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Near Saratoga in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Paul Masson Mountain Winery

 
 
State Historic Landmark 733 image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 19, 2006
1. State Historic Landmark 733
Inscription. From the winery that bears the name of Paul Masson, premium wines and champagne have flowed continuously since 1852, even during Prohibition under a special government license. Twice partially destroyed by earthquake and fire, the original sandstone walls still stand. The 12th-century Spanish Romanesque portal came around the Horn.
 
Erected 1960 by State Department of Parks and Recreation, San Francisco Landmark Council, The Saint Clare Club of San Jose. (Marker Number 733.)
 
Location. 37° 15.63′ N, 122° 3.846′ W. Marker is near Saratoga, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Pierce Road. Touch for map. Plaque is located in the Winery courtyard, across form the tasting room. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga CA 95070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Garrod Farms (approx. 1.1 miles away); History of Madronia Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Augustus T. Dowd (approx. 1.6 miles away); Grover House (approx. 1.7 miles away); McCarthy Building (approx. 1.7 miles away);
Paul Mason Mountain Winery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 19, 2006
2. Paul Mason Mountain Winery Marker
Hutchinson /Cloud-Smith Store/Samuel Cloud House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Martin McCarty's Toll Gate (approx. 1.7 miles away); John C. Hutchinson Building (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saratoga.
 
Additional keywords. Paul Mason
 
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The Paul Mason Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 19, 2006
3. The Paul Mason Mansion
The Paul Masson residence, known as "the Chateau," built in 1905, was the site of many parties and celebrations that were the talk of local “High Society”.
Main winery building entrance image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 19, 2006
4. Main winery building entrance
Old St. Patrick’s church was destroyed in the 1906 Earthquake. It entryway was saved and relocated to the winery grounds. It now serves as the main winery building entrance and as the backdrop for a stage on which “Music in the Vineyard” concerts have been held since 1958.
Winery Building (north entrence) image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 19, 2006
5. Winery Building (north entrence)
Winery Courtyards image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 19, 2006
6. Winery Courtyards
Today, The winery grounds are popular as a site for weddings, anniversaries and other celebrations.
Paul Mason Mountain Winery image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 19, 2006
7. Paul Mason Mountain Winery
The Paul Mason Mountain Winery, located atop the hills above the town of Saratoga, command empressive views of the Southern San Francisco Bay Area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 5,465 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 21, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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