Local Event

Passport To The Great Out There

Sat, April 22, 2023 to Sun, April 23, 2023 (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

El Dorado Wine Country
PO Box 1614
Placerville, California 95667
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Cost: $55.00 to $75.00

El Dorado wineries draw from more than stellar winemaking skills- experience the daring spirit, creative freedom, inspiring Sierra landscape, dynamic agriculture, and the character-rich true-grit culture of this cult-classic mountain wine region. 

With 17 wineries tucked into high elevation vineyards, along the famed Apple Hill region and in rustic historic towns, greet Passport to the Great Out There holders with the region’s unique brand of hospitality. Winemakers and winery owners bring out limited releases, unique & obscure grape varieties, food pairings and daily surprises.

Simple, single level admission

1 Day & 2 Day Tickets

Taste some of California’s finest wines surrounded by the beauty of the iconic Sierra Foothills! With your 1 or 2 Day Passport to the Great Out There ticket, you’ll be able to enjoy exclusive access to limited bottlings, reserve wines, creative food pairings, along with the fun and unique character of over 20 participating wineries.

Designated Driver

If you don’t plan on wine tasting during the weekend, but you’d still like to join your friends purchase the Designated Driver Passport to the Great Out There for access to all of the tasty bites and awesome sites. PLEASE NOTE: Designated Driver tickets must accompany a full priced wine consumption ticket.

Attendee Policy

Most of the wineries participating are back to the open house approach where you can map your itinerary while you are experiencing Passport To The Great Out There! The only winery you must attend is your starting winery! There, you will pick up your wine glasses, wristbands and you will start your Passport journey!

If Boeger Winery is your selected Will Call Location OR you plan on visiting, you MUST book reservations for the 'Exclusive: Passport to The Great Out There Guests Only' experience in advance. Reservations will be available on Boeger’s CellarPass page and website.

Other Important Notes:

- All ticket purchases are final and no refunds will be issued.

-Groups will be limited to 10 people.

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

NOTE: All attendees must have a ticket to attend Passport To the Great Out There. Ticket holders must be 21 or older. Be prepared to show your government-issued photo ID at all wineries you visit and please...drink responsibly.

Tasting room representatives will not serve anyone who appears intoxicated. We love children (especially babies), but we ask that you please do not bring them to this event. Due to the California Health Code, pets are not allowed. This does not include guide dogs with their ID.

For a complete description of all the participating tasting rooms' experiences, click here.

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Hosted by
El Dorado Winery Association

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