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Chateau Montelena

1429 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515-9726
+1 707-942-5105
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This old winery has a castle-like main building.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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1429 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515-9726
+1 707-942-5105
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped by because of all the hype .. related to the movie. Wine and our hostess were both very pleasant. Gorgeous lake and area to be outside! Wine good, but rather pricey as was the tasting.

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Made famous for their award-winning Chardonnay, I first heard of Chateau Montelena from the movie "Bottleshock." When we decided to go to Napa for our anniversary, this was the first place we wanted to visit so this is where we started our Napa Valley experience....More

Thank Timothy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place that was recommended to us by several people we met in Calistoga. The grounds are absolutely beautiful and it was fun looking around them. However, several of the areas were blocked off (marked reserved), which was annoying. At 9:30 am on...More

Thank wrengineer
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a positively magical tasting experience here years ago the first time I visited the area and on subsequent trips didn't always find time to make it back. The hubs was with me this time and it was his first so we HAD to...More

Thank MrsH0dges
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So not everyone visits wineries to taste wine. We visited here to see their beautiful grounds and historic architecture. Well worth the stop. Next time we'll try their wine.

Thank JoRoOmaha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Familiarize yourself with the history of this lovely winery and your experience will be even more meaningful. Allow some time to walk around this spectacular property. The building and gardens are awe-inspiring and unlike anywhere that you have ever been. And, oh yes, there is...More

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This vineyard is beautiful. My husband did the tasting and I sat this one out (someone needed to drive!). We loved seeing the grounds. My husband thought the wine was OK. Great spot for photos though! We didn't end up buying any. The wait took...More

Thank SummerLove11
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We loved our visit to chateau montelena!! Jason did our tasting and everything was wonderful! We loved every wine we tried and 2 out of our group of 4 joined the wine club. The grounds are beautiful and we loved learning about the history of...More

Thank laurenweese
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time tasting here. Our host, Ian, was knowledgeable and patient when explaining the different wines and vintages of wines available. Of course the history of this winery is quite compelling and adds to the appeal here. The grounds are beautiful as...More

Thank Saylorleu72
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Unique building with the Chateau and all. Cole did a great job with our tasting. The wines are good; not great. Just a neat place to visit.

Thank houston96
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Ana P
20 May 2017|
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Response from Terri5600 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend making a reservation and it's as easy as sitting in their parking lot and calling! That's all it takes!
Megan M
16 October 2016|
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Response from ChMontelena | Property representative |
Hello Megan M, Thank you for your interest in Chateau Montelena Winery. We will be happy to host you for a tasting during your visit. You are welcome to bring your child along to our Current Release Tasting, which does not... More
31 July 2016|
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Response from ChMontelena | Property representative |
Hello YINYIN L., Yes you can absolutely share a tasting with your father. Our Current Release Tasting is available without reservations every day from 9:30-4. It is $25 for each flight of wine. You are also welcome to do a... More