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At Pilot Peak Winery, we believe that wine should be enjoyed with food, family and friends.

PILOT PEAK Winery is located in Northern California’s Sierra Foothills – An hour north of Sacramento – just a few miles outside Grass Valley and Nevada City in the town of Penn Valley.

Comparative Tasting is a private and relaxed tasting “method” that allows you to savor, compare and contrast each wine.

You will be able to sample a flight of our finest award-winning wines served four-at-a-time, in numbered glasses.

A small plate of appetizers adds to the “Experience” and provides the opportunity to appreciate the delightful interactions created by the marriage of food and wine.

Come and join us for this unique and complimentary wine tasting!

The Wine

Pilot Peak Winery grows our Sauvignon Blanc and Mourvédre while sourcing the majority of all of other grapes within 5 miles of the winery. Our winemaker, believes in the special terroir of the area and works with the local growers.

All our wines are hand-crafted from the picking, through fermentation and the onsite bottling.

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The People

Pilot Peak was created out of friendship and families to share with you the most unique complimentary wine tasting experience in northern California.

Every weekend, you will find the owners at the PEAK – Welcoming everyone with warm smiles and the hospitality that has become the foundation of our winery.

Visit and become a member of our “PEAKer” family – you will be glad you did!

The Place

Using words to describe our location and surroundings is not easy – The natural beauty is serene, peaceful and relaxing.  You need to ‘Experience’ it personally to fully appreciate the setting.

We’ve taken a “Piece of Perfection” – added our winery, a tasting room and a few terraces under the trees for you to sit back and enjoy the occasion of your visit.

We have planted a small vineyard close to the winery so you can see first-hand the grapes and gain a familiarity with the beginnings of the wine.

The winery itself is a cedar and stone building that offers the rustic charm of the Gold Country of California. Inside the tasting room you will experience casual elegance while retaining this rustic feel.  Your “Complimentary Comparative” Wine Tasting is held out on the terraces if weather permits.

In this “traditional” tasting room, we serve you samples of our Estate grown Sauvignon Blanc, then our Chardonnay and even splash you our Sparkling Cuvee.  We enjoy this “tasting room” time  and use it to get to know you and answer any questions you might have about the winery.

Wine Tasting

Open Saturday & Sunday

March through October 1–5 pm
Last tasting starts at 4:30pm

November and December 1–4 pm
Last tasting starts at 3:30pm

Events

Oct
27
Sat
2018
Lobster Day At The Peak
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lobster Day At The Peak @ Pilot Peak Winery | Penn Valley | California | United States

Mark your calendars Lobster day is back! The last event was such a hit we had to bring them back…everyone had so much fun and the lobster truck just loved everyone that came out. We have put more staff in the truck and will have a special lobster truck “line bar” for any lines that may happen when ordering. With how much fun everyone had last time this day is sure to be even better! Music, wine and delicious lobster with great people…what better way to spend a beautiful fall day! Cant wait to see everyone! Remember no reservations come and spend the day or just stop by for a quick drink and bite to eat. Visit Cousinsmainelobster.com

Music By: Crossing 49

We will also be releasing our latest Oaked Reserve Chardonnay.

NO RESERVATIONS NECESSARY

We will be closed on Sept 29th for a special event
and open again for tasting on Sun Sept 30th
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