The Castle is alive and well in the Napa Valley

Castello di Amoroso - The Castle

The Castle – Castello di Amorosa Shortly after the Castello di Amorosa opened in 2007, Janelle and I booked ourselves a tour and tasting at the Castle. Eight years later, the Castle is alive and well in the Napa Valley. We visited again this past Thursday with friends and took the basic tour and had the reserve … Read more

Napa Valley Fall Colors

Napa Valley fall colors

Napa Valley Fall Colors It is time to view the Napa Valley Fall colors. November is a fabulous time to visit the Napa Valley. The harvest has been completed and things begin to slow down in the wine cellars of Napa. We have some gloriously sunny and clear days in November and those days bring … Read more

Blending wines at Castello di Amorosa

It was our task to take five different barrel samples of the 2012 vintage and make our own Super Tuscan wine. We had a Sangiovese, two different Merlot samples, and two different Cabernet Sauvignon samples. This was my first taste of red wines from the fabulous 2012 harvest.