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Lava Cap Winery

2221 Fruitridge Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-3700
+1 530-621-0175
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This is a great place its Place its like taking a trip to the mountains. Great place to sit outside... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dale W
Lincoln, California

Great view and wines Staff was friendly and knowledgeable A big plus for us They are dog... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
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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 overlooking our vineyards.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2221 Fruitridge Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-3700
+1 530-621-0175
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place its Place its like taking a trip to the mountains. Great place to sit outside and enjoy the quite and the view. Bring some snacks and get a nice glass of red and sit on the patio.

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great view and wines Staff was friendly and knowledgeable A big plus for us They are dog friendly. We have two and they spoiled my puppy

Thank Fortworthfrog
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

What a spectacular place to visit and enjoy a relaxing and romantic afternoon! We hit the trifecta - gorgeous views, amazing wine and an absolutely stellar staff! Thank you Kristin for showing us an amazing day! Because of you we are wine club members for...More

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This was our second stop on our wine trip. Not only is the view spectacular but the wine is great. We tried all the reds and enjoyed them all. We left with a bottle of their cab. We then had a glass on their patio...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A beautiful setting to relax and enjoy the delicious variety of wines available! The scenery of the vineyards on the rolling hills is lovely and sitting on the patio, with wine in hand, was definitely a highlight to our day! We visited on a Monday...More

Thank MLS3545
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous setting! We've been to many wineries in Napa & Sonoma, and this is right up there. Landscaping that invites hummingbirds & butterflies & includes spectacular view of vineyards & AR canyon. Bring some cheese, bread & charcuterie plate to enjoy with your...More

Thank 928BonnieC
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Lava Cap on a summer Tuesday. Pretty and pretty quiet. It felt like personal service for our group of eight, and we were welcomed to break our lunch out, along with a couple of bottles of L C wines. They chilled our white, and...More

Thank saolsen11
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had a great time cooling off here in the wine tasting room on a steamy Sunday outside Placerville. Quite a retreat. Staff servers were outstanding and friendly and the wines varied all over the palate. Loved the whites and Zins so much I joined the...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on a Friday morning to pickup our club wines and do a small tasting. Great time to visit. Weekend afternoons can be crowded. Pleasant deck to sit and relax on and let the toddler stretch her legs before the car ride home. Wines...More

Thank downslopewind
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Come for the apple stuff, stay for the wine. I really like this place. It's tucked back of Apple Hill with great valley views. In fact they have big deck, picnic benches and grassy areas. Good for the family or couples. The winery is one...More

Thank Steve R
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