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Our vineyard is planted on a rolling hillside at around 500-ft elevation with perfect southwest exposure.
This estate vineyard consists of varietals with lineage traced-back to France, Italy, Spain, and even Germany and Croatia. The winery works to keep current on ever-evolving sustainable practices and methods so that our Primitivo, Barbera, Petite Sirah and Albarino grapes thrive in a healthy balance. Tasting Room is open from Saturday – Sunday from 12:00 to 5:00 pm.; the tasting fee is $3.00.
From I-80, Exit Hwy 193/Ophir Road West; drive straight, stay left to remain on Hwy 193; 3.4 miles turn right on Gold Hill Road, then 2.4 miles turn right on Wise Road, .5 mile left on Ayres Holmes Road to the winery and Tasting Room.
The menu features local, fresh fruits and vegetables, picked in season and expertly used in creative and thoughtful dishes that purposefully pair with our diverse selection of beer.
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.
Authentic dishes with a good deal of flavor!