Larkmead in Calistoga has existed in the Napa Valley for several decades, flying under the radar and gaining few accolades. In the last few years, the winery has undergone a serious revamp, including a brand new state of the art winemaking facility, a tasting room designed by Howard Backen, label redesign, and of course, a new winemaker Dan Petroski. Dan has been making waves in the valley since he started at Larkmead a few years ago- garnering 100 point scores and establishing the brand as a major force in the industry. The tasting experience is a serious one, at $100/person they ensure nothing short of perfection. The staff and zalto glasses are both perfectly polished, and the effortlessly chic decor makes for an elevated wine tasting experience for the serious connoisseur. Winemaker Dan Petroski takes us around the property and through the current releases. He's a little camera shy so don't look for him in the video, but be sure to listen to the I'll Drink to That Podast with Levi Dalton that he was recently featured on in May for some additional info about him and his own label - Massican. ~ LARKMEAD:
~ I'LL DRINK TO THAT PODCAST
Castello di Amorosa Napa with Amicis Tours
This destination winery in Calistoga was patterned on a Tuscan Castle. The video is part of the Napa Valley Wine Tour Apps from AmicisTours.com
Calistoga North to Tubbs Lane (East to West)
Private Limousine Service:
Wine Country Driver:
Leaving the Town of Calistoga from the Silverado Trail heading North then turning Left onto Tubbs Lane. Chateau Montelena, Envy Wines, & Summers Estate Winery are all on Tubbs Lane. Other Wineries in the area include: Vincent Arroyo Winery and Zahtila Vineyards.
Failla Summer 2012
This is a newer video of the Failla Winery in northern Napa including the grounds, tasting room, crush pad in front of the caves. This will be linked to the Napa Valley Wine Tour Apps for iPhone and Droid.
Editor in Cheif, Brett Anderson visits with wine maker Allison Tauziet and proprietor Ann Colgin at Colgin Cellars in Napa Valley.
Silverado Trail Wineries Episode 1
Full story at cloutandabout.com
Barrel Room at Hess
Recorded on May 30, 2009 at the Hess Barrel Tasting room in Napa.
Gary Vaynerchuk's Top Three Napa Valley Winery Tour - Part 1
gave me his recommendations for the top three winery tours to take when visiting Napa, California. Here's the first winery we visited, Elyse Winery.