Amador County Vineyard Acres
Stunning 146.97-ACRE Vineyard and Winery is located in the heart of Amador County’s wine country. This beautiful property is situated in the Sierra foothills near the historic towns of Sutter Creek and Jackson. Held by a pioneering family in the California wine industry for more than 3 decades, this incredible property includes several varieties of wine grapes. A formerly operated roadside winery, tasting room, processing facility and event venue offers much potential for future development. The Amador County Rhone zone has a reputation of consistently producing superior wines. Irrigation is supplied from the Amador Water Agency via aqueduct running near the perimeter of the property. The immediate area receives approximately 33+ inches of precipitation annually. Average high temperature for the area is 71.8 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low is 49 degrees Fahrenheit. The overall average temperature is 60.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Half of the annual precipitation falls during the first trimester of the year. The ranch elevation is approximately 2000 feet above sea level; above the fog line and exposed to the daily on-shore/off-shore coastal breezes.
Ku-ring-gai Ridge Vineyard and Winery is ideally located on Ridge Road, a well-traveled route providing high visibility for the quaint winery and tasting facility and the expansive vine yard. Turning onto the ranch reveals an oakstudded terrain consisting of interconnected vine yard locks demarcated by gentle ridges. There are many desirable home sites on the property with incredible panoramic, pastoral views. This property has special appeal as a result of not having been developed for residential use; a pristine palette upon which the discriminating buyer can create their own vision. Historical planted varietals planted include: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot,, Sangiovese, Chardonnay, Pinotage, Nebbiolo, Viognier, Aglianico, Sousao, Petite Syrah, Syrah, Orange Muscat, Grenache Noir, Barbera. All planting since 1992 has been with resistant root stock. The towns of Sutter Creek and Jackson are 2 and 5 miles from the winery. Both towns feature a variety of lodging, restaurant, and entertainment options. Agriculture and tourism are the dominant economy activities in this historic Gold Rush area. There are over 20 wineries located in the Shenandoah Valley, a scenic 30 minute drive. There are also several wineries in nearby Calaveras County, just 40 minutes from the ranch. Within 20 minutes from the ranch are three large lakes, all of which are stocked with a variety of fish. There are many other recreational activities available in the area: golf, world-class skiing, and hiking are minutes away. South Lake Tahoe is less than a two hour drive from the ranch. Seller will consider financing your purchase with an acceptable offer.
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