Redondo Beach Chez Melange Adds El Rey Wine

Chez Melange Chez Melange just added El Rey Wine to the wine list!  Three restaurants under one roof, one block from the ocean.   A "must try" restaurant www.chezmelange.com .   Yum! … [Read more...]

Why do we plant cover crop to the El Rey Wine vineyard?

Why do we plant cover crops to our vineyard?  These plants include legumes such as fava beans, grasses, oats and clover which decompose and deliver Nitrogen to the grape vines. Vineyard cover crops draw abundant moisture in the soil from heavy winter rains. Our vines may appear dormant, but they are … [Read more...]

2014 Bronze Metal Winner!

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El Rey Wine Wins Bronze Metal at the Central Coast Wine Competition!

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Wine Notes 2015

Our Pinot Noir vineyard is situated on the perfect stretch of land, sitting on a south-east facing slope 14 miles from the Pacific Ocean.  The Central Coast is home to world class Pinot Noir.   The El Rey Vineyard follows the area’s rich tradition by producing an expressive Pinot Noir. The 2015 vintage … [Read more...]

Wine Notes 2014

The El Rey Vineyard sits on a south-east facing slope 14 miles from the the Pacific Ocean.  This beautiful stretch of the Central Coast is also home to world class Pinot Noir.   The El Rey Vineyard follows the area’s rich tradition by producing an expressive Pinot Noir.  Under the guidance of wine maker, … [Read more...]

El Rey Wine’s Super Grapes – Looks like an early Harvest

Wow! #ElReyWine super grapes! Looks like an early harvest. … [Read more...]

1 El Rey

“at their best, Pinot Noirs are the 3 most romantic of wines, with so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, and so powerful a punch that, like falling in love, they make the blood run hot and the soul wax embarrassingly poetic.” -Joel Fleischman Vanity Fair … [Read more...]

1 El Rey Wine

"It’s a hard grape to grow…thin skinned, temperamental, ripens early…it’s not a survivor like Cabernet, which can grow anywhere and thrive even when it’s neglected. No, Pinot needs constant care and attention…it can grow in these really specific, little, tucked away corners of the world. And only the most … [Read more...]

5 El Rey Wine

“When it’s great, Pinot Noir produces he most complex, hedonistic and remarkably thrilling red wine in the world…” -Robert Parker … [Read more...]