Learn About Monticello
The Corley family in Napa Valley founded Monticello Vineyards in 1970 and now grow and produce 15,000 cases of exclusively Napa Valley wines designated as Monticello Vineyards, Corley Reserve and Corley, their Proprietary red wine. Their estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes are grown on five small vineyard sites in the Oak Knoll, Yountville, Rutherford and St. Helena appellations of Napa Valley.
Learn About Napa Valley
It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...
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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon
(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...
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