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Tag Archives: Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

American Milestones Video

A few months ago a video production team visited the Chateau to interview Master Winemaker Bo Barrett and Vineyard Manager Dave Vella for a 7.5 minute piece that will air on PBS periodically. UltraMont member Tom Koch also makes a cameo, and talks about what keeps him refilling his glass with Chateau Montelena wines. Enjoy!

Extended Tasting Days In San Francisco

With a busy October in the City By The Bay, we’ve decided to extend our days at our San Francisco Tasting Room in the lobby of the Westin St. Francis on Union Square.  In addition to visiting during our normal Wednesday-Sunday 1:00-8:00pm hours, you can also visit us for a little Montelena fix on the […]

Recipe Challenge Winner: Rib Eye Rolls

This “Main Dish” category winner, submitted by CellarMaster Robert Hopkins, pairs perfectly with our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. “A delicious late summer evening entrée for the grill!” You will need: Butcher’s twine A flat-bottomed grill pan for the outdoor grill (or line the grill grates with foil to catch melting cheese) Plastic wrap, for pounding the […]

Montelena Family Hard at Work

Sometimes it can be quite exhausting tasting the new releases.  Why in fact, take a look at Daisy here.  She is completely worn out after trying the recent release of the Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon.       (Thank you, Daisy, for allowing us to take these photos of you with these props).

Words From Our Winemaker

With the recent release of our two new Estate wines, we caught up with Winemaker Cameron Parry to get his take on each of the wines.  Take a look at the videos below for a little insider information on our 2007 Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and our 2008 Montelena Estate Zinfandel. Have you tasted these […]

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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