El Dorado County

EL DORADO COUNTY in Calfornia lies within the blanket Sierra Foothills AVA. As well as its own El Dorado AVA the county also hosts the Fair Play AVA. El Dorado County’s vineyards are much higher and thus cooler than those of its Sierra Foothills counterpart Amador...

El Dorado AVA

EL DORADO AVA dates from 1983 and covers El Dorado County which is within the larger Sierra Foothills AVA in California. El Dorado’s vineyards cluster around Placerville, the county seat known as Hangtown during the Gold Rush, 65 miles (105 kilometres) east of...