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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 […]

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 […]