Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Foothill Grape Day 2018: "Vine Balance" - Thurs Mar 29

UC Cooperative Extension Central Sierra is hosting their annual Grape Growers’ Meeting “Foothill Grape Day 2018” on Thursday, March 29 at the Amador County Fairgrounds. This grape growers’ meeting is open to all growers in our 4 county area.  The primary focus is on “Vine Balance” this year and is geared towards new growers just starting out and experienced growers wanting to change things up in their vineyard.

Pre-register by March 23rd.   Complete this form and mail with your check to the address below. Or RSVP to Robin Cleveland (530) 621-5528 followed by a check in the mail. To register with a credit card secure online go to:

Friday, March 9, 2018

The Deaver Dish - March 2018

Inside this Issue:
  • New Wines Released
    Start on Steiner

    Zins on the Horizon
    Mother's Day

    Spring Lamb

March is a great time to visit Deaver Vineyards and see what is new in the tasting room. We have several new wines for your tasting pleasure that you do not want to miss.

New Wine Releases
2017 Viognier
2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
2015 Zinfandel, Old Vine~Circa 1860's

Easter at Deaver & Amador Flower Farm~April 1, 2018
For the Adults: Stop in at Deaver for a pre-release of our Late Harvest Zinfandel paired with something yummy! The Easter bunny always leaves some eggs here at Deaver just for you. Eggs contain many wonderful prizes including 30% OFF your wine purchase! (excludes ports and library wines, max. $75 savings)
For the Kids: Bring the kids to the Amador Flower Farm on Sunday for an Easter egg hunt of massive proportions! Egg hunt is for kids 12 and younger, and begins at 1pm. You have never seen 3000 eggs found faster, so don't be late!
More details available at the Amador Flower Farm, click here or call 209-245-6000.

Start on Steiner Wineries: Spring Into Zin!~April 14, 2018
Spring has sprung and it’s time to celebrate! Amador County is home to some of the oldest Zinfandel vines in the country, many of us here on Steiner Road use old vines to produce the most decadent wines. Each of the 9 wineries will feature a minimum of two different Zinfandel selections ranging from old vines to blends to library releases that will be exquisitely paired with unique small bites. This will be a true celebration of Zin! We invite you to explore the wineries of Steiner Road and discover the finesse, elegance and diversity of this unique terroir. Please visit the Start on Steiner Facebook page for winery offerings. 
TICKETS ARE $20, which include an exclusive Start on Steiner logo glass, a minimum of 2 pairings 8 of the 9 wineries and exclusive pass holder wine specials at all participating wineries. To purchase your tickets, please call Jennifer Hunt at 209-245-6979 ext 217.

Zins on Horizon~Saturday, May 5, 2018 & Sunday, May 6, 2018
You are invited to BLIND taste the Deaver Zinfandels. In this once-a-year experience we open our wide array of Deaver Zinfandels for your tasting pleasure. Test your knowledge of the Deaver Zins. Can you pick out the Ten Zins? Henry's House? Circa 1860's?
Seminar times available: 
Saturday 12pm2pm
Sunday 12pm2pm
$5/per person, Club members complimentary (limit 2 per membership)
Ticket reservations start April 1st, 20 Tickets per session, seating is on first come first reserve basis.

Mother's Day~May 13, 2018
Looking for something special to do on Mother's Day?
Join us at for our annual Mother's Day on the Deaver green.
We are doing it two ways this year, the traditional Deaver way: order sandwiches and leave the rest to us or reserve your table for $10.00 (per table) and bring all your own goodies.

We can not guarantee that there will not be any open tables if you do not reserve them.
Reservations start April 1, 2018. 

Deaver Spring Lamb
Deaver lamb is free range and is full of mouthwatering flavors, you will be reluctant to share such a delicacy with your friends and family. 
Please purchase your lamb by going to  
If you do not want to order online please email or call 209-245-4099 to make other arrangements.
To ensure your lamb is available for your Easter dinner, please order by March 21, 2018
We will also have a few lambs available after Easter.
Just in...lamb will be available to pick up on Saturday, March 31st!

Please email or call us at (209) 245-4099 before you come to pick up your lamb (we have limited storage space).

Visit our website for a complete calendar of events.

Please remember: while on our grounds only consume alcoholic beverages purchased at Deaver Vineyards.  This is per our ABC license. 

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Andis Wines: Join Our NEW Art Classes! • Have You Tried the Lobster Truck Lately?

  Our Wines      Club Andis       Visit Us      What's On Tap
A new year and new art classes with Anje!
In addition to her very popular collage classes, we'll be hosting 2 mosaic art classes this year where you can create a beautiful picture frame made out of glass tiles to host your most precious pictures. We hope you can join us!
Learn Anje's techniques and drink some delicious Andis wines while creating a masterpiece of your own. Only 20 spots available in each class so get your tickets early.

$45/person, includes all materials, one glass of wine of your choice, and a heck of a good time!

Saturday March 10th, 1-3pm  (MOSAIC PICTURE FRAME)
Saturday April 7th, 1-3pm  (COLLAGE)
Saturday May 12th, 1-3pm  (MOSAIC PICTURE FRAME)
Saturday June 2nd, 1-3pm  (COLLAGE)

Food & Lobster at Andis
Join us this Spring & Summer for delectable food from Cousins Maine Lobster Food Truck and a new Andis food menu available on the weekends!
Lobster Maine Food Truck Dates:
Saturday, April 7th
Sunday, May 27th
Sunday, July 29th
Food at Andis:
Beginning this Saturday and going forward every weekend, Andis will serve small bites in the tasting room to enjoy on our grounds. We will also offer a cheese & wine pairing if desired, which includes 3 specialty cheeses paired perfectly with our wines.

See you this weekend!


Andis Wines  I  11000 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth CA 95669  I  I  (209) 245-6177

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Amador Vintners: Behind the Cellar Door - March 2-4

Advanced ticket prices end on February 27th!
Experience the art of winemaking at more than
40 wineries in Amador Wine Country!
Your ticket is your key to open our cellar doors and experience the winemaking process first hand. You will enjoy tastings of world-class wines, thoughtful and delicious food pairings, barrel tastings, and engaging seminars and demonstrations by the people who make our award-winning Amador County wines.
March 2nd - Winemaker Reception, 6-9 p.m. 
March 3-4 - Weekend Winery Events, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Learn all about what we have planned this year and buy your tickets at 
Make a weekend out of your visit! Many of our partners still have rooms available, check our website for options.  
* Must be 21 years of age or older to purchase tickets and participate in Behind the Cellar Door. Adult only event. Rain or shine. 
Amador Vintners Association, 9310 Pacific Street, Plymouth, CA 95669