Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, one of Napa Valley’s most iconic wineries, has officially opened the doors to its new FAY Outlook & Visitor Center. Beginning today, winery visitors will taste in the elegant and modern new space while enjoying sweeping views of the Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars historic estate vineyards – FAY and S.L.V.
At an official grand opening ceremony yesterday, winery principals Ted Baseler (President and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates), Steve Spadarotto (General Manager, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars) and Marcus Notaro (Winemaker, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars) were joined by Barcelona-based designer Javier Barba and local architect Dan Macdonald and team to reveal and celebrate the beautiful new space. Other dignitaries in attendance included Paris Tasting Winemaker Warren Winiarski and his wife Barbara who founded the winery in 1970, Steven Spurrier, who organized the 1976 Paris Tasting, George M. Taber, who wrote the 2005 Judgment of Paris: California vs France and the 1976 Paris Tasting That Revolutionized Wine, and Stags Leap District winery neighbors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.