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Lava Cap Winery

2221 Fruitridge Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-3700
+1 530-621-0175
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Great little winery

Good views. Great wine tasting. Price of tasting used toward purchase if you buy. No appointment... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lillian D
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Red Oak, Texas, United States
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 3 weeks ago
ProfHiker
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Placerville, 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 overlooking our vineyards.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2221 Fruitridge Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-3700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good views. Great wine tasting. Price of tasting used toward purchase if you buy. No appointment was necessary. Nice patio area. We purchased a nice cheese basket there to enjoy for lunch,

Thank Lillian D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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Reviewed 31 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.

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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.

Thank Dale W
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Reviewed 9 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

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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

Thank Victoria H
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Reviewed 11 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

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 5 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

Thank MLS3545
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Reviewed 16 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

Thank 928BonnieC
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