Jim Del Bondio is the fourth generation of a family that has been farming Napa Valley vineyards since the late 1800s. In 1931, his father, Andrew, began a lifelong career managing agricultural properties for the Pelissa family, which owns Napa Wine Company in Oakville and has Napa Valley holdings of 1,000 acres. Of that, 635 acres — 35 percent in the Oakville appellation and 65 percent in Yountville — are certified-organic vineyards.
Being sister winery to Far Niente, Dolce essentially produces a very competitive Sauternes style wine, just made in Napa. As with the judgement of Paris, where it was proven California wines could hold up to the French, Dolce does no disservice to that reputation. I'm just sad I waited this long to give it a try.
Each wine variety of Elizabeth ROSE is produced from organically grown grapes in Yountville, Napa Valley. The four Elizabeth ROSE varieties: Pinot Noir, Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Blanc reflect the purity and definition in flavors that are unique to a place and season.
Heading north you will pass through the towns of Napa, Yountville, and Oakville. Foley Johnson is located on the right hand side on Highway 29 in Rutherford; From Highway 80 East. Go over the Bay Bridge and follow Interstate 80- East for approximately 25-30 miles north to Vallejo. Take the Highway 37-Napa exit.
2010 Gandona Estate Fraga do Arco is an extremely unique wine for the Napa Valley and one of particular significance to me. Produced with 100% Touriga Nacional, this wine is made down to the finest detail of the exact specifications of a “Vintage” port.
Lake Hennessey is a reservoir in the Vaca Mountains, east of St. Helena and the Napa Valley. The reservoir is formed by Conn Creek Dam, built in 1948 across Conn Creek. The lake was named after Edwin R. Hennessey. Hennessey was a local civic leader who played a role in the development of the Conn Valley reservoir.
Mount Veeder is a favorite of the bicycle crowd with its challenging, winding climbs through the redwoods and breathtaking views of the valley below. Mount Veeder AVA is accessible from Napa via Redwood Road or Oakville via Oakville Grade to Dry Creek Road or Mount Veeder Road.
This real estate is located at 2183 Sloane Drive, Oakville, Ontario and is situated in the community of Bronte West in Oakville. Other neighbourhoods nearby are Br Bronte, Bronte East and Wo West. While Sloane Drive has no homes currently available, the area of Bronte West has 126 postings available.
Founded in 1985 by Shari, Garen, Brandon and Shannon, Staglin Family Vineyard takes pride in the tradition of family ownership and participation. With an uncompromising commitment to quality, our mission is to produce world class wines that reflect the distinctive character of this historic Rutherford Bench estate.
Located at the very heart of Stags Leap District, the Stags’ Leap Winery, established in 1893, continues a proud winemaking heritage in the prestigious appellation that bears the winery name. An intimate valley within the greater Napa Valley, Stags’ Leap is a place of natural beauty, storied buildings and gardens, a lively history, and a reputation for elegant wines showing finesse and intensity.