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Harvest 2012

Wondering how Harvest 2012 is shaping up at Chateau Montelena?  Vineyard Manager, Dave Vella, shares his thoughts on the vintage weather and how it will affect our wines.  Learn more about what you can expect from Vintage 2012:

Extended Tasting Days In San Francisco

With a busy October in the City By The Bay, we’ve decided to extend our days at our San Francisco Tasting Room in the lobby of the Westin St. Francis on Union Square.  In addition to visiting during our normal Wednesday-Sunday 1:00-8:00pm hours, you can also visit us for a little Montelena fix on the […]

Taste The Future In San Francisco

Have you ever wanted to sample our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon before it’s bottled?  Well, now you can.  For the month of October (or while supplies last), we’ll be offering a complimentary barrel sample of our 2010 Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon when you purchase a tasting of our current wines.  This offer is available exclusively at […]

A Customer’s Story

Upon returning to the office Monday morning, we were greeted with an email from a customer about an experience he’d had with one of our wines over the weekend.  The wine in question: our 1976 North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon.  He writes: Gentlemen, Last night I had a small dinner at my home in Healdsburg, CA, […]

Kickoff To Auction Napa Valley 2012

Today marks the beginning of Auction Napa Valley 2012, the Napa Valley Vintner’s annual charity fundraiser, and it’s shaping up to be a very exciting weekend, indeed.  The weekend will include four glorious days of celebrating the best of Napa Valley – everything from private winemaker dinners to elaborate parties and more than 250 different […]

Chateau Montelena And Jeremy Irons In “Trashed”

You may remember Jeff’s blog post from last spring about English actor Jeremy Irons’ visit to the winery.  Last April, he and a film crew descended upon our winery to film a segment with our Vineyard Manager, Dave Vella, for an upcoming documentary about America’s problem with excessive waste.  Well, friends, the wait is finally over. […]

Montelena Moments: Brennan and Lindsey Sheedy

We recently received a very kind email from Brennan and Lindsey Sheedy about their memorable first experience with Chateau Montelena wines.  Bitten by the wine bug during the planning of their wedding, here’s their story… THE WINE THAT STARTED IT ALL – FOR US! by Brennan and Lindsey Sheedy This past November, Lindsey and I […]

New Spring Releases!

Along with the warmer weather and longer days, we bring more good news to our wine-loving friends.  This Spring, we’re pleased to release three new wines for your sipping pleasure: our 2008 Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, our 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and our 2009 Montelena Estate Zinfandel.  To coincide with celebration season, barbecues and cook-outs or […]

Happy New Year!

Here we are on Thursday, December 29th and less than 48 hours to the New Year.  This last year has been an exciting one, to say the least!  We’ve finished renovations and a seismic retrofit on our cellar, finished up our most interesting vintage to date, brought the food truck movement to the ole Chateau, […]

A Dose of Thanks

As George noted last week, Thanksgiving is finally here!  And I can hardly believe it – feels like it was NYE 2011 just the other day!  Regardless, it’s great for me because Thanksgiving is, by far, my favorite holiday.  Any day that I can eat delicious food to my heart’s content, spend time with my […]

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About Our Authors

Kristina King

Born in Colorado and led a nomadic life until the ripe old age of four. Kristina loves to travel, eat, drink wine, and enjoy the outdoors. One of her mottos is: Life is an adventure - enjoy!

George Blanckensee

An expert event planner and an avid basketball and sports fan, George can tell you about all the best off-the-beaten path eateries.

Cameron Parry

Winemaker since 2008, Cameron has been an integral member of the winemaking team at Chateau Montelena since 2004. He and his wife live in Calistoga with their two beautiful daughters.

Kali Clark

A Napa Valley native, Kali returned to the area after a stint on the East Coast and can be found documenting the latest happenings at the Chateau. When not behind the camera, she likes to experiment in the kitchen, travel, and enjoy the outdoors