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Mt. Vernon Winery

10850 Mt. Vernon Rd., Auburn, CA 95603
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Ranked #2 of 6 activities in Auburn
Type: Wineries
Activities: Wine tasting
Most recent review
- May 31, 2014
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El Dorado Hills, CA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The tasting room is located right next door to a large house. Both are very nice. There were two young ladies staffing the tasting room. They bounced around from customer to customer so much I felt like they were trying to move people out very quickly. Plus there was absolutely no talking about the wines. One of the ladies exhibited... More

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Rocklin, CA
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25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

My wife and I have enjoyed the wines from Mt Vernon for several years now. It is nice to live near so many great wineries. Mt Vernon is family run and the customer service has always been great. This is one of the more popular wineries in Placer County and can get crowded on weekends. They have a good size... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I ordered the Sip California card through Groupon. The card hadn't come yet but I had the paperwork that showed my receipt and order #. The Sip California card waves the tasting fee and there are some other deals at wineries that choose to participate. I told the taster I hadn't received the card and showed her my papers. She... More

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Sonora, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I had the extreme pleasure of visiting this winery with my sister and brother-in-law this month. The grounds are a pleasant place to bring a picnic and purchase a bottle of wine. We did some tasting and I found several wines I really enjoyed. The one thing that made me very happy is they have a few wines that with... More

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Auburn, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The winery is a lovely setting for relaxing and hanging out. Tastings are on going and vary around $5-6.00 for a flight of different wines. If you choose to purchase a bottle your tasting fee is applied. They have a beautiful bar built just for them! They have won several awards at the CA. State Fair. Do Ask your Host/Hostess!... More

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San Carlos, CA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This is a fabulous winery, great wine and a fun tasting room! We belong to the wine club so we receive a discount on purchases and invitations to great events, such as the Cave Dinners! You must visit if you are on the way to Lake Tahoe or anywhere in the area. It is not too far off Highway 80... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I took my wife here for the first wine tasting experience (we were visiting from London). At first we were pleasantly surprised at the price - $6 try try 15 different wines... this was an unheard of price! The wines themselves were all varying levels of great. We ended up purchasing the Breast Cancer Awareness wine because of the fantastic... More

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Northern California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

So we visited the Mount Vernon Winery in Auburn, California. A very picturesque setting....very friendly staff and I think the wine was pretty good, but I am not sure. The pours were so small....so skimpy I could barely feel the moisture on my tongue! Several of us asked for a little more....my friend kidded the pourer about the smallness of... More

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Nevada City, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

The Northern Sierra foothills are slow becoming note worthy with their wines and this winery offers an excellent opportunity to taste some of the locally produced wines from local grapes. While it is not the best winery in the area, it produces some very nice wines to wet your palate.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Most people either don't think about the foothill wineries, or they dismiss them as sub-par. Wrong! We live a short hour drive from the wine capitol of the US, Napa Valley. But one of our favorite wineries is Mt. Vernon. They have beautiful grounds tucked in the Sacramento foothills with a nice comfortable tasting room and pleasant staff. Come thirsty... More

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