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Lava Cap Winery

2221 Fruitridge Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-3700
+1 530-621-0175
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Great wine

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
tetzlaff49
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Yuma, Arizona
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Great Winery, Beautiful View, Good Wines

We heard and read so many good things about Lava Cap Winery that this made our short list of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
itsallgood4me
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Houston, Texas
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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 overlooking our vineyards.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2221 Fruitridge Rd, Placerville, CA 95667-3700
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 30 April 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,

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Reviewed 29 April 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

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Reviewed 13 February 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

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Reviewed 30 January 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.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is a great place its Place its like taking a trip to the mountains. Great place to sit outside and enjoy the quite and the view. Bring some snacks and get a nice glass of red and sit on the patio.

Thank Dale W
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great view and wines Staff was friendly and knowledgeable A big plus for us They are dog friendly. We have two and they spoiled my puppy

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

What a spectacular place to visit and enjoy a relaxing and romantic afternoon! We hit the trifecta - gorgeous views, amazing wine and an absolutely stellar staff! Thank you Kristin for showing us an amazing day! Because of you we are wine club members for...More

Thank Victoria H
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This was our second stop on our wine trip. Not only is the view spectacular but the wine is great. We tried all the reds and enjoyed them all. We left with a bottle of their cab. We then had a glass on their patio...More

Thank Mark H
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