TEMECULA’S SOUTH COAST WINERY RESORT & SPA WINS BIG

TEMECULA’S SOUTH COAST WINERY RESORT & SPA WINS BIG AT THE “CINVE’2011” INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS CONTEST   

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA -- December 05, 2011— Lavish 5-Star South Coast Winery Resort & Spa tops the wine competition charts at the“CINVE’2011” INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS CONTEST in Spain. South Coast Winery Resort & Spa located in the heart of Temecula Valley Wine Country took home 5 awards including the prestigious Gran Medalla de Oro (Grand Gold) for their 2008 South Coast Winery Wild Horse Peak Mountain Vineyard Syrah.

“I am very honored that the esteemed judges of the CINVE recognized our wines as stand out quality efforts. We are proud of the wines we make and always hope that people will enjoy our wines as much as we do. This competition included many producers from across Europe, and our Wild Horse Peak Syrah (among the other wines that South Coast Winery entered) was able to share the stage with those producers as well and hold its own” said Jon McPherson, winemaker.

This 38 acre luxurious resort is a popular destination among southern California residents
offering stunning vineyard views, award-winning cuisine and wine, and winery tours and tastings. South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is also a popular venue for concerts, weddings, parties, and special events.

CINVE’s panel of judges is mostly comprised of wine and spirits importers, marketers, restaurateurs, sommeliers, journalists and opinion leaders which makes it different from other international contests. Other results from the contest are as follows: Medalla de Oro (Gold) 2009 South Coast Winery GVR, Medalla de Plata (Silver) 2007 South Coast Winery Wild Horse Peak Mountain Vineyard Il Temporale, Medalla de Plata (Silver) 2008 South Coast Winery Wild Horse Peak Mountain Vineyard Meritage, Medalla de Plata (Silver) 2010 South Coast Winery Wild Horse Peak Mountain Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc.

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is also celebrating the opening of their Carter Reserve Room dedicated to food and wine lovers. The Carter Reserve Room has an extensive private wine bottle collection in an intimate room decorated in cherry wood and featuring a marble bar and LED TV screens. The Carter Reserve Room offers an elite library of wines and a concierge who will explain the perfect blending of food and wine. South Coast Winery Resort & Spa participated in the Ensenada Tierra del Vino 2011 in Mexico as well winning numerous International awards such as the Gran Medala de Oro for their 2009 GVR.

About South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is a 38-acre destination property in the heart of Southern California Temecula Wine Country that produces award-winning wines.   Since opening doors in 2003, South Coast Winery has garnered over 1,600 awards and medals in both regional and international competitions, and has been has been named "Best Winery in California" two years in a row.  South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is located at 34843 Rancho California Road in the heart of Temecula’s Wine Country.