Tag Archives | Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association

Wine Tasting in the Santa Cruz Mountains?

If you are not yet familiar with the wonderful local wineries and wine tasting opportunities in the Santa Cruz Mountains, you are in luck!  July 16 is the next Santa Cruz Mountains Passport Day.  Since 1993, the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association has held Passport Days to introduce and to celebrate the Santa Cruz Mountains …

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April 18 Passport: Find us in San Carlos and Santa Cruz

Saturday, April 18 is Passport Day for the local Santa Cruz Mountains wineries.  Since our parking area is so small, we will be pouring at two different locations on April 18.  Winemaker Neil will be pouring a selection of our wines at Domenico Winery in San Carlos, while winemaker John pours at Dancing Creek Winery …

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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 made from grapes from the Corralitos area. …

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Time for another Santa Cruz Mountains Passport Day

Get your passport ready on April 19 — it is time for the Santa Cruz Mountains Passport Day.  Since our parking area is so small, our friends at Dancing Creek Winery have invited us to pour in their charming outdoor picnic area on Passport Day.  The weather should be just perfect for a lovely afternoon of …

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Passport Day—Good Things Come in Threes!

The next Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association Passport Day is on Saturday, November 16. Since our winery and parking area are so small, our friends at Dancing Creek Winery have invited us to pour in their charming outdoor picnic area for Passport Day. They will also be hosting Clos Tita Winery so you’ll have the …

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Villa del Monte Winemakers meet local Master Sommelier Ian Cauble

Earlier this week, the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association sponsored a showing of the new movie, Somm, in downtown Santa Cruz.  This documentary follows four sommeliers as they study for the Master Sommelier test, putting aside their lives and relationships as they taste wine, quiz each other, and cram for the test.  After the movie, …

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Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association awards two medals to Villa del Monte Winery

Villa del Monte Winery is pleased to announce that two Villa del Monte wines were awarded medals in the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association 2012 Commercial Wine Competition: Silver: 2009 Merlot Reserve Carneros Moon Vineyard Bronze: 2010 Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains The 2009 Merlot Reserve Carneros Moon Vineyard is 100% Merlot from the Moon Vineyard …

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A Wine Taster’s Weekend

‘Tis the season for wine tasting. We will be pouring at two fun and wine-filled events this weekend. Wine will be for sale at both events too. Los Gatos Wine Walk Find us at Title Nine, located at 218 N. Santa Cruz Avenue in Los Gatos Saturday, May 19 1:30 to 5:30 pm Tickets are …

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Pinot, Pinot, and More Pinot

If you like Pinot, you’ll like this coming weekend! We will be participating in the Pinot Paradise Grand Cruz Tasting  on Sunday, April 1 at Villa Ragusa in downtown Campbell. We will be featuring our 2010 Pinot Noir Reserve Santa Cruz Mountains Regan Vineyard – the same wine that was just featured in Santa Cruz Good …

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