Gold in Sutter Creek...Yorba that is!!!

In the small gold rush town of Sutter Creek, you’ll find antique shops, excellent restaurants, history to one of the finest wine tasting rooms around gold country. Not only is the tasting room outstanding, but the wines rank among the top of many of those in the industry, such as Helen Keplinger, Larry Turley, Andy Erickson and others. Yorba Wines, the fantastic creation of Anne Kraemer and family, produces some of the best fruit around off her famed Shake Ridge vineyard. The fruit from Shake Ridge is sought after by many renowned vintners from Napa to the Sierras. Winemaker Ken Bernards’ produces finely honed juice, rich in body, flavor, and structured like a Swiss watch…perfect! In the sleek modern tasting room, unlike what you would expect in Amador County, you’ll find super friendly people, like Mary, pouring you some of the best wines in the county. Sip the wonderful Syrah, Zinfandel, Barbera, Tempranillo and a fantastic Shake Ridge blend, while Mary gives you some knowledge about Shake Ridge. After, or before, take some time to stroll the historic town of Sutter Creek. Maybe take a lunch break at Pizza Plus, with one of Yorba’s fine wines! Spending a day in town, and at Yorba, is time very well spent!