Tag Archives: Chateau Montelena
*This post was written by our own Anne Banfield in honor of her friend Harry Casey’s recent birthday… “Once in a while we have encounters with special people and the memories of such encounters stay with us forever. A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of hosting Harry Casey, or ‘KC’, of KC [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]