Did you know you can visit a 14th-century Tuscan castle winery right in the heart of Napa Valley? You can get the amazing experience of a winery in a castle without having to travel all the way to Italy. Read on to learn about Castello di Amorosa so you can add it to your Napa Valley bucket list.
Since this one of a kind experience needs to be planned in advance, reservations are required for visitors looking to partake in the indulgence of fine wines through their many offerings. Each experience comes with a complimentary tasting of 5 wines, and they also offer a non-alcoholic option.
One option is the seated tasting experience. This includes 5 wine tastings plus the ability to explore the castle on your own. You can venture across to the two main levels which include access to the Courtyard, Truncated tower, Chapel, Great Hall and the gift shop. The price for this experience is $60, however it is complimentary for one member and one guest. Children are also welcome to join for $25.
Another option is the Diamond Estate Tour and wine tasting. This is the gem of their guided tours. As with all the tours, 5 tastings are included from their extensive wine menu including reserves. This is an adult-only experience that will last almost 2 hours in total. Your wine guide will show you through the castle’s upper levels, the production area, the torture chamber, and the armory. The price is $75 per person or $37.50 for club members.
The next option they have is a Cheese & Charcuterie Wine Pairing tour. This experience is also a guided tour through the castle followed by a wine tasting that includes local cheeses and meats chosen specifically to pair with their wines. Also an adult-only tour, this one includes the tasting of 6 wines rather than 5 and the same guide through the castle as the previous option. Price is $115 per person or $92 for club members.
For those Cabernet Sauvignon lovers, this experience is for you! Cabernet is King is the name of this tour that features a guided tour from one of their most experienced wine educators through the castle. You will taste Cabernet beginning with a sparkling wine welcome and includes an assortment of yummy bites made by their in-house chef to compliment the tastings. This tour lasts about 2.5 hours and the price is $195 per person.
Finally, there is the Luxury Tour & Tasting Offerings. This is definitely the most fancy tour option as they walk you through the story of Castello di Amorosa and explore the wines and architecture of the castle. This is perfect for those looking for an exclusive and elevated Wine Country experience.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity of a lifetime and book your stay at RiverPointe Napa Valley today!