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Madrigal Family Winery Opens New Tasting Room in Sausalito


Date: 08/06/14

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On August 1st, the Madrigal Family Winery of Napa Valley, a Bacchus Capital portfolio company, opened its new tasting room at 819 Bridgeway in the heart of Sausalito. Since the 1930’s, three generations of the Madrigal family have been farming some of Napa’s finest vineyards and have always been known for their old-world hospitality; adding a second tasting room is a natural evolution of the family’s history. The new Madrigal Winery tasting room is the first and only Sausalito tasting room to be opened by a “brick and mortar” Napa Valley winery.

Designed by well-known wine country interior designer Shawn Hall, Madrigal’s tasting bar and lounge have a gallery sensibility with the warmth and character of a West Coast cafe. The environment artfully mixes local wine country elements with an urban flair, showcasing sustainable materials and California style. A large window display depicts the history of the Napa Valley and the early days of winemaking, as experienced by the Madrigal family first-hand.

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“Sausalito is another part of California that is close to my heart. Opening this tasting room is the perfect way to celebrate our winery’s 20th anniversary,” states Chris Madrigal, third generation Founder and President of Madrigal Family Winery. Steve Cousins, Madrigal’s Chief Operating Officer continues, "It’s a pleasure to bring our wines and our history in the vineyards to Sausalito. The chance to experience the family’s hospitality in this beautiful setting will be a joy for all 365 days a year.”

Tasting Room Offerings

The new tasting room offers three different tasting experiences, each featuring five world-class wines: “Summer in Wine Country” for $12, the “Madrigal Family Tasting” for $15 and “The Family Jewels” for $20: 2013 Calistoga Sauvignon Blanc, 2012 Calistoga Tempranillo, 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc, 2010 Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon and 2010 Barberis Family Estate Petite Sirah. Wines by the glass are also available. Local residents can take advantage of special offers.

The tasting room is open seven days a week from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Appointments are not necessary. Sausalito Tasting Room Telephone: (415) 729-9549. Address: 819 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965. Calistoga Winery and Tasting Room Telephone: (707) 942-8619. Address: 3718 North Saint Helena Highway, Calistoga, CA 94515.

About Madrigal Family Winery

Located on Highway 29, halfway between Calistoga and St. Helena in the renowned Napa Valley, the Madrigal Family Winery continues the family tradition of viticultural leadership and wine production. Since the 1930s, the family has been building its reputation and earning recognition for their vineyard management program as well as their wines. Situated on 40 acres of estate vineyards, the state of the art Madrigal Winery specializes in Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, and small lots of single vineyard and estate wines. Today, Madrigal Family Winery is run by Chris Madrigal, the family’s 3rd generation.

For more information, visit www.madrigalfamilywinery.com

About Bacchus Capital Management

Bacchus Capital Management is an investment firm providing strategic capital and making equity investments in United States wineries and wine businesses.

Current Bacchus portfolio companies are: DeLille Cellars, the renowned Washington state winery co-founded by acclaimed winemaker Chris Upchurch; Madrigal Family Winery, a recognized Napa Valley winery located on Highway 29; Maritime Wine Trading Collective, a leading boutique wine import, production, and distribution company; Panther Creek Cellars, a historic Oregon winery founded by Ken Wright; Sbragia Family Vineyards, the Dry Creek Valley winery founded by world-class winemaker Ed Sbragia; Wine by Joe / Dobbes Family Estate, one of the largest wine producers in Oregon.

Prior Bacchus portfolio companies are Andretti Winery, a well-known Napa winery founded by Mario Andretti, Cameron Hughes Wine, one of America’s fastest growing wine businesses and Qupé, a leading Central Coast winery.

For more information, visit www.bacchuswinefund.com

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