Attention all wine lovers – Learn about Lake Tahoe wineries here. If you live in the region or will soon be visiting, we have the information you need on wineries, wine, and wine tasting.
There are wineries located along the lake and many more wineries just a short drive away. Start planning a wine tasting trip soon.
At this time there are two wineries with tasting rooms in South Lake Tahoe and a single winery in Truckee. All are worth a visit!
Address: 3135 Harrison Avenue, So. Lake Tahoe, CA
Open daily 11am – 5pm during the summer.
This is Picchetti Winery’s second tasting room. Their winery and original tasting room is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Lake Tahoe is fortunate that they decided to open a second tasting room in South Lake Tahoe. Their outstanding wines include Zinfandel, Rose, Malbec, Sangiovese, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, and a dessert wine called Angelica. The tasting room is located on the main street in South Lake Tahoe (Hwy. 50). It’s easy to find at the corner of San Jose and Hwy. 50. Park in the large parking lot behind the tasting room.
Red Poets Skyhawk Lane
Address: 1001 Heavenly Village Dr. Ste. #31, So. Lake Tahoe, CA
Telephone: (530) 405-3868
This Lake Tahoe winery was established in 2000. It’s a family owned winery based in Paso Robles. The tasting room is located just off the main street in South Lake Tahoe (Hwy. 50) in the Heavenly Village shopping center (not far from the Heavenly Gondola).
Award-winning wines include Zinfandel, Syrah, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Albarino, and a variety of fabulous blends.
Truckee River Winery
Address: 11467 Brockway Rd., Truckee, CA
Telephone: (530) 587-4626
Open daily 11 am – 9 pm
This small Lake Tahoe winery produces a variety of quality wines; including Zinfandel and Pinot Noir.
If you play bocce ball or want to learn, this is the place to come. Take lesson, join a league, or play at a “Glow Ball” on full moons during the summer. For your convenience many local Tahoe restaurants feature their wines. Check out wine lists around Lake Tahoe for their wines. This is one of the Lake Tahoe wineries you will want to experience.
Address: 1644 Hwy. 395, Minden, Nevada
Telephone: (775) 783-1566
Open daily 11am – 3pm
Tahoe Ridge is a 30 minute drive from South Lake Tahoe. It’s located in Minden, a quiet little town in the middle of the beautiful Carson Valley.
Taste wine, enjoy a meal in the bistro, and browse the charming gift shop. There are lots of great wines to sample as well as delicious olive oils and vinegars. We went home with wine, olive oils, vinegars, and wine accessories. We visited in the fall and the colorful fall foliage put on a spectacular show!
El Dorado County Wineries
Take a scenic hour drive south to visit El Dorado County Wineries. Located off Of Hwy. 50 you’ll find more than 40 award-winning wineries located near Placerville and the town of Fair Play. You’ll love the wide variety of wines and the friendly tasting rooms. Click on the link above to learn more about the wineries of El Dorado County!
If you have tasted wine at any of these Lake Tahoe wineries, we would love to hear what you thought. Please take a moment to share your winery experiences with us.