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A Visit With Dave Vella

Last week,  Vineyard Manager Dave Vella hosted Viticulture student Lynn Pedone for an educational visit, tour and tasting at the winery.  If you’ve ever met Dave, you know what a hilarious and engaging personality he has – it’s no surprise that he was the highlight of Lynn’s visit.  He’s also incredibly knowledgeable about our unique land at […]

Words From Our Winemaker

With the recent release of our two new Estate wines, we caught up with Winemaker Cameron Parry to get his take on each of the wines.  Take a look at the videos below for a little insider information on our 2007 Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and our 2008 Montelena Estate Zinfandel. Have you tasted these […]

Oscar Fever!

I admit it;  I have Oscar fever.  I look forward to Awards Season every year – the glamour and the hype gets me every time.  Also, it’s not a bad excuse for a party!  Last night was no exception – I parked myself in front of the television with a few of my favorite people […]

Happy President’s Day!

Thomas Jefferson is perhaps best known as our third President, one of our Founding Fathers and author of the Declaration of Independence, but he was also an avid wine collector, wine connoisseur and is widely-recognized as the father of the Virgina wine country (did you know about Virginia wine country?).  He also became George Washington’s […]

SuperBowl Wrap-Up

SuperBowl weekend brings many things to the forefront of our lives: a great sporting event, fun finger foods, parties with friends and family and, of course, the newest commercials. Normally, we fast-forward through the commercials to get back to our regularly-scheduled programming, but the SuperBowl is different – the commercials are part of the main […]

Tuesday Winemaker Tastings

Sit down with Winemaker Cameron Parry to sample a few of his  favorite wines, hand-selected for this special tasting, and perhaps even a barrel sample or two.  While these tastings are offered seasonally (Cameron is pre-occupied with harvest activities during the autumn months), this time of year tends to be ideal for visiting as it’s […]

ClubShare

Want to join CellarMaster with a friend? Wine is meant to be social – something to share and enjoy with friends.  So now there’s ClubShare.  It’s the ideal option for anyone who has been tempted to join a wine club and would prefer to share the experience.  When you enroll in our CellarMaster Futures wine […]

Come See Us at ZAP

We’ll be pouring some of our favorite wines at the ZAP Zinfandel tasting event this weekend.  Come see us if you’ll be in San Francisco or if you can make it into the city for a very fun event.  Be sure to stop by our table and say ‘hello’ to our very own ZAP team: […]

Farewell 2010

Wishing you all a wonderful end to 2010. May your New Year be filled with happiness, laughter and extraordinary wine. Cheers! The Montelena Family

Harvest 2010 Update: Part II

Part II of the Harvest 2010 series: Bo discusses how the weather during Harvest 2010 was perfect for crafting Montelena’s style of wines.

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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