There is a lot going on in the Shenandoah Valley and surrounding areas. Nestled in the Sierra Foothills, the Amador County wine region is the home of the historic 1849 Gold Rush trail.
Explore the web sites listed below to find out more about the local wine region, upcoming events, local sights and restaurants, and places to stay.
www.amadorwine.com - Explore The Amador County Wine Country. Features upcoming Amador Vintners events, links to the wineries, maps, and a guide to dining and lodging.
www.familywinemakers.org - Family Winemakers of California, founded in 1991, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of representing the small, family-owned winery before the California Legislature and state regulatory agencies. Features upcoming Family Winemakers events, legislative updates, and links to member wineries.
www.cal-italiawine.org - Consorzio Cal-Italia highlights the contributions of the early Italian-American pioneers and introduces consumers to the pleasures of Cal-Italia wines. Features upcoming Consorzio Cal-Italia events, links to member wineries, and an introduction to Italian wine varietals.
www.wineinstitute.org - Wine Institute is the public policy advocacy association of California wineries. Features legislative updates and current wine law (including interstate direct shipping regulations.
www.amadorinns.com - Amador Bed and Breakfast provides information and links for inns in Amador County.
www.amadorcountychamber.com - The Amador County Chamber of Commerce provides a schedule of upcoming events and links to related businesses and services.
www.amadorwinegrapes.com - The Amador County Wine Grape Growers’ Association has more than 120 members growing more than 30 different varietals of grapes including world-class Rhone, Italian and Port varietals.
www.touramador.com - Peruse the Amador Council of Tourism site for things to do in Amador County.
Amador Vintage Market (www.amadorvintagemarket.com)
Taste Restaurant in Plymouth (www.restauranttaste.com)
Imperial Hotel in Amador City (www.imperialamador.com)
St. George Hotel in Volcano (www.stgeorgehotel.com)
Cafe Luna in Placerville (www.cafeluna.com)