Known for being California’s “gold country,” Amador County also produces some of the world’s finest Zinfandels… and many of those wines are produced under the Terra d’Oro label.
Beginning in January, the winery now known as Montevina will be re-christened Terra d’Oro Winery.
The name change punctuates the winery’s efforts to preserve and enhance its reserve single-vineyard program, featuring expressive, handcrafted Zinfandels from estate vineyards in Amador County, while also focusing on its Amador heritage.
“These wines really speak to the soul of the region and represent the very best of the wines in our cellar from our beloved Amador County,” Vice President and General Manager Jeff Meyers said. “Like all great wine regions, Amador has a wealth of diverse micro-environments, each possessing distinct climates, topography and soil variations. This new direction will allow us to express the very best of the region.”
The Montevina wines will still be produced at the winery, but because the winery’s home base is in Amador County, it made sense to rename the facility, reflective of the wines that share the same home soil. The majority of the Terra d’Oro wines are crafted from sustainably farmed estate vineyards.
A Grand Re-Opening party will take place in January, when the change becomes official.