Many Wineries Stay Open for Pick-up

Many Wineries Stay Open for Pick-up

Apple Hill Wineries Offer Discounts and Shipping Deals. Many wineries remain OPEN! Wine available to purchase; No tastings.  Seasonal farms still closed. While seasonal farms are still closed, the Apple Hill Growers Associaiton wineries are following Governor Newsom’s...
Feature Grower: 24 Carrot Farm

Feature Grower: 24 Carrot Farm

The calendar still says winter but the Apple Hill Growers are busy prepping for spring at their farms, orchards and vineyards. Last year, February/March was particularly cold and snowy. This time around, it’s been unseasonably warm and dry. Farming is a...
Apple Hill Olive Oil Wins International Award

Apple Hill Olive Oil Wins International Award

Collina di Mela Wins Silver Medal at International Olive Oil Competition! This 100% Apple Hill grown olive oil shares honor with top olive oils from around the world. Collina di Mela’s 2019 harvest extra virgin olive oil was named a silver medalist at the 2020 Los...
Fall in Love with Apple Hill

Fall in Love with Apple Hill

Rolling hills, rows of vineyards, perhaps a glimpse of spring buds on fruit trees. The Apple Hill area may be known for its bountiful fall harvest, but the region is on the brink of a spring awakening making it the perfect destination for romance this monthWhile most...
Apple Hill Wine Tasting

Apple Hill Wine Tasting

Winter is the perfect time for wine tasting at our Apple Hill Grower wineries. Cozy up in our tasting rooms or take advantage of those mild sunny days in the winter for a wine picnic! Best part is… we are just off of Highway 50 so if you are Tahoe bound for...
Apple Hill for the Holidays! Who’s open?!

Apple Hill for the Holidays! Who’s open?!

It’s time for hot cider, snow and holidays cheer. Yes, we do have some farms open in December and Christmas tree farms to visit as well. You can stock up on pies and wine. Many of our farms have plenty of goodies for presents or stocking stuffers. Here are the...
Thank You Sponsors! Christmas Tree Season

Thank You Sponsors! Christmas Tree Season

It’s the time of year to be thankful for the beautiful harvest and all of the supporters of the Apple Hill Growers Association. We are a non-profit farming association which now represents over 50 farms, orchards, wineries and cideries. Our association strives...
November- Best Kept Secret!

November- Best Kept Secret!

Many locals know, November may be the best kept secret for an amazing visit to our Apple Hill Grower Farms. A great time to stock up on holiday pies and enjoy all the fall has to offer… including amazing fall colors, especially the first two weeks of November....
November and Apple Hill Harvest Run

November and Apple Hill Harvest Run

Enjoy all that Apple Hill has to offer going into November including the beautiful fall colors and crisp air. Our crowds thin at the end of October making November one of the best kept secrets! What better way to enjoy Apple Hill goodies than by rewarding yourself...
Hidden Gems, Power Outages and October Travel Tips

Hidden Gems, Power Outages and October Travel Tips

October is here and it is a favorite time to come up to Apple Hill! Weekends are the most popular, but remember lots of the Apple Hill Grower farms are open Monday- Friday so weekdays are an ideal time to experience the fun. We are expecting power outages as part of...
Peak of Apple Season, Go Now!

Peak of Apple Season, Go Now!

Apple Hill Growers orchards are bursting with apples right now. Did you know, we grow nearly two dozen types of apples! Whether you are looking for pre-picked apples or to pick for yourself, it is the perfect time to take a trip to the hill. We find that those that...
Enjoy Johnny Appleseed Day!

Enjoy Johnny Appleseed Day!

It’s Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday Celebration! Every year the Apple Hill Growers celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday with kids activities PLUS fun for Adults at our wineries. Look for participating Apple Hill Farms and Wineries with things like a...
Apple Hill Hard Cider Trail

Apple Hill Hard Cider Trail

Prime apple picking season starts in September, but it’s also the best time to experience apples in a different form – hard cider. The Apple Hill Growers have been producing hard cider for generations and now many farms are offering unique brews that showcase the...
Locals’ Days- We Say Thank You

Locals’ Days- We Say Thank You

Before harvest season is in full swing, the Apple Hill Growers want to show their appreciation to its neighbors for being loyal supporters of its local farms for more than 50 years. From Friday, September 6 to Sunday, September 8, El Dorado County residents will...
More Farms Opening Soon!

More Farms Opening Soon!

It’s here! Time for apples, hay rides, donuts and cider.  More seasonal Apple Hill Grower ranches will continue to open up through Labor Day weekend. See our Cider Press for full details. And if you are up our way, and see apples on the ground already, no...
Apple Season Is Here!

Apple Season Is Here!

It’s here! Time for apples, hay rides, donuts and cider.  Now open… the Apple Hill Grower ranches, High Hill Ranch and Abel’s Apples Acres,  with more ranches set to open later this month, it is sure to be a fantastic season. And if you are up our...
You-Pick Season is Here!

You-Pick Season is Here!

Summer is a perfect time to visit for an authentic hands-on farm experience! Our berries, veggies and flowers are at their peak and you-pick season is under way. Ever tried a loganberry or olallieberry? These are just some of the unique varieties offered at...
Farm to Fork Dinner-        Final Tickets on Sale!

Farm to Fork Dinner- Final Tickets on Sale!

       Our 50 farms will come together once again for the Apple Hill Growers Farm to Fork dinner pairing wine and produce… grown on our farms! Summer is the perfect time to enjoy all that Apple Hill has to offer which is more than apples! Did you know...
Blossoms Are Here!

Blossoms Are Here!

Blossom season is here! Take a drive near any of our Apple Hill Grower farms and you’ll see our orchards coming to life! Bees are buzzing and the pops of white and pink dot the hillsides.  Currently apple blossoms are in full bloom or just past peak on lower...
Sustaining Our Farming Heritage

Sustaining Our Farming Heritage

By Chris Delfino, Delfino Farms, President of the Apple Hill Growers Association. I was raised with six siblings on a farm where we learned from our parents, Edio and Joan Delfino, that the value of hard work and a deep love of the land has a positive impact on the...