Wine Country Events

December 28, 2006

For more information contact:
Crystal Magon
Director of Marketing
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
951-587-9463 Ext. 7204



TEMECULA, CALIFORNIA – December 28, 2006 -- Temecula’s Wine Country is booming, and it’s no wonder. A quick trip to the Temecula Valley Winegrowers’ Association’s web site verifies that Temecula’s Wine Country wineries and estates are offering up all the quality wines and luxury accommodations as more well-known wine producing regions of the world, yet at a fraction of the cost. South Coast Winery Resort & Spa, located at the corners of Rancho California and Anza Roads, in the heart of Temecula’s pristine wine country, makes no exception with 105 wine awards and medals earned in 2006, its 76 luxury villas tucked away in the vineyards, a three-story 15,000 square foot spa and fitness center, plus the casually elegant tasting room and Vineyard Rose restaurant. In fact, South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is “the place” for specialty meeting planners and tour wholesalers who are seeking world-class wine, served up with world-class hospitality and in world-class style.

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa Owner, Jim Carter’s vision is simple: “to create the romance of a Wine Country experience with the blending of nature, fine wine, fine food, and elegant comforts -- presented to <our> guests with gracious hospitality. “Plus," adds Carter, “With air travel challenges being what they are today, getting here is so much easier and much more enjoyable.”

As the year comes to a close and folks begin looking to create new memories in the new year that will last a lifetime, wine aficionados and novices alike will no doubt enjoy a Wine Country get-away to Temecula, California. Below is a quick at-a-glance listing of first quarter 2007 events that have been designed by South Coast Winery Resort & Spa to help make visitors’ Wine Country experiences complete:

Winemakers’ Dinner – January 20 – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

You’re invited to South Coast Winery Resort & Spa for an intimate evening in the Winemakers’ Gold Reserve Room on Saturday, January 20. As our guest, you’ll share the joys of our passion for great wine and quality times; while indulging in some spectacular new releases and familiar favorites. Our Executive Chef and Winemakers have put together an amazing five-course wine and food pairing of unparalleled delight! Cost $125 per person/$115 Club. Reserve now: 951-587-9463 Ext. 7210.

A Romantic Valentine at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa -- February 14 -- By Reservation

This Valentine's Day, bring your love to the Vineyard Rose Restaurant at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. You'll find a truly spectacular pairing of fine wine, great food and, of course, ROMANCE while enjoying the warm heartfelt tunes of classical guitarist and recording artist, Ron Freshman. Then simply sit back and enjoy the moment as our talented team of staff members and "cupids" take care of the rest. Of course, a stay in one of our luxury villas tucked away in the vineyards and a couples' treatment at our GrapeSeed Spa make this your most romantic Valentine Celebration yet! Reserve early by calling: 951-587-9463 Ext. 7205.

Cooking Class & Wine Tasting -- Saturday, February 24 -- 10:30 AM

HAVING FUN IS NOT JUST A PASTTIME RESERVED FOR KIDS, and the fine folks at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa are here to prove it! Last summer, they took you to camp and turned you into a winemaker, so this winter they're sending you to school: COOKING SCHOOL that is! Savour wine country cuisine at its finest, while exploring the relationship between food and wine. You're sure to gain plenty of knowledge, sprinkled with the perfect touch of laughter, as your hosts for the day, Executive Chef Alessandro Serni and Master Winemaker Jon McPherson, tempt your palate and increase your culinary knowledge. You'll also enjoy the "tutored" wine tastings -- all designed for you to rate this day a perfect "A". Cost is just $60 per person/$55 Club but space is limited. Call today: 951-587-9463 Ext. 7210.

Women's Wine & Wellness Weekend -- March 9-11

Ladies, mark your calendars now, and then gather up your daughters, girlfriends, sisters and neighbors too. This is a getaway designed just for you. South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is putting together a complete package for you including inspiring speakers, overnight stays, spa treatments, yoga instruction and plenty of wine. You'll find yourself refreshed and renewed in no time. Call today: 951-587-9463 Ext. 7204.

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is a 38-acre destination property located in the heart of Temecula’s Wine Country that provides quality times and produces award-winning wines. For more information about this release, electronic photos or to schedule a private media tour of South Coast Winery Resort & Spa, contact Crystal Magon at (951) 587-9463 Ext. 7204 or