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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 […]

Why You Should Restock Your Wine Cellar Right Now—And What You Should Stock It With

July 9, 2020

Worth featured Chateau Montelena in an article about restocking your depleted quarantine wine cellar. The writer interviewed Winemaker Matt Crafton for his recommendations on how to go about doing this. […]

A Solo Traveler’s Guide to Napa Valley

July 2, 2020

Conde Nast Traveler included Chateau Montelena in an article covering the best places to visit on a trip to Napa in the wake of COVID. The winery is a recommended […]

An American Icon: Chateau Montelena

July 2, 2020

The Aspen Times featured Chateau Montelena in a feature story covering the history of the winery and includes an interview with Winemaker Matt Crafton. The piece highlights everything from the […]

Next Round: Chateau Montelena Winemaker Matt Crafton on Reopening Napa

June 25, 2020

Vinepair featured Chateau Montelena in an episode of their “Next Round” podcast series. The segment highlighted an interview with Winemaker Matt Crafton as he discussed Montelena’s reopening plans, navigating reservation-only tastings […]

Vintage Retrospective: The 2001 Napa Valley Cabernets

June 25, 2020

Stephen Tanzer, critic and editor at Vinous Media, recently published his second Napa Valley Retrospective of 2020, this time focusing on the 2001 Cabernet Sauvignons. Wedged between the three cool […]

The Back Label E01 – Bo Barrett, Chateau Montelena

July 24, 2020

In our very first episode, Jesse Levine sat down with Bo Barrett of Chateau Montelena. Having been at the forefront of the winemaking scene in Napa Valley since the 1976 Judgement of Paris, Bo had plenty of stories to share about the history of the estate and explains why it took just about fifty years to figure out he was “doing it right.”

Great Gifts for Dads Everywhere

June 11, 2020

Texas Lifestyle Magazine features Chateau Montelena wines as a great gift for for your special man that is guaranteed to please even those who say they’ve already got it all. […]

Mark Oldman & wine.com Drink Like Billionaires

June 10, 2020

On Tuesday, retailer wine.com’s Gwendolyn Osborn hosted writer Mark Oldman for a conversation revolving around four spectacular wines in the VINTUS portfolio.

Father’s Day Gift Guide: The Best Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons

June 9, 2020

Forbes Magazine interviewed Chateau Montelena’s winemaker Matt Crafton on what makes Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon the best father’s day gift. Besides the wine’s ability to pair well with any father’s […]

Until California Wineries Reopen, Try These At-Home Napa Valley Wine Tastings

June 1, 2020

Until Napa Valley is fully reopened, Forbes travel contributor Julie Tremaine recommends virtually tastings and estate tours at the valley’s top estates, including Chateau Montelena. By viewing this virtual tour, visitors can […]

United Sommeliers Foundation to Raise Money for Industry Workers

May 28, 2020

The Drinks Business included Chateau Montelena in their recent feature detailing Acker Wines’ charity auction in support of the United Sommeliers Foundation benefiting industry workers in need of financial assistance […]

15 Virtual Wine Tastings Hosted by Vineyards, Experts, and Winemakers from Around the World

May 21, 2020

Business Insider featured Ponzi Vineyards’ Social Sip package in an article about the best virtual wine country experiences. Booking for virtual groups ranging from four to 13 people, this is […]

19 Virtual Tasting Experiences to Bring Wine Country Into Your Home

May 21, 2020

Parade magazine included Chateau Montelena in a roundup of virtual wine country experiences being offered to consumers during this time. While the winery has been offering a range of virtual […]

Wine 101: Here’s how to decode those confusing labels

May 8, 2020

The Washington Post’s longtime wine columnist, Dave McIntyre, is using this time as we all continue to shelter in place to offer an ongoing series of wine fundamentals and the […]

Make mom feel extra special this Mother’s Day with the 2020 ultimate gift guide

May 7, 2020

Medium has published a comprehensive Mother’s Day gift guide list, including the Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017. The write up describes the tasting notes, featuring “citrus and floral on […]

The 25 Best Cabernet Sauvignons for 2020

April 23, 2020

Vinepair reasons that, as the most popular red grape varietal in the U.S., it can be intimidating to pick out a great bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon at a reasonable price […]

“Open the Cellar” Sale, According to Our Wine Editor

April 15, 2020

Food & Wine highlighted the Napa Valley Vintners’ “Open The Cellar” sale that is going on through Wednesday evening. As more than 250 wines from more than 150 producers are […]

Wine of the Week: Chateau Montelena Chardonnay 2016

April 15, 2020

Forbes contributor Brian Freedman featured Chateau Montelena Chardonnay 2016 in his current “Wines of the Week” column. He opens up the description of this wine by stating it “is a […]