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Tasting:
Open:  Friday - Sunday
Hours: June 3rd - August 28th
• Fridays: 12-7pm
• Saturdays: 12-6pm
• Sundays: 12-5pm
Tasting Fee: none

Downtown Tasting
Wed – Sat 11 – 8 pm
Sun 11 – 5
337 Commercial St., Auburn 530 878-5558

2751 Combie Road
Meadow Vista CA 95722

Phone:  (530) 878-8959

Bus and Limo Policy: No buses or trailers, Limos call ahead.

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Bear River Winery is a family operated boutique micro wine grower producing small lots of hand crafted wines using traditional methods from grapes sourced in and around northern Sierra vineyards. Our Barbera flight is all produced from Barbera grapes sourced from Viani Vineyards in Pilot Hill.

Wines currently available for tasting:

White Wines

  • 2013 Chardonnay - A light refreshing Chardonnay with balanced acidity and classic flavors of apple, pear and tropical fruit. Soft notes of oak. Perfect with appetizers, chicken or fish.

Rosé Wines

  • 2015 Barbera Rosé - A refreshing rosé made from Barbera grapes yielding balanced acidity and fruity aromas of red cherry and raspberry. Perfect by itself or together with food. This wine is best served chilled.

Red Wines

  • 2009 Grizzly Syrah - Syrah grapes yield powerful flavors of blackberry and black liquorice. High in tannins and low in acidity this wine pairs well with robust meats such as brisket or grilled lamb.
  • 2010 Barbera - Barbera grapes yield rich fruit forward flavors of red cherry and raspberry with balanced acidity and fruity aromas. Pair with pasta, pizza or anything Italian.
  • 2012 Barbera - Barbera grapes yield rich fruit forward flavors of red cherry and raspberry with balanced acidity and fruity aromas. Pair with pasta, pizza or anything Italian.
  • 2012 Syrah - Syrah grapes yield powerful flavors of blackberry and black liquorice. High in tannins and low in acidity this wine pairs well with robust meats such as brisket or grilled lamb.

Red Blends

  • Bear River Red - A proprietary blend of grapes sourced in the Sierra Foothills. Big bold fruit flavors with a velvety structure. Pairs well with candy or any dessert.
  • 2013 Klondike - A proprietary blend of Syrah and Cabernet grapes. An everyday wine fit for those long nights on the tundra. Perfect by itself or with food.

Dessert Wines

  • 2009 Teddy Bear [Port Style] - Fermentation of Syrah grapes is halted early leaving high residual sugar for a delicious dessert wine with sweet fruit flavors. Serve with a cigar, chocolate or as a bedtime treat.
  • 2014 Dolce Orso Barbera - Barbera grapes are fermented to leave high residual sugar. Perfect for your sweet tooth moments.

Visit our Old Town Auburn tasting room Sip Auburn, located at 337 Commercial Street

Award Winning Wines

  • 2010 Barbera Rosé – Bronze Medal – 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition
  • 2010 Late Harvest Barbera – Bronze Medal – 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition
  • 2013 Barbera Rosé – Silver Medal – 2015 SF Chronicle Wine Competition
  • 2012 Syrah – Bronze Medal – 2015 SF Chronicle Wine Competition
  • 2012 Barbera - Silver Medal - 2016 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

Feb 11-12 — VALENTINE'S WEEKEND

Bear River will have an assortment of chocolates along with a special treat at the winery tasting room.