South Coast Winery Resort & Spa features Easter brunch and invites wine lovers to its Blessing of the Vines

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa will offer many April events to celebrate spring. Valley News/Courtesy photo

TEMECULA – Ushering in the coming spring season, South Coast Winery Resort & Spa invites visitors and those who want to experience all Temecula Valley has to offer to two springtime events at its winery resort. On Easter Sunday, April 9, the culinary team at The Vineyard Rose Restaurant will present a buffet brunch feast for the senses – created for the whole family.

South Coast will celebrate its appreciation for its unique wine country terroir and salutes all who contribute to the winery’s successes and ongoing kudos – with its annual Blessing of the Vines evening party and ceremony Sunday, April 23. The event features food and wine pairings, the blessing, live band entertainment by Fear of Phobias and an exclusive event-only unreleased wine case savings.

The Easter Buffet at The Vineyard Rose Restaurant takes place Sunday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The California cuisine Easter Buffet Brunch presents stations serving a variety of classic dishes and celebration specials – added to please families and their friends with the season’s finest ingredients. The omelet station is filled with choices to design a custom creation – diced ham, chorizo, mixed peppers, onions, spinach, diced tomatoes, jalapenos, mushrooms, cheddar, Swiss and pico de gallo. The seafood station features delectable shrimp, mussels, clams, snow crab claws and sauces. The carving table offers seasonal carved-to-order meats and main entrees with the freshest vegetable accompaniments. The spring holiday feast ends with beautifully presented sweets and special treats for everyone.

The Easter Buffet is $75 for adults and half price for children five to 13, plus tax and gratuity. Children four and younger are free. Reservations are required at OpenTable by visiting https://www.southcoastwinery.com/dining/vineyard-rose or by calling 888-362-4879. On Easter, The Vineyard Rose Restaurant will serve its regular breakfast menu from 8-9 a.m. and regular dinner menu from 5:30-9 p.m.

The South Coast Winery Blessing of the Vines takes place Sunday, April 23, from 5-8 p.m. in the Courtyard. To show their gratitude to the fertile land in the Temecula Valley, every year the Carter Family, South Coast Winery and their colleagues celebrate their good fortune to produce fine, award-winning wines and invite neighbors and destination visitors to its Blessing of the Vines event.

This April’s celebration includes nine food and wine pairings, two dessert wine pairings and a sparkling toast to the vines and all the people who work at the vineyard. The Blessing will take place in the vines, followed by speeches from the Carter family and head winemakers Jon McPherson and Javier Flores. Live music by local band Fear of Phobias will be performed. An exclusive unreleased wine will be available for purchase for event goers only. A cash bar will be available during the event – serving beer and wine.

General admission is $110, wine club member admission is $95, service and gratuity inclusive. The event is for those 21 years or older. Tickets available in the online store at https://www.southcoastwinery.com/activities/blessing.

Submitted by South Coast Winery Resort & Spa.