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Wine Pick of the Week – Briar Rose Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – 2005
Repost 9/1/13 In the Grimm’s fairy tale the princess Briar Rose was placed under a spell that put her in a deep sleep for 100 years. She lay enchanted in her castle behind a tall hedge of thorns until a fearless prince broke through the entangled garden to make her his love. The resemblances between
ToT Goes Gourmet at Latest Lunch Meet-Up
Gourmet Italia hosted our latest lunch meet-up and it was molto buono. Over 50 people were warmly greeted by restaurant owner, Alex Prestifilippo, overlooking the fact that he was brandishing a large carving knife. The entire lounge area of Gourmet Italia had been transformed into a sumptuous buffet just for Taste of Temecula and Alex
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” Here are some family-friendly suggestions to brighten your holiday season right here in the Temecula Valley. Oh Christmas Tree… There seems to be Christmas tree lots on every street corner or shopping center parking lot which makes it convenient to quickly select the family Christmas tree. If
Grape Stomping Mt. Palomar-Style
Now is the time that Temecula Wine Country is awash with grape juice. No it’s not the traditional winery pressings. It is the fun-filled art of grape stomping complete with audiences and lots of zany participation. Like many of you, I first saw grape stomping on one of my favorite episodes of I Love Lucy.
GOSPELFEST 2010 – MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE
On September 24th and 25th, Temecula audiences were blessed to enjoy some of the finest gospel performances in California and raise funds for the arts program at Oak Grove Center for Education, Treatment & the Arts. Three concerts over 2 days provided lively entertainment and a spirit-filled message to attendees at the Old Town Temecula
Wine Pick of the Week – Mount Palomar 2008 Castelletto Cortese (new release)
As autumn officially began I anticipated the selection of a big bold red wine for this week’s pick from Mount Palomar Winery. Oh, and Mount Palomar offers some wonderful and unique reds that delighted my palate, including the blends of their 2006 Trovato & 2004 Cloudbreak, and 2005 Best of Vintage Charbonno. Alas, 100 degree
A Great Kick-off To A Long Weekend – Coquelicot Wine Tasting At Temecula Wine Company
written by Laura Plant I can’t think of a better idea than tasting wine rather than battling traffic on a holiday Friday evening. Temecula Valley Wine Company provided the perfect occasion by bringing in Christine Kruger from Coquelicot Estate Vineyard in the Santa Ynez Valley. My first question was: what does Coquelicot mean and how