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07.30.2013

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Unveils the Design for its New Visitor Center with Sweeping Views of its Historic Estate Vineyards

Napa, CA – Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, one of Napa Valley’s most iconic wineries, unveiled the design for its state-of-the-art Visitor Center at an official ceremony yesterday with winery principals Ted Baseler (President and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates) and Marchese Piero Antinori (President of Marchesi Antinori of Italy). Earlier this month, the winery broke ground on the new Visitor Center which will overlook its historic estate vineyards – FAY and S.L.V.

05.30.2013

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars to Build New Visitor Center with Sweeping Views of its Historic Estate Vineyards

Napa, CA – Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, the iconic Napa Valley winery and producer of the 1973 S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon that triumphed over some of the best of Bordeaux at the historic 1976 Judgment of Paris tasting, today announced plans to build a state-of-the-art Visitor Center overlooking its estate vineyards – FAY and S.L.V.

05.28.2013

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates & Marchesi Antinori Appoint Marcus Notaro Winemaker for Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Marchesi Antinori, joint venture partners for wineries in California and Washington State, have named Marcus Notaro the winemaker for Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, the iconic Napa Valley estate that was acquired by the partners in 2007.

09.20.2012

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Appoints Berkmann Wine Cellars as Exclusive UK Importer for Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has appointed Berkmann Wine Cellars as the exclusive UK importer for the wines of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, the iconic Napa Valley producer. This change aligns Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars with its sister winery Chateau Ste. Michelle and its joint-venture partner Marchesi Antinori, which are also imported by Berkmann Wine Cellars.

06.21.2011

Steven Spadarotto Appointed Vice President and General Manager for Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Marchesi Antinori announced today that they have appointed Steven Spadarotto as the new Vice President and General Manager for Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars effective July 5, 2011

05.24.2011

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Historic 1976 Paris Tasting with the Creation of a “Judgment of Paris Seal” for Its Iconic Cabernet Sauvignons

On the 35th Anniversary of the 1976 Paris Tasting, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars announces the creation of a unique “Judgment of Paris Seal” for its iconic Cabernet Sauvignons. The Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars 1973 S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon took top honors among the red wines at the historic Judgment of Paris tasting that took place on May 24, 1976.

08.23.2010

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Receives “Napa Green” Program Certification

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars has become a “Napa Green Certified Land” and “Napa Green Certified Winery.“ These rigorous programs were developed by the Napa Valley Vintners to implement sound, sustainable practices for protecting and enhancing the ecological quality of the region. Of the 500+ wineries in Napa Valley, there are currently only 45 wineries certified under this voluntary program.