Beginning Feb. 2, Horsehill Vineyards wine will be available at the Farm Store at Kellogg Ranch. The 2009 Zinfandel Rose is $14, and limited quantities of the 2008 Zinfandel are available for $18 a bottle.
The Farm Store is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“It’s a great time to purchase a bottle of Cal Poly Pomona’s wine as a Valentine’s gift or to enjoy with friends,” says Dawn Taccone, Farm Store manager. Customers can also include the wine in a gift basket, along with other gourmet food items.
The 2008 Zinfandel Rose won the Gold Medal, Best of Class in the Best Rose Limited Production category at the 70th annual Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. The 2008 Horsehill Vineyards Zinfandel received a bronze medal the category Limited Production Zinfandel from 2007 or Later.
Horsehill Vineyards wine is made from grapes grown on the Cal Poly Pomona campus. The Collins College of Hospitality Management and the College of Agriculture partnered with master winemaker Jon McPherson at South Coast Winery in Temecula to produce and bottle the rose for the university. Roughly two-thirds of the 2008 harvest yielded 328 cases of Horsehill Vineyards Zinfandel Rose.