December 13 Born
January 10 Gordon, boe
January 24 Born
February 28 Born Barefoot
of one of our customers and friends
is the history of Pollock Pines:
"One day a neighbor’s new baby died.
Times were hard in the 30′s. There was little money, so the parents put
the baby in a shoe box for burial. Mrs. Dumont couldn’t bear the
thought and cut up one of her daughters fancy dresses to line a small
homemade coffin for the baby." Read
the history of what would become Pollock Pines and of our friends at Fifty
Passport begins April 11
Outside concerts are completed for this year
Planneris a free
PDF which includes sources
photography, floral designs, local lodging, party
cupcakes, caterers, DJs, MCs, musicians, linens, wedding insurance and
horse-drawn carriage services.
(Hank's daughter, Bryna) was married on the
property, has experience in wedding planning and project
management and can provide information on service providers including
DJ's, photographers, florists and caterers as well
as bird releases and horse-drawn carriages.
Cornelia's Meadow, named after Bryna's
Black Friday November 29
Vineyard has been
producing winning Bordeaux style
reds and Chardonnay since 1985, was started in 1980 and for ten years
award winning Italian and Rhone varietals. Gold
cellar/barrel room stores a revolving 3,500 cases of wines. A
long-term approach is
taken in sustainable vineyard management. As the French write: "As long
as man seeks to correct nature instead of listening to her, following
her, and helping her, he will be on the road of error."
Hill Brewery was opened in 1999. The
barrel brewhouse is located on the same grounds as the winery. Gold
Hill produces seasonals and new beers periodically. For instance, a
Winter Spiced Ale was introduced last winter and this summer an
American Wheat is available.
Gold Hill Brewery
is focused on classic beer styles.
Using traditional methods the beers reflect the flavor and aroma that
desirable in that “perfect pint.”
Whether you enjoy a rich and malty Scotch Ale, a Dry Irish
Stout, or a bright-hoppy IPA; Gold Hill Brewery provides an
enjoyable visit for every pallet. Cheers
in California Honorable
Gold Hill Vineyard was
founded in 1980 by Hank Battjes. Hank
worked for 27 years as an electrical engineer at GTE. During those
years, Hank increased his knowledge of his passion, home wine making.
Pursuing his dream, Hank located the current 80 acre parcel near
Over the next 10
commuted from his Palo Alto home. In 1985 the winery was bonded and in
completed the process from hobby to award-winning wine maker.
from the historic gold mining town of Coloma and Sutter's Mill, the
winery is open Thursday
through Sunday year-round and
5660 Vineyard Lane
530 626 6522
weddings and private parties are accomodated inside or outside for
parties up to 200 attendees. An events coordinator can show you the
property, offer suggestions for your venue and provide contact
information for photographers, caterers, florists and hoteliers.