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Element 79 Vineyards

Visitor Information

Located right off Fairplay Road in the heart of the Fair Play AVA (American Viticulture Area), Element 79 Vineayards is not just a winery, it is a country club for wine drinkers.

With 70 acres of vines, forest, streams, ponds and stunning views a visit to Element 79 Vineyards allows for more than just wine tasting. Hike to our upper vineyard and experience "The Top". On the way explore the forest and on your way back pause by the pond to view the frequent and many different species of waterfowl. You can even bring your own picnic or arrange for us to have one prepared for you.

Winery & Tasting Room Information

Address: 7350 Fairplay Road, Somerset, CA 95684

Telephone: 530-497-0750


Hours: Daily from 11 AM to 5 PM

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years

Image showing outside of Element 79 tasting room with rock foundation and rustic metal exterior.

Reserve A Tasting

Experience The Difference. Taste award wining wines in a unique and wonderful format. You can even choose an elevated tasting of Wine Country Tapas Friday through Sunday & Charcuterie 7 days a week.

Walk-ins are welcome. We encourage reservations for groups of all sizes. We ask that groups of 8 or more make reservations.

Elevated Tastings

Elevate your tasting experience with our special Wine Country Tapas Friday through Sunday and Charcuterie 7 days a week. This is an experience you don't want to miss. Check out the details on our wine tasting page.


Private Events

Whether it's for a birthday party, anniversary party, company meeting or just a party, we can accommodate you. Our private tasting room and private patio can be reserved for groups of up to 30.

Treat your group to a unique experience with a private tasting.

We have a commercial kitchen and will plan the perfect menu for you using one of our select caterers.

Contact us and we will help you plan a successful meeting or event.



Tours To The Top

A spectacular experience starting in the lower vineyard then progressing up through the forest emerging into the upper vineyard past the pond and to the top at 2401 feet elevation where panoramic views elicit expressions of amazement.

These tours will be available by reservation only. Various dates will be scheduled throughout the year. Check out our events page for availability.



About Us & Inspiration

Our Team

Visit Information

Wine Tasting Experiences

Lodging Options

Element House Cottage

All Wines

Red Wines

White Wines

Sparkling Wines

Sweet Wines

90+ Points & Gold Medals

Our Vineyards Summary

Events Summary



Dine In The Vines

Brunch In the Vines

Culinary Summary

A Taste Of Fair Play

Wine Country Tapas



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