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By Kim Harris
Managing Editor 

Big Red Fest brings on the reds at annual tasting event


Last updated 5/11/2018 at 12:04pm

Meghan Taylor

This crew from Phoenix make it a yearly tradition to attend Big Red Fest.

Hundreds of wine aficionados converged on Temecula Valley Wine Country's De Portola Wine Trail Sunday, April 29, for its annual celebration of red wine, Big Red Fest.

Meghan Taylor

Olivia of Robert Renzoni Winery pours a glass of wine for a guest during the Big Red Fest on The De Portola Wine Trail Sunday, April 29.

Participating wineries included, Fazeli Cellars, Robert Renzoni Winery, Gershon Bachus Vintners, Oak Mountain Winery, Leoness Cellars, Danza Del Sol Winery, Frangipani Winery, Cougar Winery, Masia De La Vinya Winery.

Featuring noshes from nine area chefs offering their specialty dishes paired with three red wines from each participating winery, Big Red Fest celebrated the top quality red wines of the new vintage releases.

In addition to the food and wine tastings, festival goers received a logo glass with the purchase of their tickets.

For more on the De Portola Wine Trail including a schedule of upcoming events, visit

To see a complete photo gallery, with photos by Meghan Taylor, visit

Kim Harris can be reached by email at [email protected]


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