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Foothill Winery One-Day Itinerary: Placer County 

The Sierra Foothills are home to more award-winning wineries than you can imagine, and many of them are within a 30-minute drive from Folsom.

When you make Folsom your basecamp for a wine-tasting weekend, you can also save 50% off a Foothill Wine Tasting Pass, a digital ticket with access to tasting flights, deals, and exclusive experiences at wineries from Placer to Tuolumne. 

But with so many wineries to choose from, where to begin? That’s where our Foothill winery itineraries come in. Up first? Placer County, just to the northeast of Folsom. 

Placer County’s rich winemaking history dates to the 1800s. Today, you can see the traditions and history in its diverse wine offerings, food pairings, tours, and personalized experiences.

Placer Wine Tasting One-Day Itinerary 

Grab breakfast at your hotel or at one of the many coffee shops in Folsom (Our favorite? Sociology Coffee Bar in Historic Folsom). You’ll want to be fueled up for the day ahead! 

Stop 1: Secret Ravine Vineyard & Winery

A family-owned winery just off the I-80 in Loomis, its tastings can be enjoyed in their bar, main gallery, or courtyard. 

Stop 2: Mount Saint Joseph Wines

Located in nearby Auburn, this sustainable winery with an interesting business model offers a range of wine flights.   

Stop 3: Wise Villa Winery

Start with a tasting flight at this award-winning winery before enjoying lunch at the full-service bistro, which boasts a Michelin-rated Chef!

Stop 4: Rappé Family Vineyards

Enjoy a post-lunch walk through their vineyards and trees before a final tasting outdoors overlooking the pond.

Ready to get started?

Book your Folsom stay today and save on your next wine-tasting adventure!  

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