Try It: Picnicking (and Wine Tasting) in Amador County

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I spent a glorious day this past weekend visiting wineries in AmadorCounty. I had forgotten how close at hand – and how beautiful – this charming wine region is, with its gently rolling hills, gnarled oak trees and lush green vineyards. If you’re itching to do some wine tasting, pack a picnic lunch and bring a wine bottle opener – it’s fun to purchase a wine from the tasting room and open it up for a leisurely lunch right outside. Wineries with lovely picnic areas include Story, Sobon Estate, Young’s Vineyard and Terra D’Oro.

 

For more information about AmadorCounty wineries, visit www.amadorwine.com