4 Arroyo Grande Valley Wineries

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Going on Central Coast wine tours of Arroyo Grande wineries will keep your knowledge of this exciting AVA ahead of the curve. Local grape growing and wine production is pleasantly unpretentious, but very serious just the same. The following are my favorite producers in the Arroyo Grande Valley.

Laetitia Winery

Laetitia Winery is located in the cool, southwestern part of the AVA. They produce award-winning Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sparkling Wine. Learn more about the Burgundian techniques that Laetitia employs in both the vineyard and the winery.

Rancho Arroyo Grande Winery

Rancho Arroyo Grande Winery is located in the northern part of the AVA near the border of Edna Valley. Rancho is known for their environmentally friendly practices in the vineyard as well as their value-driven wine production. Check out Rancho Arroyo Grande Winery to see what they are currently offering.

Saucelito Canyon Vineyards

Saucelito Canyon Vineyards is located in a remote canyon in the Arroyo Grande AVA. They are a producer of significant historical interest. Many of their vines were planted in 1880, making them some of the oldest in California. Owners Bill and Nancy Greenough specialize in Estate Zinfandel made with the remarkably concentrated fruit of this vineyard.

4 Arroyo Grande Valley Wineries

Talley Vineyards

Talley Vineyards produces some excellent Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Many of their wines score 90+ points in major wine publications. Talley’s Rincon Valley Pinot Noir was ranked # 4 in Wine Enthusiast’s top 100 wines of 2004. Learn more about this noteworthy producer.