Welcome to Sun Mountain Farm!
Sun Mountain Farm, located in Apple Hill, is a small family farm producing many varieties of apples, blueberries and wine grapes that have been enjoyed in award winning wines from El Dorado County.
Apple Hill in Camino, California, with its uniquely rich soil, sunny western exposure and ideal climate, produce some of the finest fruit crops in Northern California.
Growing practices on the farm are personally managed with strict attention to sustainable agricultural methods and underlying scientific principles. Since 2006 Sun Mountain Farm has participated in the California Sustainable Wine Growing Program and has conducted self-assessment of vineyard best management practices. In 2012 Fish Friendly Farming Environmental Certification was awarded for the farm conservation plan under the California Land Stewardship Institute.
We offer the finest seasonal "You Pick" apples, blueberries and pumpkins. Wine grapes may be available to home winemakers by arrangement.
Apples in Bloom
We invite you and your family to enjoy a unique and relaxing experience picking your own fruit on our farm. Sun Mountain is located at 3000 feet in the Sierra foothills in the heart of Apple Hill Grower Farms. We offer friendly and peaceful surroundings to picnic or just relax and enjoy the view.
Sun Mountain Farm is a member of the El Dorado WIne Grape Growers Association.
Our Varieties include Fuji, Gala, Cameo, Mutsu, Golden Delicious and Granny Smith. We are open 9-4 weekends for U-Pick and weekdays by appointment only beginning mid-September.
Our succulent varieties include Early Blue, Duke and Spartan. Our three week season usually opens June 10 depending in spring weather. U-Pick is open 9-4 on weekends and by appointment on weekdays.
We produce Syrah and Malbec varieties sold primarily to commercial wineries, however we have limited quantities available for home wine makers with prior arrangement.
Pumpkins are available for picking depending on seasonal availability.