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As a new member of the Montelena family, we invite you to meet us, taste the wines and enjoy a bounty of benefits.

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Bo Barrett on Talk Radio Radio Europe

Bo was recently featured on Talk Radio Europe discussing the movie Bottle Shock, the history of the winery, the modern-day Chateau Montelena Winery and the California wine industry. Take a listen for yourself.

Cover Crops: More than Mustard

Every year around this time visitors to wine country will note wild mustard, fava beans and other cover crops growing in the rows between the vines.  These are used by vineyard managers to help control pests, help with irrigation and to add nutrients to the soil.  Here at Chateau Montelena, our Vineyard Manager Dave Vella […]

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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