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Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery

Tasting is by appointment only

Hours

Tours and Tastings on weekdays by appointment only.

Phone

707-963-0134

Virtual tastings offered!

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Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery

Information

  • Napa Valley
  • St. Helena
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sauvignon Blanc
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Napa Green
  • Certified Winery
  • Certified Land

About Us

First planted to wine grapes in 1882, Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery was established by the Novak family in 1982. Now stewarded by second generation sisters, Beth Novak Milliken and Lindy Novak, Spottswoode crafts an elegant, balanced and age-worthy Cabernet that captures the character of the vintage and the complexity of the legendary estate vineyard. Spottswoode has been noted as “one of Napa Valley’s First-Growth wines and vineyards.”

Situated on the western edge of St. Helena, at the foot of the Mayacamas Mountains, Spottswoode is located on the northernmost part of the Napa Valley bench. The vineyard consists of 33 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, with the remaining plantings made up of Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Sauvignon Blanc. The 37-acre estate is hand-farmed as a mosaic of 24 different blocks, 18 of which are Cabernet Sauvignon, offering varying combinations of clone, vine age and rootstock. As one of the pioneers of organic viticulture in California, we have farmed without the use of synthetic chemicals, pesticides or fertilizers since 1985, and were one of the very first vineyards in Napa Valley to receive organic certification by the CCOF in 1992. In addition, Spottswoode is both Napa Green Winery and Vineyard certified and 100% solar run.

Our Makers' Stories

President & CEO

Beth Novak Milliken

— If I weren’t a vintner, I would like to lead hiking, mountain biking or other outdoor excursions.

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Winemaker and Vineyard Manager

Aron Weinkauf

— I didn’t try my first wine until I was 20.

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Location

Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery

1902 Madrona Avenue
Saint Helena, CA 94574

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Winery Features

Tasting Experience

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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Casual
Modern
Rustic
Lively
Quiet

Unique Features

Beautiful, historic Victorian estate home, and pre-Prohibition winery. Equally beautiful, historic gardens.

Virtual Tastings

Guests are able to schedule private virtual tastings with the Spottswoode team. Interested groups should email tours@spottswoode.com or call the winery at 707-963-0134.

Reservations ‐ 707-963-0134 x 114
  • Virtual tastings available
  • Tasting fee
  • Tasting fee waived with wine purchase
  • Seated tasting available
  • Indoor tasting area
  • Historical landmark
  • Sustainable practices

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