Monticello Vineyards Affiliations

This section offers insight into organizations within the California and International wine community that Monticello Vineyards is either a member of or with whom we share similar interests on issues that have an effect on the wine industry.

  • Napa Valley Vintners
    Napa Valley Vintners promotes and protects the Napa Valley as the finest winegrowing region in the world through the preservation and enhancement of its resources.
  • Wine Institute
    Wine Institute is an organization whose goal is - "to initiate and advocate state, federal and international public policy to enhance the environment for the responsible consumption and enjoyment of wine."

  • Free the Grapes
    Free the Grapes is a consumer advocacy group whose mission is to educate the laws and issues pertaining to the direct shipment of wine to consumers.

  • AIWF
    The AIWF is a non-profit educational organization that is devoted to improving the understanding, appreciation and accessibility of food and drink through a lively and comprehensive exchange of information.

  • California Family Winemakers
    California Family Winemakers is an organization that promotes the rights and interests of over 400 wine industry members.

  • Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley
    Appellation protection and promotion organization - Planted to over 18 classic grape varietals, the region is Napa Valley's most diverse winegrowing appellation, producing exceptional fruit coveted for its bright character and elegant charm.

  • Rutherford Dust Society
    Appellation protection and promotion organization - The late, revered winemaker André Tchelistcheff said: "It takes Rutherford dust to grow great Cabernet." What we now fondly refer to as "Rutherford dust" has come to reflect an enduring commitment to quality, a spirit of achievement and a deep connection to Rutherford's soil - as opposed to any sensory component in the appellation's wines.

  • Appellation St Helena
    Appellation protection and promotion organization - The story of the St. Helena appellation is one of SUBSTANCE: the story of what unfolds when soil and climate, history and geography, nature's bounty and human artistry come together. This truth is defined by the collective values and vision of the members of Appellation St. Helena. Together, our winemakers and grape growers deliver on the land's promise by nurturing the gifts of St. Helena to create the consistently elegant wines we cultivate in the epicenter of Napa Valley.
  • The Next Generation in Wine
    The mission of NG is to unify the next generation of Napa Valley's family wineries and vineyards through collaborative marketing, education and fun. Our members are entrepreneurial forces in our family businesses and personal lives, inspiring success for the next generation in wine.
  • Silverado Trail Wine Association
    STWA winery members consist of both large and small producers, all offering wines of the highest caliber and acclaim as well as unsurpassed hospitality.