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Harvest, Crush, and Repeat

Last week was a busy time at the winery. It’s a bit early this year, but we have already harvested Zinfandel from Santa Clara AVA and Pinot Noir from two Santa Cruz Mountains vineyards.  Although we have a new crusher/destemmer, crush is still a very manual process for winemakers John and Neil. Harvest In the …

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Wine Tasting, Honey, and Harvest

We will be open for wine tasting and wine club sign ups from noon to 5 pm on August 29 and 30.  Make plans now to visit the winery, located at 23076 Summit Road in Los Gatos, to taste a selection of our award-winning wines. On both days, we will also be selling local Santa …

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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 bit early this year.  The fruit looks very …

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Scotts Valley Art, Wine and Beer Festival

We are looking forward to participating in the Scotts Valley Art, Wine and Beer Festival at Skypark on August 15 and 16. This year’s festival will feature over 150 artists, more than 20 local wineries, and a handful of award-winning microbreweries, as well as food vendors, music, and a new  “Kid’s Fun Zone”. Admission is …

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Open for Wine Tasting and Honey Sales

We will be open for wine tasting and wine club sign ups from noon to 5 pm on July 25 and 26. Make plans now to visit the winery, located at 23076 Summit Road in Los Gatos, to taste a selection of our award-winning wines. On both days, we will also be selling local Santa …

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Taste of Scotts Valley

We will be participating in the Scotts Valley Art Wine & Beer Festival in August.  Get a preview of the event at the 16th Annual Taste of Scotts Valley Art Wine & Beer Kickoff Party at the Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley on July 16th from 6-8 p.m.  We will be pouring a sampling of our …

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Solstice on the Summit

On June 20 and 21, The Summit Wineries, a wine trail consisting of five wineries in the Summit Road vicinity in Los Gatos, will host festivities to commemorate the summer solstice.  You can buy a Solstice on the Summit event wine glass for $25 and enjoy complimentary wine tasting at these wineries from noon to …

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Silicon Valley Wine Auction

We will be pouring a selection of wines at the inaugural Silicon Valley Wine Auction on June 20.  This annual event, produced by the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, is a fundraiser for the Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF). The Grand Wine & Food Tasting will take place from 2 to 5 pm on Saturday, …

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Villa del Monte Winery at Japantown Wine Walk

On Wednesday, June 10, we will be pouring a selection of wines at the Japantown Summer Wine Walk.  From 5 to 8 pm, you will be able to taste wine from local wineries in many of the downtown shops and galleries. Wine Walk admission is $30 (plus a small processing fee) and includes a commemorative …

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Open for Wine Tasting on May 30 and 31

We will be open for wine tasting and wine club pick ups from noon to 5 pm on May 30 and 31 (extended hours for wine club members only). On both days, you’ll be able to taste and purchase handmade, organic chocolates from Monterey Chocolate Company. Also, we will have Villa del Monte 4-bottle wine …

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