Rugged Refined

Family, Nature and the Experience of Mountain Winemaking
…this is California

France’s Rhone Valley Varieties in Northern California

"Sexy, soft, earthy" -Robert Parker

Discover Holly’s Hill in the ruggedly beautiful El Dorado wine region within the Sierra Foothills. We have spent decades as students and artisans of France’s Rhone varietal wines.  Here, we have combined our love for wine with our love of the majestic outdoors. Savor fine wines, our friendly atmosphere and sweeping views.

Top 100 Wines of 2013

San Francisco Chronicle

ENJOY Mountain-grown wines

Visit Us

Where families gather and the beauty of the region enriches the senses and enjoyment of fine Rhone-style wines.

Tucked between the pines just south of Placerville at 2700 feet in elevation.  We are open daily to share our love of wine, family and our majestic area.

Their approach to applying the traditions of the Rhone Valley to grapes grown in upstart California is studious and precise. With energy, elegance and equilibrium, their wines speak profoundly and consistently of the future of Rhone Valley varieties in California.
Mike Dunne
Sacramento Bee

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Our family, a fusion of farmers and winemakers, craft Rhone varietals, a dry Rosé, and intriguing red and white blends.

“Carrie and Josh put on amazing events with amazing food made by Josh himself! Go as often as you can!” – Yelp Review

Upcoming Events

Patriarche Vertical Tasting

Event Date

August 13 & 14, 11-4

Taste a vertical of 8 vintages of the Patriarche! This is the only time of the year to sample these older wines and your last chance to buy the….

Patriarche & Paella

Event Date

Sep 10 & 11, 11-4

Kick off the new harvest with a paella lunch featuring the 2020 Patriarche. Picnic tables and lawn seating available. Also serving Wine Country Salad Buy Lunch Tickets In Advance….

Rhone River Cruise

Event Date

November 2022

Join Josh and Carrie on their return to the Rhone Valley as they explore the wines and foods of Provence with you. Colors of Provence Rhone River Cruise, November….

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