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November Wine Tasting and Wine Club Pickups

We will be open for wine tasting from noon to 5 pm on November 22 and 23. This will be a great time to taste some new releases and stock up on wines for holiday and family events. Wine Club members can pick up their November shipments on this weekend. Have your wine tasting fee …

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Where to find us at the Downtown Santa Cruz Wine Walk

On Sunday, November 16, we will be participating in the Downtown Santa Cruz Wine Walk.  We will be pouring at Olivia, a new fashion boutique store on Pacific Avenue, on the 16th from 3-6 pm. Wine Walk participants will receive a commemorative wine glass and a tasting map to the dozen winery-store pairings.  Tickets for …

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November 15: Passport Day in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Saturday, November 15 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 5 …

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November Passport and Santa Cruz Wine Walk

We are excited to be participating in back-to-back events in Santa Cruz on November 15 and 16. November 15 is the next Santa Cruz Mountains Winery 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.  Feel …

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Villa del Monte Food and Wine Pairing in Soquel

Join us on Tuesday, October 21 at Michael’s on Main in Soquel for their Caribbean Cuisine Food and Wine Pairing.  They will be pairing Villa del Monte wines with a menu of Island specialties, including: Jerk Chicken Caliloo greens Plantains and more Music will be provided by Ken Constable.  Please call the restaurant at 831-479-9777 …

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Harvest Festival

Make plans to visit Villa del Monte Winery during The Summit Wineries Harvest Festival.   On October 4 and 5, 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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Open for Wine Tasting on September 27 and 28

Fall has arrived, bringing slightly cooler weather and significantly less traffic on Highway 17!  This is the perfect time to visit Villa del Monte Winery. We will be open for wine tasting from noon to 5 pm on both Saturday and Sunday (September 27 and 28).  If you visit us, ask for a peek inside …

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This Week’s Winery Happenings: Crush, Press, Taste, Repeat

We are looking forward to a busy week of harvesting, crushing, pressing, and, of course, wine tasting. Tomorrow, we will harvest and crush Cabernet Sauvignon from the LindHill Viineyard, located at about 2250 feet elevation above Lexington Dam near downtown Los Gatos.  Located above the fog line, the vineyard gets full sun so the grapes …

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Downtown Campbell Wine Walk returns on September 17

Meet Villa del Monte winemakers, Neil and John, and taste a selection of our wines at the Downtown Campbell Fall Wine Walk on Wednesday, September 17.   We will be pouring at Rocket Fizz, a candy shop located at the corner of E. Campbell Avenue and 2nd Street.  The wine walk will run from 5 pm …

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Capitola Art and Wine Festival on September 13 and 14

We are thrilled to be participating in the 32nd Annual Capitola Art and Wine Festival in Capitola Village on September 13 and 14.  This will be our first time at this festival which features live entertainment, a kid’s craft area, more than 160 artists, 20+ Santa Cruz Mountains wineries, and about a dozen local food vendors. …

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