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One more winery to round out a Napa Trip...

Pei May 16, 2014 10:16 PM

The bad news is: my visitors insist on including Castello di Amarosa on their itinerary. The good news is, I have never been and don't mind some kitsch once in awhile. So I plan to lounge about the place and admire the castle while they do their thing.

The rest of our day will include a trip to Oxbow Market, Bouchon Bakery for breakfast and snacks, and an early dinner at Bottega.

What I need is a suggestion for one more winery to add to the itinerary. Type of wine does not matter, I get up to Napa/Sonoma often and like everything they have to offer. Vicinity to Castello and quality of product matter more. Perhaps Twomey?

Suggestions for what to eat at Bottega or what to buy at Oxbow also greatly appreciated!


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    LemurGirl RE: Pei May 17, 2014 07:16 AM

    If you've never been there, I suggest Pride Mountain. It's a beautiful drive and the wine is excellent.

    1. Beach Chick RE: Pei May 17, 2014 07:31 AM

      My faves. .
      Silver Oak
      Joseph Phelps

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        Missmoo RE: Pei May 17, 2014 07:36 AM

        I would go to Frank Family, which has sparkling and red wines. It's very close to where you will be.

        1. maria lorraine RE: Pei May 21, 2014 10:53 PM

          Schramsberg, right next door. Amazing. Read the other threads on it.

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            NapaSpy RE: Pei May 22, 2014 09:22 AM

            At Oxbow: go to The Fatted Calf, and ask for the smoked duck breast. They do not always have it, so call ahead to reserve one. Ask them to slice it for you. AMAZING!!!!

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