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Happy New Year

2019 was a fantastic year for Holgate Hill, and we look forward to celebrating 2020 with all of you!  We have delicious new wines in the works, exciting events coming up, and great times to share with our wine family (that’s you!). UPCOMING EVENTS Mark your calendars NOW! Wine Club Release & Cocoa Vino February 8th […]
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Holgate Hill October Wine Club Release

Holgate Hill Winery OCTOBER WINE CLUB RELEASE This Wine Club Release coincides with Amador County’s Big Crush Harvest Festival, October 4th – 6th! We hope y’all come on down to Historic Amador City to try your luck on the Holgate Hill Prize Wheel and enjoy our new release wines this Big Crush & Wine Club Release! Wine […]
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Harvest Happenings

Holgate Hill Winery

Happy Harvest from Holgate Hill!

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The 2019 harvest is underway at Holgate Hill! We will be neck deep in grapes until Thanksgiving, but that doesn’t mean we won’t have some fun things in the tasting room for you this Fall. Mark your calendars for some of these cool events.


Afternoon Wine Tasting
at the Amador Vintage Market
Saturday, September 14th, Noon – 4pm

We are pouring at the Vintage Market the same day as the Amador Barbera Festival! Stop by to grab a bite and taste some of our new releases before we pour them in our tasting room.

Find us at the Vintage Market at 9393 Main Street Plymouth 95669.

Big Crush Harvest Wine Festival
October 4th – 6th

Each year we celebrate the grape harvest by inviting our friends to join for the Big Crush Harvest Wine Festival and get in on this most exciting time of year! Visit each of the participating wineries and you will be welcomed to the scenic foothills of Amador Wine Country by the entire wine community.

Come on down to Historic Amador City to try your luck on the Holgate Hill Prize Wheel and enjoy our new release wines this Big Crush! Purchase any 6 bottles, or join our Wine Club, for a chance to spin the Prize Wheel during the Big Crush (current members automatically qualify for a spin). Enjoy our new releases, Syrah and Climax Red, paired with Cassidy’s Famous Dolmades: grape leaves stuffed with zesty rice and seasoned lamb topped with a refreshing tzatziki sauce. We are open 11am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday.

$55 Sat – Sun; $45 Sun Only; $15 Designated Driver
For $5 off, use coupon code: holbc19

You DO NOT need a ticket to enjoy Holgate Hill’s Big Crush Offerings.

 Wine Club Release
October 4th – 6th

Wine Club Members: be on the lookout for an email about your upcoming Wine Club Release in the next week or so. We are pairing your next release with the Big Crush Harvest Festival, so make sure you mark it on your calendars now! You will most likely receive some brand-new wine releases 😉

In The News

The Mercury News, East Bay Times, and recently featured Holgate Hill! We are extremely grateful they included our boutique winery as a must-visit in Amador County. Check out the links to these recent articles featuring one of your favorite wineries in the Sierra Foothills:

Check out for the latest news, wine releases & events! Be sure to also follow us on FaceBook and Instagram:

If you have trouble ordering online, or have questions in general, give us a call (209) 259-4449 or send us an email at We hope to see you soon!

Rob & Cassidy Holgate
Holgate Hill
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Mark your calendars for an awesomely amazing fun time for this year’s Big Crush Harvest Wine Festival October 4th-6th.  Click the banner below to learn more about the event and purchase tickets (starting 8/1).  We will also be releasing our October Wine Club this same weekend!!  Stay tuned to learn more about what we will […]
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Dancin’ in the Street in Amador City!

We are OPEN LATE (until 8pm) for Dancin’ in the Street on the following Saturdays:
6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/13, & 7/20
Dancin’ is from 6pm-9pm.

Saturday nights in the summer in Amador City is the place to get your groove on. Fantastic bands to get you movin’, and delicious foods and drinks.

Come early! Check out the shops and stake out your seat on a hay bale. It’s always a great summer for dancin’ in the street. See you there!
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Holgate Hill Happenings

Summer is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start marking your calendars with some awesome Summertime activities.  Be sure to include Holgate Hill on your itinerary! We have some fun things lined up.


Rhône Release Weekend
May 24th – 26th

Stop by May 24th through 26th for a weekend of awesome Rhône wines.  The wine list will include: Grenache & Mourvedre Rose, Grenache Syrah Mourvedre (GSM) blend, 100% Grenache, 100% Mourvedre, and our fantastic Climax Red. Join us in the Tasting Room on Saturday, May 25th to enjoy our new releases paired perfectly with amazing cheeses.
$5 cheese pairing per person;  complimentary for Wine Club

Wine Club Release & Dancin’ in the Street
June 15th, Open ’til 8pm

Our next Wine Club Release will coincide with the first Dancin’ in the Street, a summer concert series in Amador City! We will be open late so you can cool off and wet your whistle in between dancing your heart out.  Wine Club Members: be on the lookout for a separate email with details about your June Wine Club Release in a week or so.

More events to come! Check out for the latest news, wine releases & events!

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Join us for our GRAND OPENING March 2nd & 3rd!

Holgate Hill is proud to announce the GRAND OPENING of our historic Amador City tasting room the weekend of March 2nd & 3rd.  Our Grand Opening is the same weekend as Behind the Cellar Door – over 50 Amador Vintners will be participating in this really fun event, and SO ARE WE!

Click the link below to learn more about Behind the Cellar Door:

If you decide to purchase a ticket for Behind the Cellar Door, make sure to pick up your wine glasses at Holgate Hill!  Also, get $5 off per ticket by using our super secret coupon code at checkout:

Here’s what we have planned:

We will be pouring our wines, including some new releases, paired with meatballs and California Caprese Skewers.  Come see the new digs, enjoy the wine and food pairings, and chat with us about how we’ve started our boutique winery from scratch.

You do not need a ticket to visit our tasting room during our Grand Opening.  Our tastings will be complimentary. If you are a Wine Club member all of your guests will also get your awesome Wine Club discount!

We will be open from 11am – 6pm for our Grand Opening weekend.

We ARE in Amador City, however, plug this address in your phone to find us:

14196 Old State Rte Forty-Nine
Sutter Creek, CA 95685

Typing this address into Google Maps will take you right to us.  Just look for the Historic Amador Hotel, and we are Suite 5 (on the right).

We hope to see you there!


Rob & Cassidy