Chateau Margene – Creston

A producer of luxury Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, SLH Pinot Noir and port style wines.

  • About
  • Wines Produced
  • Press & Accolades
  • About
    A producer of highly sought after luxury Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc under the Chateau Margene label, luxury Pinot Noirs under their Mooney Family label and port style wines under their Roxo Port Cellars label. Chateau Margene is a small family-owned winery located in the Creston District AVA. The initial year of production was 1997. Farming practices are organic and sustainable and the focus is small lots of ultra-premium grapes that are hand picked, hand sorted and then gently moved through our gravity flow grape processing system.

    The Estate tasting room is open Friday - Monday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Make an appointment with winemaker Michael or assistant winemaker Jon for the "Elevated Tour & Tasting Experience". During this comprehensive one of a kind tour, you will be guided through the vineyard & winery to experience the entire growing and winemaking process, which ends with a sit down tasting of their current releases. The Elevated Tour & Tasting Experience is $60 per person and we can accommodate groups of up to eight (8) people.

    Our 2nd tasting room, "Chateau Margene: A Family of Wines" is located at 845 Embarcadero Road in Morro Bay. Open Daily from Noon to 7:00 p.m.. Come cool off at the beach and enjoy our wines.
  • Wines Produced
    Cabernet Franc
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Chardonnay
    Pinot Noir
    Port-Style
    Red Blend
    Red Tuscan-Style Blend
    Sparkling
    Tinto Roriz
    Touriga Nacional
  • Press & Accolades
  • Accolades

    • Mooney Family Pinot Noir, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Nov 2016, 94 Points & Editor's Choice
    • Chateau Margene 2013 CASK 4 (Cabernet Sauvignon), Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Sep 2016, 93 Points
    • Chateau Margene 2013 CASK 4 (Cabernet Sauvignon), Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Sep 2016, 93 Points
    • El Pistolero Pinot Noir, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Dec 2015, 94 Points & Editor's Choice
    • Chateau Margene 2013 CASK 7 (Cabernet Franc), Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Dec 2015, 93 points
    • Chateau Margene 2012 CASK 4 (Cabernet Sauvignon), Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Jun 2015, 94 points
    • Chateau Margene 2010 Beau Melange, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Apr 2015, 94 points