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Bordeaux blend from Maurice Car’rie honors winery’s founders


Last updated 10/26/2017 at Noon

Winemaker Renato Sais (right) and General Manager Gary Van Roekel show off “Devotion,” a red wine blend dedicated to Van Roekel’s parents Budd and Maurice. The couple founded Maurice Car’rie Winery in 1986.

When Budd Van Roekel and his wife Maurice opened their winery in the Temecula Valley in 1986, they were among only a few visionaries that had seen the potential of the soon to be blossoming wine region.

Today Maurice Car’rie Winery is one of the names synonymous with the Temecula Valley Wine Country and if you ask winery staff why, they’ll tell you the couple’s dedication to making the venue a success and their commitment to each other played a big role.

The founders are being honored in a big way, with a special 2014 Bordeaux blend that includes Cabernet Franc, cabernet sauvignon a...

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