News & Events

Tomato-Fest!
Saturday, September 2, 2017 11am-5pm
$40 admission (paid at the door) includes entrance, food, and wine tasting along with access to the awesome specials we will be offering for that day only.

Please call or email to make reservations today.
Call @ (831) 636-0100 or (831) 636-9143.
Email info@derosewine.com

Vineyard Update
2016/2017 season is starting out with welcomed rainy weather.  We are hopeful for a better season, and our replants are doing well.  The cold weather in December also put our vines to sleep a bit early, so we can start pruning and getting our vineyards in shape before spring.  Happy New Year! We wish everyone a prosperous 2017!

Alchemy receives glowing reviews from famed critic James Sucking!
Come out to the winery and give these a try. They are certainly going to go fast. From jamessuckling.com

Grand Cuvée—91 points
Very floral and fresh with dark fruit and citrus undertones. Medium body, crisp and delicious. 500 cases. Blend of cabernet, carmenere, syrah and malbec

Malbec—93 points
Notes of violets and blackberry. Great body with round tannins. 100% Malbec from old vines and only 75 cases  are produced each year.

Carmenere—93 points
Lots of ripe fruit with tar and blueberry character. Medium to full body. Juicy finish. Cool interpretation of carmenere. 400 cases.

Cabernet Sauvignon—93  points
A bright and plummy red with chocolate and plum aromas and flavors. Medium body, fine tannins and a fruity finish. 300 cases.

Syrah—94 points
Really cool blackberry, whole berry character with flowers. Ink too. Full body, velvety tannins and a rich and fruity finish. All handmade.

New Tasting Room Hours
We are happy to announce the tasting room is now open 7 days a week, Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., but weekend hours, Saturday and Sunday, remain the same, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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DeRose Wine Club Spring 2017
2014 Old Vine Zinfandel-
($35.00/btl. /$28.00 Wine Club)
A small but intense vintage of Zinfandel from our 110 year old vineyard.  This limited vintage explodes with aromas of blackberry and raspberry, with just a hint of toasted oak.  Intense mouth-feel with dark fruit and vanilla on the palate, followed by a long finish. This wine is drinkable now, but will age gracefully for an additional 6-8 years.  Great with grilled meats, pasta, roasts, and even chocolate!

Negrette/Cabernet Pfeffer
($25.00/btl. /$20.00 Wine Club)
Our first bottling of this unique blend of our two most rare varietals, we nicknamed it “Black Pepper”.  We have just enough cases of this wine for our wine club members, so we wanted to make sure all of our members had the opportunity to receive this special blend.  Inky black color and aromas of ripe plums come from the Negrette, complemented by Cabernet Pfeffer’s acidity and peppery aromas make for a fruit-forward wine.  Pair with lamb, wild game, and strong cheeses (especially goat cheeses).  Enjoy now through 2020.

Import Wine Club Spring 2017
2014 Parrone Cabernet Sauvignon
($14.00/btl. /$11.20 Wine Club)
A new vintage from our winery in Chile, where we continue to source new and better vineyards to maintain this wine’s quality and excellent pricing.  Try our latest vintage with its deep color, dark red fruit, and soft mouth-feel.  Stock up as it is going fast, and still has several more years of aging potential.

2011 Campofiorito Ripasso
($30/btl./ $24 Wine Club)
Amarone’s little brother, this Italian red from Veneto is made from dried Corvina Veronese grapes.  Big and bold with lush tannins and a mouth-feel that will satisfy any Zinfandel lover’s palate!  It is suitable for heavy red sauces, grilled or roasted meats, and also great to sip and enjoy all on its own.  Wines from this region will easily age for a decade or more.

Holiday Hours
DeRose Winery will be closed on Sunday April 16th, 2017 to celebrate Easter. We will be reopening Monday April 17th 2017

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Want to host your own event?
Do you want to give that special someone a great birthday or anniversary party? Are you looking for a place to host your next company party, or just want to do something different for a change? Contact us to inquire about how to let us make your next event a hit.

Visit our Nostalgia Car Museum
Cars_logoGo back in time through our growing collection of Graham-Paige automobiles. We house the only permanent display of Graham-Paiges in the World. The collection also includes Ford Thunderbirds, Lincoln Continentals, Vintage Fords, Chevrolets and a rare 1925 Flint touring sedan. See the Hollywood, Sharknose and Continental that inspired our car series of wines

The museum is open 11:00-3:00 on the first Saturday of each month. Download our brochure for more information and plan a day of wine tasting and enjoying a unique collection of vintage cars.