Category Archives: Winery Visits

Quintessa Wines and Winery Visit

What a great winery and tasting experience. This is quintessential!  They know how to make you feel special and appreciated.  This really gave me a warm fuzzy feeling.    A very nice lady gave us a private tour and tasting. … Continue reading

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Miner Family Winery Visit

    Miner family winery is a dynamic family owned winery, founded in 1998 by Dave and Emily Miner. Breathtaking views of the hillside. The tasting room is quite small but enjoyable. Being a fan of the wines for many … Continue reading

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Black Stallion Winery Visit featuring Bucephalus 2006

How can you miss this great winery.  After being in the Valley several days and passing it so many times, we finally decided to stop in to check it out. Located on the grounds of a historic equestrian center, Black … Continue reading

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Joseph Phelps Insignia and Backus Tasting

This winery is beautiful.  The terrace tasting overlooking the rolling vineyards was an experience.  You felt at such peace, it was so tranquil, and gorgeous.  We tasted through six different wines, as we enjoyed several hours of relaxation with incredible … Continue reading

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Silver Oak Winery Visit & Tasting

This is such a fabulous winery to visit. The outside has a courtyard, a fountain and a water tower, the tasting building is timber-framed, with a beautiful stone fireplace inside and an incredible glass house library that will make you … Continue reading

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Opus One

The European Architecture is stunning. As you drive up it looks like the building is literally rising out of the ground, well actually it is.  Rolling hills in the background,  just picturesque.  On my trip to Napa Valley, I had … Continue reading

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All About Darioush

 During my visit to Napa Valley, this was one of my first winery’s to make a private appointment with. Darioush produces some of the BEST Bordeaux style wines. I have been drinking for many years. Darioush Khaledi grew up in Shiraz, one … Continue reading

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