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Our Short Story
What's in a name...Bookshelf Wines?
Books and reading have been important to us personally and professionally through our careers. When choosing a name for our winery, we chose to honor this importance by combining two passions, our love of wine and winemaking and our love of learning or reading for pleasure.
We are Niles and Sheila Fleege. Read more About Us. Follow our Blog. Come to our Events. Check out our Book Reviews.
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We are so pleased to let you know how you can taste and purchase Bookshelf Wines this summer. Our winery is open by appointment most Fridays and Saturdays through summer. You can taste and purchase at the winery. We have an information booth at the Hangtown Farmers Market on Sundays from 9 am to 1 pm. Please plan to stop by and visit with us. No tasting or purchase available at the Market, but we can fill you in on how to taste and purchase when you stop by. Let's support our local farmers!
Summer Sipping weather is here and we have a couple of new additions to our "library" of wines that are perfect for sipping.
Pinot Noir Rose 2020 delivers bright acidity and subtle aromas of raspberries and strawberries. Pair it with goat cheese or seafood salad. Another in our lineup of summer sippers is Dichotomy 2019. This full bodied white wine is fruity with notes of almond, honey, and apple. Pair with seafood
We are looking forward to speaking those words to you soon as we host and toast you our loyal past and future supporters!
Make your appointment today. Beginning May 28th and through summer we will be making tasting appointments for groups from 2 to 16, 11-4pm weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Depending on the size of your group, appointments will be 1 to 1.5 hours. Locations in Pilot Hill or Placerville. Generally no food will be available except crackers for palate cleansing. Free to Club members, $5.00 per person for non-members.
Join our Club for free tastings, 30% discounts on wine purchases, invitations to food/pairing events.
Mardi Gras translated to English means "Fat Tuesday". Mardi Gras, an annual celebration, is the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a time of solemnity and penance for Catholics. Lent ends on Easter Sunday. Because many of the Acadians (Cajuns as they became known) who migrated to South Louisiana in the mid-1700's were and still are catholic, they celegrated, and continue to celebrate Mardi Gras as part of their culture. In addition to the well known New Orleans Mardi Gras celebration, many of the small towns and cities across Louth Louisiana celebrate Mardi Gras with a series of balls and parties several weeks prior to the actual Mardi Gras day. Unfortunately, due to COVID, many celebrations were cancelled last year and this year. But, there's always next year! Mardi is Tuesday March 1, 2022. Anyone in for a trip to South Louisiana to celebrate?
Cajuns are know for the joie de vivre (joy