Wine tasting is a favorite pastime of many. Visiting a winery, admiring their scenic vineyards, and tasting their handcrafted products is always a treat. If you’re visiting the amazing Sierra Foothills area of California, you’ll discover some of the best wineries around, like the Milliaire Winery! Learn why you need to visit this particular winery, then add it to your wine tasting itinerary today.
Everything You Need to Know About the Milliaire Winery
Location and Hours
The Milliaire Winery is open every day of the week from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They are located in Murphys, CA, at 276 Main Street.
History of the Milliaire Winery
This magnificent winery began all the way back in the year 1983 in the cellar of Liz and Steve Millier. A few years later, they decided to move their business into an old gas station, which helped the winery earn its first nickname, the “Roadside Chateau.” While the current winery has now expanded into 8,000 square feet, their tasting room still resides in the original gas station.
Wines to Try at the Milliaire Winery
The Milliaire Winery creates some truly delightful wines! One especially delicious wine that won Gold at the Calaveras County Fair is their 2014 Mistral Viognier, which contains some elegant notes of peach and pear. The Millaire sparkling wine is another excellent choice, perfect for celebrating a special occasion! You can find their full list of wines they offer on their website, and you can even order some of these wines online to have them shipped straight to your home.
Other Nearby Wineries to Visit
Murphys, California, is filled with numerous, fantastic wineries and vineyards that you will love visiting. The nearby Black Sheep Winery in Murphys, CA, is a wonderful place to stop by after enjoying what the Milliaire Winery has to offer. There are many more located in this area as well, so start planning your exciting day of wine tasting!
Where to Stay While Visiting California
Wine tasting in California is definitely a dream vacation waiting to happen! While you’re in the area enjoying the wineries as well as the many other local attractions, head to the Hotel Charlotte for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Located in Groveland, CA, right at the gateway of Yosemite National Park, our bed and breakfast is the perfect place to rest your tired feet. You can choose from staying in one of our twelve beautiful rooms or renting one of our cozy vacation rentals, (like the Lavender house pictured here), which have the perfect amount of space for families or groups. Don’t forget to dine at our Fork and Love Restaurant, which prepares some of the finest and freshest meals you’ve ever tasted. We know you’re ready to start planning your dream vacation, so check our availability and book your stay today!
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