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Recipe Challenge Winner: Dark Chocolate Upside Down Cake

Try this “Dessert” category winner, submitted by CellarMaster Patrick Blondin, with our Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. “A fabulous and simple, yummy dessert…use your favorite pie filling!” Serves: 8 Prep Time: 40-45 minutes  You will need: A glass or ceramic deep dish pie plate, or square baking pan, buttered on bottom and sides. Flowers, or other decorative element, to […]

Summer Sips: Riesling And Tofu Tempura

Oh, how we love the 2011 Chateau Montelena Potter Valley Riesling with Asian cuisine! The traditional sweet and spicy flavors in Thai sweet chili sauces, along with a smidge of Sriracha hot sauce, provide a perfect dipping companion to this easy Tofu Tempura dish! The irresistable floral notes and bright acidity of our Potter Valley […]

Food Truck Movement Coming to Calistoga!

Well, if for only a day at least… Yes, some of you may wonder, George is up early; he never blogs before 2pm…  I’m trying to give you the opportunity to get up to Calistoga and take advantage of our two month promotion as we’ve partnered with two fabulous truckies in San Francisco – starting […]

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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

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