Chimney Rock Winery

Chimney Rock Winery

Chimney Rock Winery

Chimney Rock Winery
Chimney Rock Winery

Chimney Rock Winery & Estate began to take shape in 1980, when Hack and Stella Wilson purchased a 180 acre parcel situated on the east side of the Silverado Trail. They built their country house based on Cape Dutch-style architecture and started planting vineyards shortly afterwards.

In 2000, the Terlato family joined the Wilson family as partners in the winery with added resources and enhancing Chimney Rock’s reputation for producing some of the world’s great estate Cabernet Sauvignons. The Chimney Rock estate now comprises 119 acres of vineyards divided into 28 distinct blocks, allowing for highly specialized viticulture suited to each specific site.

Saintsbury

Saintsbury
Saintsbury

Saintsbury Winery was founded by Richard Ward and David Graves in 1981. Hands on experience in the industry by working together at several Napa wineries. The property where the winery is located was grazing land at the time of their purchase. Besides the estate property, they also own two other vineyards in the Carneros area and in addition source grapes from nearby vintners. Today Pinot noir is really their specialty; they produce a number of different styled Pinots. In addition, they still produce Chardonnay and more recently a cool weather Syrah sourced from neighboring Sonoma County.

Hess Wine Collection

Hess Wine Collection
Hess Wine Collection

The Hess Collection has earned international recognition for its wine, culinary and visitor programs as well as Hess’ extensive contemporary Art Museum.

Starmont Winery & Vineyards

Starmont Winery & Vineyards
Starmont Winery & Vineyards

Sitting at the crossroads of Carneros and Napa Valley, Starmont occupies a portion of the historic Stanly Ranch. Established as a wine growing region over 150 years ago, Carneros is world renowned for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. With foggy mornings and cool afternoon bay breezes creating the perfect conditions for these varietals, Starmont wines are expressive, food-friendly and distinctly Carneros.

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Founded by the noble family behind Champagne Taittinger, Claude Taittinger’s search for a worthy U.S. counterpart began in the late 1970s. In 1987 he selected a 138-acre parcel in the heart of Carneros, Napa Valley. Wisely selecting Eileen Crane to oversee the development of the winery and vineyards, the team created the quintessential California expression of the Taittinger style in Carneros.

The heart of Domaine Carneros has always been sparkling wines, with distinctive styles ranging from the classic vintage-dated Brut cuvée to our luxury Le Rêve Blanc de Blancs. In 1992 we added rich, complex Pinot Noir to our portfolio and our passion for sparkling and still wines continues to grow. Learn about sparkling winemaking and Eileen Crane, Pinot Noir winemaking and TJ Evans, and our portfolio of wines.

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