Shining light on the

Foothills Wino

world-class wines and wineries

of the Sierra Foothills.

The Sierra Foothills...the best wine region you've never heard of!

 The slopes, aspects, microclimates, and unique soils of the region result in some of the most complex, intense, and diverse wines on the planet. Our panel of certified Sommeliers is here to help guide you through this complicated region and its wines.


Diversity is what distinguishes the Foothills. Our panel of certified Sommeliers selects the TOP SIX and our WINE OF THE YEAR in each of 16 categories.


Foothills Wino

100% unbiased rankings and ratings

(we accept no support or free wine from any winery)


All wines are tasted blind

(we don't know what's in our glass when we rate a wine)


Wineries are visited anonymously

(we want to see what the experience is like for everyone)