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VANITY FAIR ONLINE
Homeland Star Morena Baccarin takes Vanity Fair readers to her favorite Healdsburg haunts, including De La Montanya
Posted: September 28, 2012
My favorite best-kept secret about Healdsburg is . . . There is a road called Dry Creek Road, which leads to all of my favorite California wineries. They are small, family-run places where the wine is only available at the winery. De La Montanya, Porter Creek, Matrix, and Everitt Ridge are some of my favorites. See you there!... READ THE ARTICLE
Whitesnake Singer's Red Wine
Rocker David Coverdale talks about the origins of his new wine
Posted: October 26, 2010
People who pick up a bottle of Whitesnake Zinfandel probably have little doubt that rock singer David Coverdale has something to do with the De La Montanya wineryproduced red. Why else would it bear the name of Coverdales long-lived heavy metal band, which topped the charts in 1989 with songs such as Is This Love? and Here I Go Again?... READ ARTICLE>
BRAVO for Top Chef's recent segment on Pigs & Pinot, a festival that has awarded our Pinot for 3 years running!
This year highlighted our 2006 Reserve Russian River Pinot Noir.
The renowned judging panel for the 2009 Pinot Cup a blind tasting competition among 50 hand-picked Pinot Noirs included USA Todays Wine Critic Jerry Shriver, San Francisco Chronicles Jon Bonne and PinotReports Gregory Walter.
North Bay Bohemian's James Knight visited the tasting room recently with his brother-in-law who enthusiastically said "Now this I like!" READ the full reveiw from the 1.14.09 issue of the Bohemian
12/08: Earn a Pinot Pass a read all about De La Montanya!
Earn a PINOT PASS and read every review the Prince of Pinot has written about De La Montaya wines when you click through our site to PrinceofPinot.com.
6/23/08: Report from Pinot Days, Part 2
Podcast, series of winemakers interviews.
Dennis De La Montanya featured. MORE>>
June 2008: Marin Magazine interviews Jonathan Cain about his life and recent winery launch, DelaCain, with Dennis De La Montanya. READ ARTICLE>
5/9/08: "TWO STARS 2006 De La Montanya Reserve Russian River Valley Pinot Noir ($60) Though it isn't mentioned on the label, this reserve is from Tina's Vineyard's best two barrels. Herb notes overlay plum, cherry, mint chocolate and orange zest aromas. Brighter flavors with some mineral, a touch of heat and stemminess on the palate. Better with food." READ ARTICLE>
5/2/08: SF Chronicle Says: "THREE STARS 2006 De La Montanya Tina's Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir ($40) Oregano, dried mint, coffee and hints of licorice overlay dark berry aromas and flavors. Assertive tannins but overall an almost delicate impression, with a sweet fruit core on the finish." READ ARTICLE>
3/12/08 From the LA Times about our '1812' Zinfandel: Unlike any wine weve ever had. The presence and intensity of a fortified wine cloaked in the dark, jammy flavors of your favorite Zin. Prepare your mind to be blown. MORE>
10/2007: Read about our Sweepstakes and Winemaker Award from the 2007 Sonoma County Harvest Fair (PDF)
10/15/07: Jerry Shriver, USA Today, reports on the 2007 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
San Jose Mercury News wine writer Laurie Daniels exclaims "Good news in Sonoma for Pinot lovers," including our Harvest Fair Sweepstakes-winning Christine's Vineyard Pinot Noir!
Healdsburg Tribune celebrates our BEST OF SHOW at the Harvest Fair.
The Wine Appreciation Guild has just named our 2005 Pinot Noir, Christine's Vineyard BEST OF SHOW at the 2007 Wine Literary Award. Judged among 1,800 other great wines, we are thrilled to have received this top honor!
June 18, 2007: Wine of the Week at Novus Vinum by Gayot.com
"When was the last time you tasted a Primitivo from California? Chances are that its been some time. Luckily, the De La Montanya family has crafted a small selection of this typically Italian varietal..." MORE>
Tony Aspler, the most widely respected wine writer in Canada, came away from the 2007 Pinot Days with a list of highlights Our 2005 Pinot Noir, Christine's Vineyard was, of course, on the list!
The San Francisco Chronicle recently named their top Russian River Pinots. Guess whose name was at the top if the list? Read the review.
71Miles.com, a new travel blog, made De La Montanya one of their first destinations! Read how much fun they had at the Barn...
AlaWine.com dropped by the barn during Barrel Tasting
The 2007 Chronicle Wine Competition results are in!! We have received some outstanding awards, with GOLDs going to our powerhouse Cab and Pinot as well as our Tempranillo. What we are MOST pleased by is that over the past 12 months we have received 10 GOLD MEDALS ...http://www.winejudging.com/index.html
The Prince of Pinot profiled his recent visit to the barn in the November issue of PinotFile. He loved the Generations red and, of course, our other Pinots. Read the full review (pdf).
The San Francisco Examiner featured our '04 Amigos Red in Dry Creek Valley's Saavy Cabs (pdf)
Desert Golf and Colorado Golf discovered our wines...download the article
Wine Wench recommends Pin Up Cabaret for great Memorial BBQ ...read review
Vinography: a wine blog names DLM as one of the top picks from the Pinot on the River tasting festival. ..read the blog
WineSnobz discovers De La Montanya ...read the blog
Vino! named us Best Wine Discovery (Red) for our De La Montanya 2003 Reserve Pinot Noir ... The 2005 WINE LITERARY AWARD PRESS TASTING WINNERS press release and the announcement at http://www.wineappreciation.com
Sue Straight, the Wine Wench, reviews our Late Harvest Zinfandel ...read review
WineCountry.com discovered our premium location ...read the newsletter
Article from Food & Beverage World (Download the pdf)
BayCrossings discovered not only our great wines but our delicious apples! Read the story of their road trip
From Wine On The Web
More About Our Little Yellow Cottage...
Wine Country This Week recently visited the Little Yellow Cottage
For more information about our winery and wines, please contact
Ceci De La Montanya
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REALLY CUTE LINKS!
Dean and Dylan recently donated more than $1,000 to the Healdsburg Animal Shelter! Read the Press Democrat article including how our wine club members helped them meet their goal.
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Our own PinUp Wines wine with GREAT legs are gaining attention in the publishing world. Peter F. Mays included our labels in his latest book Marilyn Merlot and the Naked Grape.
Here's what Wine Labels.org had to say about our PinUp labels ...read the review