Tag Archives | 2013 harvest

Villa del Monte Winery October Newsletter

Did you receive our October Newsletter? Read about: Voting for your favorite winery (us?) Wine Club pick ups Upcoming wine tasting dates 2013 Harvest Winery happenings And more! As always, our newsletter pairs well with a glass of award-winning Villa del Monte wine!

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Villa del Monte Winery Harvest Report

We are deep in the 2013 harvest and so far we have crushed and pressed Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet and Pinot as well as Santa Clara Valley Zinfandel.  Today, we pressed Nebbiolo from the southern part of the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA and next week we will pick and press Malbec from Paicines and Merlot …

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Iris giveaway, wine tasting and more on October 5 and 6

Make plans to visit Villa del Monte Winery during The Summit Wineries Harvest Festival.   On October 5 and 6, The Summit Wineries, a wine trail consisting of five wineries in the Summit Road vicinity in Los Gatos, will host special tastings*. Villa del Monte Winery will be open from noon to 5 pm on both October …

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Local wine tasting events

Along with crushing, punching down, and pressing, we are also pouring! Pouring at local wine events, that is.  Find us at these fun events this week: September 18 5-9 pm Campbell Wine Walk We will be at Rocket Fizz Candy Store 220 E Campbell Avenue Campbell September 19 6:30 pm Mercy High School Benefit: Wine …

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Are the grapes ready to be harvested?

At Villa del Monte Winery, we work closely with several well-known local growers and we manage a few vineyards in the Santa Cruz Mountains.  Although we do not own our own vineyards, we are still watching, testing, waiting, tasting, testing, and waiting a bit more for a triumvirate of signals that the grapes are ready …

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Villa del Monte August Newsletter

Did you receive our August newsletter?  Read about: 10% discount coupon (use code “Summer13″) Upcoming wine tasting dates Iris giveaway Winery happenings And more! As always, our newsletter pairs well with a glass of award-winning Villa del Monte wine!

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Wine Club Shipments are Almost Ready

Wine Club members will be able to pick up their shipments during our regular wine tasting hours of noon to 5 pm on April 27 and 28. If you ordered futures, we’ll have those ready too! Not a wine club member yet?  Come by for wine tasting on April 27 or 28 and you can …

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Winter in the Vineyard

Our local vineyards which were laden with ripe fruit in late September and covered in vivid yellow-gold leaves in November are now in their dormant phase.  When you look at the vineyards, it looks like there is nothing going on.  The grapes have been picked or dropped.  The leaves have blown away in the December …

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