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  • Vineyard & Cellar Updates – June 2024

    Chad here, checking in with the latest happenings in the vineyard and cellar… Cellar-wise, I’m excited to announce that after about three months and 12 potential candidates, we’ve […]

    Experience something unexpected…

    2020 ‘Deep Cuts’ Chardonnay Innovation’s rhythm resonates through the corridors of change, composing a song of resilience and growth… Perspectives evolve over time. Whether honed or broadened, the […]

    The scoop about Harvest ’23

    October has come, and we are finally well-immersed in harvest! Typically, we begin harvesting by the end of August, however, this year we didn’t pick our first fruit […]

    NEW 2021 Vintage Reviews

    2021 Anna’s Block Pinot Noir Matt Kettmann, Wine Enthusiast – 97 points  “The nose on this bottling is fresh, focused, intense and ripe. Black cherry, strawberry and dark […]

    Wine Pairing Recipe – Mushroom toast

    “Avocado toast is sooo 2017,” said our in-house Somm Adam Etchegoyen, who is here to bring back the glory days of mushroom toast. Donning his Doc Martens and cargo pants, he made his way […]

    Our thoughts on natural wine…

      Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “natural wine” and have been wondering…what does this mean? While there might not be a clear definition of “natural wine,” we wanted to take a moment […]

    A Westside Story

    Tale of two wines…. To the west of our winery, out yonder and over a hill, lies one of our most beautiful and varied vineyard locations, our Westside […]

    Pinot pairings – Sandy’s Block

    A cranberry sauce and roasted squash for your Thanksgiving table!   You’ve got the bird, you’ve got the wine…now here are a couple of scrumptious and unique side […]

    Meet the gregarious Grenache – the “new girl” in town!

    A perfect match for Melville!  Ladies and Gentlemen…you may have noticed with the recent release of our glorious Rosé, a mysterious new grape varietal has made its debut […]

    Risk and Reward: The Making of Melville Syrah

    As the saying goes, “with great risk comes great reward.” We’ve all heard it – but to most, it’s simply an overlooked cliché. To us, it’s much more […]

    Turning Japanese

    With the debut Notebook, a collection of excepts from my daily journal entries, I hope to share what is unfolding at Melville on a regular basis. I’ll be […]

    Robert Parker

    “I am continually blown away by what they are able to put in bottle…”

    Jeb Dunnuck (August 2015)

    The New York Times

    “Pale and restrained, with focus, finesse and earthy, peppery flavors of red fruit.”

    Santa Rita Hills Estate Pinot Noir 2012 (April 2015)

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