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Posted : October 9, 2012

The Napa of 30 years ago…

Travel writer Lindsay Taub recently discovered our little piece of paradise in the Sierra Foothills.  Here’s what she had to say about the area on

Nothing excites me more when traveling than finding an off-the-beaten path gem. When I can say a destination and get a response from others like, “where is that?!” I’m in…

Murphys, California proved to be that and more. The picturesque village in Calaveras County, 2.5 hours drive from San Francisco off Highway 4 East, offers splendid natural beauty, adventures through caverns and old mines, a charming Main Street with friendly merchants and unique shops, art galleries, and most notably spectacular wineries. In fact, I’d say this is the Napa Valley of 30 years ago – a throwback to family-owned and operated estates with small productions and huge passion.

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And don’t miss the video  from her trip to local spots like Moaning Cavern Adventure Park, Big Trees State Park, Murphys Main Street and more.

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