Presidents’ Wine Weekend 2019

The 23d annual Presidents’ Day Wine Weekend sponsored by the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance (CWA) will take place Saturday February 16th and Sunday February 17th from 11am-5pm. Presidents’ Wine Weekend is an opportunity for wine lovers to taste their way through Calaveras County by purchasing a $25 commemorative glass and visiting over 22 participating wineries and tasting rooms while enjoying free limited-tasting flights of numerous award winning wines and exciting varietals offered by the best of Calaveras County’s craft wine community. Full tastings will be available in each tasting room for an additional fee with many participating wineries and tasting rooms offering live music, light bites and food samples as well as special offers on wine purchases. Visitors to Calaveras County wine region will find plenty of warm welcomes and hospitable spirit within our tasting rooms as they welcome participants to this highly anticipated two-day event.

Its a great weekend to sample the variety of award winning wines, taste those robust Spanish and Italian regional varietals the foothills have become known for like Barbera, Tempranillo as well as Mourvedre and Grenache from France and some of the best Zinfandels and Cabernets to be produced in Gold Country. Even better, it gives you a chance to meet our winemakers, experience our welcoming hospitality, discover the history that surrounds the region and shop the myriad of specialty boutiques in the charming town of Murphys.

Advance purchase of tickets are now required with a LIMITED quantity of glasses and passes being offered on Saturday and Sunday.   Glasses can be purchased for $25 per day or $40 for a two day pass. You simply won’t be able to taste at all the wineries in one day, so book your reservations now at one of our charming hospitality partners and plan on taking your time to experience all that Calaveras has to offer!

Purchase your passes now HERE and when you arrive the day of, simply pick up your wine glass and wristband at the Calaveras Wine Information Center located at 202 Main Street in Murphys to begin your wine exploration.

For more information about Presidents’ Day Wine Weekend call Calaveras Winegrape Alliance at 209-728-9467