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Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards Receives Much Enthusiasm from Wine Enthusiast


ROSEBURG, Ore., Nov 18, 2023 – Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards is proud to announce that Wine Enthusiast Magazine has recently scored seven of its wines. The 2022 Grüner Veltliner ‘Green Lizard’ led with top awards, earning the distinction of Editors’ Choice and 93 points, while the 2021 Syrah ‘Winemaker’s Reserve’ received 92 points. Other awards included 90 points for the 2022 Grüner Veltliner Estate, and 89 points for the newly released 2020 Tempranillo ‘Winemaker’s Reserve’ and the 2021 Estate Grenache. Stephen Reustle (Owner/Winemaker of Reustle Vineyards) was enthusiastic about the results stating, “It’s a privilege to represent the Umpqua Valley and showcase the incredible potential of this small but remarkable region.”

Stephen continued by remarking, “We are truly honored to have received these awards from Wine Enthusiast. Their judging process is highly competitive, and only the finest wines attain the highest ratings. These accolades mirror the quality of our wines and the dedication of our amazing team here at Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards. SDG.”

About Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards

Three-time Winery of the Year, Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards, has earned countless awards for its wines since 2005… Including Dan Berger’s Int’l 2020 Small Winery of the Year, Winepress NW’s 2017 Pacific Northwest Winery of the Year, and Riverside Int’l 2010 Small Winery of the Year. Other noteworthy achievements include Top Syrah at the Six Nations Wine Challenge and securing ‘Best White Wine’ in North America for its 2021 Gruner Veltliner – Green Lizard at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Producing roughly 7,500 cases annually, Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards is family owned and 100% estate-grown and produced in Oregon’s Umpqua Valley.



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