By Posted on 01st April 2017 | In News & Special Events

Join the De Portola Wine Trail Family at the Big Red Fest

The De Portola Wine Trail family cordially invites wine aficionados at the 2017 Big Red Fest tasting event to be held on Sunday, April 30. This is the seventh trail event for the wineries of De Portola Road in Temecula and it has been called “The Nirvana of Wine Tasting” for Southern California. The event will feature foods from 9 local artisan chefs, each offering their specialty, and every sample will be expertly paired with 3 wines from each winery.

As a managed group tasting for wine lovers, people get to experience great wines, fabulous food, 5-star hospitality and incredible views. Participating wineries include:

  • Cougar Vineyards
  • Danza del Sol Winery
  • Fazeli Cellars
  • Frangipani
  • Gershon Bachus Vintners
  • Leoness Cellars
  • Masia de la Vinya
  • Oak Mountain Winery
  • Robert Renzoni Vineyards

Event Overview

When: April 30, 2017, from 10am to 5pm

Where: De Portola Road, Temecula, CA

Phone: 855-398-9463

Tickets: $29.95 - $59.95

  • wine tasting at each of the 10 wineries (9 stops, as Fazeli Cellars, will be pouring at Gershon Bachus)
  • three 3 ounce pours of red varietals selected for the day at each of the 10 wineries
  • an appetizer of gourmet food paired for the event (10 appetizer dishes available)
  • a logo glass and map

The Wineries Of The De Portola Wine Trail

Cougar Vineyard & Winery

Phone: 951.491.0825

Hours: Monday - Sunday from 11:00am - 6:00pm

Address: 39870 De Portola Road, Temecula, CA 92592

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Wine Tasting: $12 for 6 tastes; logo glass is not included but may be purchased for $5.

Danza del Sol Winery

Phone: 951.302.6363

Hours: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 6:00pm; Friday - Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm

Address: 39050 De Portola Road, Temecula, CA 92592

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Wine Tasting: Standard tasting of 6 tastes for $14.

Fazeli Cellars

Phone: 951.303.3366

Hours: open daily 11:00am - 6:00pm

Address: 37320 De Portola Road, Temecula, CA 92592

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Wine Tasting: includes 6 tastings; Monday - Friday: $15, Saturday - Sunday and Holidays: $20

Frangipani Estate Winery

Phone: 951.699.8845

Hours: Monday-Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Address: 39750 De Portola Road, Temecula, CA 92592

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Wine Tasting: $12 standard tasting (6 wines), $15.00 premium red wine tasting (9 wines). Logo Wine Glass not included.

Gershon Bachus Vintners

Phone: 877-I-LUV-GBV

Hours: Friday and Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm; Saturday: 11:00am - 6:00pm

Address: 37750 De Portola Drive, Temecula, CA 92592

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Wine Tasting: $18 including tax for 6 varietals; tasting flights can vary but always include both red and white wines.

Leoness Cellars

Phone: 951.302.7601

Hours: Open daily 11:00am - 6:00pm

Address: 38311 De Portola Road, Temecula, CA 92592

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Wine Tasting: cellar selection wine tasting (includes 6 tastes): $16 Monday - Friday, $20 Saturday - Sunday

Masia de la Vinya Winery

Phone: 951.303.3860

Address: 39788 Camino Arroyo Seco, Temecula, CA 92592

Hours: open daily 11:00am - 5:00pm

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Wine Tasting: $14 standard tasting (6 wines), souvenir logo glass $5 plus tax

Oak Mountain Winery

Phone: 951.699.9102

Hours: open daily 11:00am - 5:00pm

Address: 36522 Via Verde, Temecula, CA 92592

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Wine Tasting: Monday - Friday: $12 (6 wines), Saturday - Sunday: $15 (6 wines)

Robert Renzoni Vineyards

Phone: 951-302-VINO (8466)

Hours: open daily 11:00am - 6:00pm

Address: 37350 De Portola Road, Temecula, CA 92592

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Wine Tasting: Monday - Friday: $15, Saturday - Sunday: $20

Most Popular Places to Dine on the De Portola Wine Trail

The DWT Big Red Fest is the signature event of this area. The 2017 edition featured noshes from 9 local artisan chefs, with each sample expertly paired with 3 red wines from each participating winery.

Besides offering a diverse and award-winning range of wines, most of the wineries in Temecula pride themselves with their culinary experience that elegantly complements their premium wines. We recommend the following:

Sangio's Deli at Cougar Vineyard & Winery

Open: Daily 11:00am - 6:00pm, Fri: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Salads and sandwiches are made to order with Boar's Head products.

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Baba Joon's Kitchen at Fazeli Cellars

Open: Daily 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Unique and extensive
Mediterranean Persian fusion menu.
Modern feel and original twist.

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The Restaurant at Leoness Cellars

Open: Fri: 11:30am-8:00pm, Sat: 11:00am-8:00pm; Sun 11:00am-5:30pm
Fantastic views and food.

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Mama Rosa’s Trattoria at Robert Renzoni Winery

Open: Daily from 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Tasty and original Italian dishes paired with wonderful, high-quality wines.

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Home to acres of rolling hills, beautiful vineyards and hundreds of world-class wines, Temecula Valley Wine Country is a great place for all types of occasions. It is located 60 miles north of San Diego, at the perfect distance for a day of relaxing and indulging in exquisite wines and food. The De Portola Wine Trail is a 5 mile stretch of picturesque trail on the Southern part of Temecula’s Wine Country, passing through Valle de Los Caballos – the Valley of the Horses, a less traveled road with a nostalgic country charm.

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