“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

  • Explore Urban Wine Country in the East Bay — May 2, 2015 12:00pm - May 2, 2015 5:00pm
    Twenty-one wineries in the San Francisco Bay Area are are showcasing their wares the first weekend in May.

    Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3 from 12 noon to 5:00PM

    Taste with Carica Wines' winemaker, and sample three more wineries all pouring at Urbano Cellars in Berkeley, 2323-B 4th St., Berkeley CA 94710. Tickets are on sale now.  Ticket-holders can enjoy complimentary wine tastings throughout May 2015 at select locations hosted by member wineries of the East Bay Vintners Alliance.  For a ticket Discount Code, contact carica@caricawines.com.


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