Celebrate #GrenacheDay at Reyes Winery this Weekend!

Grenache is one of the lightest red wine varietals, like Pinot Noir.  It grows well in hot, dry and windy climates like Agua Dulce. Our 2015 Grenache was sourced from Alonso Family Vineyards in Agua Dulce. This year, we brought Grenache in from Lake Los Angeles, which is about 37 miles north east of Reyes Winery. The climate there is similar to ours, but they have much more water than us. This varietal tends to be harvested later than most other grapes. This year was somewhat in the middle.

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Let’s celebrate Grenache

Let’s Celebrate Grenache
By Beth P. Heiserman

Grenache is one of the most widely planted red wine varietal in the world. It grows well in hot, dry and windy climates like Agua Dulce. It ripens much later than most varietals. There are different types of Grenache; Noir, Blanc, Gris and Rose. It is mainly grown in France, Australia, Sardinia/Italy and the Central Valley of California. Most likely the grape originated from Spain during the period when the Aragon Crown ruled according to ampelographical evidence.The study of ampelography helps identify and classifies…

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Syrah or Shiraz?

Syrah or Shiraz?
By Beth P. Heiserman

When I first started at Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce, I remember trying the 2009 Syrah. It became my favorite instantly. It has such a great smokiness and is so fruit forward that I knew it would be perfect to pair with bison or lamb. I have paired this wine with everything from Sloppy Joes to a leg of lamb. Syrah is sometimes known as Shiraz. It is grown all over the world. Its dark skin…

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2014 Award Winning Wines

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2014 Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition
SILVER MEDAL Syrah, Estate Grown, Sierra Pelona Valley 2011




4 winners 20142014 LA International Wine Comp
SILVER MEDAL Port, Agua Dulce Delight, Sierra Pelona Valley
SILVER MEDAL Syrah, Estate Grown, Sierra Pelona Valley 2011
BRONZE MEDAL Dry Red Blend, Julia’s Blend, California 2011
BRONZE MEDAL Dessert Wine, Sweet Serenity, Muscat Sierra Pelona Valley 2009







2014 OC Fair
GOLD MEDAL  Dessert Wine, Agua Dulce Delight, Sierra Pelona Valley
BRONZE MEDAL Syrah, Estate Grown, Sierra Pelona Valley 2011
BRONZE MEDAL Proprietary Red, Robby’s Blend, California 2011

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“Paella Day at Reyes Winery”

paellaWho will be joining me for “Paella Day at Reyes Winery”

Hosted by Le Chene and the Santa Clarita Wine Enthusiasts

May 17, 2014 at 1pm

$40 per person, purchase tickets at http://www.reyeswinery.com/events

It includes lunch, 2 glasses of wine, a tasting flight of 5 wines, and a tour of the vineyard.

latin neonCome and enjoy and afternoon and Reyes Winery enjoying Paella and listening to an amazing guitarist, The Latin Neon while sipping award winning wines.


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Reyes’ UPCOMING EVENTS for April 2013


UPCOMING EVENTS for April 2013

Tasting Flight of 5 wines $7. Choose 5 wines to sample from the Reyes Winery Wine List.

Tour and Tasting Flight Special $22 per person includes, tasting flight of 5 wines to pair with chocolates, a Reyes Winery Glass, and a Winery tour. Tours at1 pm or 3pm.  Please purchase tickets in our tasting room on online at http://reyeswinery.com/events. ($27 value)

Tasting Flight and Reyes Winery Glass Special $12. Choose 5 wines to sample from the Reyes Winery Wine List and take home a Reyes Winery Glass to enjoy at home with a Reyes Wine….

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2013 Reyes Budbreak

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Here is a fun and interesting wine fact…Budbreak, the first stage of growth for the vine, requires 50F temperatures to begin. Our chardonnay the buds have started to break. Come visit us this week and see the chardonnay vines, then taste our newest release 2011 Zinfandel.

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1st Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival-press release




logo_reyes_festival1st Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival Promises the Perfect Combination of Wine, Food, Music, Art & Philanthropy





MARCH 14 2013 (Los Angeles, CA) – Sierra Pelona Valley Vintners Association will hold its 1st Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival on Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce.  Proceeds from the festival will benefit the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital*. Guests will receive a complimentary commemorative tasting glass and plate, a specialty gift bag, and free parking. …

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2012 Chardonnay

Our 2012 Estate Bottled Chardonnay

This un-oaked Chardonnay has luscious tropical aromas of orange blossom honey, grapefruit and pineapple. This wine has a crisp and refreshing mouth feel, medium body with some deep flavors and richness, and is definitely well balanced. Our Sierra Pelona Valley Appellation’s terroir truly shows its character with this wine.

Price $: 24.00

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Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival

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Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival

April 20, 2013


Tickets are now available for purchase at



We have general admission tickets and hike tickets are available. We have released a few more VIP tickets; purchase them before we sell out.  Below are the benefits for the ticket holder of each type of ticket we are offering.

Benefits of general admission ticket holders are a specialty event glass, specialty gift bag, Wine and food sampling and free parking. Prepaid general admission tickets are $65.00 and…

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Eve’s Wine 101 article on our wine and cheese event.

Eve Visits Our Latest Winery Tasting Room: Reyes Winery


During one of the last warm days in October we took a beautiful drive through a long winding road that led us to a new winery about 30 minutes from our home in Newhall. The exterior of the winery was decorated with an expansive fountain framed by an equally expansive view of vines on three sides; on the fourth side was the winery tasting room situated between the winery itself and a modest home. Had we viewed the winery from above, we would have seen vines in all four directions, with…

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2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

cab101Our 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is our second “Estate Bottled” vintage. It won a silver medal  in the LA Int’l Wine and Spirits Competition 2012 and a Bronze in Orange County Competition.   This wine has been as well received as the prior vintage. This velvety and elegant wine has light to medium tannins and a very distinct Cabernet aroma. It is well rounded with excellent balance and intensity in the mid palate and a lingering finish. Replete with ripe sweet fruit flavors of black cherries, raspberries, blackberries, and a harmonious slightly nutty taste.

Price $:…

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