2011 Winter Red Fest, De Portola Wine Trail

The nine Boutique Wineries of De Portola Wine Trail would like to cordially invite you to be their guest at the 2011 Winter Red Fest in Temecula, CA. This year’s wine tasting festivalwill be featured on Sunday, December 4, from 10 am to 5 pm.

This fun and festive afternoon will feature three tastes from each of the nine wineries on De Portola Wine Trail.  All wineries hand selected their favorite gourmet chefs to pair premium dishes with their well finished wines.

2011 Winter Red Fest features a limited edition glass embossed with the De Portola Wine Trail logo. There will be event specific savings, attendees will be granted a 15% discount on bottles of wine purchased day of the event.

So reserve your space now and join our family of wineries on De Portola Wine Trail to “Celebrate the Season” at the 2011 Winter Red Fest. Our showcase of the 2011 best red wine in Temecula, CA will be a terrific time, staged upon our splendid scenic setting, in the heart of Temecula Valley Wine Country.

Event Menus Feature:

Oak Mountain Winery:

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009 Tempranillo, 2009 For Pete’s Sake Red
Orange Glazed Chicken atop Coconut Jasmine Rice

Cougar Winery:

2008 Estate Aglianico, 2008 Estate Primitivo, 2007 Meritage
Savory Italian Meatballs in Red Sauce with Roll

Keyways Winery:

2008 Petit Verdot, 2006 Zinfandel from our Library, 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon from our Library
5-Cheese Meat-Lasagna, Fall Greens drizzled with Keyways Cab-Vinaigrette

Masia De Yabar Vineyard & Winery:

2008 Tempranillo, 2009 Malbec, 2009 Malbec Rose
Steak Picado, New Aztec Chocolate Chile Gateau with Raspberries and Chocolate Glaze.

Robert Renzoni Winery:

2008 Zinfandel, 2009 Tempranillo, 2009 Big Fred’s Red
Beef on “Weck” (Roast Beef on a Kimmelweck Roll)


2008 Syrah, 2008 Melange de Reve, 2008 Meritage
Braised Short Ribs With Veal Reduction, Star Anise, Caramelized Onion and Parsnip Puree.

Frangipani Winery:

2010 Pinot Gris, 2010 Petite Syrah barrel sample, 2007 Late Harvest Zin
Perogi Sauteed in Butter and Onion

Gershon Bachus Vintners:

2008 Estate Grenache, Villa Vino Tutto Rosso, 2008 Estate Cabernet Franc
Honey Blackberry BBQ Pulled Pork Over Buttermilk Cornbread Bread Pudding  With A Fresh Scallion Slaw

Danza del Sol:

2009 Trilogy (58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Cabernet Franc, and 15% Merlot), 2009 Mourvedre, 2009 Grenache
Braised Beef Sliders with Chocolate Rosemary Demi-Glace and Roasted Garlic Mashed Potato