Trefethen Journal

10 Simple Ways To Celebrate Fall

  • The Latest

October 26, 2020

1. Eat With The Seasons


When Decanter Likes Our Wines

  • Accolades

October 12, 2020

Understanding The Decanter World Wine Awards


The True Value Of Wine

  • News

September 23, 2020

Just Keep Going 


World Wine Olympics

  • History

August 13, 2020

How Trefethen shocked the wine world with their 1976 Napa Chardonnay


Napa Valley Cooking Class

  • History

August 7, 2020

A visit to the Napa Valley today would not be complete without a meal at one of its fine restaurants. Some of the world’s best chefs call Napa home, but this was not always the case. Though hard to imagine now, on its first visit to Northern California wine country in the 1970s, Condé Nast labeled the region “a culinary desert.”


Reflection of the Estate . . . Chardonnay

  • Wine

July 26, 2020

While known for centuries of time-tested success in Burgundy and Champagne, Chardonnay is still relatively new in California. Celebrated as one of the most adaptable grapes in the world, Chardonnay is the ultimate canvas for translating terroir to the glass. The judicious use of winemaking practices like malolactic fermentation, stirring of the lees, barrel fermentation, and aging methods all play a role in bringing out the flavors of the fruit. But many California producers are still searching for a balance that we’re fortunate to have found early on.


Vineyard Update

  • The Latest,
  • Vineyards

July 13, 2020


Trefethen at Home: Maple & Mustard Panko Chicken

  • Recipes

May 13, 2020

Fall in love with a Trefethen family favorite


New Label Design

  • News

November 13, 2019

An external reflection of the internal evolution that has taken place at Trefethen over the past half-century, the new packaging manages to anchor Trefethen in its history while reaching forward to embrace a bright future. Says Lorenzo, “I hope the combination will prove timeless.”