Monte Bello

Santa Cruz Mountains
Santa Clara County

Nestled high up in the northern reaches of the Santa Cruz Mountains, and surrounded by historic vineyards, our Monte Bello Estate offers guests an unparalleled opportunity to experience our exceptional single-vineyard wines.

Tasting & Sales

Santa Clara County, where our Monte Bello winery is located, is moving forward with the California Department of Public Health’s Regional Stay at Home Order issued on December 3rd 2020, which means that the Monte Bello tasting room will not be able to host wine tastings on property as of Monday, December 7th. This new shutdown will last until further notice from the county. The Monte Bello tasting room will continue to accept reservations for curbside pickups, 7 days a week.

Virtual Wine Tastings

Enjoy the wine country tasting experience from home while being guided by a knowledgeable host from the Ridge team. Our virtual wine tastings are a great way to connect with friends, family, or clients from afar. We offer a selection of pre-built Virtual Tasting Kits, each containing four of our single-vineyard wines, or the option to purchase a custom selection of wines for your virtual tasting experience.

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Curbside Wine Pickup at Monte Bello

Interested in picking up an existing order from our Monte Bello location? No problem! Simply click on the ‘Book Now’ link below to complete your reservation and we’ll have your order ready for pickup at 17100 Montebello Road in Cupertino. All pickup orders must be pre-paid one day in advance, and your pickup will be fulfilled in a safe and convenient manner. If you haven’t placed your order yet, visit this page to do so or contact us. When you arrive at Monte Bello our front gate concierge will direct you to the appropriate parking location for curbside pickups. You do not need to get out of your car.

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Casual Lounge Tastings Not Available Currently

Enjoy a casual experience in our Monte Bello Tasting Lounge. Your host will guide you through a flight of five single-vineyard wines, including our flagship Monte Bello, while you learn about our rich history, pre-industrial philosophy, and commitment to single-vineyard winemaking. This is a great option for Club Members picking up their new release shipments. Offered Monday through Friday by reservation. Learn more.

Private Tastings Not Available Currently

Private tastings and events are available in a variety of scenarios depending on your group size and your preferences. For date availability and a summary of guest offerings, please contact us with your request.


Due to the presence of rattle snakes in the area, and for the safety of your animal, dogs are not permitted on the property.
Please be advised that most ride share app drivers will not pick up at Monte Bello given our remote location.

Directions
Click on the map at the bottom of this page for directions. Please note that some Internet and GPS-based directions may be incorrect once you get onto Montebello Road. Stay on Montebello Road and continue up 4.4 miles until you reach 17100 Montebello. (Do not turn onto Peacock Court, Casa de Pino Way, or any other side road.) There is no direct access to Ridge from Skyline Blvd or Page Mill road.


High Atop a Mountain
We are located at 2,300 feet in the northern reaches of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The drive up Montebello Road is a very winding route that occasionally becomes a single lane. Additionally, Montebello road is a popular bicycle route. Please allow sufficient time to ensure you are able to make your drive carefully up the mountain. Carpooling is encouraged and large trucks and buses should contact us prior to your trip to confirm access is available.

Weather
Check the current weather or the forecast from a specific weather station located on Montebello Road near our winery.

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Ridge Vineyards / Monte Bello

17100 Montebello Road
Cupertino, CA 95014
Phone 1.408.867.3233
Fax 1.408.868.1350
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