Barkley Homestead Winery

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Appellation: Fair Play Viticultural Area
Location: 8320 Stoney Creek Rd
Fair Play, California 95684
Phone: (530)620-6783
Winemaker: Shaun Wilhelm
Tasting Room: Small
Days/Hours: Fri thru Sun, 12:00 to 5:00
Parking: Medium
Picnic Facilities: tables & Event Facilities Available
Red Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah
White Wines: N/A
Production: 500 cases


The Winery

The Barkley Homestead & Winery is located on a 67 acres estate in the Fair Play AVA of El Dorado County. The tasting room is surrounded by vineyards, pastures, gardens and ponds. The site also offers a Bed and Breakfast with six uniquely decorated guest rooms for those that want to stay in the region, as well as extensive event facilities.

The Vineyards

Barkley has the distinction of having a test acre planted by UC Davis in 1962. The estate uses the grapes from this vineyard to produce an deeply flavored, old vine Zin.

The Wines

Cabernet Sauvignon has been a very successful varietal for Barkley, winning them several local wine awards, including a double gold. The winery is also known for its deeply flavored, fruit forward Zinfandel wine produced from the estate old vine Zins.

The Winemaker

Shaun Wilhelm owns and operates the Barkley Homestead Historic Inn and Event facility and acts as the winemaker at the estate as well. 

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