The first Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Reyes Winery approximately 45 miles north of downtown Los Angeles in Agua Dulce. The event will be sponsored among others by Galpin Ford, Union Bank of California, Southern California Edison and Reyes Winery. Proceeds will benefit Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Guests will enjoy tastings of the vintner’s best wines, gourmet food and specialty fancy food samplings from Los Angeles area chefs and artisanal food makers. There will also be an organic market brimming with harvests from local farmers; an open air bazaar featuring local artists’ original works; a gift boutique; and a silent auction.
Robert Reyes, owner of Reyes Winery, and who recently toured Henry Mayo found the hospital to be quite impressive in what it offers to the Santa Clarita Valley community, both is facilities and patient care.
“Supporting this hospital is a worthy cause,” Reyes said. “It’s amazing. They do such a great job in the community and it’s obvious that they care.”
Prepaid general admission tickets are $65 and $75 at the door. A limited amount of VIP tickets will be available online at $90 until January 20 and $100 after that date. VIP Passes will include early entrance at 11 a.m., private winery tour and barrel tastings, VIP. lounge reserve wine tasting paired with gourmet bites; plus all general admission ticket benefits. To reserve tickets and for more information, please visit reyeswinery.com/spv-winefestival.