhone grape variety pioneers in the USA, having planted some of the first commercial blocks of Syrah in...More

3  Thank SyrahFan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at Sierra Vista Winery are by far friendlier that found at most of the local wineries. We stop here every year on Nevada Day Weekend and have always been met with open smiles and a warm welcome. We are fond of their dessert...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

We arrived at the winery on a Wednesday afternoon and apparently we were the only ones who had visited that day. The tasting room is in a beautiful setting and the gentlemen who was pouring the wine was friendly and knowledgeable. Although there are obviously...More

1  Thank DesertBeachLover
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Some consider this the modern founder of the Rhone movement in El Dorado County, the proprietors are still there some 40 years into their dream, and the wines are still very good. Best is Grenache, Merlot and the Syrah's to my liking and not every...More

Thank fober
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We come almost every year and are greeted with such warmth and exciting, delicious and fresh wines - why would we go anywhere else. Beautiful location, with excellent hosts, great selection of wines and grapes and a fun day out. Bring a picnic and enjoy...More

Thank sophia s
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great tasting room with plenty of reds, whites and even two dessert wines. The sparkling wine was wonderful too. Prices are very reasonable. Our server, Robert, did a wonderful job and we loved the food suggestions for each wine. If anyone in your party isn't...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Nice little tasting room. Staff if very friendly. Quiet surrounding with beautiful plants and trees.

1  Thank Dan P
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Driving from Redwoods to Marin, I couldn't find the time to squeeze in a quick trip to a winery while traveling on 101. While looking for a good lunch spot on the way from Marin to Tahoe, I came across mention El Dorado wine region....More

1  Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We stopped by here after lunch and enjoyed their wines. The server was very nice and knew her wines. They also have a nice view. We were impressed with their whites and rose. The reds were okay.

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Reviewed 19 August 2014

This winery is pretty impressive. We couldn't say that every wine thrilled us, but enough of them did. And there were a lot of wines to taste. These guys have a huge repertoire! The staff were really friendly and knew the wines and the vineyards...More

1  Thank danielKeiran
Reviewed 11 August 2014

My wife and I have been members of the wine club here for a long time. John was one of the first winemakers to emphasize Rhone varietals in California. We love the Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah, Roussane and Viognier he also makes a flinty Sauvignon Blanc...More

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