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Jeff Runquist Wines

10776 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth, CA 95669-9513
+1 209-245-6282
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Still the best

Jeff Runquist is the best winemaker in the area. He does not grow his own so he can use the grapes... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2016
FairwayFound
One of the keepers in Amador

It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank and I recently visited the wine country for the Crush... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2016
Mark M
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El Dorado Hills, California
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Hand Selected Vineyards, Award Winning Wines Jeff travels throughout California to find just the right grapes for his vineyard designated wines. The winery produces 22 different red varietals from 9 appellations. We produce balanced wines that can be enjoyed in their youth, but will also age and become more complex with time. Our wines share a theme of fresh fruit reflective of the varietal flavors inherent in the grape.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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10776 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth, CA 95669-9513
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Reviewed November 29, 2016

Jeff Runquist is the best winemaker in the area. He does not grow his own so he can use the grapes he wants. Their Cab Fanc is very good.

Thank FairwayFound
Reviewed October 12, 2016

It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank and I recently visited the wine country for the Crush weekend and visited 11 wineries in 2 days. Time to give my liver a rest.... This was one of the better ones. A pleasant and spacious tasting room,...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Every person I spoke to about Plymouth wineries recommended Runquist. I normally avoid wineries located right on the highway because many of them rely upon easy tourist traffic rather than quality wine, but Runquist is not one of those places. The wine maker sources his...More

1  Thank CDBCDB
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Wines are always top notch. I have never tried a Jeff Runquist wine that wasn't good. Love it and highly recommend it. The Runquist Cooper Barbera is my all-time favorite.

Thank SlickTravels
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Maybe I was spoiled by a recent napa experience and some great vineyards in the area (like Cooper) but I found the experience to be just ok. I did enjoy the wine, for sure - no question about it some nice blends available. Friendly helpful...More

Thank billybob101
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

A friend had to leave me on this winery, knowing that I was coming to the gold country. I got there five minutes before closing, but they accommodated me and my friend unhesitatingly. we tasted six ones in less than 20 minutes or impressed by...More

Thank chinadochill
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Good wines, nice pours & accommodating staff. Knowledgeable about the grapes & the source. Relaxing, not hurried . Open room with nice patio and lots of parking.

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We arrived and the exterior of the building was very nice, and the parking lot was packed. We walked in and were told with a blank stare from the man pouring, "If you don't want red wine, you might as well go someplace else down...More

Thank 609PatriciaS
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We've were here a few years ago and had a decent experience. I've continued to buy their wines at my local Nugget market from time to tome. We thought we'd stop in on a recent Sunday afternoon and give the tasting room another try. The...More

Thank kirstie101
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Some of the best wines around...and great value too. The weekend member barbecue was such a great deal. Great food--lamb, ribeye, brisket, and salmon. Club membership is definitely the way to go?

Thank ssjr
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