Following the announcement, the family-owned winery offers visitors relaxing tours of its picturesque property, including its vineyard, where Madonna Estate growers use natural farming and dry farming grape techniques to produce naturally rounder wines.
More details can be found at https://madonnaestate.com
With its updated tours, the winery seeks to share its rich history and fine winemaking traditions with both locals and tourists alike. Visitors will also get familiar with the company’s wine-making process, including its planting, harvesting, fermenting, and bottling techniques.
Located in the heart of the world-renowned Napa Valley, Madonna Estate is a fifth-generation winery with over 100 years of industry experience. Owned and operated by the Bartolucci family – the second oldest family in Napa Valley – the winery offers 10 different wines and produces around 10,000 cases per year.
After touring the winery, visitors are taken to the tasting room, where they are taught how to taste wine, including the vineyard’s dry yet floral Dolcetto and its renowned Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Merlot blends.
Madonna Estate offers both indoor and outdoor settings for the tasting portion, and they can accommodate both individuals and groups. A private Reserve Tasting Room is also available upon request, for those looking for a more intimate setting. At the end of the tasting, visitors have the option to purchase bottles or cases of the wines they liked at the Madonna Estate store. The property also features a picnic area where visitors can enjoy lunch.
A satisfied customer said: “We took a Madonna Estate tour and it was a fantastic experience. The lady host was really knowledgeable and able to convey so much information on tasting and how to appreciate wines. I learned so much more than I did at other tastings I’ve done in the area over the years. The expertise and quality from the vineyard through to the tasting was top-drawer. We got to see first-hand the generations of love in every bottle. We had no choice but to take a few bottles with us.”
Interested parties can find additional information at https://madonnaestate.com
5400 Old Sonoma Road
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