Monday, December 28, 2015

New Year's at the Union Inn & Pub in Volcano - Thurs Dec 31

How the west was FUN!

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New Years Eve Menu


Crispy Duck Wings 7
Mushroom Bruschetta 8

Simple Salad 6
Romaine Salad 8

Seared Salmon 24
Fried Chicken 16 (GFA 17)

Full Dozen $30      Half Dozen $15


fennel & red onion, sauce remoulade   12

carnival cauliflower gratin, kale, red wine demi  27
add shrimp 9

blood orange anglaise, whip cream, chocolate tuile  8 

Call for reservations 209-296-7711  

Beer vs. Wine Dinner

Amador Brewing

Scott Harvey Wines
at the Volcano Union Pub
Thursday, January 14, 2016 ~ 6pm
Amador Brewing Amador Light
2014 Jana Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley
Tempura Shrimp
meyer lemon aioli, butter lettuce
Amador Brewing Dirty Blonde
2012 Scott Harvey Mountain Select Barbera Amador County
Chicken Confit
spiced cranberry sauce, spinach
Amador Brewing IPA
2012 Scott Harvey Mountain Select Zinfandel Amador County
Lamb Albondigas
spiced demi-glace, mashed potato, crispy Brussel sprouts
Amador Brewing Night Hike Porter
Scott Harvey Forte, dessert wine
Mason Jar Trifle 
ginger shortbread, milk chocolate pudding, 
chocolate hazelnut decadence cake
67.55 per person 
Inclusive of tax and service charge

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Volcano Union
T-shirts, Sweat shirts,
Beanies and Ball Caps
are IN!

They make a great
Holiday gift

Get yours before
they're all gone

Are you in charge of the office holiday party?
Give us a call and we will make it a fun event for all.

It's super festive
in Volcano
 during the holidays! 
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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Gift of WineLove! Tickets for "Behind the Cellar Door" in Amador Wine Country on sale now.

Amador Vintners Association
Join us "Behind the Cellar Door"
Find out what's
 Behind the Cellar Door! 

Be the FIRST to purchase your Advance tickets for Behind the Cellar Door 
available at Tickets $50 per person for the weekend (Saturday & Sunday);or $40 Sunday only; $10 for designated drivers (aged 18+, no wine or wineglass) 
$5 Discount for early purchase!

Amador Vintner's wine extravaganza Behind the Cellar Door is a weekend of Wine Seminars, Sneak-Peeks, Special & Large Format Wine Tastings, Menu Pairings, Wine Offerings, Classes, Tours, Silent Auction, Music & More - 
FridayMarch 4th, 2016  6pm-9pm
Saturday & SundayMarch 5th & 6th 10am-4pm 

One of THE most entertaining AND educational wine events anywhere, Behind the Cellar Doorfeatures a commemorative wine glass for your barrel tasting and scrumptious eats at 43 family-owned Amador wineries, along with a cornucopia of themed tastings, seminars and demonstrations guaranteed to enhance your knowledge and appreciation of fine wine from Zinfandels, Barberas, Rhone Varietals, Sweets & Ports & More!

Includes Friday's Winemaker Reception + Saturday & Sundays tastings, seminars and entertainment at 43 wineries. PLUS! Attendees of the Friday Winemaker Reception receive commemorative wine glass + Mystery Cellar Key which may unlock the door to a delight of amazing gifts! 
Separate admission is available, $60 per person* for Friday's Exclusive Winemaker Reception
Friday evening, March 4th at 6 p.m. in the elegant barrel cellar at Terra d'Oro Winery.

Savor a sumptuous array of gourmet food & wine pairings created by the Culinary stars of American River's Culinary College (including vegetarian options) accompanied by music, silent auction, winemaker selections and an array of outstanding Amador County wines and many of our lovable local winemakers on site! *Limited Tickets

See you Behind the Cellar Door!
(When purchasing your tickets, please specify the winery at which you will pick up your glass.) 

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Amador Vintners Association
PO Box 667 - Plymouth, California 95669
Office: 209.245.6992

Amador Vintners Association | 9310 Pacific Street | Plymouth | CA | 95669

Monday, December 14, 2015

Wine Tree Farm 2015 Holiday Blow Out Sale!

2015 Holiday Specials
2015 Holiday Specials

As we approach the end of 2015 and the holidays are upon us, why not stop by and take advantage of our Fantastic Holiday Case specials!

These offers valid till the end of 2015!

2011 MourSyrGre
Get a case of our Award winning 2011 MourSyrGre - a delicious blend of 40% Mourvèdre, 40% Syrah and 20% Grenache for only
$108 - a 50% discount!

If you prefer a case of something else (mixed cases ok) take a
30% discount!

 Please note this offer cannot be combined with any other special or discount.
Need a quick gift for the wine aficionados on your list? 
Give a gift of  Corinne's Wine Blending class
for one or two, and you're sure to make someone happy!
Just click through, download, and print this pretty gift certificate.
Tie it up with ribbon and you're all done! 

Gift Certificate for One:
Wine Blending Class

Regularly $45
Special: $35
Click to order and receive an
instant, printable and giftable Gift Certificate!

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Gift Certificate for Two: Wine Blending Class

Gift Certificate for Two
Wine Blending Class 

Regularly: $80
Special: $60
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printable and giftable Gift Certificate!

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Gift Certificate for Two ~ Wine Blending Class
As you know,  a Wine Blending Class is an
experience to remember! So share it with this
Blending Class Gift Certificate.

Plus, each participant creates and takes home
their own unique bottle of wine!
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Friday, December 11, 2015

Andis Wines: Last Chance for Easy Gift Ideas! Deadline is December 16 for Christmas Delivery

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Easy Holiday Gift Ideas & $10 Shipping
Gift giving is easy this holiday season with our pre-selected gift packs. Choose from 4 different options that offer a little something for every wine lover on your list. 
All packages include 3 bottles of wine and an Andis logo corkscrew beautifully packaged in a black gift box with a personalized gift note of your choosing. Shipping is just $10 to anywhere in the US (excludes AK, AL, HI, MS, NH, ND, PA and UT).
In order to ensure delivery by Christmas, orders must be placed by Wednesday, December 16th.
Packages are available through December 31st.
Order online at or call (209) 245-6177

Winter Whites Package:
For the white wine lover in your life, one bottle each of:
- Andis Sparkling Wine
- 2013 Semillon, Bill Dillian Vineyard, Amador County
- 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, Amador County
  $43  (normally $65)   ORDER

Holiday Mix Package:
When you're not sure exactly what they like, get a little bit of everything!
One bottle each of:

- Andis Sparkling Wine
- 2012 Grenache, Amador County (hints of cranberry & espresso)
- 2013 Semillon, Bill Dillian Vineyard, Amador County

$47  (normally $70)  ORDER

Elegant Blends Package:
These days, red blends are in. This 3-pack is sure to please:
- 2011 Meritage: big, bold & delicious (60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon)
- 2011 Painted Fields: delicate & silky smooth (34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Syrah, 17% Mourvedre, 13% Cab Franc, 7% Petite Sirah)
- Andis Sparkling Wine for celebrating
$54 (normally $78)  ORDER

Decadent Desserts Package:
Finish off a big holiday feast by sitting fireside with some delicious dessert wines.
- 2008 Muscat Blanc Dessert: a tawny-style port best served slightly chilled.
- 2011 Syrah Dessert: pairs heavenly with anything cheesy or chocolatey.
- Andis Sparkling Wine
* Fun tip: mix 3 parts Sparkling with 1 part Syrah Dessert for a delectable combination!
$54  (normally $77)  ORDER

If any of the wines below are one (or two) of your favorites, stock up now because they'll be gone soon!
2011 Cooper Barbera  -  5 cases left
2011 Original Grandpere Zinfandel  -  7 cases left
2012 Club Andis Reserve GSM blend  -  40 cases left
2014 Chenin Blanc  -  20 cases left
2014 Cuvee Blanc  -  16 cases left
2014 Belle en Rose  -  42 cases left

Andis Wines  I  11000 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth CA 95669  I  I  (209) 245-6177
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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Happy Holidays from your Amador Vintners!

December 2015

Wine with friends 
is the best wine indeed !


We'd love to share our wine, our recipes, our history, our families with you and yours - 

See you soon! 

43  Wineries of 
Amador Vintners Association

Greetings! We hope the Holiday Season is off to a great start filled with happiness and great health! 

We thank each and every one of you for sharing the love of Amador Wines with your friends and families - We get calls from all the around the United States commenting on how much they enjoyed their visit with winemakers and winery staff. Thank you for supporting our community of family owned wineries that take great pride in providing family-friendly hospitality and award winning wines - What a Combination!

Where do you 'Amador' this Holiday Season? 
Send us pics of where your Amador wines are enjoyed whether on vacation with you or at the family table - We'd LOVE to see our Wines in Action! Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - Tag the name of the winery & add  #AmadorWine - We just might select your photo(s) for the next newsletter!

Our amazing wineries have special events and hospitality taking place all year long - With Holidays upon us, there's extra special reasons to avoid the mall-shopping-crowds & head to beautiful Amador- Be sure to bookmark our Events Page 

Cheers from the bottom of our hearts, from our homes to yours!

Melissa Haines Lavin
Executive Director
Amador Vintners Association
"More than a Crush...It's our Passion"

We are so excited to host 
Behind the Cellar Door!
March 4, 5, 6  2016

The grand weekend kicks off with an exclusive 
Winemaker Reception on Friday March 4th ($60) 
catered exclusively by the creative & genius culinary students ofAmerican River College
Students pair the selected library and reserve wines with perfect attention to detail to match wines of French, Italian, Spanish varietals along with a decadent array of port & dessert wines with decadent sweets and luxurious cheeses included for the evening.

Weekend of Wine Seminars, Tours, Barrel Tastings, Special Parings are a 'Sneak-Peek'  to  43 Amador Wineries
 Behind the Cellar Door
March 5 & 6  2016  ($50)

Make it a VIP WINE WEEKEND ($100/pp)  
Full FridaySaturday & Sunday Weekend
Behind the Cellar Door Experience! 
VIP TICKET HOLDERS also receive a 'Mystery' Cellar Key to see what surprises await Behind the Cellar Door for 1 lucky Cellar Key! 

Silent Auction proceeds benefit the students of American River College to continue their pursuit of excellence in Culinary, Design, Sciences, Horticulture & more 

Just one more reason why we love... Amador Wine Country! 


Amador Vintners Association | 9310 Pacific Street | Plymouth | CA | 95669