Recent Local Events
We invite you to come taste our wines at local events.
Compared to Sacramento, Stockton and the more distant San Francisco, Amador County is a rural region consisting of the small towns of: Amador City, Fiddletown, Ione, Pine Grove, Plymouth, Sutter Creek and Volcano.
Of these: Amador City, Ione, Sutter Creek, Pine Grove and Volcano have a rustic down town area on the main road passing through, where you’ll find interesting shops and amazing restaurants and of course local activities and festivals
The largest community in Amador County is Jackson where you’ll find ample restaurants and shopping including a Lowe’s for all those handymen, who are constantly busy with a list of “HoneyDo’s”.
Enjoy the collage of pictures below that give you a feel for the events and activities in Amador County throughout the year.
Corinne Pouring Wine at Preston Castle in Ione
Besides being a local attraction and a venue for many local events, Preston Castle is a California Historical Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There is storied past that belies the beautiful appearance of this Romanesque Revival architecture castle. Read about it at your own disgression.
The Preston Castle foundation holds many events throughout the year, that take advantage of it’s interesting character. One of the biggest is its annual fund raiser, at which many local restaurants and wineries participate. Of course as one of the more unique wineries in Amador County, Wine Tree Farm has and continues to be an annual participant. Here’s Corinne setting up for a busy day of pouring wine for crowds of visitors.