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“A day trip”
Review of Old Sugar Mill

Old Sugar Mill
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Owner description: Located in scenic & historic Clarksburg, Old Sugar Mill (circa1934) is a unique community of twelve California wineries proudly hosting weddings & events The Old Sugar Mill is home to a unique community of twelve California wineries and their unique award winning signature wines terrors across the region: Todd Taylor Wines, Three Wine Company, Rendez-Vous Winery, Perry Creek Wines, Merlo Family Vineyards, Heringer Family Estates & Vineyards, Elevation Ten, Due Vigne di Famiglia, Draconis Vineyards, Clarksburg Wine Company, Carvalho Family Wines, Bump City Wines. Tasting fees vary up to $5/Tasting - Wine bottle purchase varies by individual winery. The majority of the vineyards are located in the Clarksburg AVA (American Viticulture Area), where vineyards share the same morning fog and cool breezes from the San Francisco Bay region. The wineries of the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg, California, are a bridge to the rich agricultural heritage of the region, whose vineyards are staking their claim alongside the great wine growing regions of the world. **No tailgating, outside ice chests, OR alcohol is permitted at Old Sugar Mill Wineries** Food items can be purchased from Deli areas in Elevation Ten or Rendez-Vous Winery OR at on-site weekend foodtruck(s). All pets & children must be supervised at all times.
Stinson Beach, California
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“A day trip”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

We were out looikn around Sac and had heard about Clarksburg. The Old Sugar Mill houses a number of winery tasting rooms and it is a fun place to visit. Great use for an old mill.

Visited April 2012
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Rio Vista, CA
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“Carvalho Family Winery is a great find.”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

We have been going to the Carvalho Family Winery for some time. We find that it is continually improving in both the quality of their wines as well as their hospitality.
We have also been a member of their wine club. It is a great outing to drive up from Rio Vista to pick up our quarterly club purchase (four bottles). With it they gave us a truffle, two light lunches, and wine. They refer to this as a "light lunch". It quite sufficient and quite delicious. John Carvalho is almost always on hand to greet his customers.

Visited November 2012
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Carmichael, California
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“It's more than wines”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Attended a wedding. Came early to check out shops. Nice variety of wine "stores" in historical setting. Beautiful setting for a wedding.

Visited October 2012
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Sacramento, California, United States
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“Old Buildings, New Grapes”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

Just got back from our second trip to the Old Sugar Mill this year. We live about 15 minutes away in Sacramento, but Clarksburg seems like another world away. This charming Delta area has become a lovely regional stop for wine afficianados and the Old Sugar Mill offers lots of great wineries in one place. The site is a former sugarbeet cannery, and some of the abandoned brick buildings are still on view, while the main section of the site offers wonderful local and regional wines for tasting. Regular tastings run $5, but today was one of their many special events: a wine and art faire with a set ticket price for lots and lots of tastings, vendors and music. Great place to take guests if you live in the area, with a couple of picnic tables available if you want to bring lunch. Very scenic locale and driving if you're on holiday. Enjoy!

Visited October 2012
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California
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“Excellent experience”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

We had a marvelous time visiting this interesting and somehwat novel building and the tenant wineries. Clarksburg area grows some very good quality grapes and have very skilled winemakers and servers in the individual wineries. It was a pleasant experience all around. We went on a day mid-week, when some of the tasting rooms were closed, but still had plenty of great wines to taste.

This is a unique venue and well worth the time to visit. You'll not be disappointed. We plan to return the next time we are in the Sacramento area.

There's an excellent deli about a block away. Ask one of the servers about it as we did not find food in the Sugar Mill itself.

Visited September 2012
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