Like choosing a prom date, choosing a favorite wine necessitates sampling a variety to determine which one will produce the nicest bouquet. Enjoy the fruits of competitive courting with today’s Groupon to California Fruit Wine in Vista. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get a fruit-wine tasting experience for two people (a $20 total value).
- For $18, you get a fruit-wine tasting experience for four people (a $40 total value).</p>
Each fruit-wine tasting experience includes: * Five 1-ounce wine tastings per person (a $5 value each) * One 5-ounce glass of wine per person (a $5 value each)</p>
California Fruit Wine’s vintners ferment fruits other than the standard grape, such as strawberries, peaches, blackberries, pumpkin spice, and blueberries, to create a range of dry to sweet fruit wines. Located in an industrial park in close proximity to three microbreweries, California Fruit Wine buys up fruit from local farms and orchards, unlike traditional wineries, which sprout bottles of merlot from seed. During a tasting, each sipper in groups of two or four can sample five 1-ounce nips of selections such as blush strawberry wine, lighter-bodied peach, or tart plum wine before enjoying a full 5-ounce glass. Although fruit wine is usually packaged as a sweet dessert beverage, yeast added during the fermentation process can consume most of its excess sugar, yielding a drier flavor and a lot of jittery microbes that suddenly fall asleep an hour later.
California Fruit Wine
The idea for California Fruit Wine was hatched in 2009, when a friend of Alan and Brian Haghighi introduced the twin brothers to small batches of homemade fruit wine. Since those first sips, Alan and Brian have continued to help wine drinkers break free from grape-based conventions, utilizing such fruit as pomegranates, raspberries, blueberries, cranberries, and pumpkins as the foundation for an ever-growing arsenal of flavors. The winery fills glasses with unique bouquets, and—like the microbreweries throughout Vista Business Park—buys its ingredients from vendors up and down the west coast rather than growing them or stealing them from the refrigerators of napping bears. California Fruit Wine's spacious facility, which is stocked with a stage, bar, and pool table, can also be rented out for parties and private events.