Meet The Dogs of Castello di Amorosa

Meet the dogs of Castello di Amorosa in Napa Valley! At Castello di Amorosa, we are definitely dog friendly. Dogs are always welcome with all visitors as long as they are reasonably behaved.

Dogs at The Castle


Your beloved dog can always come with you to The Castle. Learn more about our dog visiting policies below. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see our Dog Hall of Fame.

Dog Facts

  • A dog’s nose print is unique, much like a person’s fingerprint.
  • Dog’s have three eyelids.
  • Dog’s do not see in the same colors as humans, they have dichromatic vision.
  • There are over 75 million pet dogs in the U.S.—more than in any other country.
  • All dogs dream but puppies and senior dogs dream more frequently than adult dogs.


Lupo is a founding member of Castello di Amorosa. You can see Lupo wandering the Castle from time to time with Castle owner Dario Sattui. Learn more about Lupo below.

Having pets in the workplace has been found to lower stress and boost morale. Dogs in the workplace are a great medium for connection among employees. Our employees sometimes bring their dogs, which you may be lucky enough to meet.

Lupo Facts

  • Enjoys long Castle walks.
  • Knows three languages.
  • His favorite snack is Spaghetti.
  • Lupo is a long haired German Shepherd
  • Only 10% of German Shepherds are of the long hair variety.


Bring along your pal! Dogs are allowed to tour the Castello with their owner. Make sure they are reasonably behaved and please bring any necessary supplies for your dog, see list below. Please make a reservation before you visit with your dog, here is a link to our tour page.

Good Ideas To Bring for Dogs

  • A few dog snacks.
  • Toys for fun.
  • Water in case they get thirsty.
  • Phone for fun photos.
  • Leash in case they get too excited.


If there are good boys and girls that want to join the hall of fame. All they have to do is take a picture at the Castle and tag us on instagram @thecastello. You can also email your photos to

“A person can learn a lot from a dog. Dogs teach us about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. Mostly, they can teach us about friendship and selflessness and, above all else, unwavering loyalty.” – John Grogan