Author Archives: George Blanckensee
New feature offered up on our website is awesome. It helps you find out where you can buy our wines in your location in just a few seconds! It’s updated fairly often, so you should get accurate info… Now, there’s no excuse why you can’t find our wine!
While many have asked how this cold affects our vineyards, rest assured they’re in a nice, hibernating slumber, so let Mr. Frost do his worst! In another month when bud-break begins is when the frost can be dangerous and the cold temperatures can damage the vines. That’s when poor Dave Vella, our tireless vineyard manager, sleeps […]
While coming to Napa Valley has always been about the wine, top flight chefs are now finding their new home in “The Valley.” Among my faves: SolBar at Solage – Chef Brandon Sharp is a magician in the kitchen and it isn’t too expensive; Cindy’s comfort food at Cindy’s BackStreet Kitchen – don’t miss the […]
Hold the date! March 1st is the official release of our Estate wines; Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Zinfandel, 2008.
An adult dream job come true? Ever want to work at an historic winery? We’re looking for some temporary help in season (April -Oct) with great personalities! Tell us about yourself. Videos and creative submissions are welcome and encouraged. Tell us why you’d like to join the Montelena team… Some wine knowledge is good; but we’ll […]