THE GREAT OUT THERE
Explore the unrivaled beauty of El Dorado County one sip at a time with Passport to THE GREAT OUT THERE. Over 25 wineries will share their innovative spirit by not only providing incredible food and wine pairings but engaging you in an experience that captures the essence of their unique story. Whether it’s live music, art demonstrations, historical tours or winemaking insights your journey to THE GREAT OUT THERE will create treasured memories of wine, food and fun.
Discover the back roads, hidden gems, secret experiences and surprises that make this unexplored wine region event a true adventure. Embrace the unknown and prepare to see a side of winemaking, terroir and creative expression you wouldn’t expect in wine country. El Dorado wineries draw from more than just good wine making skills-experience the daring spirit, creative freedom, inspiring Sierra landscape, dynamic agriculture and the character-rich true-grit culture of this cult-classic mountain wine region.
You don’t need a Passport to experience THE GREAT OUT THERE! All you need to do is choose which ticket works best for you and let the adventure begin! New this year is The Spirit Experience – each winery will be sharing an experience that defines their unique character! This could be live music, historical tours, engaging art demonstrations, winemaking insights, etc. These exceptional experiences will enhance your journey through THE GREAT OUT THERE and create cherished memories (or at least stories to share)! Also, use code Skinner23 to enjoy $5 off each ticket.
ELEVATE YOUR PASSPORT EXPERIENCE—VIP TICKETS
Enhance your journey to THE GREAT OUT THERE with a VIP Ticket! In addition to the benefits of General Admission, your VIP ticket grants you exclusive admission to the VIP Trail. This is where the participating wineries are really stepping it up (and out)! As a VIP you’ll be given a special keepsake at check-in and get access to special perks such as: secret rooms; special pairings; barrel and/or library wine tastings; chats with winemakers, etc. THE VIP ticket is the perfect choice for passionate wine adventurers to experience El Dorado County wines like never before!