At the heart of Calaveras Wine Country is the Calaveras Winegrape Wine Information Center at 202 Main Street in Murphys. Visitors can stop in Thursdays through Sundays 11:00-5:00 to pickup tasting room maps, tasting passes and event information. Calaveras County is now home to 32 tasting rooms where wine enthusiasts can meet winemaking families and winemakers. 19 tasting rooms in the historical downtown as well as picturesque vineyard properties nestled in rolling hills.
The Calaveras wine community invites you to discover our premium hand-crafted wines and unique varietals. Our wines are made in small batches and family run operations dedicated to sustainability and organic practices. Calaveras is a perfect growing region for hearty Spanish and Italian varietals like Barbera, Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Nebbiolo, Grenache, Graciano, Toringa, Albarino, Marsanne, Verdelho and Symphony as well as old vine Zinfandels, hearty and robust Cabernet and Petite Syrah.
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.