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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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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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Spring Wine Tasting Events

Read our latest newsletter to find out about upcoming wine tasting events: Passport Days Downtown Campbell Wine Walk Wine Club pick ups Wine tasting at the winery and more! It is going to be a fun Spring!

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March 16 Winemaker Wednesday at Shadowbrook

We hope you can join us for Winemaker Wednesday at the wonderful Shadowbrook Restaurant in Capitola on Wednesday, March 16. From 5 pm to 8 pm, Villa del Monte winemakers Neil and John will pour a flight of our wines in the Rock Room Bar. A complimentary hors d’oeuvre prepared by the Shadowbrook chefs will …

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2011 Vintner’s Select Wins a Medal

We are pleased to announce that Villa del Monte 2011 Vintner’s Select won a Silver medal at the 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. This is our first red blend, made by combining two of our favorite wines, Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon and Carneros Merlot. The fruitiness and softness of the Merlot is balanced …

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Open for Wine Tasting on January 30 and 31

We will be open for wine tasting from noon to 5 pm on January 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. Be sure to taste our first blend, Vintner’s Select. By combining Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet …

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January Passport Days

We will not be open for Passport Day on January 16. We are transitioning from holding Passport at another winery to holding it at our winery on Summit Road in Los Gatos.  We will be open for the April Passport Day.  Meanwhile, we will be open from noon to 5 pm on January 30 and …

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Magnums and Jeroboams for the Holidays

Looking for a hostess gift, holiday gift, or something special for someone special?  We have limited quantities of Magnums and Jeroboams available for order on our web site. Although the winery will not be open for wine tasting until January 30/31, we can make arrangements to hold wine orders at the winery for pick up …

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