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Crystal Basin Cellars

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Like visiting CHEERS! But in Camino, CA

These guys know how to have fun. Visited with my special buddy who knows her wine... and oh do they... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2017
Folsom, California
via mobile
I Love This Place!!

If you are looking for a laid back, down to earth, and not so "stuffy" wine tasting experience... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2016
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Crystal Basin Cellars is a circle of friends who are sharply focused on creating small batches of wines of outstanding quality. Our long-standing, world-class El Dorado grape sources complement our minimalist, handmade winemaking style to create...more
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3550 Carson Rd, Camino, CA 95709-9330
+1 530-647-1767
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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

These guys know how to have fun. Visited with my special buddy who knows her wine... and oh do they have tasty blends. Found the Victoria and Triumphante Grand Reserves to be particularly smooth and velvety. As they say..don’t judge a book, or rather, in...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

We had been to a number of winerys in the Apple Hill area over the last few years and saw this one on the Web. It was raining, windy and the slopes weren't so appealing so we thought of going wine tasting. We walked in...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a neat, funky little winery just off Hwy 50 east of Placerville. The wines are OK but the staff is really friendly and fun, making the whole experience that much more enjoyable. This ain't Napa Toto so dial back your expectations and have...More

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Crystal_Basin, Owner at Crystal Basin Cellars, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2017

Thanks for your review! Stop by next time you are in our area and try some of our 2014 vintage wines!

Reviewed June 16, 2016

If you are looking for a laid back, down to earth, and not so "stuffy" wine tasting experience? Well look no further!! The Crystal Basin Wineries is the best winery in the area! They are located near Apple Hill in El Dorado County, the atmosphere...More

1  Thank ChanitaTravels
Reviewed August 13, 2015

I created our own wine tour for two couples. We booked a six passenger limo with North Tahoe Limousine--Eric was the best and they did a fantastic job for us as well. We had some traffic delays, so we adjusted our winery visits and dining....More

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

I found this place thanks to my best friend that stopped to get a soda but knowing me and looking at the road signs she mentioned to wine tasting and well, we had to. It was busy specially Sunday so yeah but still people managed...More

Reviewed February 2, 2015

Went here for a CAB and CRAB feed and had a great time. Had never been here before and all of the employees/staff were very nice and accommodating! Tasted some wines first and then went in to the dinner. The food was fantastic and plenty...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

By far the best winery in apple hill area I have tried. This place sits behind two wineries from the street. The small shed tasting room shouldn't deter one from trying. First notice the full room. It's like a party. Greeted promptly from the friendly...More

1  Thank Denny T
Reviewed December 12, 2014

We had our holiday party at Crystal Basin and it was wonderful. The location was warm and inviting. The food was fabulous. Would have it there again !

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed November 28, 2014

This was our first trip to the El Dorado Wine Region of California. Two months earlier we had been to Napa and Sonoma and eight months before to Temecula. These regions definitely have competition to be wary of. The staff at Crystal Basin Cellars were...More

Thank KLH1956
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