Great wines. Made In Amador.

Located just 45 minutes east of Sacramento in Plymouth, California, La Mesa Vineyards offers a wide selection of red, white and specialty wines made from rare Rhône and Italian grape varietals that are locally sourced and estate-grown in our high-altitude vineyard.

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Every bottle of La Mesa wine is made onsite right at our high-altitude vineyard estate. We control everything from vine-to-bottle to give you the best wine quality and tasting experience.

Our vineyards are located in the Sierra Foothills on steep terraced hillsides at 2,000 foot elevation. Here we grow Rhône and Italian grape varietals (9 total) that thrive in the rich red volcanic granitic soil.

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Thursday Happy Hour Specials

On Thursdays and Fridays 1-4pm, Club members who visit enjoy a free Bistro mini-charcuterie appetizer to share along with their glass of wine at no charge. Purchase 6+ wine bottles and receive a 20% discount (25% for Club). 

Low-Sulfite Wines: Facts and Myths

How are sulfites used in winemaking? Are sulfites bad for you? What are “low sulfite” wines? We answer some common questions here.

A Highway 49 Driving Tour

Looking for a scenic drive? This compelling article provides an outstanding play-by-play narrative of many prominent ...

Please the Palate Wine of the Week

La Mesa means “the table” in Spanish. It is around the table that you sit with friends and enjoy wine and food. And that was the inspiration behind the name of La Mesa Vineyard in Amador County. So this week, on my table, I enjoyed a bottle of La Mesa 2019 Primitivo Estate Reserve from Amador County, the Please The Palate wine of the week.

"Double Gold" Winner at 2024 SF Chronicle Competition

We are thrilled to share that La Mesa Vineyards was decorated with several awards at the 2024 San Francisco Chronicle...

"Top-rated" & "Best Eats" Awards by Foothills Wino

La Mesa Vineyards just received two honorable mentions from Foothills Wino: Our "Top-rated Winery" rating as well as...

"Best in Class Primitivo/Zinfandel" by Peninsula Underground

We are honored to receive the prestigious "Best In Class" award by Peninsula Underground for our Primitivo 2019. With nearly 5,000 wineries in California, the competition for consumer preferences and loyalty is fierce. The "Under the Radar" award series seeks out great wines made by California producers with a smaller production. 

The Truth About Oak in Wine

Why is oak used in wine?  Can you make wine without oak? How does oak improve the taste of wine? Most importantly, is an “oakey” wine the same as a “good” wine? Your questions answered.

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