Murphys Under-the-Radar Wine Tasting

You may have visited Murphys Main Street wineries, but have you ventured out to our vineyards yet? In this video, produced by Visit California, hear from our wine makers and winery owners about what makes Calaveras wine country so special. Hint: it’s not just the wine 🙂

Ironstone Vineyards Tasting Room | David Kotoff
Ironstone Vineyards | David Kotoff

Get the inside scoop from Jeff Stai of Twisted Oak Winery, Stephen Kautz of Ironstone Vineyards and Kate MacDonald of Boyle McDonald wines.

As part of the Gold Country, Calaveras wine country offers a snob-free, laid-back experience with spectacular mountain recreation opportunities not available in other, better known, California wine regions.

Nestled in the Sierra Foothills, the Gold Country wine experience can be part of an outdoor adventure capped off with romantic vineyards wine tasting and delicious cuisine. And our wines? Outstanding.

Twisted Oak Winery Vineyard
The Vineyard | Maria Camillo

Find out more about Gold Country wine and recreation on a virtual road trip throughout the Golden State featuring videos like this one, highlighting the hidden gems of California.

Get more information on all of the wineries you can visit throughout Calaveras, including our newest tasting rooms, Metate Hill in historic downtown Angels Camp, featuring Spanish varietals and delicious wraps, quiches, paninis and house made desserts, Renegade Winery in Mokelumne Hill with its patio dining overlooking picturesque, historic downtown and the Tipsy Frog wine bar in Copperopolis Town Square, offering tastes of multiple Calaveras wines.

Of course, we have another fun video by the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance and their member wineries to showing what makes the Calaveras wine region quirky, casual, and altogether wonderful.

Vallecito Top attractions: Ayrael Vieux | CWA
Ayrael Vieux Winery in Douglas Flat | Calaveras Winegrape Alliance

For all there is to see and do in Calaveras, check out our digital Calaveras Visitors Guide and online travel itineraries. Questions? Give us a call at 209-736-0049 or shoot us an email at We look forward to helping you find your perfect Calaveras getaway!

What’s your favorite Gold Country experience? Let us know in the comments below: