A Dedicated Community of Trappist-Cistercian Monks

At one of the World's Most Historic Winemaking Properties

A Celebrated Fifth-Generation California Winemaker

In the small, dusty town of Vina California, a fifth-generation winemaker and a community of Trappist-Cistercian monks create handcrafted, award-winning wines. With a focus on quality and sustainability, New Clairvaux Vineyard produces a variety of notable and unique wines. You're invited to visit and taste for yourself the potential this historic and extraordinary wine region has to offer.

Welcome to New Clairvaux

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Join us for the release of our first 2016 vintage! In celebration of the end of our harvest season our 2016 St. James Nouveau Tempranillo will be released Friday November 11th from 5:30-8:00pm. Fresh, fruity, and dry this carbonically macerated red is the perfect pairing for your Thanksgiving Dinner! RSVP for Friday's tasting and food pairing mail@newclairvauxvineyard.com or 530-839-2200. The celebration continues Saturday November 12th and Sunday November 13th with complimentary winery and tasting tours @ 12,00, 1:30 & 3:00.

Wine and Gift Shop

Want to purchase our wine but don’t live in the area?  Shop our wine store. We can ship to most states and offer gift options as well.  Check out our popular tasting room clothing of t-shirts, sweatshirts and hats.

The "Monks of Vina" on PBS

 Check your local PBS provider for "The Monks of Vina". Filmmaker John Beck takes us on a journey through history, harvest and devotion to God as the brothers and winemaker Aimée Sunseri weather the 2012 vintage. If your local PBS network is not listing the film, please follow the contact information on their site and ask they do so.  For more information on the film or DVD purchases go here. You can taste for yourself the fruits of our labor here.