Where to Taste Wine

At the heart of Calaveras County’s wine country is an old-school Main Street with a new-world vibe. Unique to any other wine region, Murphys is a wine-lover’s dream with more than twenty tasting rooms and many excellent restaurants in an historic downtown. Picturesque vineyards and destination wineries are nestled in the rolling hills throughout the county. Since 1851, we’ve been a pioneering wine industry with an innovative spirit.




For the Art and Wine lover, Allegorie’s Tasting Room and Art Gallery located in the heart of Downtown Murphys across from Murphys Hotel is for you. Elegant wines with unique art, sculpture and handmade jewelry. Open daily.

Ayrael Vieux Vineyard & Winery

Charming but elegant grounds, located just off HWY 4 outside Murphys. Estate vineyard tours, refined wines including Montepulciano and Sangiovese. Sweet winery dog! Open Fri-Sun or by appointment.

Located near Alchemy restaurant in Downtown Murphys, Black Sheep Winery opened in 1984, features small releases and specializes in Zinfandels. Open daily 11am-5pm

Bodega Del Sur

This tasting room is located behind Murphys Hotel located next to the old Pokie (jail cell) and offers a unique atmosphere with a Latin flair that perfectly complements the flavors and texture of the award winning wines.

Boyle MacDonald Wines

The Boyle MacDonald wines are a reflection of a continued pursuit of composure, and deference to nature. Winemaker Kate MacDonald’s focus is to assist the grape in creating a product of true quality and to share her family’s hard work.  Murphys tasting room coming Spring/Summer of 2018.

At 3,300 feet Brice Station is one of the highest vineyards in California located off Hwy 4 between Murphys and Arnold. Family operated historical property with pottery studio and gallery, hilltop views, dog friendly tasting room, summer concerts, wedding and event venue, estate garden and farm.

Handcrafted. Estate Grown. Award Winning. Organically farmed. Experience Broll's new rustic-modern tasting room located in the center of old town Murphys, across from the historic Murphys Hotel. Open Daily Sun-Thurs 11am-5pm & Friday-Saturday 11am-6pm

Chatom Winery

Visit Chatom Winery’s beautiful tasting room and garden setting just 2 miles outside of Murphys. Also home to School Street Wines. One of Calaveras County’s premier winemakers, Chatom Winery is open daily 11-5, offers shaded picnic grounds, is dog friendly and hosts beautiful events and weddings.

Cock Au Vin

Boyle MacDonald Wines’ exciting second label, Cock Au Vin is a collaboration of Napa Valley grapes blended with the best fruit from the Sierra Foothills. Private Tastings with the winemaker are available by appointment.

Coppermine Winery

Specializes in Bordeaux varietal wines made using artisan winemaking approaches. The tasting room is a relaxed sit-down format encouraging contemplative wine flights complemented with artisan chocolate pairing. Open Fri-Sun and located off Hwy 4 just outside Murphys.

Downtown Murphys newest tasting room offering some of the friendliest hospitality and exceptional wines. The first tasting room you hit as you come into town the owners are inspired by their love of the vineyard and the winemaking process. Their end goal is for you to have a brilliant time!

Frog’s Tooth Winery

Located just off Main Street gives this friendly tasting room the ability to promote their products and provide concentrated attention from the owners, winemaker and veteran staff. A large outside deck provides a huge draw as customers can sit, relax and enjoy their tasting. Open Daily

Gossamer Cellars

Small family-owned winery specializing in unique and adventurous wine grape varieties not commonly found. Come “taste outside the box” with the friendly owners Gary “The Wine Dude” and Sue “The Cellar Rat”! They offer a relaxed, non-pretentious, wine tasting experience. Open Fri-Sun or by appt.

Hatcher Winery

Open daily in downtown Murphys, Hatcher Winery is very popular among locals and regulars. Its hidden location and underground tasting room coupled with their powerful, yet balanced and textured wines makes it a coveted stop.

Hovey Winery

Located in the heart of downtown Murphy on Main St, the tasting room philosophy is simple – Linger Longer! Enjoy Hovey wines in the Tasting Room, at bistro tables and wicker love seats on the porch, or at picnic tables on the shady lawn. Bring a picnic, pets or children daily 12pm-5:30

Indian Rock Vineyards

Located just outside Murphys, Indian Rock Vineyards provides a wonderful setting for afternoon picnics or simply tasting their award winning wines in the rustic tasting room or seated along the pond where you MUST feed the rainbow trout and ducks! Open Fri-Sun.

Ironstone Vineyards

A premier destination winery, Ironstone Vineyards features a Tasting Room & Gold Leaf Deli, Heritage Museum & Jewelry Shoppe (home of our famed 44-pound crystalline gold piece), Amphitheater & summer concert series, plush gardens and lakeside park, and year-round events. Open daily 11 -5.

Jazz Cellars

Jazz Cellars produces single varietal, single vineyard wines from the highest quality vineyards across California. Our award-winning wines include Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Syrah, Barbera and others. Where great wines, music and good times come together. Open Fri-Mon

Lavender Ridge Vineyard grows only organic Rhone varietal grapes. Tasting room in downtown Murphys includes gourmet foods, exceptional cheese counter and an abundance of lavender products. Each wine tasting at the counter includes artisan cheese pairing. Open daily.

Locke Vineyards

Family owned and operated Vineyards in Murphys, growing and selling wine since 1993. Come visit their tasting room in downtown Murphys next to Lucky Penny Restaurant and partake in a unique and flavorful experience with (9) beautiful hand crafted wines.

Milliaire Winery

Taste an amazing selection of outstanding Foothill wines-everything from Alicante to Zinfandel at this popular downtown Murphys location in a refurbished gas station. Relax and enjoy a picnic on their patio alongside Murphys Creek. Open daily 11am-5pm.

Mineral Wines

Mineral Wines are grown and made in Angels Camp, with traditional winemaking methods to produce the best quality possible from vineyard to bottle. Find award-winning wines including Viognier, Merlot, Petit Sirah and Meritage at downtown Murphys tasting room. Open Thur-Sat till 7pm, Sun-Mon till 5pm

Newsome Harlow Wines is one of Calaveras County's premier wineries. Consistently delicious, hand-crafted wines from locally grown grapes ensure a superior wine-tasting experience whenever you stop into their downtown Murphys tasting room that includes a comfy outdoor patio and hip vibe. Open Daily

School Street wines are a secondary label for Chatom Winery and Hatcher Winery made by the same owner and winemaker, Matt Hatcher. They can be found at Chatom Winery tasting room which is open daily.

Stevenot Winery

Producing Sierra Foothills wines for over three decades, each Stevenot wine exemplifies the rich history, excellent foothill climate and impeccable vineyards. Open Daily 11am-5pm on Main Street in Murphys with late nights some Fridays.

Tanner Vineyards

The Tanner family has lived and worked in the Sierra Foothills since the mid-1800s. Their estate grown, handcrafted wines can be enjoyed at their tasting room on Main Street in Murphys next the The Murphys Hotel. Open Daily to enjoy the wines they love to make and share with friends.

The Gold Rush brought many immigrants moving west to try their luck mining these hills for gold. They were granted claims, many of them sized ten by ten. Today we work larger plots of this same land for a very different reward, mining the Sierra Foothills for wines of distinction.

The Cellar Room is the perfect introduction to Calaveras county's wine region in one beautiful location and a perfect opportunity for guests to taste and learn about wines from some of Calaveras County's best vintners in a unique setting located right at the golf course. Open Fri-Sun 3-7pm

Tipsy Frog Wine Bar

The Tipsy Frog serves a great selection of local wines, cheeses, snacks and desserts and their aim is to provide an ever changing tasting experience for guests in a relaxed atmosphere in Copperopolis Town Square. Open Daily and late nights on weekends. Closed Tuesdays. Great events.

Twisted Oak Winery specializes in award-winning wines and silly nonsense. The combination makes for a thoroughly enjoyable, rubber chicken inspired experience. The Downtown Murphys, kid and dog friendly tasting room is Open Daily.