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Lava Cap Winery

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Enjoyable Afternoon at the Lava Cap Winery

We had a very enjoyable and relaxing afternoon at Lava Cap Winery in the Apple Hill area of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kenny C
Stop here- you will be glad you did

This is one of the most beautiful views in Placerville. The wine is really good. The tasting is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marina del Rey, California
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  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Celebrate the magic of mountain-grown grapes and the beauty that surrounds Lava Cap Winery. Savor the taste of well-balanced wines rich with full flavor and body, vibrant fruit, crisp acidity and soft tannins. Bring a picnic and relax on the deck...more
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2221 Fruitridge Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-3700
+1 530-621-0175
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a very enjoyable and relaxing afternoon at Lava Cap Winery in the Apple Hill area of Placerville County. The Winery has a very nice tasting room and terrific views of the surrounding vineyard/hillsides. The team running the winery stated that all the wines...More

Thank Kenny C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful views in Placerville. The wine is really good. The tasting is done with a friendly, happy staff. You can bring your own lunch and sit on the patio and enjoy the spectacular view. Great wine in a perfect...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Lava Cap has always been my favorite Placerville winery, and it does not ever disappoint! No charge for tasting, which is a great perk

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Lava cap offers a great variety of wines. Be sure and bring a picnic (try Dedricks cheeses in downtown Placerville) basket because the winery has a fantastic patio/deck, where you can picnic after you taste and get your favorite wine to go with your picnic.

Thank Jane W
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Good place to enjoy great wine and friends. Nice yard with lots of tables and shade. Can't beat the wines.

1  Thank tetzlaff49
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We heard and read so many good things about Lava Cap Winery that this made our short list of wineries to go to in the area. So glad we went here. The wines were very good, the service was excellent and the view was just...More

Thank itsallgood4me
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Good views. Great wine tasting. Price of tasting used toward purchase if you buy. No appointment was necessary. Nice patio area. We purchased a nice cheese basket there to enjoy for lunch,

Thank Lillian D
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I have been a member for 10 years, I continue to enjoy their increasing selection of wines. I am partial to reds, but I enjoy their sauvignon blanc. My all-time favorites: Petite syrah, grenache & sangiovese...my new favorite is a blend: nuee ardente. Their prices...More

1  Thank ProfHiker
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We recently moved from Marin county and lived for many years in Napa before that. We now relocated to El Dorado Hills and have been exploring the many area wineries. Lava Cap is so far the nicest of the dozens we have been to so...More

1  Thank MarinCountyJohn
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

This is our second time visiting Lava Cap, and we had a great time on both occasions. They have a nice dog friendly patio that you can enjoy your wine, and a picnic lunch. Plan on returning again next week.

Thank Gypsydahb
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