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Castello di Amorosa

4045 N. St. Helena Hwy., Calistoga, CA 94515
+1 707-967-6272
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Calistoga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Wineries, Castles
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: Castello di Amorosa is the one of Napa Valley's most unique wineries. At over 121,000 square feet, the 13th century Tuscan-style castle and winery... more » Owner description: Castello di Amorosa is the one of Napa Valley's most unique wineries. At over 121,000 square feet, the 13th century Tuscan-style castle and winery offers a variety of tour options including Reserve wine tours,food and wine pairing tours and vineyard education tours. Castello di Amorosa makes a variety of award winning wines from its location on the hillside above Calistoga. Try "Il Barone" the wine that Robert Parker rated 94 points (2007) and Wine Enthusiast Magazine's, Steve Heimoff rated 94 points (2009). The Castello also produces Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Rose, Pinot Bianco, Sangiovese, Barbera, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Il Brigante blend, Cabernet Sauvignon, La Castellana Super Tuscan Blend, Il Raggio del Sole, Fantasia, Il Passito Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon and Late Harvest Gewurztraminer, the top dessert wine at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition for two consecutive years. « less
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Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We took a tour of the winery and had a tasting. They do not sell to retail stores so my husband and our friends bought the wine there and had it shipped to us in Florida. The wine is Fantastic. The castle tour was amazing and we also learned alot from our tour guide.

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This was not the first time we have visited Castello di Amorosa, we first visited about 4 or 5 years ago taking the castle tour and wine tasting to include the reserve wines. We joined the wine club at that time and have been members since. I will say right now if you are planning to come to the Napa... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

There is something special about this castle. Yes, the wine is fabulous. Yes, the service is wonderful. The shopping is superb. But how many wineries are an authentic castle, complete with old world murals, a chapel onsite, and that true Italian spirit? This is my new favorite winery in Napa, and I've been going to Napa Valley for 20+ years!... More

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Olathe, Kansas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We were there during the setup for a charity event that was taking place after hours, which meant that there were a number of people running around and tables/chairs in an area that I'm guessing is usually not populated with those. The whole thing was very distracting to our tour and I was a little disappointed that we weren't offered... More

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Merced
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121 reviews 121 reviews
24 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I really wanted to see the whole castle, but unless you get the wine as part of it, they said no. But, it is a fantastic place to just walk around and enjoy.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We came here for a tasting and had six lovely wines in the very well recreated renaissance feel castle. The castle is a lovingly crafted replica and is worth a visit in itself. The banquet hall is spot on for the era. The tasting rooms are in the cellar and the Italian girl who served us was very helpful, friendly... More

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Miami, Florida
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The winery was in a hand built authentic Italian castle, We passed several winery's to get to Castello, an yes it is lovely country...It was a sunny day as we explored the castle an climbed stairs an moats an deep lower levels until the wine tasting room.The wine is grown an processed at the castle so if you like what... More

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Took the Napa Wine Train with this as our destination. Certainly the best way to travel to Castello di Amorosa. The staff at Castello di Amorosa continued the level of excellance maintained by the Napa Wine Train staff. The tour was really fun - the castle is amazing - and the guide was truelllyu skilled in humor and stories. It... More

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Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This place is a must if you are visiting the Napa Valley. My wife and I came down the Oregon Coast and saw many beautiful sights, but this place is unreal! Great tasting wine, beautiful sights and a castle that can't be seen anywhere else in north america. We were very impressed with our guide Tim. He was very enthusiastic... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We had a great time at the castle. I love all things medieval so the tour was really fun for me. We were told to pay the extra charge for the "reserve" wine so we did, and we tasted some really good wine. Now I am not wine connoisseur, I don't taste blackberries, a hint of tobacco and currants from... More

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