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Talley Vineyards
3031 Lopez Drive
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
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Talley Family Vineyards has been growing grapes in Arroyo Grande Valley since 1982. If you tasted at this location before 2002 you might recall the Rincon Adobe that served as a tasting room. A new tasting room has been erected but the Adobe is still featured on the wine label. Look for limited selections in the tasting room available by the glass and growler. You may be familiar with the Talley’s distribution label Bishops Peak, which features Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Cabernet Sauvignon. This location is SIP certified and grows other crops on their property. The Talley’s are also famous for bell peppers, sprouts and artichokes. Check out the fresh harvest box which features, broccoli, celery, golden beets, apples, tangerines and butternut squash. Enjoy a tasting flight ($12) or a distinctive flight for ($18). One tasting fee waived with $50 purchase. Outside food and pets on a leash are welcome in the outside areas.
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For your Wine Adventure:
  • Edna Valley AVA
    Edna Valley AVA
  • Wine Maker
    Wine Maker
    Brian Talley
  • Outdoor SeatingOutdoor Seating: 88
  • 2015 Bishop's Peak Cabernet Sauvignon
    The 2015 Bishop’s Peak Cabernet Sauvignon is deep carmine in color. Expressive aromas of plum and pepper are bolstered by meaty notes of pork belly and smoked ribs. The palate displays beautiful, subdued tannins with notes of plum, raspberry, and root beer. Enjoy this wine with Santa Maria style barbeque or smoked brisket.
  • 2016 Bishop's Peak Chardonnay
    The 2016 vintage of Bishop's Peak Chardonnay is light straw in appearance and reveals aromas of lemon, white peach, and jasmine. On the palate, intriguing notes of orange creamsicle, pear juice, and lime zest are enhanced by a chalky minerality. Try pairing this refreshing chardonnay with oysters on the half shell or linguini with clams.
  • 2014 Bishop's Peak Elevation
    Filet mignon with red wine sauce and fingerling potatoes.
  • 2012 Bishop's Peak Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc
    The grapes for this Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc were the last harvested from our vineyards in 2012. It was purposely made in a low alcohol style to preserve freshness and a high level of residual sugar which gives the wine its intense sweetness. Aromas of ripe peaches and apricots carry onto the palate where viscosity and surprising acidity balance those flavors perfectly. This sweet wine is excellent with fruit and cheese, foie gras, or all by itself for dessert.
  • 2013 Bishop's Peak Malbec
    Beautiful red-violet in hue, the 2013 Bishop’s Peak Malbec displays aromas of cola and fennel. This medium-bodied wine is bursting with flavors of blackberry and plum. The mid-palate is soft and approachable and leads to a dry finish. Try pairing this malbec with a Manchego cheese plate or barbecue spare ribs.
  • 2015 Bishop's Peak Riesling
    The 2015 vintage of Bishop’s Peak Riesling offers aromas of white peach, orange blossom, and a hint of kerosene. The palate welcomes notes of honey, stone fruit, and lemon curd. With a tangy acidity that is balanced by subtle sweet honeysuckle, this riesling is a perfect match for pad thai with spaghetti squash or sweet and spicy shrimp.
  • 2013 Bishop's Peak Rincon Vineyard Syrah
    Though our production of Syrah dates to 1999, we have grown it ourselves since 2005. It thrives in the calcareous clay soil of the West Rincon Vineyard where it displays classic cool climate characteristics of smoke, white pepper and roasted coffee. Black ruby in hue, the 2013 Bishop’s Peak Rincon Vineyard Syrah expresses aromas of smoked meat, roasted coffee, and oregano. The palate is well-balanced and approachable, revealing lush notes of blackberry and an expressive white pepper finish. Try pairing this wine with steamed pork buns or braised Hoisin short ribs.
  • 2016 Bishop's Peak Sauvignon Blanc
    The 2016 Bishop’s Peak Sauvignon Blanc expresses bright tropical aromas of guava and pineapple that are matched by soft carnation undertones. On the palate, notes of kiwi and honeydew are complemented by a touch of dried hay. With mouth-watering acidity, this sauvignon blanc will pair beautifully with Santa Barbara Spot Prawns or Thai green curry with white rice.
  • 2014 Chardonnay
    The best barrels of the best blocks produce a more restrained with that's only beginning to show the tropical fruit. Fermented in stainless and neitral oak, aged 17 months in 80% neutral oak.
  • 2013 Chardonnay
    Tropical fruit notes with a touch of toast and vanilla from malolactic fermentation.
  • 2014 Chardonnay
    Lush and luscious, with notes of lychee and white peach.
  • 2015 Chardonnay
    The oldest vines we farm, planted by Don Talley. Enjoy with grilled chicken with lemon and wilted greens.
  • 2015 Chardonnay
    Classicaly barrel fermented from the vineyard named after Oliver Talley. Enjoy with fresh guacamole and toasted tortilla chips
  • 2015 Chardonnay
    Aged sur lie 14 mounths in French oak barrels, 15% new. Enjoy with fresh guacamole and toasted tortilla chips
  • 2014 East Rincon Vineyard Pinot Noir
    Lurid ruby-red. Deep-pitched black raspberry, cherry and spicecake aromas show excellent clarity and complementary suggestions of cola, mocha and woodsmoke. Sweet, seamless and penetrating, offering concentrated red and dark berry, floral pastille and cola flavors underscored by juicy acidity. Manages to be powerful as well as graceful, closing with superb energy and smooth tannins that build slowly and add framework to the densely packed fruit.
  • 2015 Edna Valley Pinot Noir
    From the distinctive sandy soil of the Stone Corral Vineyard. Try it with grilled salmon with leeks and portobello mushrooms.
  • 2015 Estate Chardonnay
    Our signature white wine, the first Chardonnay produced in the Arroyo Grande Valley. Pairs with grilled chicken with lemon and wilted greens.
  • 2015 Etate Pinot Noir
    Our signature red wine produced since the inaugural 1986 vintage. Pairs well with Michael Wild's Cog au Vin.
  • 2013 Grenache
    Surprisingly light, a great expression of red fruit Grenache/ with abundant cherry and raspberry notes balanced by the grape's natural acidity.
  • 2014 Mano Tinta Red Wine
    Ruby red in color, the 2014 Mano Tinta reveals a rich bouquet of blackberry, dark plum, red currant, and baking spice. The palate is well-balanced and supple, offering notes of graham cracker, fig, and dried Bing cherry. Try pairing this Bordeaux blend with barbeque pizza or eggplant Parmesan.
  • 2015 Monte Sereno Vineyard Chardonnay
    The 2015 vintage of the Monte Sereno Vineyard Chardonnay features a bright bouquet of nectar and lemon curd. Notes of pithy pear and lime on the palate are complemented by hints of granite and pie crust. Try pairing this chardonnay with sea bass ceviche or lemony grilled chicken.
  • 2015 Oliver’s Vineyard Chardonnay
    The 2015 vintage of Oliver’s Vineyard Chardonnay is light straw in appearance. The nose reveals alluring aromas of Valencia orange and morning toast. The palate is rich and suave, with notes of mandarin peel, white peach, and apricot. This chardonnay will pair beautifully with a fresh orzo and spinach salad or dishes featuring avocado, including guacamole.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    A blend of the best vineyards in the county - complex, and up for anything you’re having for dinner tonight. Spice, earth, red, black, and blue fruit.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    Sustainably farmed. Santa Maria spice and red fruit. Elegant, restrained.
  • 2013 Pinot Noir
    Bright acid balances the red fruit and spice of the Santa Maria Valley to produce an elegant, Burgundian pinot.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    Organically farmed. Classic Sta Rita Hills earth and minerality, gorgeous red fruit.
  • 2013 Pinot Noir
    This fuller, richer pinot is expressive of the earth and minerality typical of Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    These grapes come from the highest point in the Sta Rita Hills. The high winds mean very low yields. Stunningly complex, with blue fruit, a little bramble, and a little something something.
  • 2015 Rincon Pinot Noir
    Where it all started when Don Talley planted the first vines in 1982. Pair with honey-glazed quail with grilled radiccio.
  • 2015 Rincon Vineyard Chardonnay
    The 2015 vintage of the Rincon Vineyard Chardonnay offers aromas of bright lemon, confectioners’ sugar, and a touch of flint. Notes of roasted coffee bean, Asian pear, and honeysuckle on the palate are matched with mouth watering salinity. Try pairing this alluring chardonnay with swordfish and roasted vegetables or a spinach and leek frittata.
  • 2014 Rincon Vineyard Pinot Noir
    Light burgundy in appearance, the 2014 vintage of Rincon Vineyard Pinot Noir has an aroma radiating with delicate floral notes and a touch of warm oak. A sweet blackberry attack gives way to lush mid-palate concentration and a lingering finish. Try pairing this well-balanced pinot noir with sautéed mushrooms or Coq au Vin.
  • 2015 Rosemary's Chardonnay
    Our coolest site, this vineyard surrounds Rosemary Talley's home Try with pan fried cod with spinach and truffled cauliflower.
  • 2015 Rosemary's Pinot Noir
    Overlooking the ocean and surrounding Rosemary Talley's house. Try with grilled leg of lamb with fava bean ragout.
  • 2015 Rosemary’s Vineyard Chardonnay
    The 2015 vintage of Rosemary’s Chardonnay is pale straw in appearance. On the nose, creamy notes of hazelnut and croissant are balanced by a hint of white flower. The palate is marked by a zesty acidity, with notes of lemon balm, juicy Golden Delicious apple, and crushed rock. Try pairing this chardonnay with Petrale sole garnished with a corn relish or soft Camembert cheese.
  • 2014 Rosemary’s Vineyard Pinot Noir
    Light garnet in hue, the 2014 vintage of Rosemary’s Vineyard Pinot Noir is true to character and expresses aromas of black cherry and plum. A sweet attack leads to mid-palate richness that finishes with a subtle touch of spice and refreshing minerality. Enjoy with beef carpaccio or roasted quail.
  • 2015 Stone Corral Pinot Noir
    Distinctive sandy soils produce our darkest and richest Pinot Noir. Pairs well with swordfish with pomegranate.
  • 2014 Stone Corral Vineyard Pinot Noir
    Deep garnet in color, the 2014 vintage of Stone Corral Vineyard Pinot Noir exudes juicy black fruit aromas bolstered by an intriguing smoked meat characteristic. On the palate, hints of strawberry and sandalwood lead to stunning mid-palate concentration layered with supple tannin. Try pairing this pinot noir with grilled chicken and vegetable kabobs fresh off the grill.
  • 2013 Syrah
    Dark fruit, leather, and game, balanced by a touch of Grenache. Drinking well now and will age well into the 2020-2025 window.
  • 2015 Talley Vineyards Edna Valley Chardonnay
    The 2015 vintage is brilliant yellow gold in color, revealing crisp aromatics of lime leaf, yellow apple, wet granite, and a hint of marzipan. The palate is bright with notes of lime rind, early-pick tangerine, and a dash of almond flour. This well-balanced wine finishes off with flavors of toasted baguette with salted French butter. Enjoy with roasted Brussels sprouts or chicken risotto
  • 2015 Talley Vineyards Edna Valley Pinot Noir
    Cranberry in hue, the 2015 Edna Valley Pinot Noir offers a bouquet filled with hints of blueberry, raspberry, and black tea. On the palate, notes of plum, blackberry preserve, and juicy strawberry are complemented by a touch of loose tobacco. Try pairing this pinot noir with honey-glazed quail with grilled radicchio or a balsamic watermelon salad.
  • 2015 Talley Vineyards Estate Chardonnay
    Pale gold in appearance, the 2015 Estate Chardonnay offers aromas of cantaloupe, yellow apple skin, and a hint of toasted bread crumbs. The palate is juicy and bright. Notes of peach nectar, stone fruit pith, wet river rock, and lemon curd lead to a refreshing and slightly toasty finish.
  • 2014 Talley Vineyards Estate Chardonnay
    Soft gold in color, the 2014 Estate Chardonnay is a beautiful expression of the character and style of the Arroyo Grande Valley. On the nose, vibrant aromas of pear and stone fruits are followed by a hint of subtle toasted oak. The palate is soft and plush with delicate acidity. Notes of peach, lemon oil, baked brioche and slivered almonds are complemented by minerality true to the Arroyo Grande Valley. Enjoy this classic chardonnay with light seafood fare, such as steamed mussels or Dungeness crab.
  • 2014 Talley Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir
    Brilliant ruby-red. Highly fragrant, spice-accented aromas of red and dark berry preserves and floral pastilles; a hint of vanilla emerges with air. Expansive raspberry and cherry-cola flavors are energized and lifted by juicy acidity and a late jolt of white pepper. Packs a solid punch but comes off lithe, finishing with excellent focus, well-knit tannins and strong persistence.