“As the consolidation of larger wineries continues, small wineries dedicated to hand crafting single-vineyard wines become harder to find. We hope to offer you wines worthy your search -- wines that capture a unique sense of place and time.”

—Charlie Dollbaum, winemaker
Carica Wines

Welcome to Carica Wines!

  • Critically-acclaimed, single-vineyard wines. Hand-crafted from premium California grapes.

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Since its founding in 2005, Carica Wines has been making wine of extraordinary character from small lots of premium grapes. With a focus on single-vineyard designated winegrape varieties, Carica produces Petite Sirah, Syrah, Grenache, and Sauvignon Blanc.  Carica also makes a proprietary, Rhone-style red wine, blending Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvèdre.  A Rosé is also included in Carica’s portfolio.  Because Carica is very much a “hands on” winery, production is extremely limited.

The winemaking philosophy at Carica Wines is to create the highest quality wine whose characteristics reflect a sense of time and place.  Great intensity is a hallmark of these wines, but never at the expense of the critical balance among fruit, acid, and tannins.

You are warmly invited to enjoy Carica wines and to share them with your friends.


Tasting Carica Wines in the San Francisco Bay Area

To taste the current releases from Carica Wines, please contact the winery to make an appointment.  

Dial 415.902-7514

Upcoming events

  • Urban Wine Xperience 2015 — Aug 1, 2015 1:00pm - Aug 1, 2015 4:00pm
    Tickets on sale now |  Saturday, August 1st | Oakland, CA 

    More than 20 East Bay wineries come together in a single venue.  This 10th Anniversary edition--#UWX15--is the East Bay Vintners Alliance's biggest event of the year.  There will be samples from renowned East Bay restaurants and food purveyors, and music, too, inside the Jack London Market building on the beautiful waterfront at Jack London Square.  A percentage of proceeds will be donated to the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

    For a substantial discount, use promo code CW40 to buy tickets ($40) online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1626900 .  Tickets at the door, if available, will be $70.


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