Murphys is in the Gold Country region of California and is located in Calaveras County which was made famous by Mark Twain's "Jumping frog of Calaveras County". Every year citizens celebrate with the Frog Jumps in Angels Camp.
There are three golf courses, tennis, fishing, hiking, gold panning expeditions, white water rafting, shopping, winter skiing at Bear Valley plus summer water skiing on New Melones Lake.
Murphys is becoming a rival to some Napa Valley towns for vineyards and wineries, with 11 award winning wineries.
Tanner Vineyards & Wines - 202 Main Street, Murphys, California - phone (209)728-8229, Tasting Room and Wine Patio where wine & food pairing go hand in hand, often with live music. Active, very popular wine-centric events. Known for their estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon and Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Mourvedre, Barbera and a signature red blend Mélange de Mere. Discover a new white with their Vermentino Viognier blend. Online Specials -