Come Taste For Yourself

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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Author Archives: Kristina King

Chateau Montelena at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Just this past Monday I had an opportunity to visit the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  Specifically to see the How Wine Became Modern: Design + Wine exhibit.   I was quite pleased to see the information on Judgment of Paris and of course a bottle of the 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay in the exhibit.   Have […]

Your Wednesday Moment of Zen

A March morning on Jade Lake here at the winery.

Are you a Club Member?

Are you a CellarMaster member?  If so, here is an additional benefit that you might not be aware of when visiting the tasting room – specialized tasting catered to club members and their guests only.   Enjoy your tasting of library wines and an exclusive club wine with other club members in a private setting.   All […]

Snow at Montelena?

Thanks to  La Niña, we are experiencing quite the weather here in Calistoga.   Last week it snowed on Mt. St. Helena and closed Hwy 29 for a couple of days.  This week it’s chilly but sunny.  However come Friday evening there is a chance that it might snow again – down to the 500 foot level.   […]

Your 2007 Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

For those of you who have ordered the 2007 Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon through the Chateau - get ready.  This delicious wine will be sent out to you the week of March 7.  Look forward to an email with all the details. Enjoy!

The Montelena Family

Family – It is a warm word and an important one to me. I have had the fortune to work in this wonderful industry for over thirteen years and an even greater fortune to be here at Chateau Montelena for the last six. In fact that is one of the reasons why I came to […]

What Do You Like in a Wine Club?

Chateau Montelena club member benefits and feedback on what makes a great wine club.

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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