Saturday, March 31, 2018

3rd Annual Wildflowers and Wine Event - Sun Apr 8

SUTTER CREEK, CA - Join us Sunday, April 8th from noon to 4pm for an afternoon of special wine selections, gourmet bites, music, art and lots of wildflowers - of course! Stroll through Sutter Creek, sipping fine wine paired with tasty food, listening to live music, experiencing art and enjoying Spring in the Sierra Foothills.

Each of the 12 tasting rooms will be pouring special selections of locally made wine, paired with delicious food. Music will fill the historic Main Street and artists will be painting wildflowers for your enjoyment.

This wonderful event is hosted by Wine on 49, who is a group of 12 critically acclaimed wineries with tasting rooms located in the historic town of Sutter Creek, California. They are about supporting local businesses and promoting the authenticity of what Amador County is best known for- GREAT wine, rich history and natural landscapes.

Advance tickets are $40 a person and includes a pass to all 12 of our tasting rooms, food, entertainment, as well as a wine glass and wine bag!  “Day Of” tickets are $50. Designated driver tickets are $20 and includes the gourmet bites, music and art. This event always sells out, so don’t wait.To purchase tickets visit https://www.wineon49.com/2018-wildflowers-wine

As quoted by Wine Spectator magazine in November of 2014:
“Amador County has recently become a desirable destination for wine lovers, especially those near Sacramento or folks taking a detour to and from Lake Tahoe…”

Take in the beautiful Spring beauty of the Amador County foothills and enjoy “Wildflowers & Wine” on Sunday April 8th from 12-4pm.


FOOD PAIRINGS

1850 WINES
2016 Viognier paired with herbed chèvre on toasted crostini
Grenache paired with spinach and cheese stuffed mushrooms

BAIOCCHI WINES
2013 del Maggio Red Blend and Roussanne
Paired with pork rillettes crostini with wildflowers

BELLA GRACE VINEYARDS
Bella's Rosé
Paired with goat cheese, berry and balsamic crostini

FEIST WINES
Barbera and Viognier
Paired with farm to fork wood fired pizza

LE MULET ROUGE VINEYARD + WINERY
Sauvignon Blanc and Syrah
Paired with chicken tagine and couscous

LEONI FARMS WINE
Humbug Hill White Blend 
Paired with poppyseed cupcakes

MATTHEW GIBSON WINERY
2014 Nebbiolo and 2013 Cabernet
Paired with three mushroom bruschetta (Shitake, Oyster and Crimini with a touch of garlic)
with goat cheese, lemon zest and baby chives.

MILLER WINE WORKS
2015 Grenache Blanc - Naked Vine Vineyard
Paired with prosciutto & pear on grapefruit crisps with cider creme
2014 Zinfandel - Shake Ridge Vineyard
Paired with orecchiete with spring asparagus, leeks & shiitake, blueberry-bacon jus
 
SERA FINA 2
2015 Malvasia Bianca
Paired with Fresh Parmesan drizzled with a local, raw organic honey
2014 Primitivo
Paired with spinach and cheese tortellini skewers with a balsamic reduction in olive oil and herbs

SCOTT HARVEY WINES
2017 Jana Rosé
Paired with tomato risotto with edible flowers & petite herb salad
(Pansies, Nasturtiums, Violas, Chervil, Micro Arugula, Tarragon)
2014 Barbera
Paired with California cassoulet

UPHILL VINEYARDS
TnT (Tannat/Tempranillo) and Rosato di Primitivo
Paired with vegetarian spicy samosas with Indian green lentil soup
YORBA WINES
2008 Tempranillo paired with mini tostada with charred vegetable ratatouille & savory picada
  2010 Tempranillo paired with lamb, green olive and fennel empanada with romesco sauce







Thursday, March 29, 2018

Spring into Iron Hub for Wine and Events!

Need Wines for Easter Dinner?
Get your favorite Iron Hub wines for family and friend gatherings by this SaturdayMarch 31. The tasting room will be closed on SundayApril 1

Upcoming Events

Iron Hub Tunes with Steven Lowrey 

Sunday, April 8, 12 Noon - 3 PM 

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of great wine and live music on our patio! Complimentary event. Deli items available for purchase.


Spring Into Zin! with Start on Steiner 

Saturday, April 14, 11 AM - 4 PM 

The nine Steiner Road wineries will feature a minimum of two Zinfandel selections paired with unique small bites. Must be 21+ to attend. Call (209) 245-6979, ext 217Tickets $20 per person. 


Iron Hub Tunes with Jerry McKay 

Sunday, April 15, 12 Noon - 3 PM 

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of great wine and live music on our patio! Complimentary event. Deli items available for purchase.

Earth Day Vineyard Tour 

Sunday, April 22, 11:30 AM

A fun and informative walking tour of our estate vineyards – reservations preferred. Call (209) 245-6307 for a reservation! Complimentary for Inner Circle members or $5 per person.

It's Easy to Get Iron Hub Wines Delivered to Your Door
Iron Hub wines are available exclusively through our winery. It's as easy as 1-2-3 to get our premium handcrafted wines delivered to your door.
1. Visit our Wine Shop
2. Select Your Favorite Iron Hub Wines 
3. Receive Your Wines and Enjoy with Friends and Family  

Contact Us
(209) 245-6307 or (800) 778-WINE

Tasting Room Open Friday through Monday 11 AM to 5 PM 

Andis Wines: Limited Time Easter Special on Extraordinary Wines!


Our Wines      Club Andis       Visit Us      What's On Tap
Andis Wines Easter Special:
Friday, March 30th - Sunday, April 1st
Purchase our extraordinary "Something Special" three pack for just $60(reg. $90)!
Includes 3- 500ml bottles of limited-release varietals: Schioppentino, Acacia Sémillon & Orange Wine of Viognier
*This is a Tasting Room ONLY special... so come visit us!

Andis Photo Shoot
Friday March 30th, 12 to 3:00pm
Please Join Us!

Visit us this Friday March 30th from 12pm to 3pm to be part of our photoshoot and represent Andis in our social media! 
Participating customers will be candidly photographed enjoying our wine & food in our tasting room and on our scenic picnic grounds. 
If you are interested in participating, please contact Chef Shannon at shannon@andiswines.com.

Visit every Saturday & Sunday for our Tasting Room Food Menu!
Easter Weekend Menu:
Lamb Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce and Pita
Pork Ribs with Blackberry Zinfandel BBQ Sauce
Caramelized Onion Dip with Seasonal Crudite & Hawaiian Sea Salt Dusted Pita Chips
Charcuterie with Roasted Pepper Caponata
Seasonal Cheese Board with Fresh Fruit
See you this weekend!

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

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:  http://ucanr.org/foothillgrapeday



Friday, March 9, 2018

The Deaver Dish - March 2018

  
Inside this Issue:
  • New Wines Released
    Easter
    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 deavervineyards.com.  
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.