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Beautiful site

This was our third wine tasting stop and our last. Wonderful tasting and what a view. We were... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Cancun, Mexico
Best Tasting Room in El Dorado County

By far the best wine tasting experience in El Dorado County. Friendly and personable service... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Weehawken, New Jersey
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8054 Fairplay Rd, Fair Play, CA 95684-9583
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

This was our third wine tasting stop and our last. Wonderful tasting and what a view. We were told that we can return with a picnic and use their tables. What a beautiful site. If I were to be having a reception I would check...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

By far the best wine tasting experience in El Dorado County. Friendly and personable service, amazing views, and most importantly, delicious wine! A Sonoma quality experience, but without the crowds. The wine tasting is free if you purchase wine, and they offer cheese and charcuterie...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank nycjda
Reviewed August 27, 2017

It's the Wandering Yank here. For my birthday, I asked Mrs. Yank if we could spend the day in the mountains. On the way back, we stopped at Skinner since I'd heard it was very nice. Great idea! The hilltop view is absolutely stunning, and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We visited three wineries today. Terra d'Oro Winery was first on the list, followed by Renwood. While at Renwood, folks recommended we head up to Skinner and we are so glad we did! It was only about 15 minutes away and a beautiful drive in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank LoveToTravel524
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

We visited this winery together eith some of friends living in the neighborhood on a winery tour. The wines ranges from fair to good. The tasting room is really cozy and the external views are amazing.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Steen123456789
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Traveling with 2 couples, we are delighted to have found this incredible winery. Josh educated us on the Rhone style offerings which we thoroughly enjoyed. Picniced on the patio, joined the wine club and eagerly anticipate returning.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank traveltarot
Reviewed March 3, 2017

This winery has fabulous wines both red and white. We visited it Thursday and talked with Josh - he was very knowledgeable about the wine, as well as the history of the winery - we thoroughly enjoyed talking with him. And the view from their...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Claudia A
Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you want a place to relax, enjoy wines with a view, this is it. We found the wines to be very good across the board, especially the rose. Made with natural yeasts and minimal sulphur, these wines work and do not show signs of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank scvrose
Reviewed July 19, 2015

We visited the Skinner Vineyards in Gold Rush Country. The tasting room is located at the top or a hill which allows excellent views of the vineyards and the surrounding hills. The tasting was casual. We enjoyed samples of seven (7) wines on the upper...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Chuck8700
Reviewed November 27, 2014

We had been told that this was one of the better winery tastin rooms to visit in the area and my husband and I both felt it was the best of about 10 tasting rooms we visited on our trip. The server was very accommodating...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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