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Lava Cap Winery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fun tasting with friends!

A fun tasting with friends. Enjoyable wines, good service and a beautifulsetting. The Sauvignon... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
btomfil
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St. Catharines, Canada
Lava Cap Winery

Lava Cap Winery is a beautiful spot to enjoy wine and a picnic. Their reds are so smooth. The tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2triproad1
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Placerville, California
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Celebrate the magic of mountain-grown grapes and the beauty that surrounds Lava Cap Winery. Savor the taste of well-balanced wines rich with full flavor and body, vibrant fruit, crisp acidity and soft tannins. Bring a picnic and relax on the deck...more
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2221 Fruitridge Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-3700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A fun tasting with friends. Enjoyable wines, good service and a beautifulsetting. The Sauvignon Blanc, Rose, and Sangiovese were very enjoyable.

Thank btomfil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lava Cap Winery is a beautiful spot to enjoy wine and a picnic. Their reds are so smooth. The tour of their barrels was very interesting and we learned a lot. It is the Sierra Foothills in the Apple Hill area.

Thank 2triproad1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited here during trip to Apple Hill. $ 5 tasting gets you to sample 5 wines. They wave the fee if you buy a bottle or join their club. What I liked was the outside tables and scenery. I liked their reds the best:...More

Thank drastler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable and relaxing afternoon at Lava Cap Winery in the Apple Hill area of Placerville County. The Winery has a very nice tasting room and terrific views of the surrounding vineyard/hillsides. The team running the winery stated that all the wines...More

Thank Kenny C
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is one of the most beautiful views in Placerville. The wine is really good. The tasting is done with a friendly, happy staff. You can bring your own lunch and sit on the patio and enjoy the spectacular view. Great wine in a perfect...More

Thank vespakarr
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Lava Cap has always been my favorite Placerville winery, and it does not ever disappoint! No charge for tasting, which is a great perk

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Lava cap offers a great variety of wines. Be sure and bring a picnic (try Dedricks cheeses in downtown Placerville) basket because the winery has a fantastic patio/deck, where you can picnic after you taste and get your favorite wine to go with your picnic.

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Good place to enjoy great wine and friends. Nice yard with lots of tables and shade. Can't beat the wines.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We heard and read so many good things about Lava Cap Winery that this made our short list of wineries to go to in the area. So glad we went here. The wines were very good, the service was excellent and the view was just...More

Thank itsallgood4me
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Good views. Great wine tasting. Price of tasting used toward purchase if you buy. No appointment was necessary. Nice patio area. We purchased a nice cheese basket there to enjoy for lunch,

Thank LillianD674
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