News & Events
6/23-6/24: Lavender Days June 21 2018
The lavender is in full bloom and we are teaming up with our neighbors at Boa Vista to put together a weekend that celebrates the calming herb and rest and relaxation. Our line up will feature our new big winners from the Amador County Fair and the BEST OF SHOW Fashionably Late will be paired with a lavender dessert. We will have locally-made lavender accessories available for purchase and a patio surrounded by the soothing plant for picnicking and sipping your favorite wines. Ready, set, relax!
See you soon!
Saturday, June 23-Sunday, June 24, 2018
$5 tasting fee
6/16: The Blind Barrel June 21 2018
A Speakeasy is opening for one night only, and you’re invited! Grab your suspenders, hats, flapper dresses and dancing shoes for El Dorado Winery Association’s 3rd annual Blind Barrel event on Saturday, June 16th , 2018!
The joint will be jumpin’ with authentic New Orleans food, live dancing music and—best of all—fine wine. The fun will begin at 6:00 pm, and lasts till 9:00. .
Saturday, June 16, 2018
COOL CAT (GENERAL ADMISSION) — $28 Includes entrance to the best speakeasy west of Chicago, a commemorative glass, and 8 tasting tickets! BEE'S KNEES (VIP EXPERIENCE) — $48
4/1: CLOSED. Happy Easter! March 29 2018
3/24-3/25: Win, Win Weekend March 23 2018
This weekend, we are celebrating our seven year anniversary with our biggest winners from the recent 2018 New World International Competition.
TASTING FOR THE FIRST TIME
2016 Lewis Grace Barbera
2015 Trevor Grace Cabernet Sauvignon
Saturday, March 24, 2018 (Wines and Anniversary Party 12pm-3pm!)
Sunday, March 25, 2018 (GOLD MEDAL LINE UP)
Free for members
2/11: Better Together! Valentine's Celebration February 08 2018
This Valentine's, we are celebrating our BELOVED BLENDS. Come taste the wines that are better because they've been blended together! We will have a fun lineup of our Grenache-Syrah, Five PM, Aboriginal Red, and even a duo of sweet blends (Fashionably Late and Season Finale). We will be pouring our blends all weekend long. If you want to get in on the sweet and savory food pairings, Sunday is your day!
But wait! More good news: we are going all in with a special on Two of a Kind blends! So double down on your favorite blends to get 10% off. Tasting room and online!
Saturday, February 10, 2018 (Wines and two of a kind promo!)
Sunday, February 11, 2018 (wines, food pairings, and two of a kind promo)
Free for members
2018 San Francisco Chronicle Big Winners! February 05 2018
2015 Grenache (Double Gold, Best of Class), 2015 Petite Sirah (Gold), 2014 Tempranillo (Double Gold), 2014 Malbec (Gold), 2015 Trevor Grace Petit Verdot (Double Gold).
We hope you can join us 2/17 and 2/18 in the tasting room for a line up of nothing but the best from the first competition of the year. See you then.
Saturday & Sunday, February 17 & 18, 2018
2/4: CLOSED for Super Bowl! February 04 2018Happy Super Bowl Sunday!
1/28: Wine Club Pick Up! January 26 2018
We are excited to announce the newest wine club shipment. We've included an award-winning Cabernet Franc, the wine club favorite Renner Vineyard Syrah, and the debut vintage of our estate-grown Touriga. We will have them all available to taste this Saturday and Sunday in the tasting room. We hope to see you here!
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Free for members
8/18: Island BBQ - SOLD OUT August 05 2017
Join us for an end of summer BBQ with Island of Black and White. This party will feature a refreshing new release, an island inspired BBQ dinner and Island of Black and White.
Doors open at 6pm and our evening will continue with a casual island bbq buffet, a cool dessert, and the endearing and refreshing sounds of Island of Black and White. Pair all this with a summer sunset for a true oasis experience. We are looking forward to celebrating the close of a fun summer before we roll up our sleeves for another harvest.
Friday, August 18, 2017
Prepaid reservations are required. Tickets include dinner and a glass of wine. Additional bottles and glasses available for purchase at event. Must be at least 21 to attend. No pets.
7/30: Art Walk July 24 2017
This Sunday, we are pairing our local fine wines with local artists. Enjoy a casual art walk at the winery. We are featuring local artists with a variety of work, and the friendly meet-and-greet event is an opportunity to talk one-on-one with artists from around the area while enjoying some of your favorite wines.
Sunday, July 30, 2017
No tickets needed. Club members receive complimentary wine tasting. Guest price for wine tasting is $5.
7/14: A Midsummer Night in Bordeaux | Tour and Taste June 25 2017
Join us for a tour and tasting of the world's most famous red wine region. The enchanting evening will feature Lewis Grace Bordeaux varietals paired with gourmet hors d'oeuvres followed by a casual outdoor dinner.
Doors open at 6pm for an exclusive tasting experience. Meander through bites of authentic French fare and sips of award-winning Bordeaux varietals including gold medal winning Malbec, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Our soirée continues with a bistro-style salad and sandwich dinner paired with cool swing music.
We will end the evening with a patisserie treat, a summer sunset, and plans for our next tasting adventure.
Event is from 6-8:30pm. Prepaid reservations are required. Tickets include paired tasting, bistro dinner, and a glass of wine. Additional bottles and glasses available for purchase at event. Must be at least 21 to attend. Seating is limited. No pets.
Friday, July 14, 2017
Members: $35 | Guests: $45
6/24: Winemaker Dinner | Spanish Wine and Cuisine June 09 2017
We are excited to announce our upcoming winemaker dinner to be held right here at the winery.
Join us for una noche festiva with fine wines and gourmet food. The evening will feature top-rated wines including the BEST GRENACHE OF CALIFORNIA and a menu of flavorful dishes of Spanish-inspired cuisine.
The doors will open at 6pm and our dinner reception will start at 6:15 on the patio. The indulgent evening continues through a five-course dinner with wine pairings including Torrontés, Grenache (98pts! Best of CA), Graciano, Tempranillo (98pts!), and Late Harvest Graciano.
Throughout the evening, you'll hear from Tyler Grace and Trevor Grace about wine history and the winemaking practices that produce some of our region's best wines every year.
We hope you can join us!
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Members: $59 | Guests: $70
(Seating is limited. Prepaid tickets are required. Must be over 21 to attend. No pets.)
4/16: Happy Easter! April 16 2017The tasting room will be closed for Easter Sunday. Happy Easter!
3/19: Six Year Anniversary Party March 17 2017
Can you believe it? Time flies when you're drinking good wine. Join us for the celebration of six years of fun times and good wines in the tasting room. We will be celebrating with a flight of new releases, classic award-winners, a spread of antipasto nibbles, and some 6-year-anniversary sized specials.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
3/18: Torrontés Release March 17 2017
One of our winningest white wines is back on the lineup starting Saturday! Join us for the release of our 2016 Torrontés. It will be a lineup full of new releases, classic award-winners, and some anniversary specials.
An evocatively aromatic and exotic varietal that captures the essence of Argentina's favorite white wine with scents of honeysuckle and citrus. The light yet seductive flavor profile is slightly champagne-esque with dry pear, tangerine, and barely-there rosemary. Refreshment is in the cool, crisp finish.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
2/19: 2016 Pinot Gris Release Party February 17 2017
Join us on Sunday, February 19th for the debut of the new vintage of one of our most popular varietals. This go-to white wine can handle a variety of food pairing options including the tropical shrimp with pineapple salsa that we will feature at the release.
A clean aroma of tangerine and honey introduces a fusion of ripe apricot, pineapple, and orange with just a touch of mineral spice. It's exploding with flavor and still light enough to be the must-have, all-weather white wine.
Sunday, February 17, 2017
2/11 & 2/12: Valentine's Day Celebration February 12 2017
We want to make a date with you for Valentine's Day. Here's the deal: we'll provide the chocolate, sweet and savory morsels for dipping, and your favorite award-winning wines to be paired with it. All you have to do is show up. Already irresistible, right?
Well, we are still going to sweeten the deal. Spread the love by bringing your friends or your sweetheart to celebrate with us, and we look forward to introducing you to our new someone special too--it's our so-far-secret new release!
Saturday, February 11, 2017 & Sunday, February 12, 2017
2/8: Winemaker Dinner - The Loft, South Lake Tahoe February 12 2017
Treat yourself to an evening of elegance, savory flavors and award-winning wine.
Roasted Eggplant and Goat Cheese Bruschetta
Lewis Grace Estate Pinot Gris, El Dorado 2016
Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp
Lewis Grace Torrontes, Alta Mesa 2016
Fettuccine al Anatra
Lewis Grace “Renner Vineyard” Syrah, Sierra Foothills 2013
Cabernet Braised Bison Short Ribs
Lewis Grace Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, El Dorado 2013
Dark Chocolate Raspberry Torte
Grace Patriot “Season Finale” Port, El Dorado
Saturday, February 8, 2017
1/28-1/29: Wine Club Release and Pick Up Party February 12 2017
The first shipment of the year is just around the corner. Be one of the first to take home the Lewis Grace February Wine Club Release. See you soon.
Join us all weekend long, but the food pairings are only from 12-3pm.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - Sunday January 29, 2017
1/21: Fashionably Late Release Party February 12 2017
The newest version of sweet is a head-turning, runway-ready late harvest Viognier. We think you'll love this rendition of our sweet white wine.
Saturday January 21, 2017
9/19: KCRA A-List Best Winery February 12 2017
We are again in the top 5 Best Wineries in the Sacramento-area according to the KCRA A-List! The 2016 Sacramento A-List awards are based on more than 133,000 votes from local Sacramento-area experts. Thank you for voting for us! Our family will continue to strive for excellence in serving the community with the highest quality wines.
8/12: Summer Roundup! February 12 2017
Join us on Friday, August 12, 2016 for a festive evening of food, friends, and wine. We will be debuting our 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (98pts!), feasting on a rib dinner catered by Poor Red's, and finishing the night off with farm-fresh blackberry pie. Relax on the patio with us before we start our harvest grind.
Tickets Include: Introduction to 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon by winemaker Tyler Grace. Rib dinner catered by Poor Red's. Evening's first glass of wine. Dessert by Boa Vista Orchards. Souvenir logo wine glass to take home.
Event is from 6-9pm. Must be at least 21 years old to attend. Prepaid reservations are required. Seating is limited. Wines available to purchase by the bottle; selected wines available for purchase by the glass. No pets.
Friday, August 12, 2016
$55 - wine club; $65 - guests
5/7: Reading & Rosé: A Book Launch Paired with Rosé Launch February 12 2017
We are excited to welcome local author Dr. Virginia Simpson on Mother's Day Weekend to an all-new event here at the winery. We are pairing the launch of her new book The Space Between: A Memoir of Mother-Daughter Love at the End of Life with our own launch of our new Rosé of Pinot Noir. Dr. Simpson will be available to sign books, answer questions, and discuss her book as well as the writing process. Books will be available for purchase in the tasting room. Read more about the author and book here.
Saturday, May 7, 2016
1-8-16: Grace Patriot wins big at the 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC) February 12 2017
We are happy to announce that the Lewis Grace 2012 Cabernet Franc and the Lewis Grace 2015 Torrontes received Best of Class and Double Gold awards at the 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC). The SFCWC is the largest competition of American wines in the world, and it continues to expand in size and scope. 7,164 wines from 28 states were judged over four days by a panel of 65 professional wine judges. In addition to Best of Class honors, Grace Patriot Wines received gold medals on the Lewis Grace 2012 Graciano and the Lewis Grace 2013 Syrah.