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Beth Novak Milliken, Mary Novak, and Lindy Novak
Photo: Kopol Bonick
Goats and chickens are part of Spottswoode’s sustainability plan, enhancing compost for the vineyard soil.
Robert Parker Vertical Tasting Of Spottswoode, “A First-Growth Estate,” August 2016
Robert Parker published his tasting notes resulting from our August 2016 vertical tasting, calling Spottswoode “a monopole vineyard” and “truly a Napa first-growth estate.” Beth Novak Milliken and Aron Weinkauf were honored to have spent this time with Mr. Parker, who stated, “Certainly one of the privileges in my profession is to have a winery present their entire lifetime of work. This was one of the more fascinating and enjoyable tastings to which I have had the honor of being invited.” Click here to read all of his tasting notes from the first Spottswoode vintage (1982) through our current release (2014).
Decanter Magazine, November 2016
Linda Murphy tells the story of three inspirational Napa Valley matriarchs (including Mary Weber Novak!) who played central roles in the early development of St. Helena, Napa Valley wineries… More
Spottswoode’s 2017 Newsletter
2017 marks three milestone anniversaries for Spottswoode: the 135th anniversary of the establishment of our estate, the 45th anniversary of the Novak family’s move to St. Helena, and our 35th anniversary of making Cabernet Sauvignon from our estate vineyard. While we are very sad to be entering the new year without Mary Weber Novak, the true matriarch of Spottswoode, the Novak family is committed to working together to carry forward this family legacy for future generations in honor of their parents, Jack and Mary Novak. Read the newsletter here.
Come Visit Us! We’ve saved a “Spott” for you!
A visit to Spottswoode is an intimate experience showcasing the beauty and bounty of our family-run Napa Valley estate vineyard and winery and a chance to taste our current releases Click here for information on how to reserve a tasting. We look forward to welcoming you to Spottswoode!