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Shop local, order local wines!

Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday.  The purpose of Small Business Saturday is to support your local small businesses, instead of  the major chain stores.  On Saturday, and throughout this holiday season, be sure to think local and shop local.  And, at Villa del Monte Winery, we have made this very convenient for you.  You don’t even […]

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Villa del Monte Chardonnay for all your Thanksgiving needs

Josie Cowden from Santa Cruz Good Times views our 2010 Chardonnay as the perfect Thanksgiving wine.  She recently wrote, “Villa Del Monte Winery’s 2010 Chardonnay, Santa Cruz Mountains Regan Vineyard is a wonderful wine to open up when guests first arrive for Thanksgiving dinner. With its crisp tropical fruit flavors and buttery finish, this lightly […]

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Winemaker Favorites for Thanksgiving

John Overstreet and Neil Perrelli, our winemakers, share their favorite Thanksgiving dishes and wine pairings.  “We are fortunate that we can be at the beach within about 20 minutes of leaving the winery so my favorite Thanksgiving meal includes Dungeness Crab, eaten on the beach, around a fire, with good friends.  The 2010 Villa del Monte […]

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Celebrate Halloween with Villa del Monte Winery

Well, we don’t have a 1,704-pound Atlantic Giant pumpkin like they do in Half Moon Bay, but we do have a giant pile of pumpkins.  In honor of our pre-Halloween tasting room hours on October 29 and 30 and in preparation for the Half Moon Bay Food and Wine Fare, we are hosting our own […]

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New Year’s Eve food and wine pairings

Susan Ward Tarner, host of a featured cooking show on Helena Civic Television called Cooking with Susan, Slow Food, Montana Style, has paired Villa del Monte wines with some of her favorite holiday recipes.  We’re publishing this a few days early so you can get your shopping done before the holiday! Enjoy and Happy New Year! Ginger Glazed […]

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Holiday gift ideas from Villa del Monte Winery

Still looking for that ideal gift?  Villa del Monte Winery has several fine suggestions: 1.  A bottle (or two!) of Villa del Monte wine These wines are currently available: – 2009 Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains – 2009 Chardonnay Quenneville Vineyard – 2009 Syrah Rosé Pasha Vineyards – 2009 Pinot Noir Reserve Santa Cruz Mountains – […]

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Holiday gift ideas from Villa del Monte Winery

December is nearly half gone.  How is your holiday shopping?  Have you had it with trying to find a parking space at the mall?  Is the line at the mall coffee shop testing your patience?  Are you frustrated that you can find everything in size 2XL and nothing in size Medium?  If so, you need […]

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Thanksgiving food and wine pairing

Are you entertaining for the holidays?  Greet your guests with a glass of Villa del Monte Chardonnay to sip as they mingle and catch up with family and friends.  For the main course — typically turkey, pork, or a vegetarian entrée — our Pinot is a great choice since the low acidity and low tannins will not […]

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