2021 Best Harvest Ever!

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El Rey Wine’s 2017 is a Sunset Magazine Competition Winner

El Rey Wine's 2017 Took the Silver! Sunset Magazine's International wine competition is considered to be one of the most respected, and has the honor and distinction of recognizing the best wines produced internationally. This contest drew top-level wines and hand-picked top-notch judges to determine … [Read more...]

El Rey Wine’s Pinot Noir Wins a Double Gold!

El Rey Wine is so proud to announce our 2016 Pinot Noir has won a Double Gold in Sunset Magazine's Wine Competition! This vintage also won a Bronze Metal in the Central Coast Wine Competition featuring the best wine in the area! The tradition continues..... … [Read more...]

2020 Harvest Looking Good!

The 2020 Harvest was bountiful and beautiful! We had help from Derek's Grand-kids Audrey and Kiernan this year. Along with 3 young local teens from Lompoc. The young generation proved to be super hard-working. Looking forward to tasting this year's wine. … [Read more...]

Saving Birds at El Rey Wine

Oh no!  The grapes are slowly getting sweeter and are tempting the birds!  We visit the nets everyday to save the birds. … [Read more...]

El Rey Wine Wins Sunset Magagzine’s Silver Metal

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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...]

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

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

El Rey Wine Visits Portugal

We love to try new wines! This summer finds us in Lisbon, Portugal the heartland of beautiful wines of Portugal. The people are fun loving, open and bold - just like their wine! By trying international wine, we are able to taste and improve our own wine. So each vintage year continues to be a unique and a … [Read more...]