Wine aficionados and gourmet foodies will find an exceptional array of palate-pleasing experiences at the Fourth Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival to be held noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23 in the vineyard at Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce. VIP entrance will be at 11 a.m.
“We are proud to be able to introduce our guests to the wines of Sierra Pelona Valley and beyond,” said Robert Reyes, wine maker and general manager of Reyes Winery and founder of the Sierra Pelona Valley Vintners Association. “And this is our fourth year assisting nonprofits in the Santa Clarita Valley.”
The festival is a fundraiser for the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center. The SCV Senior Center provides a variety of educational, meal and respite services to 10,000 seniors and their families in a 450-square-mile area in and around the SCV. All proceeds from the festival will be donated to the SCV Senior Center.
The Fourth Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival will feature more than 80 food and wine vendors from throughout Southern California, as well as entertainment, specialty items sampling and handmade crafts from local artisans.
Attendees will receive: specialty event glass, event plate, swag gift bag, wine and food sampling and free parking.
“We have some wonderful gifts in our swag bags this year,” said Festival Director Beth Heiserman.
Guests will be treated to gourmet food pairings from highly acclaimed Los Angeles area chefs and artisanal food makers, as well as award-winning wines and other libations at the festival.
Previous years participants have included: San Antonio Winery, Mystic Hills, Alonso Family Vineyards, Reyes Winery, Steve Hemmert Wines, Agua Dulce Winery, Coruce Vineyards, Chateau Fredeking, Golden Star Vineyard, Iconic Wines, AV Winery, Chavez Vineyards, High Desert Cellars, Charles Wine Co., Bouquet Vineyards, Hearthstone Vineyard and Winery, Bobcat Winery, Harris Wine Biz, Gottwine, LA International Wine Competition, Crillon Importers –Agwa, Rhum Barbancourt, Absente, Magellan Gin, Du Nasi, Six Foukes, Douglas Gould, Wine Neg. Lil Bastard Label, Sarah Jean’s Southern Cuisine, Bella Cucina, Organo Gold Specialty Coffee, Anheuser-Busch, Brown Knows Cider, Pepsi Beverages Company, Porto’s Bakery, Gourmet Blends, Truffles N Toffee, Le Chene French Cuisine, Mickey’s Momma’s BBQ, Thelma’s Morning Café, Persia Restaurant and Lounge, Hookah Bar, Tochigan Farms and Culinary Wonders Cooking School.
Heiserman said the festival is a “great way to spend the day with friends enjoying great wine, great food and great entertainment in a beautiful vineyard setting.”
Live entertainment for the festival will be provided by Still Moving Project, Just Us and Sean Hughes.
In addition to food, refreshments, entertainment and an art exhibit from local artists and craftsmen, the festival will include a raffle featuring wine-and-dine gift certificates, wines and gift baskets.
Tickets can be ordered online or bought at the door. General admission tickets are $85 each. Designated driver tickets are $40 each.
Tickets can be purchased online. The festival is an “adults only” event and open only to guests age 21 and older.
For Santa Clarita Valley wine festival guests Reyes Winery is 30 minutes from Valencia, 24 minutes from Newhall and 15 minutes from Canyon Country. The winery is located just minutes off the Agua Dulce exit of the Antelope Valley Freeway or can be reached driving up Sierra Highway.
The Fourth Annual Sierra Pelona Wine Festival will be held noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at Reyes Winery, located at 10262 Sierra Highway in Agua Dulce, CA 91390. For information or tickets click here or call 661-268-1865.
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