Chateau Montelena has a celebrated history, most widely known for winning the “Judgment of Paris” in 1976 and putting California at the forefront of the wine world.
Today, Chateau Montelena stands as a quality icon, consistently producing some of the finest and sought-after wines in the country. Bo Barrett stands as current CEO & Owner and Matt Crafton serves as Winemaker. With fifty years of Barrett ownership, the winery has cultivated a profound understanding of the Montelena Estate, crafting wines that stand the test of time while revealing the special and unique characteristics of every vintage.
Nestled amongst the redwoods, Chateau Montelena boasts a magnificent, 100+ year old chateau, a peaceful, turquoise lake with Chinese pagodas, lush gardens, and one of the most diverse vineyards in Napa Valley. Open daily from 9:30am-4:00pm, guests can visit the Montelena Estate through advance reservation. Limited walk-in opportunities are available between 10am-3pm on a first-come, first-served basis for the Taste of Montelena experience.