Situated on 30 acres of vineyards, streams, forest and hills, just a few miles from downtown Calistoga, Castello di Amorosa is a Napa Valley original. Housed in an authentic-looking 13th century-style Tuscan castle, the winery produces exceptional varietals, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, and Primitivo. Enjoy winery and castle tours at Castello, which features a drawbridge, secret passageways, gardens, a courtyard straight out of a movie setting, and a German Sheppard named Lupo who happily greets visitors.
Monday - Sunday from 9:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. March-October and 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. November - February.
Tastings from $33 per person
Winter in the Wineries
Royal Hearts Valentine's Dinner
Harvest Celebration and Stomp
Midsummer Medieval Festival
Candlelight Wine Dinners
Wine & Food Pairings
Hiking and vineyard tours
When you tour Castello di Amorosa, you’ll feel as if you’ve entered a 13th century castle in Tuscany. Knowledgeable guides take you through a nearly two-hour winery tour, which includes a barrel tasting, complimentary tasting of current releases, and private tastings of Castello’s Italian-style wines. During the tour, you’ll hike the scenic vineyard grounds, followed by tastings of Castello’s Cabernet, Merlot, and Sangiovese wines.
Wine Aficionado Tour
Designed for serious wine enthusiasts, this two-hour guided tour focuses on Castello’s specialty wines. It also includes a castle tour and a seated reserve tasting. The price for the Wine Aficionado Tour is $49 per person. No one under 21 is permitted on the tour.
Are reservations required?
There are no reservations required for groups under 12 people who purchase general admission tickets, which include access to two levels of the castle and wine tasting. Larger groups and those seeking private tastings will need to make reservations by calling 707-967-6272.
Are tasting pairings available?
There are two tasting pairings at Castello di Amorosa. The cheese pairing features delectable European cheeses and a selection of castle wines and the chocolate pairing includes scrumptious Belgian chocolate and wine. Cost is $40 per person for the cheese pairing and an additional $4 per person to add the chocolate. Join the interactive Taste The Experience, designed to enhance your enjoyment of Castello's wine. After touring the castle and winery, enjoy a private tasting in the luxurious Royal Apartment overlooking the picturesque Napa Valley. Savor award-winning wines and reserve selections, La Castellana and Il Barone, paired with delicious bites.