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The 50 Best Wines Under $50

December 13, 2021

Bloomberg wine columnist Elin McCoy published her annual column featuring the best wines she’s sampled this year under $50, including Gary Farrell Winery Russian River Selection Chardonnay and Chateau Montelena […]

Your No-Stress, High-Enjoyment Guide to Thanksgiving Wine

November 24, 2021

Leading lifestyle outlet, The Coveteur, offered several tips from industry experts to enjoy a happy and successful holiday season with minimal stress. As part of the piece, the writer offered […]

The Ultimate 2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Friends, Family, Coworkers and Beyond

November 16, 2021

Leading entertainment publication Life & Style included a trio three flagship Chateau Montelena wines in its annual gift guide. The writer notes that the 2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018 Napa […]

Now’s Your Chance to Get Napa Valley Wine in the Hamptons

August 13, 2021

Gotham and Hamptons magazines wrote a dedicated story that highlights Chateau Montelena’s partnership with full-service vacation rental company, StayMarquis, including details on the exclusive tasting experiences and bottling packages now […]

Managing Old & New Vines

July 26, 2021

GuildSomm, a nonprofit organization for wine professionals that promotes education and community, featured Chateau Montelena on a recent podcast, “Managing Old & New Vines.” Bryce Wiatrack interviewed Chateau Montelena Winemaker […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]