From Sacramento via Placerville
Take Hwy 50 East toward Placerville. Exit at Missouri Flat Road. Turn right onto Missouri Flat road and go to end (approx. 2 miles); at light turn left onto Pleasant Valley Road. Go 5+ miles (east) on Pleasant Valley Road then right at the Y onto Buck’s Bar Road. Take Bucks Bar Road 5+ miles to the 4-way stop sign at Somerset corner; turn right onto Mt. Aukum Road. Go 2 miles (west) on Mt. Aukum Road to Gray’s Corner then turn left onto Fairplay Road (you’re in Fairplay wine country) and look for winery signs.
From Sacramento via Plymouth
Take Hwy 16 (Jackson Hwy) East to Plymouth (automatically merges with Hwy 49). Turn right onto Shenandoah Valley Road (E-16) and go 15 miles. Turn right onto Fairplay Road and look for winery signs.
From Stockton via Plymouth
Take Waterloo Road (Hwy 88) East off of Hwy 99. Go through Lockeford and Clements and follow signs to stay on Hwy 88 East. Turn left toward Ione. In downtown Ione make a left at the stop sign, then a right over the little bridge, then an immediate right onto Hwy 124 leaving ione toward Plymouth. Where 124 meets Hwy 16/ Hwy 49 turn right and go up hill to Plymouth. Then turn right onto Shenandoah Valley Road (E-16). Go 15 miles then turn right onto Fairplay Road look for winery signs.
From Reno / Carson City
You could go via Hwy 80 but I would highly recommend taking Hwy 88 West out of Minden (great scenery, less traffic-you’ll love it.). Go over Carson Pass and continue down Hwy 88 going west. Pass Hamm’s Station then Cook’s Station. Go another half a mile and turn right onto Omo Ranch Road. Drive 18 miles through the National Forest ( good Roads) and turn right onto Fairplay Road and look for your first winery.
From South Lake Tahoe
Take Hwy 50 West to Pollock Pines. Exit at Sly Park Road. Turn Left onto Sly Park Road and go about 16 miles to Pleasant Valley. Make a Left onto Mt. Aukum Road (at Holiday Market) and go 6+ miles (through the stop sign at Somerset) to Gray’s Corner. Turn Left onto Fairplay Road and look for winery signs.
From Auburn via Hwy 49
Off Hwy 80 take Hwy 49 south all the way to Placerville. Continue south on Hwy 49 to Diamond Springs. At the stop sign, turn left onto Pleasant Valley Road. Go 5 miles and Y to the right onto Bucks Bar Road. Go 5+ miles on Bucks Bar Road to the 4-way stop sign at Somerset. Turn right onto Mt. Aukum Road; go 2 miles to Gray’s Corner then turn left onto Fairplay Road and look for winery signs.