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Owner John Caldwell (JFC) is known by many names but here in legendary Napa Valley, he’s a legend all his own. Over the last 40 years John has built Caldwell Vineyard into what is arguably one of the greatest and most unique wine estates in the...more
We recently were in Napa for a week-long vacation with two other couples. Caldwell had been on our list to visit from our prior trip to the region, and boy did this one not disappoint.
First, I will say we were completely blessed in the...More
Without a doubt our of our best tasting in Napa...ever.... Make sure you call ahead and get a “reservation”, they can only see a certain amount of people per day.
Started off with the best wine, because “why the f*%# would you wait to taste...More
The tasting experience in the cave is a bit pricey, as are the wines, but both are delightful. We were fortunate to have owner John Caldwell regale us with his experiences in transforming a decrepid dairy into a fabulous vineyard and winery.
This winery is not only massive over 132 acres, but it is tucked away off the beaten path up the hills of Napa Valley. The views from the winery are a site to behold, honestly some of the best views we saw while in Napa....More
Brian was an absolutely monumental and outstanding guide for our wine tasting! He is a true "no holds barred" guide! Be ready for a tour of the winery with comments like "meet John Fu--ing Caldwell!" You can even buy Reidel wine glasses etched with "Mr."...More
This little vineyard is tucked away up a hill, away from the normal tourist spots. You would never stumble across it but would need to make a reservation and seek it out.
The wines, people and views are all spectacular. Lots of great tasting with...More
We had a great tour with Ramiro Herrera who is the 'cooperage' (new word I learned fro him) of this winery as Mr Caldwell was on vacation. You will not regret coming here. The wines are superb and you will certainly love the smuggling story....More
We had an amazing time with Bryan Toy. Absolutely beautiful scenery and great wine. The property is awesome and the cave where we tasted was the best experience we had. The wines are excellent - gold cab, silver blend, malbec were all first class. We're...More