About The Foxes Inn & The Helwig Family

Sutter Creek’s The Foxes Inn, a high-end boutique Bed & Breakfast, consistently offers “the best and most beautiful” for guests. Impeccable to a detail, The Foxes provides the best of accommodations, breakfasts, location and guest concierge services.

The exquisite quality of The Foxes Inn is evidenced by exemplary ratings by guests on review sites. The wealth of magazines features and numerous awards confirm the praise so often heard from guests.

the helwig family foursomeThe Foxes Inn of Sutter Creek is owned by David and Nancy Helwig. The Helwigs also own Helwig Winery, a state-of-the-art winery with a unique wine cave system, located just outside Plymouth, California, in the heart of the picturesque Shenandoah Valley.

Helwig Winery offers sweeping vistas overlooking lush vineyards, breathtaking views of the Sierra and Coastal mountains, and a sky you won’t believe until you see it for yourself.

Visit our spacious and inviting Tasting Room, well-equipped meeting and conference rooms, our terraced concert amphitheater, or the popular picnic Pavilion… and, of course, our “cool” wine cave. We offer a little something for everyone, no matter the weather, the event or the mood.

We specialize, too, in hosting wedding and corporate events, large or small parties, and private or public wine cave tours. Our food and wine pairing events are without compare.

The Kitchen @ Helwig is now open 7 days a week 11:00 am – 3:00 pm (2:30 pm on Saturdays when a wedding is scheduled). The Kitchen offers a variety of fresh and tasty house prepared mouth-watering items! A burger, smoked pulled pork or brisket sandwiches, wraps, salads, and sides complete a varied menu sure to please.

As a Helwig Wine Club member, you get 15% off of your stay at The Foxes Inn. You also receive free admission to Helwig At Dusk.


“The Foxes, a B&B in a historic Sutter Creek home, feels more like a small exquisite hotel.”
-Travel & Leisure

“The Foxes Inn…is the town’s most elegant hostelry.”
– Frommer’s California

“The Foxes Inn, a we-can’t-pamper-you-enough bed-and-breakfast in Old Town Sutter Creek.”
-Bob Payne, Bon Appetite

“The Gold Country’s most elegant, impeccably appointed Inn. The Best of the Best.”
-Don and Betty Martin, The Best of the Gold Country

“A bountiful gourmet breakfast is served on gleaming silver service in each guest room or in the garden.”
-Sacramento Bee

“One of the most outstanding Inns in California.”
-San Francisco Focus

“The Foxes Inn is the place to go when you want a private, romantic getaway.”
-America’s Wonderful Little Hotels and Inns

“…perfectly manicured gardens and winding brick paths, is only 39 miles from Sacramento, but a world away in feeling.”
-Sacramento Magazine

Enjoy our Helwig Winery gallery below and visit our website for more information: https://www.helwigwinery.com/