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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Nello Olivo Wine Tasting Room

Danica Olivo, Nello Olivo, cutting the ribbon for Nello Olivo Wine Tasting Room

March 4, 2011 marked the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Nello Olivo Wine Tasting Room. Above, Danica Olivo prepares to cut the ribbon as Nello and costumed El Dorado County "Chamber Maids" look on.

It was a long anticipated day for us. Work on the tasting room interior extended many months beyond originally planned. But the results and the public's seeming happiness that we're open has been worth the wait.

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Nello Olivo Tasting Room Opens!

The Nello Olivo Tasting Room sports a new sign in front of Sequoia.

The Nello Olivo Tasting Room is open now, though Grand Opening events don't start until the March 4th ribbon cutting ceremony. Stop by Tuesdays through Saturdays between 3 and 8PM and you're likely to find Nello himself chatting with folks about his wines and sharing his down-to-earth "wine wisdom." Read the entire article for more photos and information about the upcoming Grand Opening.

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Nello Olivo Wines Featured at COLA 2010 Awards

Mike Fantasia, Kathleen Dodge, Nello Olivo at the 2010 COLA awards which featured Nello Olivo Wines

The 16th annual COLA Awards (California On Location Awards) featured Nello Olivo wines in its awards ceremony held October 24, 2010, in the Beverly Hills Hilton. The star-studded occasion honored professionals who scout and manage production locations for feature films, television series, music videos and commercials. Each winner was given a bottle of Nello Olivo wine along with their award.

Pictured above, Mike Fantasia, winner of the evening's top award, Feature Location Professional of the Year, Kathleen Dodge, El Dorado County Film Commissioner, and Nello Olivo.

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Nello Olivo Wins Gold and Silver in CA State Fair Competition

California State Fair Wine Competition

Nello Olivo wines have won Gold and Silver in the California State Fair Wine Competition.

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Nello Olivo Wins 7 Medals in O.C. Wine Competition

Orange County Fair Wine Competition Awards

Nello Olivo brings home 7 medals from the prestigious Orange County Fair 2010 Wine Competition.

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Nello Olivo Wins at Finger Lakes NY

Finger Lakes Wine Competition

Nello Olivo wins 2 Silver and 2 Bronze in major Rochester, NY wine competition.

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Spring 2010 Wine Tasting Dinner

An evening of warm friends, delicous food and of course Nello Olivo wines to taste and enjoy.

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News Release: Nello Olivo Wins Two Platinums

Monterey International Wine Competition

In his first official wine competition entry, boutique winemaker Nello Olivo has garnered two Platinum medals from the 2010 Monterey International Wine Competition. His Platinum winners are: Barbera '06 and Toscanello '07.

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Nello Olivo wine tasting room in Placerville

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643 Bee Street, Placerville
530-409-5603

Hours
Monday: closed
Tuesday: 11-5
Wednesday: 11-5
Thursday: 11-5
Friday: 11-7
Saturday: 11-7
Sunday: 11-7

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