Bitner Vineyards

Established: 1981

General Information


Ron and Mary Bitner


Greg Koenig


From Boise: Take I-84 Exit 33 A to Highway 55 (Karcher Road) From Caldwell: Take I-84 Exist #28 and go South on 10th Ave to High 55 (Karcher Road) and Turn Right Once on Highway 55, go West and turn Right on Hoskins Rd and Right on Plum Rd. Go up and over the hill and you’ll see the “Bitner Vineyards” sign.

ABOUT Bitner Vineyards

You will discover both the beauty and unique terroir of Idaho at Bitner Vineyards. Their estate grown, hand harvested, premium wines reflect vines that have been carefully tended with passion, knowledge and dedication from the rich, beautiful earth of the Snake River Valley. Bitner Vineyards holds themselves to the highest of standards, treat thier workers with respect, and are the first and only vineyard in Idaho that is sustainable LIVE certified, because it is not just a wine – it is a way of life.

Varietals & Wines

Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Riesling, Chardonnay, Viognier varietals used to create Bitner Wines. Popular labels include Menopause Merlot, High Desert White Blend, and Mi Terra, a mix of Petit Verdot and Syrah grapes.

Award Winning Wines

  • Reserve Chardonnay 2019 | Gold - Idaho Wine Competition 2020
  • Mi Terra 2013 | 90 Points awarded by James Suckling October 2018
  • Terrosa 2013 | 91 Points awarded by James Suckling October 2018
  • Dry Riesling 2017 | 90 Points Wine Enthusiast – Editor’s Choice May 2019
  • Double Gold – San Francisco Chronicle 2019
  • Double Gold – Wine Press NW Platinum Awards
  • Gold - Idaho Wine Competition 2018
  • Tempranillo 2015 | Platinum - Wine Press NW Platinum Awards
  • Gold - Idaho Wine Competition 2018
  • Petit Verdot Merlot 2012 | 90 Points – Wine Enthusiast 2017
  •  Matthew Red Dessert Wine 2008 | Gold – Fortified and Port Competition 2019
  • Silver – Sunset Magazine Wines of the Year 2017


Tasting Fee: $10.00 / 5 tastings – Waived with 2 wine bottle purchases
Group Tasting Policy: Bitner Vineyards does not take groups over 8. Group reservations must schedule 5 days out by phone and email. Two time slots are available for groups – 12:00 pm OR 1:00 pm.
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