Tim Mondavi of Continuum
Mark your calendars for a travel adventure with great wine in a gorgeous setting!
The Farm at Brush Creek is delighted and honored to have Tim Mondavi, a Napa Valley icon, as winegrower weekend host for a collection of private events. Continuum Estate has become one of Napa Valley’s defining family wineries, recognized for making Bordeaux style red blends in an elegant and age-worthy style. Led by Tim Mondavi as winegrower, Continuum’s Sage Mountain Vineyard is widely recognized as one of Napa’s finest winegrowing sites. Tim and sister Marcia Mondavi grew up at Robert Mondavi Winery and Opus One and now, with their families, carry on the family legacy, represented by a singular, world-class wine.
This vintner’s weekend promises to be a timeless, remarkable experience. Guests will experience vintages from Tim Mondavi’s family wine library as well as current release offerings.
Event Fee is $850 per person + taxes and gratuities. Inquire for details.
*Event Fee sold separately from accommodations. Event and activities within are subject to change.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 5 – WINEGROWER RECEPTION
The kick off to this exciting vintners weekend promises to be a timeless, remarkable experience at The Farm. Guests will have the opportunity to engage with Tim Mondavi and taste vintages from the family wine library as well as current release offerings.
5:00 p.m. | Maximum 40
FRIDAY, AUGUST 6 – TASTING OF NOVICIUM
Brush Creek guests will be treated to the Ranch’s Creekside dinner event where Tim will showcase another unique glimpse into Continuum Estate. In the spirit of bringing the Continuum experience to Brush Creek – Novicium, a bottling normally reserved for tasting at the vineyard, will be shared. This limited production wine explores Continuum Estate’s multifaceted terroir, each year offering a distinctive study of Sage Mountain Vineyard.
6:00 p.m. | Inclusive for all Ranch guests
SATURDAY, AUGUST 7— CONTINUUM ESTATE COMPONENT TASTING
Tim will dive into the foundational elements of the Sage Mountain Estate, by tasting Continuum’s core varietals of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot separately, and then together, in the finished 2017 Continuum. Tim’s mastery in blending is key to the elevated experience of Continuum. Guests will be able to understand this artistic exercise through the eyes of a master winemaker.
1:30 p.m. | Maximum 12
SATURDAY, AUGUST 7— CONTINUUM PAIRED DINNER JOURNEY
Tim will reach to his past and bring out wine from the cellar to enjoy and discuss, along with the current 2018 Continuum release. As an additional bonus, RAEN wines will be shown at dinner alongside Continuum. RAEN is made by Tim’s sons, Carlo and Dante Mondavi and showcase delicious and elegant Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, from the cool Sonoma Coast. Chef Drew Anderson and the Farm at Brush Creek culinary team will create a truly resonant evening that will be unforgettable.
6:00 p.m. | Maximum 40
Winegrower, visionary and creative force behind all aspects of Continuum Estate, Tim Mondavi has devoted his life’s work and passion to enhancing the art of wine. In 1974, armed with a degree from UC Davis in viticulture & enology Tim joined the winemaking team at Robert Mondavi Winery. It was there Tim guided wine research programs, led the development of Napa’s Appellation system and mentored many wine makers over the years. His first-hand experience in winegrowing extends to Italy, Chile, Australia and France where Tim developed, or was an integral part of, a number of luxury wines including Opus One in Napa, Ornellaia and Luce in Italy, and Sena in Chile.