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Summer Wine Guides 2021: Whites

July 2, 2021

Honest Cooking recommended Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Chardonnay 2018 and Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2018 as two of the top white wines to purchase this summer. Writer Kalle […]

Fashion Fix: Stylish Gifts for Dad on Father’s Day

June 21, 2021

NBC South Florida’s “Six in the Mix” series included Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 as a great gift idea for Father’s Day. The reporter speaks to the quality […]

Napa’s Storied Chateau Montelena Winery Emerges from a Difficult Year

June 9, 2021

The Houston Chronicle’s longtime wine columnist, Dale Robertson, had the pleasure of meeting Chateau Montelena Winemaker Matt Crafton in person during a recent trip to Texas. As result of their […]

Exploring The Cabernet Sauvignon Of Napa Valley, Part Four: Calistoga, Oak Knoll District, And Coombsville

April 23, 2021

Forbes highlighted Chateau Montelena and recommended the Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 in a story that explores Napa Valley’s AVAs of Calistoga, Oak Knoll District and Coombsville. Writer Brian Freedman spoke […]

Dispatch – Sip

April 23, 2021

Chateau Montelena‘s Concierge Program is featured in the May issue of Modern Luxury San Francisco in a column that highlights new happenings in and around the area. The article speaks to […]

The posh bottles of wine so exclusive that you can’t just go out and buy

April 23, 2021

Fortune included Chateau Montelena in a story about exclusive, collectible wines that aren’t readily available to purchase at retail stores. In fact, the writer says, “If you dream of helping […]

Here’s How to Tell if a Wine is Worth Aging

April 23, 2021

Robb Report wrote a detailed story to help readers better understand whether they should purchase wine to drink now or to age in their homes for years to come. Chateau […]

These Elite Bottles of Wine are So Exclusive, You Can’t Just Buy Them

April 9, 2021

Bloomberg highlights the library vintages of Chateau Montelena as some of the most exclusive bottles of wine available to consumers. Elin McCoy elaborates that “certain rare bottlings from big-name wineries […]

New Napa Valley Wine Concierge Will Get You Wines Not Available for Purchase

April 5, 2021

Departures wrote a dedicated story on Chateau Montelena’s new customizable Wine Concierge program. The piece elaborates on the luxury offering, which gives wine lovers access to the winery’s extensive library […]

Experience California Wine Country in Style at These 9 Effortlessly Luxurious Vineyards

March 26, 2021

Departures included Chateau Montelena’s “Concierge Program” in a story that highlights luxury experiences currently offered in Napa Valley for visitors. Writer Jonathan Cristaldi explains, this program “grants wine lovers access […]

The Best White Wines to Drink This Year

February 9, 2021

The Manual recommended Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Chardonnay 2018 as a white wine to enjoy all winter. The story notes, “finding a refined and truly dialed-in California Chardonnay isn’t quite […]

The 30 Best Red Wines for 2021

February 4, 2021

Vinepair highlighted 30 of its editorial team’s favorite red wines to reach for this year, including Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 and Gary Farrell Hallberg Vineyard Pinot Noir […]

The Top 12 Wines for Valentine’s Day

January 27, 2021

Town & Country selected Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017 and Tenuta Luce Lucente 2018 in the publication’s annual list of Valentine’s Day wine recommendations. Writers Lauren Hubbard and Sam […]

A Day Out in Calistoga

January 12, 2021

Regional lifestyle publication Marin Living including Chateau Montelena as a must visit destination for a day trip in Calistoga. Writer Casey Gillespie says “this storied family-run winery is every bit […]

Eat, Drink, Play

January 12, 2021

The Mercury News in Northern California featured Chateau Montelena as one of the best virtual tasting room experiences in wine country. In addition to sharing historical background on the picturesque […]

The Best Red Wines to Drink This Year

January 5, 2021

Departures selected Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 as one of the top red wines to seek out and enjoy this winter season when you’re looking for something special. While […]

The Stylish Gifts That the Most Sophisticated Hostess Will Appreciate

December 16, 2020

The Observer published a story dedicated to the best gifts to consider for the most stylish hostess, including Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016. The writer explains the significance of […]

Cheers to Your Return

December 15, 2020

PUNCH put an emphasis on Chateau Montelena within a larger Napa Valley travel guide article. The Calistoga property is featured prominently as the first winery recommended as a “must-visit,” with […]

Napa + Wine on Screen

December 14, 2020

Wine Blast, a Top-10 US and UK podcast hosted by Master Sommeliers (and husband and wife duo) Susie Barrie and Peter Richards, interviewed Chateau Montelena Winemaker Matt Crafton for its […]

Premium Napa Valley Wines

December 8, 2020

The South Florida Reporter included Chateau Montelena in a story focused on benchmark producers in Napa Valley. Sharing some historical details on the property, writers Tom Marquardt and Patrick Darr […]