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Savoring Coastal Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, live music, and a cook book at Talley Vineyards

The historic adobe at Talley Vineyards in Arroyo Grande Valley
Tom Wilmer

Brian Talley’s grandfather started farming in the Arroyo Grande Valley back in 1948. It was Brian’s dad who planted grapes in the early 1980s and eventually started producing wine as well, and as they say, the rest is history. 

Talley has won numerous prestigious awards and received the honor of having Talley wines served at numerous White House dinners.

Timeless vistas from Talley Vineyards tasting room
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Timeless vistas from Talley Vineyards tasting room

Today, Talley farms more than 190 acres of grapes and produces 30,000 cases annually. Brian Talley shares his family’s journey.

Talley Vineyard vines after harvest
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Talley Vineyard vines after harvest

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