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Wine Press – California’s Chateau Montelena Continues To Create Classic Wines

November 24, 2020

MassLive‘s wine columnist, Ken Ross, dedicated a feature to Chateau Montelena following a detailed Zoom tasting and conversation with Winemaker Matt Crafton. The piece speaks to Crafton’s expertise producing classic wines […]

Wine Press – Red, White & Sparkling Wines Ideal For Thanksgiving (and leftovers)

November 17, 2020

Mass Live’s wine columnist Ken Ross has offered readers a wine drinking roadmap for Thanksgiving Day and the weekend that follows, including Chateau Montelena and Guigal. He acknowledges that due […]

Gifts for the Gastronome

November 16, 2020

JustLuxe included Chateau Montelena in an online gift guide for the gourmand in your life. The piece shares background on the historic estate and its place in pop culture following […]

Wine 101: Napa Valley

November 5, 2020

In Vinepair’s latest Wine 101 podcast, they highlight Napa Valley, the most prominent wine region in the US. Chateau Montelena is discussed quite a bit, as Tasting Director Keith Beavers […]

Top 6 in the 6ix: Wines of the Week – Iconic Wines

November 2, 2020

View the Vibe selected Chateau Montelena 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon as a highly sought after wine made from an iconic Napa Valley winery. The piece provides historical background the winery and […]

Vinous Table: St. John

October 23, 2020

Wine critic Neal Martin recounted a memorable birthday meal at St. John in London, along with several personal anecdotes about food waste, nose-to-tail eating and the restaurant itself. He shared […]

The Taste of Wine

October 6, 2020

California Homes magazine featured Chateau Montelena in its October 2020 issue in a story that explores wine tasting experiences to consider this fall (which was published before the recent Glass […]

Sips, Suds and Smokes Podcast

October 5, 2020

Chateau Montelena was featured on the Sips, Suds and Smokes podcast in a Napa-focused episode, airing October 2, 2020. The hosts tasted the 2017 and 2016 Chateau Montelena Napa Valley […]

Inside the Rise in Demand for Travel Art

October 2, 2020

Architectural Digest included Chateau Montelena in a story about the growing demand for artwork that reflects a sense of place in lieu of traveling right now. The pieces explains, “some […]

Got a Pod of High-Rollers? Napa is Ready for You

September 24, 2020

Wine & Whiskey Globe has highlighted Chateau Montelena’s partnership with Calistoga Ranch in a dedicated story about their once-in-a-lifetime tasting offerings that safely bring the best of wine country to […]

Can Dry Farming Help Make U.S. Vineyards More Sustainable?

September 24, 2020

Martha Stewart Living highlighted Chateau Montelena and Winemaker Matt Crafton’s ongoing sustainability efforts in a story focused on dry farming. Until the 1970’s when irrigation became popular, dry farming was […]

Outdoor Dining Pop-Ups in Northern California

September 24, 2020

C Magazine has highlighted celebrated restaurants and chefs that are reimagining and elevating the concept of al fresco dining. Calistoga Ranch is featured for the luxury resort’s new partnership with […]

Wine Press – What Wine To Drink During The Greatest Sports Season Ever

September 23, 2020

MassLive published a story recommending wines to sip on during football season, including Chateau Montelena Chardonnay. In the spirit of competition, Montelena is suggested because of its infamous 1976 blind […]

The 65 Best Grilling Wines for the End of Summer

September 4, 2020

Honest Cooking magazine compiled a comprehensive list of wines to enjoy with freshly grilled dishes, including Domaine Chanson, Chateau Montelena and Gary Farrell Winery. Labor Day certainly doesn’t mean the […]

Where To Stay

September 2, 2020

Hemispheres, the in-flight magazine for United Airlines, included Chateau Montelena in a piece showcasing the winery’s partnership with Calistoga Ranch. Chateau Montelena and Calistoga Ranch developed a menu of exclusive tasting […]

Ultra-Private Napa Valley Experiences

September 1, 2020

Visit Napa Valley included Chateau Montelena in a piece showcasing the winery’s partnership with Calistoga Ranch. Chateau Montelena and Calistoga Ranch developed a menu of exclusive tasting experiences that enable guests […]

Red Wines May Be The Perfect Pairing For Summer Cookouts

August 19, 2020

Forbes published a wine roundup singing the praises of red wines to reach for at your next summer BBQ. The story suggests considering pairing “grilled red meats and thick sauces” […]

How to Safely Visit California’s Bucolic Wine Country This Fall

August 16, 2020

Leading luxury publication Departures Magazine highlights Calistoga Ranch’s partnership with Chateau Montelena in an effort to safely bring the traditional winery experience to hotel guests. The piece includes an interview […]

On Wines: Day Tripping to Chateau Montelena

August 3, 2020

Sacramento Magazine chronicles a recent day trip to Chateau Montelena, sharing in detail the safety measures and new protocols put in place for both a safe and fulfilling winery visit. […]

Calistoga Ranch and Chateau Montelena partner for a new tasting experience

July 23, 2020

The Weekly Calistogan highlighted a new partnership between the luxurious Calistoga Ranch and Chateau Montelena. In essence, Chateau Montelena developed three exclusive tasting experiences for resort guests to enjoy without […]