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Open for wine tasting on July 26 and 27

The dog days of summer are here.  The warm weather and the long days make this a perfect time for wine tasting.  Be sure to include Villa del Monte Winery in your plans!  We will be open for wine tasting from noon to 5 pm on July 26 and 27.  We will have a selection …

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Santa Cruz Mountains Winery Passport Day

Get your passport ready on July 19 — it is time for the 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.  It should be a lovely day for wine tasting in …

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Summit 6 Pack of Wine

Summit Store, a gourmet grocery store on Summit Road in Los Gatos, has introduced the Summit 6 Pack of wine. Yes, wine!  The Summit 6 Pack includes six bottles of wine, all from local Santa Cruz Mountains wineries.  We are thrilled to be included in the 6 pack. This is the first time ever that …

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Open for wine tasting on June 21 and 22

We will be open for wine tasting from noon to 5 pm on June 21 and 22.  In addition to wine tasting, you can: Sample organic wine-infused chocolates from Monterey Chocolate Company. Take home an iris rhizome, free with purchase, from winemaker Neil’s yard.  Neil has another bumper crop of irises—mostly yellow, blue, white, and …

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Open for Wine Tasting on May 24 and 25

Starting to think about the upcoming Memorial Day holiday?  Be sure to include Villa del Monte Winery in your plans!  We will be open for wine tasting from noon to 5 pm on May 24 and 25.  We will have a selection of wines for you to taste, including some of our new releases. Can’t …

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How to Read a Wine Label

In the US, wine labels are regulated by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), which reviews more than 100,000 alcohol labels per year.  In an attempt to make labeling easy-to-understand for consumers, the TTB requires certain information on all wine labels. Brand name:  Name used to identify and market a wine. Vintage …

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Villa del Monte Wine and Food Pairings

Villa del Monte Wine Club members recently received the April shipment. The shipment included four bottles of Villa del Monte wine, a seasoning salt sample from True Olive Connection, and recipes from Blue Sage that pair nicely with our wines. Enjoy! Cedar Planked Salmon with Smoked Alderwood Sea Salt—serve with Villa del Monte 2008 or …

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