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Vintner’s Select Makes the News

Villa del Monte 2012 Vintner’s Select is reviewed in the latest issue of Good Times Santa Cruz.  Our second red blend combines Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon and Carneros Merlot. The fruitiness and softness of the Merlot is balanced by the structure and intensity of the Cabernet. The wine features a colorful and festive label …

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Wine Tasting and Wine Club Pick Ups

We will be open for wine tasting and wine club pick ups from noon to 5 pm on October 29 and 30.  The Wine Club shipment includes one bottle each of: 2014 Pinot Noir Santa Cruz Mountains Clos de Madrone Vineyard 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Cruz Mountains Villa Festa Vineyard 2010 Merlot Reserve Carneros Moon …

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Open for Wine Tasting on August 27 and 28

We will be open for wine tasting on August 27 and 28.  We will be pouring a selection of wines from noon to 5 pm on both days.  Wine tasting is $5 per person, waived with a purchase.  Wine tasting is free for wine club members. We will also be selling local Santa Cruz Mountains …

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Tasting Under the Redwoods

The 2016 Tasting Under the Redwoods will be held on Sunday, August 14 from 12 noon — 5 PM at the Bret Harte Hall at Roaring Camp in Felton.  Winemaker Neil will be there, pouring a selection of Villa del Monte wines. Make plans now to spend an afternoon enjoying food, chocolates, wine, beer, and …

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Wine Tasting, Honey, and Chocolate

We will be open for wine tasting and wine club sign ups from noon to 5 pm on July 30 and 31.  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 Saturday, July 30, we will be selling local Santa …

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2016 Wine Grape Crop

Villa del Monte winemakers John and Neil say that the grapes are ripening quite nicely.  The grapes seem to like this year’s weather pattern of heavy El Niño storms followed by warm summer days with a bit of fog cover in the morning hours.  We’ll keep you posted as the growing season progresses.

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Open for Passport Day on July 16

We will be open for Passport Day from noon to 5 pm on July 16.  You can find us at 23076 Summit Road in Los Gatos.  We will have a variety of wines for you to sample, with the focus being on grapes from our local Santa Cruz Mountains AVA.  

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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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Solstice on the Summit 2016

On June 18 and 19, The Summit Wineries, a wine trail 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 5 …

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