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  • The Estate
  • Bottle Shock
  • The Beginning

The philosophy at the Chateau is simple. Make the Best. Period.

Chateau Montelena produces some of the finest wines, and helped put California at the forefront of the wine world.
learn about the film Bottle Shock
learn about the Paris Tasting
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The 1976 Paris Tasting put California at the forefront of the wine world.

The independent film Bottle Schock is a fictionalized account of event leading up to the Paris Tasting.
learn about the film
learn about the Paris Tasting
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A rich history that produces some the the worlds best wines.

Our rich history began on chilly fall morning when Alfred L. Tubbs spaded over and inspected the soil with the thought of planting estate vineyards.
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Purchase

Purchase Estate Cabernet at Advantageous Pricing

By joining one of our CellarMaster wine clubs

Purchase Estate Cabernet at Advantageous Pricing

Enroll in one of our CellarMaster wine clubs that offer futures and save anywhere between 40 to 50% on pricing of the Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Click here to learn more about our wine clubs.

By joining one of our CellarMaster wine clubs

Find Our Wine
in Your Neighborhood

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Find Our Wine
in Your Neighborhood

Find a bottle of your favorite Chateau Montelena wine, in your local area, without leaving your home.

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Take a
Virtual Tour
of Montelena

Almost as Good as Being Here

Take a
Virtual Tour
of Montelena

Enjoy a multimedia, interactive sensory experience in this Virtual Tour.

Almost as Good as Being Here