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2006 Barbera - Gold -2008 Best of Appelation Competition
2007 Petite Sirah - Gold - 2009 San Francisco Chronicle Competition
2010 Petite Sirah - Silver - 2012 California State Fair
2011 Malbec - Silver - 2013  San Francisco Chronicle Competition
2012 Cabernet Franc - Silver - California State Fair

2013 Barbera wins Silver

2013 Barbera wins Silver in the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle competition!

SF Examiner Article by Barbara Schoener

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7055 Ridge Rd.

Newcastle, CA 95658

(916) 663-1422


"As you enter the winery, the classic Italian decorations, spacious layout, and canyon view are some of the features which grab your attention. And, throughout the seasons, the changing colors of the vines provide for spectacular photos. "

- Auburn Journal


2013 Barbera takes Silver in SF Chronicle Competition!

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Welcome to Pescatore Estate Vineyard & Winery
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altIt's like you're worlds away... once you settle in by the fire here at Pescatore Estate Vineyard and Winery. Just minutes from downtown Newcastle, our family-owned estate is 15 acres of beauty and tranquility.

Founded in 1997, our vineyard and winery are mainly operated by myself and my wife Pat, with additional help from our sons Tim and Steve, and daughter-in-law Misti.

Whether you're a connoisseur or just beginning to learn about the wonderful world of wine, we hope you'll find Pescatore Vineyard and Winery is a great place to be. If you're interested in visiting Monday through Friday, please contact us to make an appointment.

David Wegner & Family

Recipe Archives...

The Cooks Corner

Bottle of Zinfandel

Strawberry Cream Cake (24 servings)


1 Package of yellow cake mix

1 (4 oz.) strawberry jello




1 envelope of whipped topping mix (Dream Whip) 2-2 1/2

1 package of instant vanilla pudding (4 serving size)

1 1/2 C cold milk

1 tsp. vanilla extract


preheat oven to 350*

dissolve gelatin in 3/4 C boiling water- add 1/2 C cold water -set aside at room temperature

mix & bake cake as directed in a 9x13 pan - cool cake 20-25 minutes

poke holes in warm cake (in pan) with meat fork or toothpick

slowly pour gelatin over cake - refrigerate while making topping




in a chilled deep bowl blend & whip topping mix and dry pudding with milk & vanilla until stiff (5-8 min.)

immediately frost cake - garnish with strawberries


Keep refrigerated - serve chilled.


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