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At Madroña, we make wines that are a pure and balanced expression of the land and of the varietals deliberately selected to thrive on our three vineyard properties.

During the current Shelter In Place Order, Madroña Vineyards is open for pick-up orders only.

Orders can be placed on-line in our store or by calling the winery at 530-644-5948. Please stay healthy and safe during this time, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the tasting room.

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Experience Madroña

Madroña’s exceptional mountain elevation vineyards offer perfect growing conditions for the wide range of Rhône and Bordeaux varietals we grow here. Well-drained soil and mild temperatures throughout the year produce grapes with mild acidity and optimal maturity. This distinctive fruit creates the perfect foundation for our unique family of estate grown and bottled wines.

Situated at 3,000 feet in the El Dorado County Appellation, Madroña consists of three family-owned vineyards — our Madroña vineyard, located in Apple Hill and our Enyé and Sumu-Kaw vineyards, located in nearby Pleasant Valley. These three unique vineyard sites are planted with over 26 varietals, carefully selected for their unique winemaking characteristics and blending qualities.


Wines

Hillside Wines

Hillside Collection wines are quality, estate grown, varietal wines carefully crafted to compliment a wide variety of foods and perfect for everyday meals and casual occasions.

Grapes come from our three El Dorado Appellation vineyards, whose mild climate and deep soils provide perfect growing conditions for the wide range of varieties that are the foundation for these wines.

Signature Collection

The Madroña Signature Collection features elegant wines that showcase the finest fruit from our three vineyard properties and are particularly successful expressions of varietal style, character and quality.

Handcrafted and artistically blended, our Signature Collection Reserve wines profoundly express the unique characteristics of each varietal.

Single Vineyard Wines

Madroña Single Vineyard wines are small lot offerings sourcing distinctive fruit from each of our three vineyards – Madroña Vineyard, Enyé Vineyard and Sumu-Kaw Vineyard. Each highlights the unique varietal characteristics and terroir of the specific vineyard site from which the fruit is harvested.

As we taste through the barrels before final blending, we invariably come across a barrel that is positively special. The character may be intense, subtle, unusually fruity or complex. It screams to be bottled separately to retain the unique aspects that show the exquisite nature of our diverse vineyards. Single vineyard lots, which are traditionally bottled unfined and unfiltered, exhibit a purity and a sense of place seldom seen in California wine.

Single Vineyard Wines

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Specialty Wines

From our Fiore to our popular Blanc de Blancs, Madroña Specialty wines are special bottlings of uncommon varietals, produced on a limited basis by our winemaker.

New-World Port

From one of the first wines Madrona ever made port-styled wines have become a mainstay of our portfolio. A blend of seven estate grown Portugese varieties, our New-World Port embodies both elegance and balance.

New-World Port

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Visit Madroña

Our winery tasting room is open from 11am to 5 pm daily. While we make more than 27 different wines, we limit the wines available for tasting to 10 and our tasting list switches every few weeks. We charge $5.00 for tasting and it is waived with the purchase of a bottle. Come in and check us out! You will enjoy our friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Tours

Tours of the winery and vineyard are by appointment only. To schedule a tour please call the winery at (530) 644-5948.

Location

Madroña Vineyards is located 45 miles East of Sacramento on U.S. Highway 50 in the heart of Apple Hill and the California Gold Country. From Highway 50, take the Carson Road exit (5 miles east of Placerville), go west on Carson Road 1/4 mile, turn right through High Hill Ranch From the winery it is only a 55-mile drive to South Lake Tahoe and the mountain resorts.

  • Tasting room hours: Open daily 11am – 5pm
  • Tours by appointment only 530-644-5948

Upcoming Madroña Events

  • 4/3/2020 April

    Then and Now

    Friday, April 3rd at 6:30pm

    Paul will walk you through a tasting of both the 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon. A unique experience tasting two wines 10 years apart. $75.00 (including shipping).

  • 4/7/2020 April

    Terrior

    Tuesday, April 7th at 6:30pm

    We are doing this tasting in conjunction with El Dorado Winery Association. Three bottles - 2019 Chardonnay, 2018 Grenache and 2016 Cabernet Franc. Learn what terrior is and why it is so important to wines. $80 (including shipping).

  • 4/9/2020 April

    The Art of Blending

    Thursday, April 9th at 6:30pm

    Two entirely different expressions of our Bordeaux varietals off the same vineyards, same vintage and same winemaker. $80 (including shipping).

  • 5/24/2020 May

    Annual Open House at Madroña Vineyards

    Sunday, May 24th 11-4pm

    Celebrate the warmer season with our Annual Open House. Wine tasting, gourmet hamburgers, fries, salad and live music. (On Saturday, May 23rd, Rucksack will have their Open House).

  • 6/6/2020 June

    Wine Club Release Party

    Saturday, June 6th 5-8

    Calling all club members, this event is for you! Complimentary to club members plus 2 guests. Reservations required. Enjoy light snacks and tasting of all the current club shipments.

  • 7/17-18-19/2020 July

    EDWA Passport Weekend

    July 17-18-19

    A weekend of wine tasting, food and music throughout El Dorado County. At Madrona, we focus on food and wine pairings that highlight the terroir of our vineyards. Tickets and additional information are available at eldoradowines.org

    Great Out There
  • 7/18-26/2020 July

    Club Appreciation Week

    July 18th – 26th

    Make your mid-summer pilgrimage to Madrona and be rewarded with a complimentary cheese plate and glass of wine along with great discounts. And don’t worry if you don’t live nearby – we have great specials for our shipping customers as well!


Contact Us

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Tasting Room Hours

Open daily 11am – 5pm

Physical Address

2560 High Hill Road
Camino, CA 95709 [map]

Mailing Address

PO Box 454
Camino, CA 95709

Phone & Email

530-644-5948


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