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All Day Make Sure Stevenot Winery & Tasting Room is on Your Visit Itinerary
Vallecito & Murphys, CA...Come Enjoy our Patio or Lawn while enjoying wine!! Stevenot Winery is open from Wednesday - Sunday, 11am to 4pm in Vallecito. On Weekends you can drop by the Stevenot Tasting Room on Main Street in Murphys as well.


2849 BATTEN ROAD, VALLECITO, CA 95251 WEDNESDAY - SUNDAY- 11 TO 4 CHARCUTERIE TRAYS AVAILABLE RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED AT WWW.STEVENOTWINERY.COM

458#3 MAIN STREET MURPHYS, CA 95247 FRIDAY -SUNDAY - 11 TO 4 WALK IN ONLY
209-728-3485 CALL OR TEXT

About Stevenot Winery
Wine, gold, history, and heritage are all parts of the rich and colorful tradition that is Stevenot Winery. Located in downtown Murphys and in Vallecito, in the heart of the Sierra Foothills of Calaveras County, Stevenot’s beginnings hark back long before their first release of wine in 1978.

The first Stevenots came to the area during the great Gold Rush of the mid 1800’s. During that time vineyards began cropping up throughout the region as miners from France, Germany, and Italy were creating a demand for wine on an unprecedented scale. At one time the Sierra Foothills rivaled the areas of Napa and Sonoma combined in vineyard acreage with over 100 wineries established.

Although the industry eventually declined with the advent of prohibition, it wasn’t long before Barden Stevenot, a fifth generation member of the Stevenot family in Calaveras County, took up where his family had left off and established the winery in the late 1970’s. Recognized as one of the pioneers of the rebirth of wine production in the Sierra Foothills, Stevenot Winery quickly secured its reputation for producing world class wines and for their innovative and award winning style.

Stevenot also looks back at Calaveras County history. The Tasting Room in downtown Murphys was part of the Rufe and Keilber Meat Market, built in 1893. Behind the Tasting Room is the Matterson house, built in the 1860’s, which was damaged, but not destroyed, by the 1893 explosion of the nearby Manuel and Garland Store warehouse. Much of the center of town was destroyed by this accident caused when a clerk left a candle burning in the warehouse which ignited some black powder stored nearby.

New Generation
At about the same time Barden Stevenot was establishing his winery, the Oliveto family was establishing a distribution business in Jackson, which is now headed by brothers Jon and David Oliveto. Born and raised in Jackson, Jon and David began working at very early ages with their father Ross Oliveto’s milk distributing business which opened in the late 1960’s. In 1979 the milk distribution company was sold and the Oliveto family went into the beer and soft drink distribution business serving Calaveras, Amador and Tuolumne counties. In the early 1980’s a wine division was added. The Oliveto family began distributing Stevenot wines in the early 1980’s, when White Zinfandel was their best seller. Oliveto Distributing was honored with the Miller Masters award in the early 1990’s, placing them in the top seven distributors in the United States. They were also awarded the High Life Achievement by Miller Brewing Company in 2002 and 2003, given to the top 40 distributors out of a roster of 450 companies.


Oliveto Family - Stevenot Winery Owners
Left to Right: David, Lorraine, Elizabeth, Ross, & Jon.

On February 10, 2010 Oliveto Distributing, Inc. became the proud new owner of Stevenot Wines and now operates the Stevenot Tasting Rooms on Murphys’ Main Street,and at the winery in Vallecito. Jon and David Oliveto are now owners of the well-respected and long-standing distribution company based out of Vallecito.

Into the twenty first century
Recently the Stevenot presence has expanded beyond the Tasting Room on Main Street to the winery in Vallecito. The winery is on property developed by John Batten in 1852. In addition to a facility that allows for local crush and bottling, the vineyards grow Barbera, Chenin Blanc, Malvasia Bianca, and Merlot grapes which provides the opportunity to produce Estate Bottled wines. As you pass through the decorative iron gates in the dry stone wall, past the pond, the heritage oaks, and landscaped meadow, your eye is immediately drawn to the Batten House. The Olivetos have put a great deal of thought and effort into the rehabilitation of this mid nineteenth century landmark. There are ample shaded outdoor areas to enjoy a glass, or two, of Stevenot wine.

Management of the Stevenot label is a family affair. Jon Oliveto is President of Oliveto Distributing. Jon lives in Murphys and is Production Manager and Vineyard Manager. He works closely with winemaker Nancy Steele in the making of each year’s vintage. David Oliveto is Vice President, Operations Manager, and Office Manager. David’s wife Lorraine is Tasting Room Manager and Head Groundskeeper. David and Lorraine live in Murphys. The next generation of Olivetos all live in Murphys as well. Sisters Brooke and Elizabeth have been involved in the business for years. Brooke Peterson is married to Robert Peterson who is a Company Officer and Sales Director. Brooke is currently on sabbatical to raise Cashton, who anchors the third generation. He was seen in the vineyards before his first birthday. Elizabeth is Wine Club Director. Working closely with her father and uncle, Elizabeth is perfectly placed to learn more about the wine making business.

“We are honored to have the opportunity to continue the tradition of Barden Stevenot,” said David. “Stevenot has always been a quality wine and well respected in the community.” “It’s all about quality,” adds Jon. “We have been in the distribution business our whole lives, and will continue to focus on wine making.”

With close to 50 years in the industry serving the region, the Oliveto family knows the business and the community well.



This event repeats weekly every Sunday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday until 10/27/2021
05:00 PM Don't Miss the Angels Camp Farmers Market Tonight at 5!
Angels Camp, CA...Happy National Farmers Market Week from the 16th Annual Angels Camp Farmers Market!! Proudly hosted by the Angels Camp Business Association, and sponsored by generous local businesses and individuals!! We will have an array of fresh fruits, veggies, herbs, flowers, cheeses, breads, baked goods, hummus’, artisans, succulents, fresh popped Kettlecorn, lemonade, food trucks, and more, thanks to our hardworking, dedicated vendors!!


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05:00 PM Catch The Snarky Cats at the Bistro Espresso Tonight!!
Arnold, CA...The Snarky Cats return to the Bistro Espresso Concert In The Park Series. The Snarky Cats will be serving up their usually jambalaya of Rock and Party tunes while Chef Tony and the Bistro Crew serve up some amazing BBQ platters, salads and a terrific selection of beer and wine. Food service starts at 5:30pm. Bring your dancing flip flops. This will be The Snarky Cats last Calaveras County show of Summer 2021 For those about to rock....we salute you!!


05:00 PM - 08:00 PM The 2021 Angels Camp Farmers Market
Angels Camp, CA...Certified Farmers Market located downtown Angels Camp at Utica Park, off Main Street. Find us Friday evenings from 5pm to dusk, thru September. Fill up the fridge with local foods- because they taste better, are healthier, last longer, and promote a sustainable local economy! At Utica Park we will welcome a great lineup of vendors, live music, delicious dinner and dessert options, a market bag raffle, and all of you great customers! Please contact Market Manager: Sarah Wiebe (209)822-8707 angelscampfarmersmarket@gmail.com

08:00 PM The Complete Works of William Shakespeare! August 3-7 at Brice Station Vineyards!
Murphys, CA...Shakespeare on the Vine Theatre Company is producing a short engagement Benefit Show this summer from August 3-7 at 8pm. The impact COVID-19 had on this small theatre company was significant. The ticket sales from this summer’s benefit show will directly help the full-scale Shakespeare production the company is planning for the 2022 summer. The show is a popular parody play titled The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. The play originally premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1987, went on to 9 record-breaking years in London’s West End, and has maintained its popularity for the last 30 years.



The play is a hilarious, irreverent, and fast-paced romp through the Bard’s extensive cannon. Three madcap actors in tights weave their way through all of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Sonnets in a wild 90 minutes. Each performance  promises to leave the audience breathless with laughter. Directed by Tara Kayton, the case will feature the hilarious and talented Tyler Mattson, Clocky McDowell, and Elyse Sharp. These three actors deftly juggle props, costumes, and the entirety of Shakespeare’s cannon over the course of this play. For some instances of bawdy and/or suggestive language or action, this play is best suited for audiences ages 12 and up.

The creative team: Director Tara Kayton, Stage Manager Kierin Harrison, Production Manager Janet Cunningham, Scenic Carpenter Dan Swanson, Costume Designer Herin Kaputkin, Lighting Designer Ross Aldrich, Scenic Painter Dolores Mast, and Production Assistant Jenia Willhite.

This benefit show marks the company’s seventh year working at Brice Station after successful productions of Macbeth (‘19),  The Tempest (’18), Hamlet (’17), As You Like It (’16), and The Taming of the Shrew (’15). These productions helped to earn Brice Station the Calaveras Visitors Bureau’s Innovations in Tourism Awards for Most Innovative Attraction and Most Innovative Business. Brice Station Vineyards’ award-winning wine will be available for purchase at 5:30pm. The 2021 Benefit show runs for five nights only. August 3-7 at 8:00pm.

Tickets are currently on sale!

2021 Benefit Show
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00pm
Opens: Tuesday, August 3
Closes: Saturday, August 7
Box Office Opens and Picnicking Begins at 5:30pm - Bring a chair
No Outside Alcohol – Brice Station wine available
Picnics Encouraged – No food available for purchase onsite
3353 East Highway 4 – Murphys, CA  95247

Tickets:
On sale at: www.shakespeareonthevine.org
Or call 209.736.7238

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