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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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1429 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515-9726
+1 707-942-5105
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very friendly and nice staff. Didn’t force their brand on us and offered us a nice time full of explanations to my questions as it was my first time trying wine. The area was beyond beautiful and the staff was just great in general. Perfect...More

Thank eqh454
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last time we were here was 1993, and the experience has changed a lot due to movie Bottleshock. Kevin hosted our tasting and was very engaging with all of us being served. Bought some nice wine and had it with dinner. Afterward, we stolled...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many others, we were interested in this winery due to the HIGHLY fictionalized but entertaining movie, "Bottleshock". The winery itself did not disappoint at all, and our guide, Mitchell, was absolutely wonderful. I think the high points, though, were the grounds around the lake...More

Thank KathrynAugust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit only 1 winery in Napa make it Chateau Montelena. Breathtaking grounds, Knowledgeable professional personable personnel,exquisite wines absolutely wonderful experience.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite winery to visit in the Napa region. It is a beautiful facility and the wines are excellent. The gentlemen doing the tasting was very knowledgeable and made it a fun visit. The grounds are lovely for a peaceful walk.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous winery w/ fantastic wines!! My husband and I visited 9 wineries over 3 days in the Sonoma/Napa area, and Chateau Montelana was the only one where we absolutely LOVED every single glass we were poured (both white & red). Tasting includes 5 different wines,...More

Thank Erika L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my #1 must-visit on our trip to wine country. Having seen "Bottle Shock", I was so enamored of Montelena's story that I couldn't wait to visit in person. It really is a beautiful winery - the chateau itself is vine-covered, I felt as...More

Thank HMM099
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens, lake with swan, beautiful chateau and yes glorious wines. This is one of the most pleasant wineries that we visited in Napa. We arrived on a day they had Blessings of the Grape lunch and the place was festive. The wine tasting was...More

Thank asiahand1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to see the winery that the movie Bottled Shock was about. We were pleasantly surprised. Arrived while they were preparing for the Blessing of the Grapes. Very busy. Even met Bo Barrett, the owner. The wines are quite good, even bought a couple...More

Thank sidecar1989
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chateau is beautiful along with the landscape and natural beauty of the area. Our visit was delightful. It was a holiday weekend and very busy and very hot. We had a waiting list for wine tasting. They offered us cold towels and infused cold...More

Thank Rose S
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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
17 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