Celebrate one of the oldest wine varietals…Tempranillo

Celebrate one of the oldest wine varietals…Tempranillo

By Beth P. Heiserman

Tempranillo ripens earlier than other varietals. It grows around the world, but is mainly grown in the Rioja region of Spain. This varietal has been growing since Phoenicians settled in the Iberian Peninsula somewhere around 1000 BC when the wine trade was flourishing. The Phoenicians had created a widespread wine trading network around the Mediterranean Sea ports. It is possible that they started trading around 800 BC when they founded Carthage in 814 BC. They also founded Málaga,…

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2014 Award Winning Wines

syrah 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL Syrah, Estate Grown, Sierra Pelona Valley 2011

 

 

 

4 winners 20142014 LA International Wine Comp
SILVER MEDAL Port, Agua Dulce Delight, Sierra Pelona Valley
SILVER MEDAL Syrah, Estate Grown, Sierra Pelona Valley 2011
BRONZE MEDAL Dry Red Blend, Julia’s Blend, California 2011
BRONZE MEDAL Dessert Wine, Sweet Serenity, Muscat Sierra Pelona Valley 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 OC Fair
GOLD MEDAL  Dessert Wine, Agua Dulce Delight, Sierra Pelona Valley
BRONZE MEDAL Syrah, Estate Grown, Sierra Pelona Valley 2011
BRONZE MEDAL Proprietary Red, Robby’s Blend, California 2011
BRONZE…

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Reyes Chardonnay 2010 Mac N Cheese

Reyes Chardonnay 2010 Mac N Cheese

By Beth Heiserman

 

 

Ingredients

 

2 tbsp Butter

2 tbsp all purpose flour

1 cups nonfat milk

½ cup Reyes 2010 Chardonnay

2 tbsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp white pepper

2 tsp kosher salt

½ tsp nutmeg

1 cups white cheddar cheese

1 cups jack cheese

1 cups medium or sharp cheddar cheese

1 16oz packages of pasta

½ cup Panko breadcrumbs

Pam

 

Directions

 

  1. Melt butter in large sauce pan.
  2. Whisk in flour until combined.
  3. Whisk milk until blended. Then cook for 5 minutes and slowly whisk in Reyes 2010 Chardonnay.
  4. Add mustard, pepper, salt and nutmeg. Continue to cook until thick.
  5. Add cheese slowly and continue to whisk…

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Third Press Release- Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival

 

1st Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival Promises the Perfect Combination of Wine, Food, Music, Art & Philanthropy

 

JANUARY 17, 2013 (Los Angeles, CA) – Sierra Pelona Valley Vintners Association will hold its 1st Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival on Saturday, January 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce.  Proceeds from the festival will benefit the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital*. Guests will receive a complimentary commemorative tasting glass and plate, a specialty gift bag, and free parking.  They will also enjoy a “ticketless” wine tasting and gourmet fancy…

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Second Press Release- Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival

Excitement Continues to Build for First Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival

 

Los Angeles County (December 29, 2012) – Enthusiasm and participation keep growing for the The First Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival slated for Saturday January 26, 2013 from 11a.m. to 4p.m. at Reyes Winery just 45 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.  The festival will celebrate the recently established AVA, The Sierra Pelona Valley Appellation. Proceeds from the festival will benefit the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.  The Sierra Pelona Valley appellation is Los Angeles’ County most recently established and fastest growing…

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First Press Release for Our Wine Festival

Reyes Winery To Host Inaugural Sierra Pelona Valley Annual Wine Festival

 

Los Angeles County (December 20, 2012) – The First Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival will be held Saturday January 26, 2013 from 11am to 4pm at Reyes Winery  approximately 45 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.  In attendance at this inaugural event will be the Sierra Pelona Valley Vintners, local winemakers and other wineries and breweries from all across southern California.  They will gather to celebrate Sierra Pelona Valley’s recently granted AVA by showcasing their award winning wines and officially taking their place as one of…

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