Briceland Vineyards Est. 1985 Wine Tasting

  Casual wine tasting on the road to the Lost Coast   Call or email to arrange an off season or mid-week visit or just drop in for tasting on the patio in the summer from 1-5 on Saturday and Sunday.  Bring your friends and family to the Bi Annual Open House Weekends on Thanksgiving and Memorial Day weekends.   We aim to make wine that a novice wine drinker will enjoy and a true wine geek will appreciate.  We offer distinctive wine at moderate prices in a relaxed atmosphere.   Wine, vines and Winemaking:   Humboldt County’s cool climate is well suited for Briceland’s highly acclaimed Single Vineyard Pinot Noirs, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. The winery also makes Arneis, Zinfandel and Syrah along with more recent additions include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Noir d'Orleans (a Bordeaux Blend), Petit Verdot and Dry Gewürztraminer, all from Humboldt Organically farmed grapes.   Since its founding by Winemaker Joe Collins and Maggie Carey in 1985, Briceland Vineyards has consistently won awards at prestigious competitions such as the California State Fair, the Orange County Fair, Dallas Morning News/Tex Som and the SF International Wine Competition.  Among the awards at the State Fair are Best Wine of Region and Best in State.   Recent awards include:   Prince of Pinot:  Top Rated CA Pinot Noir of 2016 under $36 - 2013 Alderpoint Vineyard Humboldt Pinot Noir   2016 Mendocino County Wine Competition, Ukiah   2013 Dark Horse Vineyard Syrah, Mendocino County - Double Gold Medal 2015 Spirit Canyon Arneis, Mendocino County - Gold Medal 2014 Dark Horse Vineyard Zinfandel, Mendocino County - Silver Medal 2016 East Meets West Wine Competition, Santa Rosa   2012 Noir d'Orleans (Bordeaux Blend) Ishi Pishi Ranch, Humboldt County- Gold Medal 2013 Zinfandel Ishi Pishi Ranch, Humboldt County- Silver Medal 2015 TexSom International Wine Competition, Dallas Texas   2013 Humboldt Pinot Noir - Gold Medal 2012 Mendocino Syrah, Dark Horse Vineyard - Gold Medal As Humboldt County’s first 2nd generation winemaker, Andrew Morris had the unique opportunity to train and apprentice with his step-father, Joe Collins.  Collins is considered a Humboldt wine pioneer and is widely credited with helping to establish commercial production of wine from Southern Humboldt grapes through his consulting and support of most of the early vineyards in the area.  The winery continues it’s commitment to Humboldt grapes by working closely with the small growers in the area.  Currently, more than 70% of the wine produced by Briceland is from Humboldt grown grapes most of which are farmed Organically in tiny hillside vineyards including some dating back to the late ’70’s and early ’80’s.   Briceland Vineyards wines are available at markets and restaurants throughout Humboldt County.  Wine can be purchased at the tasting room, and at winery by appointment, including selections which are not offered in stores.   The winery hosts open houses twice a year on Memorial Day Weekend and Thanksgiving Weekend.  Shipping is available by FedEx and GSO.  Wine Club Members enjoy reduced prices at the winery and on shipped wines.      "Wine is sure proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." Benjamin Franklin     Contact us at: andrew@bricelandvineyards.com or 707-923-2429.    Winery - 6 Miles West from Redway on the Briceland-Shelter Cove Rd. Call or email for details.   www.bricelandvineyards.com