Category Archives: Wine

Delicious New Barbera Pairing

We are getting ready for our wines that will be featured in the California Wine Club.  Researching, finding, tweaking and editing recipes that will pair with wines is a rough part of our job! This is the most recent pairing … Continue reading

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A Great Summer Pairing

5-Ingredient Zucchini Fritters and Rucksack Cellars Barbera Rose! Ingredients: 4 cups shredded zucchini 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 sliced scallions vegetable oil or olive oil for frying sour cream for serving (optional) Preparation: Heat oil … Continue reading

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Progressing in Provence

The Progressing in Provence, held June 24th, was a fabulous event with guests learning about Roses, Grenache and wine pairings. We had several requests for the recipes we prepared, so we are linking them here. Paired with the Barbera Rose … Continue reading

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Progressing in Provence

A Rose Celebration! One of our favorite summertime treats is this style of wine; dry with acidity, beautiful light fruit notes, and a color that just reminds us to settle back and enjoy summer.  We like it so much that … Continue reading

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Rucksack Quilt

Rucksack Cellars finally got their quilt hung on the building and officially joined the Quilt Trail of El Dorado County.  Thank you to Kathleen Callaghan Mendenhall for writing this great article on it! Mt Democrat Article – November 21, 2017

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July…well August Club Shipment

Dear Rucksack Cellars’ Wine Club Members, Our long-awaited second release of wines from Rucksack Cellars is now available. The July (well now August) Shipment has almost squeaked into July on wines that are predominantly sold out. In other words, we’ve … Continue reading

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A Day of Rosé

A Day of Rosé Last Saturday, thirty-two people chose to spend a very warm Saturday trompsing around the vineyards and exploring the world of Rosé. It was a joint Madroña/Rucksack Cellars event (Progressing in Provence) celebrating the need for these … Continue reading

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Rucksack Ribbon Cutting

Join us for the Rucksack Cellars Ribbon Cutting! June 1st 4-6pm We are excited to have this venture get off the ground and to prove it – we are having an official Ribbon Cutting!  We hope you will join us … Continue reading

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Open Memorial Day Weekend

Rucksack Cellars is open Memorial Day Weekend from 12-5 each day!  We hope to see you here – it is going to be a beautiful weekend!  And check out this article in our local paper! Mountain Democrat – May 26, … Continue reading

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Open This Weekend!

Rucksack Cellars will be open today, May 12th through May 14th!   12-5 each day. This week we are pouring: 2016 Chenin Blanc (Just Released) 2016 Barbera Rose 2015 Zinfandel 2013 Cache 2014 Barbera Come out and enjoy!  

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