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Award-winning wineries

Jerry Starr, Santa Cruz Wine Examiner, discusses Villa del Monte Winery and other award-winning wineries in his recent article, There’s Gold in the Santa Cruz Mountains.  Of the 1200 wines entered in the 2011 West Coast Wine Competition, only about ten percent were awarded gold medals.  So, you can understand how proud we are to have been awarded two …

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Winetasting over the Memorial Day weekend

Top five things to do this Memorial Day weekend: 1.  Visit Villa del Monte Winery. 2.  Taste wine at Villa del Monte Winery. 3.  Meet friends at Villa del Monte Winery for a unique winetasting experience. 4.  Bring your favorite Villa del Monte wine to a Memorial Day picnic. 5.  Celebrate our soldiers, and toast our freedom. …

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Bottlings!

Today was a busy day full of sparging, filling, corking, etc. as we bottled: 2009 Merlot Carneros Moon Vineyard 2010 Pinot Noir Santa Cruz Mountains Regan Vineyard 2009 Syrah Pasha Vineyard 2010 Syrah Rosé Pasha Vineyard We will offer tastes of these wines during the late summer and will begin shipping them in the fall.  …

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Weekend forecast from Villa del Monte Winery

It will be pouring this weekend.  Wine, that is!  The weather forecast looks nice so enjoy a much-needed break from the rain at these outdoor Spring wine events.  We’ll be there, pouring some of our award-winning wine.  No umbrellas needed. Join us at: 1st Annual LPEF Charity Golf Tournament Friday, May 20, 2011 DeLaveaga Golf …

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West Coast Wine Competition awards three medals to Villa del Monte Winery

Villa del Monte Winery is pleased to announce that the 2011 West Coast Wine Competition has awarded medals to three Villa del Monte wines: Gold: 2009 Pinot Noir Reserve Santa Cruz Mountains Regan Vineyard Gold: 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Cruz Mountains Villa Festa Vineyard   Silver: 2009 Merlot Reserve Carneros Moon Vineyard   The Pinot Noir …

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Villa del Monte wins medals for Merlot and Cabernet

Villa del Monte Winery is pleased to announce that the 2011 Riverside International Wine Competition has awarded medals to two Villa del Monte wines: Gold: 2009 Merlot Reserve Carneros   Bronze: 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Cruz Mountains Villa Festa Vineyard   The 2009 Merlot Reserve Carneros was selected “as a great example of its varietal …

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Make it a Villa del Monte Week

Thanks to everyone who visited us during Spring Fling at the winery.   We will probably do it again next month.  Stay tuned for details. If you didn’t get enough Villa del Monte wine over the weekend, you’ll be able to catch us on both sides of the hill this week.  We will be in Aptos …

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Welcoming Spring, Villa del Monte Style

Thanks to everyone who visited us today!  Winemaker John Overstreet poured wine at today’s Los Gatos Spring Wine Walk, while winemaker Neil Perrelli tended to guests at the Spring Fling event at our winery on Summit Road.  We had a great time pouring wine at both events.  We will be open for tastings tomorrow, May 1 …

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Make it a Villa del Monte Winery Weekend

You’ve got the whole weekend ahead of you.  The weather is glorious.  Spring is in the air.  Household tasks can wait.  Villa del Monte wine beckons.  But, now you have to make a choice.  Do you visit the winery for Spring Fling?  Do you sample Villa del Monte wines at the Los Gatos Spring Wine …

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Got Merlot?

We do!  And now through May 1, we are offering a 20% discount on Villa del Monte Merlot from the Moon Vineyard in Carneros (Napa Valley).  This discount applies to the 2006-2008 vintages. While there are some subtle differences from year to year, the wines, in general, are a perfect balance between red fruit, oak, …

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