Sunday, August 4, 2013

Castello di Amorosa

Some short number of years ago a very rich man decided he wanted an interesting property.  He'd already got one successful winery and wasn't really after another, but his love for Tuscan architecture led him to build this reproduction castle in Napa valley.  The castle was completed in 2007 and has become a very popular destination in the wine country.

The castle was built using as many traditional techniques as possible to add to the authenticity.

There is a small formal garden around the castle, but it really is slap bang in the middle of a field of grapes.