Help the Van Arken at Briceland Vineyard’s Holiday Open House Wine Tastings

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Grapes ripening for harvest at Briceland Vineyard [photo submitted]

This is a press release from Sanctuary Forest:

Briceland Vineyards will be holding their annual Open House & Holiday Party this weekend, December 14 and 15, at the winery in Briceland from 1-5pm. The tasting will highlight a number of new wines plus new vintages of longtime favorites. Briceland’s first red wine from Tempranillo from 2018, 2013 Reserve Humboldt Pinot Noir, 2018 Humboldt Sauvignon Blanc and 2016 Reserve Humboldt Chardonnay will be among the broad range of wines sampled. During the Open House, guests will taste Briceland’s selection of wines, along with hors d’oeuvres consisting of local cheeses, meats and oysters. Vegan and Gluten Free options will also be offered.

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Briceland Coupon

This event is also a fundraiser for Sanctuary Forest! Patrons will be able to show a coupon, (see photo), and ensure that 10% of their proceeds will benefit Sanctuary Forest! Sanctuary Forest will also be selling raffle tickets: $10 (or $100 for 12) will buy you a chance to win a $500 gift certificate from Whitethorn Construction, a saltwater kayak fishing trip or Eel River paddling trip with Loleta Eric’s Guide Service, a 1 night stay in a Deluxe Spa Suite with the Inn of the Lost Coast, or a 1 hour plane ride with Trent Sanders. You’ll also have a chance to support Sanctuary Forest with a direct donation or by purchasing some of our merchandise! Come on out to Briceland Vineyards for some excellent local wines, food and a great time!

Sanctuary Forest is glad to partner with Briceland Vineyards on this event not only because of their own good land and water stewardship practices, but because of how they’ve historically positively influenced local startup vineyards’ stewardship practices in the community.



Sanctuary Forest is a land and water trust whose mission is to conserve the Mattole River watershed and surrounding areas for wildlife habitat and aesthetic, spiritual, and intrinsic values in cooperation with our diverse community.


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