Category Archives: Wine

Rucksack Cellars Community Nights

Join us for our Community Nights!  We will be open Thursday Nights (September 16th to October 8th) from 5:30-7:30 so you can enjoy the evening at Rucksack Cellars.  Grab a picnic, a deck of cards or, and we will have … Continue reading

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Flower Classes with Flowers on Main

We are excited to have two more flower classes with Flowers on Main! All classes are $50/person and include a glass of wine. We welcome groups who choose to socially distance together up to 4 people. We also have room … Continue reading

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Rucksack Cellars Now Open

Hi All! We are finally ready for you. Rucksack will be open on Saturday and Sundays by reservations. (We hope to add more days shortly). What does “By Reservation” mean? Well, you can make a reservations on RucksackCellars.com on the … Continue reading

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Rucksack Re-Opening – June 20, 2020

WOO HOO! El Dorado County has give wineries permission to re-open, with certain restrictions. We plan to re-opening Rucksack Cellars for Saturday and Sunday tastings beginning June 20th. Reservation will be required. We have lots of beautiful picnic tables just … Continue reading

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Rucksack – Now Entering Phase II

Hi everyone, We are working on our plan for re-opening Rucksack Cellars. Officially, wineries are not able to open tasting room, unless they are serving food (amongst other things).  We are looking at ways to open Rucksack to the public, … Continue reading

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While Rucksack is Closed….

Yes, we are sorry to say, that Rucksack is closed for the season. But if you need to get some Rucksack Wines or pick up your club shipment, then head on over to Madrona Vineyards where we have a them … Continue reading

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Closing for the Season December 15th

It is always a sad day for us, but alas, as the weather changes, Rucksack closes for the season. This year, we will be closing on December 15th! On that day, stop by and receive 25% off any case purchases! … Continue reading

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Great Review from CalWineJaunt.com

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Thank you CalWineJaunt for including us in your 3 Wineries to Add to Your List Blog!  Here is the part about Rucksack… The Camino wine region may not be the most popular destination in wine magazines, but it’s definitely worth … Continue reading

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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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