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									                                            NOVEMBER 2010

  Rideau Vineyard’s Annual
 Creole Holiday Party
       Saturday, December 11, 2010
   Wine Club Members - $65 • Non Members - $80

A Joyous Celebration of Food, Music and Great Wines
                 Gourmet Appetizers:
           * Artisan Cheese Platter
           * Crab Cakes with Basil Aioli Sauce
           * Baby Lamb Chops with Tomato Chutney
             Encrusted with Rosemary & Parmesan
           * Green Salad
           * Crawfish & Shrimp Etouffée
           * An Assortment of Mini Desserts
           * Gourmet Coffee

              Jazz Entertainment by
                     Jeanne Tatum

                    Reser vations
                Marlen: 805.688.0717 x3
      November ShipmeNt WiNeS
  With its deep dark color, bold flavor and firm tannins, Petite                                                                      %
Sirah, also known as “Durif ”, is a grape that makes quite an                                                                                       case specials
                               impression. The name “petite” de-                                                                       O
                               rives from the small berry clusters                   Petite Sirah
                                                                                     Central CoaSt
                                                                                                                                               2007 peTiTe siRaH
                               that this varietal produces, result-                                                                        Reg. case price ($38 Btl) - $456
                                                                          a classic example of Petite Sirah, this
                                                                          muscular red offers up a core of dark,
                                                                          bramble fruit, mushrooms, forest floor
                                                                            and leather. Decant before serving.

                               ing in a beautiful deep amethyst
                                                                                                                                             Discount price - $228
                                                                                    Iris Rideau, Vintner
                                                                                 Andrés Ibarra, Winemaker

                               color. Our 2007 Petite Sirah is
                               quite an exemplary one. The                   805.688.0717 www.rideauvineyard.com
                                                                                  Produced & Bottled By
                               nose of this wine offers up notes
                                                                            rideau Vineyard, SolVang, california
                                                                                                                                              2007 cHaRDonnay
                                            15.5% Alc. by Vol.

                                                                       GOVERNMENT WARNING:
        Petite Sirah                                                   (1) ACCORDING TO THE SURGEON GENERAL, WOMEN SHOULD NOT

             Central Coast
                                                                       DRINK ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DURING PREGNANCY BECAUSE OF

                               of plum and blackberry. The             THE RISK OF BIRTH DEFECTS. (2) CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC
                                                                       BEVERAGES IMPAIRS YOUR ABILITY TO DRIVE A CAR OR OPERATE
                                                                       MACHINERY, AND MAY CAUSE HEALTH PROBLEMS.
                                                                                          CONTAINS SULFITES
                                                                                                                                               Bien naciDo vineyaRDs
      100% Petite Sirah
                               mid-palate is rounded and lush                                                                              Reg. case price ($35 Btl) - $420
                               with flavors of blueberry pie and
28 Mo - 30% New French Oak     melted chocolate. We recommend                                                                                 Discount price - $210
                               decanting this wine before serving                   2007

                               to allow the muscular tannins of                 Chardonnay
                                                                              Bien naCido Vineyards
                                                                              santa BarBara CoUnty

                               the wine to soften. Age up to 7
                                                                   sourced from one of California’s most iconic vineyards,
                                                                    this flagship Chardonnay is integrated and balanced,
                                                                          with memorable notes of toasted almonds,
                                                                             crushed wet rocks and tupelo honey.

                               years.                                              Iris Rideau, Vintner
                                                                                Andrés Ibarra, Winemaker

                                  Nestled in the Santa Maria
                 2007          Valley, the iconic Bien Nacido                Produced & Bottled By
                                                                       rideau Vineyard, SolVang, california
                                 15.3% Alc. by Vol.

        Bien nacido Vineyards
                               Vineyards is home to our 2007
          Santa Barbara County Chardonnay which has become
        Composition:           one of our flagship white wines.                                                                          New Wine-on-Tap Program
     100% Chardonnay           Aged 18 months in 20% French

18 Mo - 20% New French Oak
                               Oak and 80% neutral oak barrels,                                                                                    e are pleased to announce our wine-on-
                               our Chardonnay is the perfect                                                                                       tap program, which will begin during the
balance between French Chablis and buttery California Char-                                                                                        month of December – just in time for the
donnays. Integrated and balanced, this wine exudes flavors of                                                                     holidays! Imagine inviting your friends and family over
crisp green apple and tupelo honey. The subtle hint of French                                                                     for wine & tapas and perfectly evoking old world Europe
new oak provides an elegant and creamy finish. Pair with triple-                                                                  by placing a carafe of wine at the center of the table. It’s
cream brie and wow your guests at your next dinner party!                                                                         a communal gesture that speaks of goodwill, good times,
                                                                                                                                  and good company.
                             NOVEMBER GIFT WINE                                                                                      Speaking of the old world, a little slice of it can be
                                                                                                                                  found in New Orleans, where Iris, as a child, would sit at
                                               2009 RIESLING
                                                                              la PResa VineyaRds
                                                                                                                                  the dinner table each Sunday, enveloped by the warmth
                                                                                                                                  of family all around her. Iris remembers her grandmother
                                                                              santa ynez Valley

                                               Our new-world style, off-dry Riesling show-
                                                                 Our new world-style, off dry Riesling showcases
                                                                  bright tropical fruit flavors and a crisp acidity.

                                               cases bright tropical fruit flavors and a crisp
                                                                 With a slight chill, this is the ideal sipping wine.
                                                                               Iris Rideau, Vintner
                                                                            Andrés Ibarra, Winemaker                              going down to the cellar to fill her favorite jug with wine
                                               acidity. With a slight chill, this is the ideal
                                               sipping wine.
                                                                                                                                  just before dinner. She would then place the beautiful
                                                                                                                                  antique pitcher on the table - now filled to the brim
            2009                               Composition: 100% Riesling  Produced & Bottled By
                                                                     rideau Vineyard, SolVang, california

                                               Aging: 100% Stainless Steel                                                        with wine - and the meal could officially begin. In those
                                  11.6% alc. by VOl.

       la Presa Vineyards
         Santa Ynez Valley                                                                                                        days, even the children were allowed a little glass of their
                                                                                                                                  own wine (usually watered down). These fond memories
                                                                                                                                  formed the foundation of Iris’ interest in wine and food
                                                                                                                                     Now, in keeping with the “green” trend, our wine-
              DECEMbEr shipMEnt WinEs                                                                                             on-tap program provides you with a fun, economical,
   2006 ‘Iris’ Chateau Duplantier: this rhône-inspired blend                                                                      and sustainable way to deliver our premium wines from
   of syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre is typical of iris’                                                                           the winery straight to your table. These wines, available
   elegant style of wine making, with its trademark notes of                                                                      exclusively in our Tasting Room, are hand-selected by
   alluring hard spice and raspberries.                                                                                           our winemaker to occupy an ideal space where Rideau
                                                                                                                                  quality meets affordability. The program offers a ½ gallon
   2009 Estate roussanne - Abundant notes of honeysuckle
   and ripe pear complete this charming white wine. serve                                                                         glass “Growler” that can be filled for $30 and then re-
   when chilled with light fare or as a sipping wine.                                                                             filled for $25, as often as you like. Cellar Club Members
                                                                                                                                  will receive a 10% discount.
       Holiday Gift Packages
                                     Siempre                                                               Barcelona Nights
                                     1-btl 2009 Albariño                                                   2-btls 2007 Tempranillo
                                     1-btl 2007 Caren’s Cuvée                                              2-jars Carmel Brandy Sauce
                                     3-jars of select gourmet tapenades                                    1-jar Merlot Fudge Sauce
                                     Packaged in a holiday gift box                                        Packaged in a holiday gift box
                                     Retail: $112.47                                                       Retail: $106.85
                                     Club Member: $101.22                                                  Club Member $96.17

                                                                                                           Estate Red Wines
                                     Select Wine Gift Box                                                  1-btl 2007 Estate Grenache
                                     2007 Lagniappe                                                        1-btl 2007 Estate Syrah
                                     2008 Fleur Blanche                                                    1-btl 2007 Estate Mourvedre
                                     Packaged in a holiday gift box                                        Package in a holiday gift box
                                     Retail: $53.00                                                        Retail: $130.00
                                     Club Member: $47.70                                                   Club Member $117.00

                                   Gift Certificates Available
            Prize Winning Baby Back Ribs                                                  ARTISAN CHEESES TO PAIR WITH
                                  INGREDIENTS:                                                 2007 CHARDONNAY
                                  1 Tbsp. ground cumin
                                  1 Tbsp. chili powder
                                  1 Tbsp. paprika
                                  salt and pepper to taste
                                  3 lbs. baby back pork ribs
                                  1 cup barbecue sauce
Preheat grill for high heat.
In a small jar, combine cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper.
Close the lid and shake to mix.
Trim the membrane sheath from the back of each rack. Run a small,
sharp knife between the membrane and each rib, and snip off the
membrane as much as possible. Sprinkle as much of the rub onto                Cantal:         Semi-hard cow’s milk cheese from France
both sides of the ribs as desired. To prevent the ribs from becoming
                                                                              Havarti:        Semi-soft cow’s milk cheese from Denmark
too dark and spicy, do not thoroughly rub the spices into the ribs.
Store the unused portion of the spice mix for future use.                     Asiago:         Hard cow’s milk cheese from Italy
Place aluminum foil on lower rack to capture drippings and prevent            Humbolt Fog:     Soft goat’s milk cheese from Arcata, California
flare-ups. Lightly oil grate and lay ribs on top rack of grill. Reduce heat
to low, close lid and leave undisturbed for 1 hour. Do not lift lid.          Talegsio:        Semi-soft cow’s milk cheese from Italy
Brush ribs with barbecue sauce and grill an additional 5 min. Serve           Mozzerella:      Soft buffalo milk cheese from Italy
ribs as whole rack or cut and pile individually on a platter
              Enjoy with a glass of 2007 Petite Sirah!

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