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Richard Longoria Wines Teams Up with Tesla Motors

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Tesla Destination Charging now offered as new amenity for guests

Longoria WinesJuly 26, 2016 – The Longoria Winery Tasting Room located at 415 E. Chestnut in Lompoc CA has teamed up with Tesla Motors to provide an increasingly desirable amenity; Tesla Destination  Charging. Tesla High Power Wall Connectors add 58 miles of range per hour, just the right amount of time to enjoy a tasting flight of Longoria wines. “Our winery tasting room is the first and only commercial business in Lompoc to offer Tesla Destination Charging,” explains owner and winemaker Richard Longoria.

Richard Longoria Wines joins a rapidly growing network of recreational sites in Tesla’s Destination Charging Program. Tesla partners with hotels, resorts, and restaurants around the world to offer High Power Connectors as an amenity for visitors, allowing them to charge their Tesla Model S at locations where they want to stay for several hours like hotels, ski resorts, and restaurants. Model S offers 270 miles of range on a single charge so the High Power Wall Connector can easily top off the Tesla in just a few hours.

“Our winery is constantly finding new ways to heighten our guests’ experience. By combining leading- edge technology and the forward-thinking of Tesla with our commitment to provide outstanding service and offerings, we now have the ability to offer guests a seamless and convenient charging experience during their stay,” says Rick Longoria.

The Longoria Winery and Tasting Room and other Tesla Destination Charging locations are hosted on Tesla’s interactive webpage and were recently GPS located on Model S’ navigation through a free software update sent wirelessly to the car. Tesla owners are now able to use the Model S 17” touchscreen to easily plan trips and locate the property.

About Longoria Wines

Longoria Wines is an artisanal family winery committed to sustainable living. Established in 1982 by Rick and Diana Longoria, Longoria wines are handcrafted in very small quantities ranging from 50 to 700 cases. Total annual production currently averages 3,000 cases. The winery’s estate vineyard, Fe Ciega, is situated on a small mesa 350 feet above the Santa Ynez River in the Sta. Rita Hills AVA just east of Lompoc. The combination of cool climate, clay loam soil with shale fragments, and gentle southern exposure together produce Pinot Noir wines acclaimed for their intensity and concentration. More information on Longoria Wines can be found at www.longoriawine.com

About Tesla

Tesla Motors’ (NASDAQ: TSLA) goal is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable transport with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures electric vehicles, as well as renewable energy storage. Tesla has delivered more than 90,000 electric vehicles to customers worldwide.

About Model S

Model S is the world’s first premium sedan built from the ground up as an electric vehicle. It has been engineered to deliver unprecedented range and a thrilling drive experience. Model S is the world’s fastest-accelerating four-door vehicle ever built and has a range of 270 miles on a single charge.

With a rigid body structure, nearly 50/50 weight distribution and a remarkably low center of gravity, Model S offers the responsiveness and agility expected from the world’s best sports cars while providing the ride quality of a luxury performance sedan.

Model S has received many awards and accolades, including Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year©, Car  and Driver 10 Best 2015, AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2013 Automobile of the Year, the 2013 Yahoo!

AUTOS Car of the Year, TIME’s Best Invention of the Year 2012, Consumer Reportshighest score ever given to a car, and a NHTSA 5-star safety rating.

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