Forever enduring. United States of America: California Gold Mining. In accordance with an Act of the Legislature, approved April 13, 1848. License to Mine Gold: Issued to Aaron Piotter a citizen of the United State of America is hereby licensed to work in the mines of California for the period of thirty days. Sonoma county. March 1st 1849. On January 24, 1848: Gold was discovered near sacramento. Thousands came in search of riches, many found a home instead, sparkling a new economy and propelling the territory to statehood. May we always stake our claim to a better life. California gold rush. Bear flag Cabernet Sauvignon is a tribute to the trailblazers who forged their own destiny, securing the right to mine gold in 1848. An authentic Sonoma Country Cab, this wine delivers an abundance of bold red fruit character. Notes of wild berries and plum combine with dark cherry and a delicate hint of spice. It's allure is on par with the rush for gold in hopes of striking it rich. For more information, visit us at alc 14.2% by vol. Vinted and bottled by Bear Flag Wine, Healdsburg, CA.