2nd Annual Sierra Pelona Wine Festival-Update #3
Don’t Miss Out On the Only Wine Festival of the Year
There are only 5 days left to purchase your tickets for the The Sierra Pelona Valley Vintners Association 2nd Annual Vintners Festival & Jazz In the Vineyard Event on Saturday, April 26, from 11am-4pm, at Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce.
As the ONLY Wine Festival to be held this year in the Santa Clarita Valley, our event will feature over 30 local wineries, breweries, spirit distilleries, and food purveyors paired with live jazz music performed in the high desert vineyard setting of Reyes Winery. Also, back by popular demand, MCigar returns to hand-roll his highly coveted stogies. The Festival will also have an Arts & Crafts Exhibit featuring local artists including the fine woodworks of winemaker Carlos Bacelar. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds from this year’s festival will benefit College of the Canyons, Institute for the Culinary Arts, scheduled to open fall 2014.
Some of the local wineries, breweries, and spirit distiller tastingswill includeSan Antonio Winery,Alonso Family Vineyards, Bobcat ,Chavez Vineyards, Du Nasi,Golden Star Vineyards , Donato Family Vineyard, Antelope Valley Winery, Harris Wine Biz , High Desert Cellars, Coruce Vineyards , Oasis Vineyards, Six Foulkes,Diosa Tequila, Mi Rancho Tequila, Hearthstone Vineyards, Magellan Gin, Absenthe, Pulchella Winery, Rhum Barbancourt , Reyes Winery , and Anhueser-Busch. Regional food purveyors will include Le Chene French Cuisine , Portos BakeryTruffles n Toffee , California Bakery , Rattlers BBQ, Double D Cupcakes, Vincent Hill Station, Baracoa Lounge, Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewery, Mi Dolce Vita Cupcakery, George’s BBQ, Smokin’ BBQuties Grill Team, Mikey’s Momma’s BBQ, and Gourmet Blends .
The headliner for the SPVVA Festival’s Jazz-In-The-Vineyard Event will be the 2013 Latin Jazz Grammy Nominee for Best New Artist, Quattro,a unique ensemble that blends Latin, Pop, Jazz, and Classical; their debut album is “POPZZICAL”. Also performing will be recording artist and critically acclaimed jazz vocalistLauren Koval accompanied by the Paul McDonald, performing both Latin Jazz and Standards from the Great American Songbook. From the Central Coast, Tropical Brazilian Guitarist Jon Stephen, will be strumming his own genre of all original compositions ranging from smoky jazz to breezy bossa nova to serrano-like flamenco, many from his most recent recording is Out of the Blue. Originally from New Orleans, Stephen has played with everyone from Doctor John to the Neville Brothers. The Los Angeles local band of musicians, Still Moving Project, will be for a second year to play their fun, eclectic mix of all, original material.
Thank you for all of your support and we hope to see you again, this week, at this year’s SPVVA 2nd Annual Wine Festival & Jazz-In-the-Vineyard on Saturday, April 26 at Reyes WineryFor more information on the 2014 Festival please visit the SPVVA website. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age to attend the festival.
About Sierra Pelona Valley Appellation and SPV Vintners Association
The Sierra Pelona Valley Vintners Association is an organization that brings together the talents and resources of its members, partners and community to promote the production and appreciation of fine food and wines grown or produced within the Sierra Pelona Valley AVA and surrounding areas. Nestled in the Sierra Pelona Mountains of Southern California, just 30 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, the Sierra Pelona Valley’s untouched natural beauty provides the perfect environment for burgeoning vineyards, boutique wineries and outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy a day of discovery and relaxation exploring the area’s fine wineries, tasting rooms, events and hiking trails. For information on how to make the most of your time in Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Country, join the Sierra Pelona Valley Vintner’s on Facebook and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ReyesWinery.
The mission of the Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival is to promote and celebrate fine wine and foods of California in Agua Dulce, Los Angeles County – one of California’s hidden secret in one of America’s most affluent counties. The Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival focuses attention on Los Angeles’ premier wine producers and culinary professionals.
- Charity: to raise funds to help worthy causes and community organizations
- Education: to promote Culinary and wine education in Los Angeles County and in the Sierra Pelona Appellation’s general vicinity through direct one-on-one access to world class culinary professionals and wine experts.
- Recognition: to bring national and regional attention to the wine and culinary offerings of Santa Clarita, adjacent communities and the Sierra Pelona Valley.