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 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.
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 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.
Appellation protection and promotion organization - The diversity of fine wines produced from grapes grown in the Yountville Appellation makes this one of the most interesting places in the Napa Valley.