Wine Tasting, Honey, and Harvest

We will be open for wine tasting and wine club sign ups from noon to 5 pm on August 29 and 30.  Make plans now to visit the winery, located at 23076 Summit Road in Los Gatos, to taste a selection of our award-winning wines. On both days, we will also be selling local Santa …

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Pinot Noir Harvest Time

We have been monitoring the vineyards and are excited that we will be harvesting Pinot Noir later this week.  We will be getting fruit from two vineyards, both in the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA. Between the drought and the summer heat spells, the grapes are ripening a bit early this year.  The fruit looks very …

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Scotts Valley Art, Wine and Beer Festival

We are looking forward to participating in the Scotts Valley Art, Wine and Beer Festival at Skypark on August 15 and 16. This year’s festival will feature over 150 artists, more than 20 local wineries, and a handful of award-winning microbreweries, as well as food vendors, music, and a new  “Kid’s Fun Zone”. Admission is …

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Roses and Vineyards

Have you ever noticed a vineyard whose beauty is enhanced by the placement of rose bushes at the end of the rows? Did you know that, in addition to adding a splash of color to the muted reds and greens of the grapevines, there is a practical reason for planting roses at the end of …

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Open for Wine Tasting and Honey Sales

We will be open for wine tasting and wine club sign ups from noon to 5 pm on July 25 and 26. Make plans now to visit the winery, located at 23076 Summit Road in Los Gatos, to taste a selection of our award-winning wines. On both days, we will also be selling local Santa …

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Passport Day for Santa Cruz Mountains Wineries

Saturday, July 18 is Passport Day for the local Santa Cruz Mountains wineries. Since our parking area is so small, our friends at Dancing Creek Winery have invited us to pour in their outdoor picnic area on Passport Day. Our winemakers, Neil and John, will be pouring a selection of wines from 11 am to …

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Taste of Scotts Valley

We will be participating in the Scotts Valley Art Wine & Beer Festival in August.  Get a preview of the event at the 16th Annual Taste of Scotts Valley Art Wine & Beer Kickoff Party at the Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley on July 16th from 6-8 p.m.  We will be pouring a sampling of our …

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Villa del Monte Winery Award-Winning Pinot Noir

If you are old enough to drink, you are most likely old enough to remember how Scooby Doo would exclaim “Ruh Roh” whenever he encountered a dire situation. I was reminded of this infamous Scooby Doo phrase earlier today when I visited Summit Store in Los Gatos. I was surprised to see that they are …

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Solstice on the Summit

On June 20 and 21, The Summit Wineries, a wine trail consisting of five wineries in the Summit Road vicinity in Los Gatos, will host festivities to commemorate the summer solstice.  You can buy a Solstice on the Summit event wine glass for $25 and enjoy complimentary wine tasting at these wineries from noon to …

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Silicon Valley Wine Auction

We will be pouring a selection of wines at the inaugural Silicon Valley Wine Auction on June 20.  This annual event, produced by the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, is a fundraiser for the Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF). The Grand Wine & Food Tasting will take place from 2 to 5 pm on Saturday, …

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