Another delicious way to enjoy wine over the holidays!

One of our tried and true favorites this time of year, our Holiday Spice Mulled Wine, is soon to return to Regale’s Tasting Room. Its pleasant notes of cinnamon, honey, clove and nutmeg will warm you to the core.

Mulled Wine
Available at Regale Winery and Vineyards in the Tasting Room:

Saturday, December 22nd • 11am – 4p
Sunday, December 23rd • 11am – 5pm
We’re quite sure you will be wanting more. Here’s our recipe so you can enjoy our mulled wine throughout the season.

Get the Recipe:

  • 1/2 Bottle Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1/2 Bottle 2015 Paso Robles Merlot
  • 2 Cups Apple Cider
  • 1/2 Cup Orange Juice
  • 5 Tbsp Honey
  • 3 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 4 Orange Slices
  • 2 Lemon Slices
Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan and simmer at low heat for about 10 minutes. Then keep warm over very low heat. Pour into mugs and serve with optional garnishes: orange peel, cinnamon stick, star of anise. You can also prepare mulled wine in a crock pot. Follow all steps and leave wine on “Keep Warm” setting.
We hope you enjoy!

 

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The Summer of Pizza Paella, and of course, Wine. Need we say more?

If you asked for a list of our favorite things, we’re pretty sure we’d include these three every time. Pizza, Paella and Wine—all of which we invite you to join us for this summer at Regale.

Between now and late September, we’ve planned a lineup of exciting events that you don’t want to miss. If you’re looking to enjoy summer like the Italians, spend a Sunday afternoon on the grounds enjoying wine during our Wood-Fired Pizza series. Perhaps a Spanish staycation is more your style? We have you covered with the return of our popular Paella Feast. And last, but certainly not least, if you’re new to wine, or looking to expand your palette and knowledge, sign up for a class in our new Wine Education Series!

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Wood-Fired Pizza Series

We are delighted to continue the tradition of Regale’s Wood-Fired Pizza Series this summer. If you haven’t experienced it firsthand, be sure to put one of these dates on your calendar soon. Held in our gardens, our very own wood-fired pizza oven is fueled with our estate’s oak cuttings to create the perfect wine pairing.

New this Year!
We’re excited to feature Santa Cruz’s Justin Wadstein of Sleight of Hand Pizza. With 13 World Champion Pizza Tosser titles, Justin delights guests with delicious pizza and his impressive pizza tossing tricks.

Sunday, Noon – 4pm

Remaining Dates: July 1st, July 15th, August 5th, August 19th, September 2nd, September 16th

No tickets required. Walk-ins welcome for smaller parties, and reservations are required for groups larger than 9 people.

*See below link for more event information.

 

Paella Feast  Paella

Paella Feast

In the art of entertaining, there’s very few dishes that can rival the aromatic, colorful presentation of paella. Take a quick Spanish getaway and join us for a savory evening featuring this traditional cuisine native to Spain. As our guest, you’ll get to see every step of the cooking process, from beginning to end. Watch as a team from Hola Paella prepares the meal right in front of you with only the freshest of ingredients.

Sunday, August 26 • 5:30 – 7:30pm

Tickets available online.

*See below link for more event information.

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Wine Education Series – New at Regale

Interested in learning more about wine? This summer, we are excited to have launched our Wine Education Series! Whether you’re new to wine, or consider yourself a connoisseur, there is something for everyone to gain from this series.

Join us for a class led by Adan Ocegueda, a well-known, local sommelier and wine education professor at San Jose State University. Choose from a class focused on food pairings or an introduction to wine. Each class includes 45 minutes of lecture followed by 30 minutes of tasting and 15 minutes of Q&A.

  • An Introduction to Wine – Sunday, July 29 • 1:30 – 3pm
  • Food Pairing – Sunday, August 26 • 1:30 – 3pm
  • An Introduction to Wine – Sunday, September 30 • 1:30 – 3pm

Tickets available online.

*See below link for more event information.


*For more information on these events, visit our events page. To purchase tickets for the Paella event or Wine Education Series, click here.


 

 

Meet Rosie & Sangiovese

Our expert vintners are dedicated to the fine art of making wine. But they wouldn’t be able to fully devote themselves to their craft if they didn’t have some behind-the-scenes help from two of our most important employees: Rosie and Sangiovese!

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Rosie and Sangiovese (who prefers the less formal Sangio) help keep things at Regale running smoothly. Their most important job is patrolling our vineyard and chasing away unwanted pests.

Of course, vermin population control isn’t their only duty. Rosie and Sangio also have many important administration tasks, including napping on keyboards, napping in the middle of the office floor, napping on laps, and some occasional light filing.

Rosie

Rosie, the more outgoing of the pair, is a pretty little thing. Her white and grey coat is accented with soft, sunset-orange markings. She’s also quite the charmer. You can often find her meowing for pats and attention. In her spare time, Rosie loves “collecting” bugs and lizards (which she wants to share, much to our dismay).

While Sangio is more shy and reserved, he’s still a very handsome boy with a coat of grey and tabby markings. He also has quite the appetite and can sometimes be coaxed over with the promise of food. On his braver days, Sangio will visit us in the office to make sure everyone is doing their work and staying on task.  Sangio 1.jpg

If you’re interested in meeting Rosie and Sangio (and maybe even tasting some of our delicious wine!), visit our website tasting page for days, times and details.

June News at Regale Winery

Upcoming Events at Regale Winery

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6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Open to all guests!

$70 per person

Tickets can be purchased online by clicking here, when you visit our tasting room, or by calling our office at 408-353-2500

Gather around our table as we throw a traditional New England Lobster Boil complete with lobster bibs & crackers in honor of Father’s Day.  This fun event will be held in our new orchard patio with the beautiful backdrop of the Santa Cruz Mountains at sunset.  Ticket includes one lobster per person, and the traditional “seasoned boil” preparation of prawns, Louisiana hot links, corn, artichokes, onions and potatoes for the feast. Be prepared to dig in and get messy!

Wine will be sold by the glass and bottle – no offsite wine/alcohol permitted.

 

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5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Members and their guests

$60 per person

Tickets can be purchased online by clicking here, when you visit our tasting room, or by calling our office at 408-353-2500

In the art of entertaining, little can rival the aromatic, colorful presentation of Paëlla. Native to Spain, where affection is exchanged as much in spoonfuls as it is in kind words, this dish is a feast.  Watch a team from Hola Paella cook their paella in front of you with only the freshest ingredients and invite you to watch every step of the process around the giant paella pan.

Purchase your tickets today; this will be a sold out event!

Wine will be sold by the glass and bottle – no offsite wine/alcohol permitted.

 

Live Music

hood upstairsSunday, June 12, June 26 and July 3

Are you a fan of our guitarist, Hood Chatham? Great news! He will grace us with his talents on select weekends this summer.

 

Wood-fired Pizza 

Regale Wood Fire OvenYou asked and we listened! We’ll have our wood fired pizza oven blazing on Sundays. Houndstooth Pizza will be vending hot pizzas in addition to assorted small plates for our guests. Stop by on Sunday afternoons for lunch at Regale Winery!

March News From Regale Winery

 

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APRIL EVENTS AT REGALE:

Spring Open House 

Saturday, April 04, 2015 – Open to the Public, Tastings are $10 for non-Club Members

• Do you have some friends who wish they could visit Regale as our members do? Our Open House day is the perfect event for them. No appointment necessary, open to non-members, and to top it off The Pizza Gypsy will be serving their amazing pizzas. Tell your friends, bring your family; it’s a perfect way to start the spring season.

(Above Photo Courtesy JJ Chen Photography)

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April 18 & 19, 2015

Complimentary for Club Members

• We offer a relief from the pain of handing your hard-earned money over to the IRS, or an excuse to spend a hearty refund!  We pay the tax on any wine purchases, with additional wine specials and treats.

(Photo at Left Courtesy Dave Lepori)

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Hood ChathamMusic by the Glass Sundays

As the warm weather has arrived, we have begun hosting some talented musicians on most Sundays and will continue for the spring/summer season.

To be notified as to who is entertaining for a specific weekend, please follow us on Facebook.

 (Photo at Right: Hood Chatham and his Jazz Guitar)

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PRIVATE EVENTS: 

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Along with our other varied and unique corporate event add-ons, we will now be offering Champagne Sabering!  Learn a new party trick from Regale’s seasoned wine professionals – how to extravagantly open a bottle of sparkling wine using a Champagne Saber.

Sabrage is a technique for opening a Champagne bottle with a saber, in our case a blunt designer version specially crafted for popping corks in style. The saber is slid along the body of the bottle to break the entire neck away from the bottle, leaving only the base of the bottle open and ready to enjoy.  Your guests can watch and learn, or join in on the fun as they don safety goggles, gloves, and a brave face!

Learn more about the imaginative Private Event options we offer on our website at www.regalewine.com  

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS:lone_glass

• Updated Hours and Non-Member Tasting 

Our hours have changed! We are now open to members Saturdays 11-4 and Sundays 11-5. Non-members can enjoy tastings by appointment only, make appointments online at vinovisit.com or by calling us at (408) 353-2500.

• Picking Up Wine for Others

If you are a club member and would like someone else to pick up your wine shipment, we need advance notice (by 3pm Friday) through the office. To notify us, you can call (408) 353-2500 or email wineclub@regalewine.com.

• Children and Pets at Regale

Regale is an adult-only property and no children are allowed during tasting room hours. Dogs are allowed at Regale, but please be courteous to others and keep your dog leashed.

(Photo at Right: Image Courtesy of Kelsea Holder Photography )

Regale’s Transition to By Appointment Only Winery

As of March 1st, Regale Winery will be transitioning to By Appointment instead of holding regular hours on the weekends where we are open to the public. (Members will NOT need to make advanced reservations.) Our goal is to provide the best experience for all visitors to the winery and we believe this will allow us to have a more serene private winery experience for our club members, while also being able to fully focus on our public visitors as they learn the Regale story and experience our property and wines.

Also beginning March 1st, we will begin opening earlier for our members, with updated hours from 11-4pm on Saturdays and 11-5pm Sundays. Appointments will be available on the hour for our public visitors.

What this means for Club Members: Your experience at the winery should change very little as you will not need to make an appointment for yourself or to bring guests up to the winery on the weekends. You will have the benefit of additional attention from the staff, and a quieter experience throughout the winery. We still encourage table reservations for busy weekends or parties larger than 4-6 so we can plan for your arrival.

What this means for Public Visitors: We still would love to have you visit Regale and discover what makes our wines and winery truly unique.  In order to provide a more structured experience to include a tour, tasting, and personalized guide we simply ask that you make an appointment before heading up to the winery.  This can be done by calling our office, or on our website at RegaleWine.com through the reservation link.  There is no advance payment required, and reservations can even be made day-of if there is still availability.

We look forward to seeing you at the winery soon!

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