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Happy Thanksgiving from Villa del Monte Winery

No matter how you plan to spend the day — shopping, watching football, entertaining, hanging out with family and friends — we hope you have a lovely Thanksgiving!  Be sure to make it special by including a bottle of your favorite wine.  We think our 2012 Pinot Noir Reserve Santa Cruz Mountains William Vincent Vineyard …

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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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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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Villa del Monte Winery Sponsors Chili Cook Off Team

Harvest is over and all of the 2014 grapes have been crushed and/or pressed.  So, now it is time to turn our thoughts to chili. Yes, chili! It’s Chili Cook-Off time in Santa Cruz!  On October 25, Villa del Monte winemaker Neil Perrelli and his family will be participating in the 5th Annual Chili Cook …

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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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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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Harvesting Pinot Noir at Villa del Monte Winery

The 2014 harvest has started at Villa del Monte Winery.  On Saturday, we harvested Pinot Noir, our first grapes for the 2014 season, from two small vineyards in the Summit Road area.  Our field crew started picking the grapes at 8 am and we finished processing the 4-1/2 tons of Pinot before noon. The grapes …

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Open for wine tasting on August 30 and 31

Labor Day, the symbolic end of summer, is quickly approaching.  Be sure to plan time in your schedule for a visit with us.  Villa del Monte Winery (23076 Summit Road in Los Gatos) will be open for wine tasting from noon to 5 pm on August 30 and 31.  We will have a selection of …

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