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Amador Foothill Winery

12500 Steiner Road, Plymouth, CA
209-245-6307
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Ranked #10 of 33 Activities in Plymouth
Type: Wineries
Activities: Wine tasting
Description: One of the biggest producers of Zinfandel, Sangiovese and Fume Blanc.
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Sacramento, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Just go up and taste the wine! We've been hitting this winery once a year for the past 15 years or so. These guys have some amazing wines. Every year a different wine attracts my attention. Generally, their Clockspring Zin is my favorite, but it all depends on the year. We've never left this wine tasting room disappointed. The staff... More

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California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I enjoyed the wines here nothing over the top, but some very good ZIn's along with some interesting aglianico's. Friendly owners who were by far the most pleasant and welcoming that we met on our trip.

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N. California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I've been buying the Zinfandel from this winery for many years and have a nice collection now. Their Zins never disappoint. I saw the other reviews but I don't go for the buildings or the grounds, just the wines. Always worth the trip.

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Quincy
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

when we pulled up in our limo, 8 of us, the owner /grower met us at the car. he took us around to talk to us about the grapes and the specail way they were planted. told us some history about he and his wife and how they became a vineyard. he was so sweet! then he took us inside... More

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Quincy, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We had a limo appointment with a group of 8. When we arrived, the wine makers husband, a very nice man, took us directly over to the vines and explained the varietal they had planted from France and why it was planted in the way it was, educational. Then he gave us a little tour of the facility and off... More

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Folsom, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

This was our first time at this gem of a winery. We've been to Deaver many times and it's right across the street, but we never knew it was there! The wine was great and we chatted with the owners for ages.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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152 reviews 152 reviews
61 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

A host at another winery recommended we taste here and it was a shrewd recommendation. You get a good conversation, apt descriptions, and good value wines. We'll always come here when we visit Amador county.

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Napa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This is a very good winery, that has a couple great ZIn's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2010 via mobile

Amador Counties best kept secret.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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108 reviews 108 reviews
52 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2010

Made my second trip here in the last 3 years. Unfortunately nothing had improved. The wines are inexpensive and taste the same. Tasting room was full so perhaps some people like their watered down style but I certainly won't be back.

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