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...

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...

Open for Wine Tasting on March 28 and 29

Villa del Monte Winery will be open for wine tasting from noon to 5 pm on both March 28 and 29.  We hope that you will come and celebrate Spring with us!  Our friends from Monterey Chocolates will be at the winery on both days so you will have a chance to taste...

Are you a Pinot Noir Lover?

Do you love all things Pinot?  If so, make plans to attend Pinot Paradise on Sunday, March 22 at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA. Villa del Monte winemakers John and Neil will be pouring our 2012 Pinot Noir Santa Cruz Mountains Regan Vineyard, a Wine Club favorite...