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16 September, 2009

WBW #61:Visit a winery or 66 lines about 33 Wineries

How was I supposed to talk about just one of the fabulous places where I have tasted delicious fruit of the vines and experienced such great hospitality? Then that Jim Carroll song came on the radio and I knew what to do!

66 lines about 33 Wineries:

Hahn Estates Winery
Gorgeous valley view, super nice people, delightful Pinot Noir and the most food friendly wine ever: Hahn SLH Pinot Gris.
St. Supery
Beautiful tasting room, fabulous people, sinfully delightful wines like Elu and Virtu as well as all the lovely St. Supery offerings
Rubissow
By appointment only, divine wine including an inky Merlot of perfumey delight backed with elegant flavors and enormously pleasing cabernets.
Quintessa
Descend from modern minimalist beauty into a warren of wine technology reminiscent of the movie, "the Matrix" and enjoy fabulous Napa wine.
Honig
Home of delicious cabernet sauvignon and a wonderful winemaker!
Antica
Perched atop Atlas Peak, wonderful hospitality, delicious wine and a view like you died and ended up in heaven
Dutton-Goldfield
Wonderful Pinot Noir in a cozy tasting room where the staff will crack you up!
Michel-Schlumberger
Wonderful wine, glamorous grounds, fun people and Petanque courts!
Bella
Always goes all out for events to combine glamour with their fabulous Zins and a summer bright rose
Stomping Girl
Pinot Noirs of surpassing delight right here in the East Bay
Periscope Cellars
Wines of urban delight and fun events like comedy and yoga
Truett-Hurst
Nice wine and Adirondack chairs by a babbling brook.
Unti
Utilitarian tasting room, but the magic happens in the wine especially the awesome Grenache and the exceptional dry Rose.
Mounts Family Winery
These folks know how to party and always have super fun events and great wine; I bought Malbec futures!
Quivira
Interesting wines and blends that verge onto weird but oh so tasty and fun people with a passion around all things biodynamic and BONUS: Tortilla, the goat
Hess Collections
Art, glamour and a truly lovely Chardonnay
Cline Cellars
Mourvedre! Lovely tasting room and offering of surpassing delight!
Twisted Oak
Pirates, chickens, and divine California expressions of Spanish varietals including one of my all time favorites: The Spaniard! Ole!
Newsome-Harlow
Beautiful space in downtown Murphys with excellent Zins
Tanner
under construction
Melange de la Mer and airy bright tasting room
Hatcher
Descend into cool stone interior and taste through a raft of delicious wines
Broll Mountain
Gorgeous wines and our favorite tasting room experts: Roger and Ginger!
Darioush
A little Las Vegas swagger in Napa with gorgeous wines to back it all up-Yum!
Hope and Grace
Tucked away in a Yountville mini mall, part decorator showcase part Pinot Noir of the angels
Cornerstone
Beautiful, elegant, delicious Cabernets and handy, uber gourmet salts and oils.
Concannon
Expansive gorgeous facility in Livermore turns out many luscious treats including a selection of fabulous Petite Sirahs
Jessup
Gracious comfortable facility in Yountville with many great things to try including awesome "Table for Four"
Chateau Felice
Beautiful grounds by appointment only with lovely wines including a fabulous Syrah
Viader
Best view in Napa and great wines
Schramsberg
Dancing frogs, delicious sparklers and the most informative tour of all things methode champenois
Sunce
Hospitality, great blind tasting games and snacks on event days, plus of course delicious wine
Siduri
Wide array of all that is delicious in an industrial setting
AP Vin
Scores like a National Merit Scholar and delicious Pinot Noir in an urban setting
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