Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, located outside of Seattle, Washington, has a long and distinguished history that dates back to 1934. Wines under the Ste. Michelle label were first introduced in 1967, and since that time the company has expanded its vineyard holdings to more than 3,700 acres in Washington and California. Today the Washington portfolio includes Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, Northstar, Spring Valley Vineyards, Col Solare, Domaine Ste. Michelle, Red Diamond, Snoqualmie and 14 Hands. The company also owns Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars (with Italy’s Antinori family), Conn Creek and Villa Mt. Eden in the Napa Valley of California, and Erath, in Dundee, Oregon. In 2006, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates became the exclusive U.S. importer for the acclaimed Antinori wine company of Italy and Chile’s Haras wines, for Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte of France in 2009 and for New Zealand’s Villa Maria Estate in 2010.