“Many of them have made the journey from other California regions, and out of state, for many years.
The guests are really loyal followers, and knowledgeable and enthusiastic — they feel as if they discovered a secret region in the Sta.
GM & Winemaker TREY FLETCHER Trey joined Bien Nacido Estates in 2011 as Winemaker and General Manager.
He studied enology & viticulture at California State University Fresno.
As a Master Sommelier, Costello has held impressive positions as Wine Director and Maître D’ for some of America’s most notable restaurants.
He ran the wine program as Wine Director for the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas which included Chef Pierre Gagnaire’s TWIST, and worked as Maître D’ for San Diego’s Grand Del Mar restaurant, Addison.
: “Costello joins the winery with an impressive resume in the world of fine wine, most notably his distinction as a Master Sommelier by the American Chapter of the Court of Master Sommeliers.
He has since earned great recognition, being named one of the “Top New Sommeliers 2013” by Wine & Spirits Magazine.
“The winemakers are a great group of smart, passionate people, and thankfully, the wines stand up.” Horvath also cited the attendees who return to Wine & Fire year after year as factors in the celebration’s uniqueness.
On the menu will be traditional Argentine Asado, salads, bread, meat and sausages. Featured this year will be library wines, large format bottles and small-production wines.