San Diego Union Tribune: Uncorking San Diego’s wine potential

Though in its infancy, the industry is growing, making a name for itself By Michele Parente | 11 a.m. Sept. 13, 2015 Vineyard worker Yobany Linares, 18, dumped grapes in to a large crate during the carignan grape harvest Friday at McCormick Ranch Vineyard, in Pauma Valley. The grapes will be made into a single-vrietal bottling [...]

San Diego County Vintners Association Reports Early Harvest Season for Local Wineries

Local winemakers experience early grape harvest, resulting in lower quantity of higher quality grapes SAN DIEGO – September 3, 2015 - The San Diego County Vintners Association (SDCVA) has reported an early grape harvest season in San Diego County, which is resulting in excellent quality in the grapes, but a decrease in quantity compared to [...]

San Diego County Vintner’s Association Wine and Food Festival Featured in San Diego CityBeat

San Diego County Vintners Association presents wide range of locals Countywide offerings make it hard to pick favorites By Jen Van Tieghem  The rustic charm of Bernardo Winery, the oldest operating vineyard and winery in San Diego, was an idyllic setting for this year's San Diego County Vintner's Association Wine and Food Festival. Though a [...]

San Diego County Vintners Association Featured in the U-T San Diego

Festival showcases San Diego wineries Rancho Bernardo festival promotes San Diego County’s wealth of vintners By Lori Weisberg - May 17, 2015 RANCHO BERNARDO — When Kiran Gupta told her husband that she was spending Sunday afternoon with some girlfriends at a Rancho Bernardo wine festival, he seemed puzzled. How could that be, he told [...]

Local Wineries Win at Finger Lakes and More

San Diego County Vintners Association wineries continue to win awards. Here are some of the latest. 2015 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition Cactus Star Vineyard Double Gold - Two Dogs Barking Pinot Noir 2013 Bronze – Scaredy Cat Ranch Tempranillo 2011 Bronze – Scaredy Cat Ranch Meritage 2012 Altipiano Vineyard and Winery Silver – Sangiovese [...]

SDCVA Members take 46 Medals at Toast of the Coast

San Diego County Vintners Association winery members took 46 medals at the 2015 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition! Beach House Winery Silver – 2011 Syrah South Coast Silver – 2012 Cabernet Franc Dry Creek Valley Silver – 2012 Melange Dry Creek Valley Cactus Star Vineyard Silver – 2011 Scaredy Cat Ranch Estate Tempranillo Ranch [...]

Lenora Winery’s Dos Rojos Superiores Wins Silver

Lenora Winery’s Dos Rojos Superiores red wine blend containing 50% Sangiovese and 50% Merlot won a silver medal at the International East Meets West Wine Challenge! Lenora Winery was the only San Diego County winery to win a medal at this competition. Lenora Winery is serving its Dos Rojos Superiores red wine blend during all [...]