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August 2024

LABOR DAY WEEKEND FAIR PLAY ZIN FEST 2024 August 31st & September 1st TOOGOOD ESTATE WINERY BUMGARNER WINERY CHARLES B. MITCHELL VINEYARDS GOLDEN LEAVES WINERY PERRY CREEK WINERY BUY TICKETS WINE | FOOD | LIVE MUSIC Use promo code GOLDEN5 for $5 off (Click image to go to https://www.fairplayzinfest.com/ )

Go to fairplayzinfest.com to see the epic lineup of food, wine and live music offered at all five wineries. At Golden Leaves Winery, see how well Zinfandel pairs with a little exotic spicing.  We are serving a variety of meats & vegetables simmered in a delicious broth served over fluffy couscous or gluten free quinoa.  Finish with good ol’ American chocolate brownies and our wine-marinated strawberry short cake.  Dairy free, vegetarian & vegan options will be available.

GREAT LIVE MUSIC AT GOLDEN LEAVES:
Saturday 8/31 12-3pm Cynthia Renee, Rising Country Star, whose originals include “Working on a Hangover” #1 on the New Music Weekly Indie Country Charts. See her at cynthiareneeandco.com
Sunday 9/1 12-3pm Ed Wilson, Guitarist/Vocalist Rockin’ Northern California and beyond! With a background in Classic Rock, New and Old School Country plus Originals, Ed will play all-original songs and instrumentals for Zin Fest at Golden Leaves. See him on Facebook and Instagram at EdWilsonMusic


Golden Leaves Tame the Vines, Drink the Wine by reservation 9am-4pm. Contact us to reserve an hour in the vineyard learning about maintaining healthy vines. Relax afterwards with a three wine tasting and house made bread & cheese. Wear pants & close-toed shoes. $20 per person

July 2024

Sip Paint and Art Forest Fairy Stumps with Don Juvet.  Sunday July 21st, 1-3:30pm at Golden Leaves Winery

🌿✨ Join us for a magical afternoon at Golden Leaves Winery! ✨🌿

Don’t miss our upcoming Sip Paint & Art class on Sunday, July 21st, from 1pm to 3:30pm. This class is inspired by the enchanting world of old growth forests, where woodland fairies have built their houses in ancient stumps. You’ll have several beautiful sketches to choose from, allowing you to bring your unique vision to life in watercolor. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a complete beginner, this class offers a wonderful opportunity to explore your creativity in a relaxed and supportive environment. All materials will be provided, so all you need to bring is your imagination!

🍷 To enhance your creative journey, we will have exquisite wines available for purchase by the taste, glass or bottle. Savor our selections as you paint, adding a delightful touch to your artistic experience.

📅 Date: Sunday, July 21st
⏰ Time: 1pm – 3:30pm
💰 Cost: $40
📍 Location: Golden Leaves Winery

Spaces are limited, and reservations are required to ensure we have enough materials and space for everyone. To secure your spot, please contact your Creative Guide, Don Juvet, at juvetdon@gmail.com or call/text 530-409-5639.

See you there! 🎨✨

June 2024

May 2024

Taste of Fair Oaks 2024, Friday May 17, 2024, 6-9:30pm, North Ridge county Club, Fair Oaks. $85 includes souvenir glass, plate, all you can eat & drink. FOCC Members save $10. Price will increase in May. Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce. www.FairOaksChamber.com for more details
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Beyond Wellness presents Heart of the Hills Blues Blast, Saturday May 11, 2024 Noon-6. 7000 Rossmore Lane, El Dorado Hills. Tom Rigney & Flambeau, Chris Cain, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers. Produced by El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce. heartofthehillsmusicfest.org
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April 2024

Please submit a reservation form if you are interested in attending a future cooking or art class. Include the best dates & times for you.

April 7th 1-4 PM Join us for a delightful Sip, Paint & Art class with Don Juvet.
🔒 Reservations required. Prepayment preferred via Venmo (@Don-Juvet). Cash on the day of the class is OK.
🌼 Let’s get creative and enjoy a relaxing afternoon painting beautiful scenes like this watercolor version of an old-fashioned window with flowers to brighten up your day! 🏞️🌺
Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to unwind, sip on fine wine, and unleash your inner artist! 🎨🍇 Reserve your spot today!
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
For inquiries, contact your instructor, Don Juvet:
📧 Email: juvetdon@gmail.com
📱 Call or Text: 530-409-5639

April 20-21 11 am – 5 pm 33rd El Dorado Wines Passport Weekend!
This has become widely known as a weekend dedicated to exploration, hands-on-education, and tasting of amazing local wines at over 20 wineries. Find out about the participating wineries at https://eldoradowines.org/passport/ and get your tickets at cellarpass Use code GOLDEN5 for $5 off each ticket, and make sure to visit Golden Leaves Winery during the event.

March 2024

St Paddy Time! Irish music & corned beef brunch Sat-Sun Mar 16-17 11am-5pm
Sip Paint and Art Watercolor class Saturday Mar 23 1-3:30pm: $40 per person. Reservations and prepayment are required. Refunds up to 3 days before the event. Email Don at juvetdon@gmail.com for reservations and payment options.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt Sat-Sun Mar 30-31 11am-5pm: Egg hunt free with prizes for adults & children (limit one prize per person). Select from delicious brunch options, including our house made coffee cake with a cinamon or almond paste filling, vegan or shrimp mixed green salad, smoked salmon on toast, or hearty corned beef hash and eggs. See menu

Vegan, vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free… options available on request with reservation.
Reservations required for class and recommended for all events.

February 2024

Picture of masks & beads that will be available at Mardis Gras Party, Saturday February 10th 11am-4pm, Golden Leaves Vineyard & Winery
Bring your costume or just pick and a mask and celebrate Mardis Gras at Golden Leaves.
Three sunset watercolor paintings.  Sip Paint and Art Sunsets Saturday February 3rd, 1-3:30pm at Golden Leaves Winery.
Don is an amazing teacher. In this workshop you will create your idea of a beautiful sunse watercolor – simple or intricate. You will have a lot of fun learning about water colors and go home with a work of art regardless of your painting experience.
See the process at Fall Vineyard Slideshow
All the supplies you need will be provided.
Cost is $40 per person. Reservations and prepayment are required. Refunds up to 3 days before the event.
Email Don at juvetdon@gmail.com for reservations and payment options.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

January 2024

Basque Cheese Cake class ALMOST FULL (MAX 10)
Saturday january 27tH, 11aM-2:30PM
photo of uncut cheese cake on cake stand with insert of slice with peaches and raspberry sauce.

December 2023

Christmas Dinner Sun-Monday Dec 24-25 Noon - 7 pm by Reservation $75 ($55 vegetarian) per person Flake pastry appetizers, Shrimp corn chowder or cream of celery soup, Mushroom tart, Standing rib beef roast, Scalloped potatoes, Roasted vegetables, Festive green salad, Persimmon 'plum pudding' or chocolate cake with Angelica cranberry sauce. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free available on request. GoldenLeavesWines.com/events/ Tel: 530-620-1888
Dec 24-25 & 31st. Private group (4 min) reservations accepted all week.
Price includes a glass of wine or bubbly.
Sip Paint and Art Fall Vines  Sunday December 17th 1-3:30pm at Golden Leaves Winery
Don is an amazing teacher. In this workshop you will paint Fall grape leaves & grapes. You will have a lot of fun learning about water colors and go home with a work of art regardless of your painting experience.
See more at Fall Vineyard Slideshow
All the supplies you need will be provided.
Cost is $40 per person. Reservations and prepayment are required. Refunds up to 3 days before the event.
Email Don at juvetdon@gmail.com for reservations and payment options.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
saturday december 16th 11am-4pm
Six Winery Open Houses on Omo Ranch Rd
Come Shop local artisan vendors
AND Members’ quarterly release party 11am-6pm
Holiday Cheer on Omo by Open on Omo Saturday December 16th 11am to 4pm.  Special Holiday Open House ~ Free Event.  Free festivities at some of the wineries include: Holiday Wine Drinks, Holiday treats, Live Music, Country Market.  Visit Special Guest Littlejohn's Candies, Mirador Winery, Lost Arrow Ranch, Château d' Estienne, Mellowood Vineyard, Golden Leaves Winery, Skinner Vineyards
Taste our pre-release Angelica dessert wine with persimmon cardamom cakes.
Buy handmade cards by Nancy Link-McColl, and handmade jewelry by Artfull Jewelry
and other local crafts & nut vendors at the other wineries
Members make sure to schedule extra time for our winter quarterly release party
.

November 2023

Golden Leaves Vineyard & Winery Thanks Giving Dinner Thursday - Sunday Nov 23-26 2023, 12-6pm.
By Reservation $55 per person
Flake pastry appetisers, Soup, Salad, Pumpkin with duck turkey & vegan stuffings, Roast turkey, Roasted vegetables; and, Pumpkin pie, Chocolate cake or Basque cheese cake for dessert.  Made from scratch in our kitchen.  Vegan/gluten free on request.  Goldenleaveswines.com
Tel 530-720-1888
Use our contact page to make reservations

October 2023

CELEBRATE Nevada Day in El Dorado Wine Country.  Golden Leaves Nevada Day & National Chocolate Day all weekend Fri Oct 27- Sun Oct 29
Nevadans free tastings & Member for a day w/15% discount. Everyone free brownies Sat Oct 28

September 2023

Celebrate Autumn on Omo Ranch Rd with complimentary wine tasting, food pairings and a 15% discount on wine purchases at the participating wineries!  
MIRADOR: Sicilian woodfired pizza.  Learn about winemaking, terroir, vine history & more directly from the winemakers
LOST ARROW:  A rare chance to taste ine chocolate pairings, panoramic vineyard views, and winemaker's "behind the wine" stories
MELLOWOOD: Kenyan BBQ, hike up Zin Hill with wine, barrel tasting & meet the owner/winemaker
GOLDEN LEAVES: Appetizer & dessert pairings, vineyard walks, grape tasting & chat with the winemaker
KEHRET VINEYARDS: Spectacular views, food & wine, harvest based activities & talk with the winemaker
FREE TICKETS at cellarpass.com/events/autumn-on-omo-10116   
Free tickets in exchange for your name and email address and your consent to join the email lists of the participating wineries. 
For more information please call 916-261-7512 or email loree@mellowoodvineyard.com
Fair Play Zin Fest.  Tickets On Sale Now!  Early Bird Pricing Now until July 10th.  Fifth Annual Sierra Foothills Fair Play Zin Fest - an epic food & wine adventure Labor day Weekend!
Golden Leaves is part of Labor Day Weekend Fair Play Zin Fest this year! For more info & tickets, click photo or go to https://www.fairplayzinfest.com/

August 2023

AUGUST hours: Friday – Monday 11am-6pm. Tues-Weds-Thurs BY RESERVATION

July 2023

Golden Leaves Tame the Vines, Drink the Wine any July Fri-Sun 9am-4pm
Contact us to reserve an hour in the vineyard learning about maintaining healthy vines.  Relax afterwards with a three wine tasting & house made bread & cheese.  Wear pants & close-toed shoes.  $15 per person
GoldenLeavesWines.com/contact-us
Tel: 530-620-1888
Golden Leaves Vineyard & Winery Independence Day Weekend Saturday 7/1 through Tuesday 7/4.  Starting up the smoker & grill for beef, chicken, pork & vegan tapas with barbecue sauce or Juniper berry wine jus.  House made bread, salads, desserts, and or course wine.  Relax on the deck or enjoy music inside.  Reserve your table for faster service or just walk-in.  GoldenLeavesWines.com/contact-us
Tel: 530-620-1888

June 2023

Golden Leaves & Papê Machinery Friday 6/30 2nd Taste with a Tractor event.  Take a litt;le test drive on a John Deere 3033r.  Relax and visit with Don Juvet in the winery.  See what tractor works best on your property.  Open 11am-5pm, test drive hours 1pm-5pm.  No reservations required, walk-in & join the fun
Golden Leaves Vineyard & Winery
Picture of ties & Golden Leaves wines. Sat & Sun 6/17-18 The ties that bind Happy Fathers Day!  While supplies last:  Free tie with purchase of two bottles of wine.  Celebrate Dad with a glass of red wine and smoked meats & grilled vegetables.  Choice of tri-tip, pork ribs, chicken & lots of veggies with a Petite Sirah wine sauce or barbecue sauce.  $25 per person + tax.  Reserve your table or just walk-in.  GoldenLeavesWines.com/contact-us/ 
Tel: 530-620-1888 
3625 Omo Ranch Rd, Somerset, CA 95684

May 2023

Golden Leaves Fri 5/26 - Mon 5/29 Memorial Day Member Release Party & Barbeque!  Fair Play Market Days Sat 5/27 11am-5pm.  Paul Blakemore Live Sunday 5/28 1-4pm.  Starting up the smoker & grill for rib, chicken & bean tapas with fresh made barbecue sauce.  House made bread, salads, desserts, and of course wine.  Sip & Shop local artisan booths on Saturday.  Free wine tasting & tapas for members & 1 guest with wine pick up.  Use our contact page or call 530-620-1888 to reserve your table.  3625 Omo Ranch Rd, Somerset, CA 95684
WINERY WILL BE CLOSED SAT-SUN MAY 13 & 14 so we can be at the El Dorado Hills Art & WIne Festival Sat & Sun May 13 & 14 11a-5p.  $35 for a day of tasting.  www.eldoradohillsartfestival.org for more info.
Save your ticket and bring it to our Memorial Day Weekend barbeque Friday 5/26 through Monday 5/29 for a free tapas.   
Paul Blakemore returns Sunday May 28, 1-4pm

April 2023

Advanced ticket sales will end when they are sold out or on April 20th. There will be no day-of ticket sales. 

March 2023

Please call (530) 620-1888 or use our contact page to make reservations. Walk-ins welcome, but seating & supplies not guaranteed.

close up of tempranillo grapes on vine

Spring Vine Event

Saturday & Sunday March 25 – 26
Grow Tempranillo, Merlot or Petite Sirah
in your garden. Make your own starts
or take one we prepare for you.
Enjoy a 3 wine tasting & one potted cutting
$25 (Members free)

February 2023

Chocolate & Wines for Valentine's Feb 12 - 18th daily 1-5pm, 3625 Omo Ranch Rd, Somerset CA 530-620-1888
Barrel Oak Tasting Saturday Feb 11 1-4pm. See how different oaks affect the wine. Help us select the perfec oak mix for out 2021 Merlot. $25 - free for members & 1 guest. Limited seating, please reserve seats. Golden Leaves

Owners superimposed on wine barrel with oak testing bottles in front.  Quarterly Pick-up Party  Saturday Feb 11 1-4pm includes Barrel Oak Tasting.  See how different oaks affect the wine.  Help us select the perfect oak mix for our 2021 Merlot.  $25 - free for members & 1 guest  Walk-ins welcom for party.  Limited barrel samples, please reserve seats by using our contact page or calling 530-620-1888