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Lava Cap Winery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good wine good view

I have been a member for 10 years, I continue to enjoy their increasing selection of wines. I am... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Placerville, California
Great little winery

We recently moved from Marin county and lived for many years in Napa before that. We now relocated... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
El Dorado Hills, 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
+1 530-621-0175
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I have been a member for 10 years, I continue to enjoy their increasing selection of wines. I am partial to reds, but I enjoy their sauvignon blanc. My all-time favorites: Petite syrah, grenache & sangiovese...my new favorite is a blend: nuee ardente. Their prices...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We recently moved from Marin county and lived for many years in Napa before that. We now relocated to El Dorado Hills and have been exploring the many area wineries. Lava Cap is so far the nicest of the dozens we have been to so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

This is our second time visiting Lava Cap, and we had a great time on both occasions. They have a nice dog friendly patio that you can enjoy your wine, and a picnic lunch. Plan on returning again next week.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Gypsydahb
Reviewed 12 November 2017

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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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