The Sierra Foothills AVA, established in California in 1987, sits on the western edge of the Sierra Nevada and stretches from Yuba County in the north to Mariposa County in the south. The AVA contains 2.6 million acres, and the most widely planted variety is Zinfandel. Approximately 90% of Sierra Foothills wineries provide wine tasting opportunities with the vast mast majority of wineries producing less than 15,000 cases. Scroll down for a comprehensive list of Sierra Foothills wineries and click “map view” to access the advanced winery search. Whether you would like to visit a winery that provides beautiful vineyard lodging, has food available to complement its wines, hosts vineyard weddings, produces wines from organic grapes, we make it easy to find the best Sierra Foothills wine country tour and tasting destinations.