Event Offering: For Passport members, we will be pairing dishes served with our wines and offer a one day discount of 15% on all purchases of 6 bottles or more, case discounts are 20% off list price, enjoy being a Club Member for the day.
Legacy VIP Experience: Enjoy a Vertical Flight of Syrah from the estate vineyard, a 20% discount on all wine purchases, and deep discounts on featured wines.
Event Offering: Your adventure awaits at Bumgarner Wines, where beauty and bounty meet. Explore big, bold, beautiful reds such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, & Petite Sirah along with our Viognier and Brian’s handmade ciders. In Bumgarner tradition we’ll be serving specialty food pairings from our wood-fired oven.
Legacy VIP Experience: Additional 5% off case purchases
Event Offering: Join us for delicious food and award-winning wines while taking in panoramic vineyard views. Gourmet menu includes Chicken Marsala, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Honey-Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts. For dessert try our Port with decadent chocolate brownies. Enjoy our newest releases, old favorites, modest prices, and special Passport discounts! Located just one mile from Somerset corner.
Legacy VIP Experience: Additional 10% off your purchase.
C.G. di Arie Vineyard & Winery
Event Offering: “Be A Sleuth." Learn from Chaim to how to identify the varietal identity of a wine and win a prize. Receive 10 – 30% discounts on all our flagship wines and special blends. Serving Mediterranean cuisine.
Legacy VIP Experience: Special tasting in a private setting with special food to be served only to Legacy VIP guests. These wines will be small production, special blends from the Library Collection. Legacy VIP guests can also enjoy deep discounts and a special gift.
5200 di Arie Road • Mt. Aukum, CA 95656
Upton road is closed to the public. Please use alternate route via Shenandoah Rd & River Pines, CA.
Day Phone – (530) 620.6500
Event Offering: Join Winemaker Eric Hays and family for a truly unique Passport experience. Hand-crafted, limited production wines paired with local, seasonal ingredients.
Legacy VIP Experience: Enjoy a personal tasting with our Winemaker and receive our Wine Club discount of 20% off—plus access to limited Wine Club only releases.
Colibri Ridge Winery & Vineyard
Event Offering: During our first passport in 2005, we started the tradition of pairing multiple wines with each of our gourmet appetizers. Once again out scrumptious food offerings will be expertly paired with our award winning wines. This year Colibri Ridge Winery will be serving: Freshly Baked Bruschetta, Fettuccine Pesto with Pine Nuts, and Chicken Scaloppini. Especially for our passport guests, we will have special discounts on all of our wines.
Legacy VIP Experience: Library Tasting & 20% Discount on Library Wines.
Event Offering: On your Passport journey, swing by diVittorio to enjoy black walnut preserves with blue cheese paired with Orange Muscat Port, Italian meatballs paired with 2013 Barbera, and our favorite Sangria. See you at the diVittorio's!
Legacy VIP Experience: Free bottle of 2004 Red Wine while supplies last.
Findleton Estate Winery
Event Offering: At Findleton Estate Winery you will be greeted with a Bubbly Beverage as you enter into an “Under the Sea Adventure.” Indulge in fine wines paired with mango shrimp cocktail, roasted pork with spaetzle and zin-tastic meatballs at the “Jimmy Buffet.”
Legacy VIP Experience: VIP Guests will receive Wine Club Discounts as well as a raffle ticket for a drawing to win a Magnum of 2013 Findleton Estate Alicante Bouschet.
Event Offering: Food pairings with four wines and special event pricing.
Legacy VIP Experience: Additional 5% discount on the special event pricing.
Holly's Hill Vineyards
Event Offering: Picture yourself overlooking the steep river canyons from our deck as you indulge in Savory Pancakes & Fried Ravioli experty paired with Rhone style wines. Take advantage of special discounts and futures of our signature wine, Patriarche. Then recharge at our complimentary espresso bar.
Legacy VIP Experience: VIP guests will get exclusive access to a wine tasting area where they can sample library wines that are no longer for sale to the general public. Additionally, enjoy club pricing on those older vintages.
Jodar Vineyards & Winery (If space allows)
Event Offering: Our adventure began 30 years ago and yours will begin at our beautiful tasting room. The Jodar family has been a part of Passport Weekend for decades and always puts out a great spread. You'll venture past four stations with some of our best hand crafted varietals each paired with brilliant bites. There's always progressive discounts throughout the house including mix 'n match specials.
Legacy VIP Experience: At Jodar VIP's will be entitled special discounts.
Lava Cap Winery
Event Offering: We welcome you to explore the outdoor adventures of El Dorado County in an interactive wine and food journey. Enjoy Lava Cap wines paired with outdoor inspired foods from the rivers to the mountains and everything in between. Celebrate the great outdoors and amazing wines at Lava Cap Winery.
Legacy VIP Experience: VIP/Legacy ticket holders enjoy specialty cheese paired with our exotic dessert wine.
Event Offering: Daring with pairings…Wine AND Food…are you willing to exceed conventional wisdom, question pairing taboos, and explore beyond your food and wine comfort zone? We have devised a progression of courses paired with a range of wines, designed to astonish and delight, and are happy to guide you on this culinary journey.
Legacy VIP Experience: Start your adventure at 10:30am—30 minutes before doors open to the public. And not to mention, special pricing: Quintent Duo-2012 Quintet & 2005 Quintet for $58.00.
Event Offering: Come join Alice in WINEderland for an adventure. It’s a very important date so don’t be late! Enter a world of zaney food, extraordinary wine, and enchanting surroundings. Jump through the rabbit hole and join us for this remarkable experience.
Legacy VIP Experience: Enjoy a Library Tasting of 3 different wines.
Mount Aukum Winery Smaller groups
Event Offering: Mount Aukum Winery will feature an adventurous French menu prepared by Chef David Maestas which will tantalizingly pair with our French style wines. Listening and dancing to The Nobs Band music will enhance your experience. Attractive mix & match specials will be offered.
Legacy VIP Experience: Enjoy 20% off your wine purchase and access to our cellar for a private barrel tasting of our soon to be bottled wines, paired with a fresh French dish designed by our chef.
Narrow Gate Vineyards Groups of 20 and under
Event Offering: Enter through the Narrow Gate and adventure through our certified Biodynamic® grown wines: Rhone & Bordeaux varietals & blends, El Dorado classics and our infamous Chocolate Splash. VIP’s will enjoy wine club status and discounts, taste a special Reserve wine, and enter to win 2 tickets to our Harvest ’17 Food and Wine pairing. The wood fired grill will be smokin’ up a ginger-garlic stir fry and our famous “Passport Pannini”—smoked pork loin and Havarti with sage aioli and caramelized onions. (Gluten free & vegetarians welcome.)
Legacy VIP Experience: Wine club pricing.
Nello Olivo Wines
Event Offering: Meet "The Grapefather®" and his El Dorado Wine Mob, as you enjoy our Italian varietals paired with delicious food specialties, such as baked brie, lasagna and tiramisu. Port tasting, barrel-tasting, case specials, photo booth and more.
Legacy VIP Experience: Enjoy discounted case pricing, library tastings, Grapefather bag and exclusive VIP “after hours” access until 7:00pm.
Perry Creek Winery
Event Offering: Perry Creek winery has teamed up with Jackson Catering to pair with our extraordinary wines. Enjoy dipping treats in our chocolate fountain and live performances. Take advantage of our exclusive Passport case prices.
Legacy VIP Experience: TBD
7400 Perry Creek Road (P.O. Box 350) • Fair Play, CA 95684
(530) 620-5175 or (800) 880-4026
Event Offering: It’s time to throw on your rucksack and come experience the Sierras through a selection of wines from El Dorado’s newest winery. Enjoy Chardonnay, Barbera and Zinfandel around the campfire paired with Ryan’s Rustic Bacon and Sausage Cassoulet. Then while overlooking the vineyards, barrel sample Rucksack’s first Estate Cabernet Franc and savor the Sierras.
Legacy VIP Experience: Club Member for a day with all the associated benefits (discounts and special offerings).
Shadow Ranch Vineyard
Event Offering: Journey to Shadow Ranch Vineyard for an authentic El Dorado County wine tasting experience. Enjoy picturesque Sierra Nevada views and our award winning wines including the "Sheriff" red wine blend. This year we will be serving a hearty chicken and andouille sausage Gumbo with cornbread.
Legacy VIP Experience: Enjoy an additional 10% off and receive a complimentary Shadow Ranch Vineyard corkscrew with purchase.
Sierra Vista Vineyards & Winery
Event Offering: Elevation Matters. Sierra Vista offers excellent examples of these distinctive, traditional and bold mountain-grown wines. We are going overboard with gourmet pairings from Allez. Salmon Rilettes, Beef Bourgogne and an assortment of other goodies paired with exquisite wines. This year we are open 30 minutes early to accommodate early birds. As always, we have huge Passport-only discounts on our premium estate wines.
Legacy VIP Experience: VIP’s are treated to private barrel tasting and exclusive offers. Taste the delicious futures of Sierra Vista wines and buy at incredible discounts. Enter our drawling to receive 2 tickets to our annual Lobster Dinner ($180 Value).
Skinner Vineyards & Winery
Event Offering: Venture to Skinner Vineyards & Winery for some high-elevation fun during the Passport Weekends. From our Fair Play tasting room perched at 2,740’ we will be taking you on the thrilling adventure of the grape to the glass, and tossing up delectable pairings of our Rhone-style wines with Molto Benny’s wood-fired pizzas.
Legacy VIP Experience: Access to a private Legacy VIP Tasting Lounge and additional 10% savings on Passport weekend prices.
Event Offering: Selected Windwalker wines paired with gourmet food samples.
Legacy VIP Experience: TBD
Passport Pre-Flight Tasting Event
New this year! Join us the Friday before each weekend event from 3:00pm-5:00pm to sample wines from a select group of wineries that you will not see during the Passport weekend. Skip the line Saturday morning and enjoy early check-in for the weekend event. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis—so don’t wait, because this will sell out.
Make a night of it and purchase tickets to the exclusive Winemaker Dinner following this tasting. For more information on the different ticket levels, click here.