Some say you can taste the history of a place in a glass of wine. Perhaps that’s why the wines of Montevina are brimming with such intense flavors and bold character. Spanish for “mountain vine,” Montevina brings a different altitude—and attitude—to its winemaking. Established in 1970 in the foothills of California’s rugged Sierra Nevada, historic Montevina was the region’s first post-Prohibition winery, resurrecting Amador County’s legendary wine industry. Since then, we’ve been we’ve been known for crafting deeply flavored, robust wines that capture the unique character of this remarkable region.
In 1947, brothers John and Mario Trinchero traveled to St. Helena, California, near the renowned Napa Valley growing region, and purchased Sutter Home Winery. Mario’s son, Bob, joined the company, and in 1975 he developed the revolutionary White Zinfandel varietal. Trinchero Family Estates represents over 27 brands in the United States and Australia, including Sutter Home, Little Boomey, and Trinchero Napa Valley.