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Sierra Foothills

Calaveras County

Mark Twain gave Calaveras County its claim to fame with his bestselling story “The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.” Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this famous Gold Rush location still maintains its 19th-century charm, including Murphy’s Historic Hotel, in operation since 1856. Twain was just one of its famous guests.

Calaveras County Wineries

6 wineries

Events in Calaveras County

Finding Gold in Calaveras: A Treasure Hunt

2018-09-01

Calaveras Wine Country, Murphys

Address & Location:
202 Main St. , Murphys , CA 95247

Details: Calaveras Wine Country is inviting you on a treasure hunt in historic gold country to celebrate California Wine Month. Pick up or download a treasure map and taste at five participating wineries (tasting fees apply) to discover their gold. Receive their gold star on the board and fill in a line for BINGO throughout the month of September to be entered to win special prizes including lodging packages, concert tickets, winemaker tours, private tastings, dinner packages, wine merch and so much more!

Creedence Clearwater Revisited with America

2018-08-19

Ironstone Vineyards , Murphys

Address & Location:
1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys, CA 95247

Details: Creedence Clearwater Revival founding members and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford have been on quite a ride Following their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cosmo and Stu launched their Creedence Clearwater Revisited project in 1995 to once again perform live in concert the hit songs — touchstones of a generation. Since then, the legendary rhythm section has been thrilled by the outpouring of affection for their new band World tours and a platinum-selling album Recollection followed.

Stone Temple Pilots, The Cult, and Bush

2018-08-31

Ironstone Vineyards , Murphys

Address & Location:
1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys, CA 95247

Details: Three titans of alternative rock – Bush, Stone Temple Pilots, and the Cult – will come together for the first time this summer for the “tri-headlining” Revolution 3 Tour.

Boy George and Culture Club, The B 52's, and Tom Bailey

2018-09-16

Ironstone Vineyards , Murphys

Address & Location:
1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys, CA 95247

Details: Boy George and Culture Club, with special guests The B-52s and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, will be stopping by Ironstone Vineyards! Get ready for some high energy and a very exciting night!

Sustainable Vineyard Tour

April 28, 2018

Calaveras Winegrape Alliance, Murphys

Time: 9:00am

Cost: FREE

Address & Location:
999 Hwy 4, Murphys, CA 95247

Phone: 209.728.9467

Email: calaveraswines@att.net

Website: calaveraswines.org

Details: Celebrate #DownToEarthMonth in Calaveras County with a tour of vineyards leading the way in sustainable growing practices. Led by vineyard manager Steve Collum. Contact Shelby French at the CWA for more information.