Spottswoode is a family-owned grapegrowing and winemaking estate located on the western edge of St. Helena in the Napa Valley. The historic Victorian home in which Mary Novak has lived since 1972 (and in which she raised her family) is depicted on the label, and our estate vineyard, which stretches behind to the Mayacamas mountains,has been organically farmed since 1985. We focus on producing limited quantities of only two wines - Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. Our goal is to produce wines that stand among those of the world's great wine estates.
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Our intimate tour and tasting experience begins with a walk around the entire estate, including the historic Spottswoode home and gardens, our vineyard, production buildings, and “ghost winery” stone cellar, finishing with a seated tasting of the current vintages of our Spottswoode Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Lyndenhurst Cabernet Sauvignon, and Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc.
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We have a private mailing list, through which interested consumers receive a newsletter and the opportunity to buy our wines direct from the winery on an annual basis.
The Napa Green program is supported by a wide variety of groups including the Sierra Club, the Audubon Society, and the University of California. The Napa Valley Vintners, along with Fish Friendly Farming, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, the Napa County Farm Bureau and others developed the Napa Green program. Learn more about the program at napagreen.org.
Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery is certified under the Napa Green Winery Program by the Napa County Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Association of Bay Area Government’s (ABAG) Green Business Program and completed all the regulatory components needed for environmental sustainability. These components included developing water and energy conservation methods, preventing pollution, and reducing solid waste. In addition to developing sustainable winery practices, this program is set to become the standard for the state of California.
Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery is certified under the Napa Green Certified Land Program. Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery has created and implemented a customized farm plan with measured results that addressed all aspects of its property, vineyard land as well as non-farmed land, including practicing soil conservation, water conservation, stable drainage, riparian corridor enhancement, fisheries and wildlife habitat enhancement and long-term improvement and sustainability.
Certification - certification is granted by the Napa County Agricultural Commissioners Office of Pesticide Regulation, the Regional Water Quality Control board, the California Department of Fish and Game, and the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Once a year the rarest new Napa Valley wines become available under one roof at Premiere Napa Valley. Wineries throughout the Napa Valley are given one task to participate: create a one-of-a-kind wine for this event to be purchased by one lucky bidder. This event is only open to select members of the wine trade and the successful bidder is the sole owner of this unique wine.
Spottswoode Estate Vineyard and Winery
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Release Date: October - 2015
Appellation: St. Helena
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