Courtwood Wine Tasting Tours offers wine tours of the California Sierra Foothills, one of California’s best-kept secrets. The area features small, unique wineries in beautiful settings off quiet country roads. A delicious picnic is provided, featuring Fiscalini Farms artisanal cheese selections of crackers, chocolates and Murphys fresh fruit, and mini sandwiches. Courtwood Wine Tours and the Sierra Foothills are the perfect combination for a wonderful wine tasting tour in our comfortable air conditioned Toyota Sienna van with plenty of room for a relaxed wine tour experience.
Chris and Larry Parker, award winning USPTA tennis professionals, chose the name Courtwood to connect their love of tennis and their beautiful log home. At this luxury Murphys, CA bed and breakfast, each guest room is adorned in decorations inspired by tennis players and tennis championships around the world. Our beautifully decorated rooms feature relaxing spa tubs, private balconies or patios, fine linens and more. Guests will enjoy luxury amenities, such as high-speed Wi-Fi, an all-day beverage bar, afternoon home baked goods and much more during their stay.
Courtwood Inn offers the perfect headquarters for an escape to California’s Gold Country. Our luxury bed and breakfast near Yosemite National Park is located in memorable Murphys, California, named “One of the Top 10 coolest small towns in America” by Frommer’s. Murphys is an exciting travel destination with excellent restaurants, art galleries, gift shops, live theatre, and numerous wine tasting rooms. Located at approximately the 2,000-foot elevation level, Murphys is ideally situated above the central valley fog, yet generally below the snowline. So, if you’re looking for a hotel or bed and breakfast near Yosemite, we’re approximately 2-1/2 hours from Yosemite Valley. We’re just a 1-hour drive from the Central Valley of California, 2 hours from Sacramento, 2-1/2 hours from San Francisco; 2-1/2 hours from Yosemite Valley and 2-1/2 hours from Lake Tahoe (in non-snow months).
We are an extremely active community with numerous winery events and concerts weekly. We invite you to discover our unique heritage, healthy lifestyle and help us promotes our county as a premium wine country destination. For more about Calaveras County wine country, see our schedule of events and activities and our wine tasting map. Whether visiting Yosemite Park, Bear Valley Ski Resort, Cave and Mine Adventures, Moaning Caverns, Calaveras Frog Jump and County Fair, Historic Angels Camp, the charming town of Murphys, Big Trees State Park, Calaveras Big Trees, Lake Alpine, New Melones, Arnold or Ironstone Vineyards and Winery, remember to stop at one of our wineries and #DrinkCalaveras!