When you say Wine Country you could be talking about mnay regions in California. Most people think of California Wine Country as Napa and Sonoma. However, there are many other areas within the state that produce superb and award-winning wines.
Getting to and from the Napa and Sanoma areas from Sacramento can be challenging due to traffic congestion and regional events. We'll provide links to web sites that can provide information on those areas if you wish to visit them. We'll also provide information and links on areas closer to Sacramento for your pleasure.
Murphys, Calaveras County - Laid Back Wine Country.
With nearly two-dozen tasting rooms, all within strolling distance along Murphy's Main Street, you can literally do wine country on foot. But don't miss the chance to hit up a few of the scenic vineyards, mere minutes from downtown, offering the authentic wine country experience. Tour wine caves, enjoy stunning views and even a Rubber Chicken National Forest. You can use the Calaveras Hopper bus service for stress-free wine tasting. By the way... Calaveras Wine Country is considered a snob-free zone.