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The 65 Best Grilling Wines for the End of Summer

September 4, 2020

Honest Cooking magazine compiled a comprehensive list of wines to enjoy with freshly grilled dishes, including Domaine Chanson, Chateau Montelena and Gary Farrell Winery. Labor Day certainly doesn’t mean the […]

Review: Chateau Montelena Estate Zinfandel 2015

March 18, 2020

VinePair reviewed the Chateau Montelena Estate Zinfandel 2016, awarding it with an “A” rating. The write up offers high praise, explaining, “The balance in this wine is incredible…It has intense, […]

Review: Chateau Montelena Estate Zinfandel 2015

February 27, 2020

VinePair featured the Chateau Montelena Estate Zinfandel 2015 in a recent review, categorized for anyone looking to please a crowd, bring to a steak dinner or “treat yo’self.” Noting that […]

A New Batch of Wine Reviews

May 10, 2019

Regional newspaper, The Winston-Salem Journal, highlights Chateau Montelena 2015 Calistoga Zinfandel in its latest list of wine recommendations.  Of the wine, columnist Michael Hastings adds it is “an elegant zin, […]

Winemaker of the Month: Matt Crafton, Chateau Montelena

May 10, 2019

The May issue of Wine Business Monthly features Chateau Montelena Winemaker Matt Crafton as its featured winemaker of the month. It offers great insight into his background and career trajectory, as […]

The Grape Nation Episode 110: Matt Crafton, Winemaker Chateau Montelena

May 9, 2019

During a recent visit to New York, Chateau Montelena Winemaker Matt Crafton visited Sam Benrubi’s  The Grape Nation and joined him on the podcast, “Episode 110 Matt Crafton, Winemaker, Chateau Montelena.” Throughout […]

Chateau Montelena Calistoga Zinfandel 2015

August 15, 2018

Well-respected Houston Chronicle wine columnist Dale Robertson highlights Chateau Montelena Calistoga Zinfandel ($39) in his weekly column, among other zingy and robust reds, awarding is an 8.9 out of 10 […]