Lava Cap Winery



The Blind Barrel

The Blind Barrel is an El Dorado Winery Association event celebrating of the repeal of Prohibition with the passage of the Twenty-first amendment in 1933.

Join us in period garb as we serve great local wine at our authentic speak easy venue-a 1920's grange hall in the center of historic Gold Discovery State Park.

Enjoy gourmet soup, and the best white, rose, and red wines El Dorado County has to offer.

Prizes will awarded for the best period outfit. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to MORE, Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased here


November Wine Club Release Event

Our fall wine club pick up party will be held on Saturday, November 7th, from 12PM-4PM. The event will feature music by the tritones, barrel tasting, wine and food pairings, an an exciting vertical tasting of our 2010, 2011, and recently released 2012 Pertit Sirah. And for wine club members only, all three wines will be available for purchase. The event $5, and will come with a Lava Cap logo wine glass. Tickets can be purchased here.

New Releases! 

Sangiovese 2013
Aromas of strawberry and a touch of thyme,
bright natural acidity with notes of vanilla and
leather in the finish. $22 | Members $17.60

Grenache 2014
An elegant wine that opens with strawberry
and a touch of cinnamon. Expressive flavors of
pomegranate and a creamy smooth finish.
Limit 6 bottles per customer.
$28 | Members $ $22.40

Zinfandel Reserve 2013
Subtle notes of briar and spice which quickly give way to aromas of raspberry liqueur. A warm
luscious finish lingers on with sweet vanilla
oak flavors. $25 | Members $20