The Sierra Vintners wine trail series starts this Saturday, May 20th. The regional wine tour will include: Double Oak Vineyards & Winery, Lucchesi Vineyards & Winery, Nevada City Winery, Smith Vineyard and Solune Winegrowers.  Each winery will have music, food pairings and plenty of wines to taste.  Stop by any one of the six participating wineries on Saturday, May 20th between 11am-5pm.

In addition to wine tastings, Brian Doughtery will be playing live music at Smith Vineyards.  Nevada City Winery is also having their bottle your own party on Saturday.  Double Oak Vineyards will have local singer song writer Heather MacAdam, plus savory tapas.  Lucchesi Vineyards will have live music from Cassidy Joy, Jeannine Bordeaux, Caryn Wilder, Phil Missimore, and friends.  Plus, Mario & Linda will have fun Lucchesi games tradition of hula tossing and steer roping to win deep wine discounts.

To purchase your tickets online purchase click here, discounted tickets available for wine club members.

There are 20 wineries on the entire trail, so Sierra Vintners wineries have divided into three separate Saturday regional wine trails to enable you to enjoy plenty of time at each winery.  If you can’t make the May wine tour mark your calendars for July 15th: Amour Privé, Bear River WineryBonitata Boutique Wine, Fawnridge Winery, Lone Buffalo Vineyards & Winery, Mt. Vernon Winery, Naggiar Vineyards, Sierra Knolls Vineyards, and Viña Castellano.  September 23rd event will include: Avanguardia Wine, Bent Metal Winery, Gray Pine Winery, Pilot Peak Vineyard & WinerySzabo Vineyards.  Take advantage of the package deal to get the discounted rate for buying all three tours together!

So cheers to lots of great local wines.  If you’re looking for more information about Nevada City and Grass Valley wine tasting rooms or events, click here for the Outside Inn info page.  And if you’ve made it this far, cheers, I’ve got a pair of tickets to giveaway for the May wine tour, post a comment here on your favorite wine and I’ll announce the winner on Thursday, May 18th.  And for those of you who can’t go to the event on Saturday, Lucchesi has offered an additional giveaway prize of $50 gift certificate, so please post in your comment if you’re interested in one or both of the giveaways.

© 2017 InnSide Nevada City, Photo by Erin Thiem

16 replies
  1. Deanna W
    Deanna W says:

    Love the blog entries and am interested in both giveaways! I was just at Pilot Peak this weekend and love their cheery white wine on these warm spring days!

  2. Shiree
    Shiree says:

    Just tried the fawnridge Chardonnay and it is definitely one of my favorites. (I have multiple favorites!!) Woupd love to win the gift certificate!!

  3. Jane Smith
    Jane Smith says:

    Gift certificate please! Sadly, not available for this weekend’s wine tour. (I’ll have to console myself with one of my current favorites – Sierra Starr’s Jack’s Blend….love to support all of our great local wineries!)

  4. Melanie Glenn
    Melanie Glenn says:

    Would love to experience this. Have always wanted to go. Thanks so much, Outside Inn, for making the opportunity available! Love, love our local wineries.

  5. Katrina
    Katrina says:

    Looks great!! I’m definitely interested in both of the events … if can be entered for both – GREAT. And if just one … then the $50 certificate b/c we have dance show this weekend and so it is gonna be a busy one as is!! Thanks for all your are doing!!

  6. Diane Richards
    Diane Richards says:

    I have not had the pleasure of trying a wine from one of the fine Sierra Vinters, yet, so I cannot comment on a favorite wine at this time.

    Would love to be entered for the $50 gift certificate generously donated by Lucchesi, please.

    Good Luck Everyone!


  7. Mike
    Mike says:

    With all the beautiful blooming flowers & greenery around us, now is a wonderful time to enjoy all of our local amazing wineries. Please enter me in both giveaways. Thank you & cheers.

  8. Meshawn Simmons
    Meshawn Simmons says:

    Wine! I’ll be gone this weekend, but love wine gift certificates 😉 Cheers Erin!

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