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Author Archives: Judith Workman

Vineyard Strolls & Thanksgiving Preparations

The Fall has been extended and mild this year, temperatures hanging in around the sixties and seventies for most of the last two months.  I have been doing a lot of walking in the vineyard and enjoying the wild life.  There is a pair of great egrets that have been spending a lot of time […]

Dog Days of Summer

Here we are in the middle of the dog days of summer and I am feeling very subtle hints of fall creeping into my subconscious. The days are getting ever so slightly shorter; there is a crispness in the air when I get up in the mornings and a softness to the light in the […]

At Home in the Montelena Gardens

While there are many great reasons to think that working at Montelena is special, the grounds have got to be close to the top of the list.  Walking in the vineyard in early spring near bud-break or in the late summer when the foliage is lush and cool in the hot sun, shading the precious […]

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About Our Authors

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.

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