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2018

♦ 2018 Sept 05: The Weekly Calistogan – Star/NVV panelists taste, judge and rank Pinot Noir in Napa Valley

♦ 2018 July/August: Laguna Beach Magazine – Nestled in Napa

♦ 2018 June 10: Press Democrat: “Napa and Sonoma wineries with exceptional settings and views

♦ 2018 May 21: North Bay Bohemian: “Rose Outlook

♦ 2018 April 4: St. Helena Star: “Wine of the Week – Castello di Amorosa 2014 Merlot Napa Valley

2018 Feb 20: Wine Enthusiast – Top Five Pinot Noir Vineyards in California’s Anderson Valley

2018 Jan 11: Wine Splash – Castello di Amorosa Napa Valley Wines

2017

♦ 2017 Nov 28: Los Angeles Times – California Bucket List: Your daily travel guide to the best adventures and experiences in the Golden State

♦ 2017 Nov 27: AndreaWine – My Napa: ‘Tis the season to visit, so here are some of my favorite wine country stops

♦ 2017 Nov 15: Weekly Wine Show – Episode 89 – Napa Valley

♦ 2017 Nov: AFAR – A Romantic Itinerary in Napa Valley

♦ 2017 Oct 25: Wine Industry Network – Calistoga Landmark Winery Untouched by Fire

2017 August 24Business Insider – A California millionaire built a massive ’13th-century Italian castle’ in the middle of wine country — take a look inside

2017 August 23: American Winery Guide – Castello di Amorosa Review

2017 August: Napa Sonoma Magazine – Wine Country Castle

2017 July: NapaValley.com – Best Views in Calistoga

2017 June 26: The Nittany Epicurean – 2012 Castello di Amorosa La Castellana

2017 June 14: CheapTickets.com – 5 U.S. Wineries that will make you think you’re in Europe

2017 June 9: KRON4 News – QuadCopter4 tour of wine country after one of wettest winters of the century

2017 June 5: Wine Folly – The Ten Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit (2017 Edition)

2017 May 15Confetti Travel Cafe – Eleven Amazing Napa Valley Wineries You Must Visit

2017 May 4: Napa Food and Vine – Il Barone Vertical Tasting

2017 April 25: CBS Chicago – Visit These 5 European Castles Without Leaving the States

2017 April 20: Napa Food and Vine – Ten Years of Castello di Amorosa

2017 April 18: Sonoma Magazine – 11 Unique Winery Experiences in Napa and Sonoma

2017 April 12: The Weekly Calistogan – Sattui Celebrates His Castle

2017 March 29: Go-Wine – Castello di Amorosa

2017 March 21: St Helena Star – Founder Dario Sattui reflects on Calistoga’s 13th century Tuscan castle, Castello di Amorosa

2017 March 10: AFAR – The 7 Most European Places in the United States

2017 Jan 12: Enofylz Wine Blog – Wine of the Day: 2012 La Castellana

2017 Jan 12: Love Wins Texas – The Ultimate Gay California Vacation

2017 Jan 1: Food & Wine – Child Friendly Wineries Around the World

2016

♦ 2016 Dec 20: Orange County Register – Our Picks for California’s Top 25 Wines

♦ 2016 Dec 3: Visit Calistoga – Your Itinerary for a Winter Weekend in Calistoga

♦ 2016 Sept 27: The Hour – Scenic Sips: Enjoy Vino with a View at these scenic wineries

♦ 2016 Sep 15: San Francisco Chronicle – In California Wine Country, tasting rooms are essential

♦ 2016 Sep 3: The Written Palette – Red Wine for a Labor Day Barbecue

♦ 2016 August 5: Now and Zin Wine – Napa “Super Tuscan” Blend

♦ 2016 August 3: Winecountry.com – 22 Photos to Get You Pumped for Harvest

♦ 2016 June 13:  The Republic – 5 Ways to Fly High in California Wine Country

♦ 2016 April 21: ENOFYLZ Wine Blog – 2013 Castello di Amorosa Chardonnay: An Exploration of Terroir and Technique

♦ 2016 April 19: Visit California – The California Questionnaire: Dario Sattui

♦ 2016 April 8:  Locale Magazine – 10 Outrageously Delicious Bay Area Wineries

♦ 2016 March 25: San Diego Magazine – Wine Beyond Napa

♦ 2016 March 21: St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Wineries, spas and shops make Napa Valley’s Calistoga a delight to visit

♦ 2016 Feb 15: California Winery Advisor – The 10 Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

♦ 2016 Feb 1: BRIDES Northern California – The Best Wineries in Napa Valley to Host Your Bachelorette Bash

♦ 2016 Jan 24:  Sunday Times Travel – The Grape Outdoors

♦ 2016 Jan 21: City & Shore Magazine – Top U.S. wines named in 2016 competition

2015

♦ 2015 Dec 20:  Wine Country Getaways – The Castle is Alive and Well in Napa Valley

♦ 2015 Dec 14: USA Today Top Ten – 10 Best Wineries and Vineyards to Sip and Swirl in Napa Valley

♦ 2015 Dec 5:  Hitched – 7 Wineries Respecting the Earth and the Fruit it Produces

♦ 2015 Nov 10: Mental Floss – 11 American Castles You Can Visit

♦ 2015 Nov 2: The Fermented Fruit – Castello di Amorosa, Wine as Good at the Tour?

♦ 2015 Oct 1: The Vine Daily – Best Napa Valley Winery Tours for 2016

♦ 2015 Sep 19: Stay Rad Wine Blog – Bien Nacido Chardonnay from Castello di Amorosa

♦ 2015 Sep 18: Check Before You Trek – An Italian Castle in Napa Valley

♦ 2015 July 10: Top Inspired – Top 10 Best Vineyards in Napa Valley to Visit

♦ 2015 June 4: vinetur – Las 10 maravillas arquitectónicas del mundo del vino

♦ 2015 May 19: Trivago – The Best Spring Day Trips from San Francisco

♦ 2015 April: Destinations Travel Magazine – Discovering the Castles of America

♦ 2015 April 14: CA Home+Design – Wine Country Agenda: Spring Food and Wine Pairings to Taste Now

♦ 2015 April 14: The Drinks Business – Top 10 architectural wonders of the wine world

♦ 2015 March 25: SF Gate – Tasting and playing at five family-friendly wineries

♦ 2015 Feb 17: Snooth – Winner Winner April Dinner: Fine Wine Gala Announces Number Ones

♦ 2015 Feb 2: The Culture Trip – California’s 12 Stunning Vineyards to Visit

♦ 2015 Jan: FlipKey – Top Napa Valley Wineries Worth Traveling For

♦ 2015 Jan: Hitched Magazine – 8 Stops for Your Next Wine Adventure

♦ 2015 Jan 9: San Francisco Magazine – Bring the Kids: The Ten Best Family-Friendly Wineries in Napa and Sonoma

 

2014

♦ 2014 Dec 29: Destination Tips – 17 Best Places to Spend New Years Eve Around the World

♦ 2014 Dec 8: Visit Napa Valley – Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Napa Valley

♦ 2014 Dec 1: Slow Living Radio – Wineries in the Hills of Napa Valley

♦ 2014 Nov 23: Communities Digital News – Wines with which to Impress over the Holidays

♦ 2014 Nov 10: Drink Me Magazine – 5 Out of This World Wineries

♦ 2014 Oct 6: San Jose Mercury News – 8 Great Halloween Winery Adventures

♦ 2014 Oct 1: Buzzfeed – 14 Ways to Tour the World Without Leaving California

♦ 2014 Sept: About.com – 8 Great Napa Valley Winery Tours

♦ 2014 Sept 30: The Weekly Calistogan – Ghost Tours Offered at Castello

♦ 2014 Sept 12: Podcast – Jeff Davis of KSRO Radio interviews Dario Sattui

♦ 2014 Sept 2: St Helena Star – Star/NVV panelists judge Napa Valley merlots

♦ 2014 August 12: KRON4 News – “Napa Valley Festival del Sole: A Summer Time Favorite!”

♦ 2014 July 3:  Touring & Tasting Magazine – “Noteworthy Wines of Fall/Summer 2014”

♦ 2014 June 4: Examiner – “Exploring the Fantasty Adventure of Castello di Amorosa”

♦ 2014 May 19: USA Today Travel – “Taste to Tunes at the Best Winery Concerts”

♦ 2014 April 30: St Helena Star – “From Italy to Calistoga”

♦ 2014 April 25:  Enofylz Wine Blog – “A Taste of Castello di Amorosa”

♦ 2014 March 23: The New Zealand Herald – “California: A Taste of the Lavish”

♦ 2014 March 14: SF Gate – “Castello di Amorosa Wine Train Excursion fit for a King”

♦ 2014 Feb 28: Visit California – “The Mad King of Napa Valley” from the Dream365 Project

♦ 2014 Feb 20: Napa Valley Register – “Winemakers Promoted at V. Sattui and Castello di Amorosa”

♦ 2014 Feb 6: Sacramento Bee – Castle and Winery in Calistoga: Castello di Amorosa

♦ 2014 Feb 1: VacationIdea – Wine Tasting at a 13th Century Tuscan Castle in the NapaValley

 

2013

♦ 2013 Nov 24: Wine Enthusiast Magazine – Your Off-the-Beaten Path Travel Guide to Napa

♦ 2013 Nov 17: Wine Country Getaways – Blending Wines at Castello di Amorosa

♦ 2013 Oct 21: Visit California – “Dreamers” commercial featuring Castello di Amorosa

♦ 2013 Sept 19: Wall St Journal – Dario Sattui Built a Castle to House His California Winery

♦ 2013 Sept 19:  Wall St Journal – A Vintner’s Obsession with History and His Homes to Prove It

♦ 2013 August 20: Galavante – A TOAST TO NAPA

♦ 2013 August 15: Seattle Post Intelligencer – Making your home a castle

♦ 2013 August 13: Global Adventuress – 2013 “Top 10″ Napa Valley Wineries

♦ 2013 August 1: AARP – 10 Must-See American Castles

♦ 2013 July 29: Zester Daily – Don’t Judge A Rosé By Its Color, And Other Tips

♦ 2013 July 2: USA Today- 10best.com – Napa Valley: 10 Best Places to Raise a Glass

♦ 2013 July 1: Washington Times- Communities – Top Ten summer festivals and outdoor concerts around San Francisco

♦ 2013 June 28: New York Times – In Transit Blogs – Calendar: Coming Events in California and Wisconsin

♦ 2013 June 25: Haute Living – Napa Valley Festival Del Sole: A Celebration of the Art of Life

♦ 2013 June 17: Everywhere Once – AUTHENTICALLY OUT OF PLACE AND TIME

♦ 2013 June 5: Stay Rad Blog – Back to the Castle

♦ 2013 June 4: The California Wine Tasting Adventures of Erik Wait – Castello di Amorosa – The Castle Winery in Calistoga, California

♦ 2013 May 30: Gabe’s View – Castello di Amorosa – 2009 Napa Valley Sangiovese

♦ 2013 May 23: Delightful Repast – Travel Reviews – Napa Valley – Food, Wine, Lodging

♦ 2013 May 18: The Sacramento Bee – Sattui’s castle awaits Napa Valley visitors

♦ 2013 May 13: Startle Travel Blog – What’s New In Downtown Napa

♦ 2013 May 10: This Is My Happiness – Photo Friday: A California Castle Winery

♦ 2013 May 8: Los Altos Town Crier – Festival fun: Fairs offer variety of music, art, food and wine

♦ 2013 May 4: Terroirist-Wine Reviews: California Grab Bag

♦ 2013 April 24: The Wherever Writer – The Castello di Amorosa, Calistoga, CA

♦ 2013 April 19: Postmark California – Calistoga: Castello di Amorosa -Castle in Napa Valley

♦ 2013 April 18: Food & Wine Chickie – 2011 Castello di Amorosa Dolcino Gewrztraminer

♦ 2013 April 17: Napa Valley Register – Wine of the Week: Castello di Amorosa 2011 Chardonnay

♦ 2013 April 15: SipSwirlSavor.com – A sensible Sangiovese from the Napa Valley

♦ 2013 April 13: Terroirist.com – Wine Reviews: California Cabernet & Blends

♦ 2013 April 4: ThumbsUpWine – Castello di Amorosa with Thumbs Up Wine

♦ 2013 March 28: ENOFYLZ Wine Blog – Wine of the Week; 2008 Castello di Amorosa La Castellana

♦ 2013 March 26: jetsetextra.com – Napa Valley, CA, USA: Celebrate in Wine Style

♦ 2013 March 13: The Weekly Calistogan – Sattui pledges $1 million for Calistoga youth

♦ 2013 Feb 21: St Helena Star – Iconic, collectible cabernets

♦ 2013 Feb 20: Biggerthanyourhead.net – Castello di Amorosa: Not Just Any Old Pile of Stones

♦ 2013 Feb 9: WinespeakUSA.com – Castello di Amorosa

♦ 2013 Feb 4: AFAR.com – Wine Tasting in a Castle in Napa Valley, California

♦ 2013 Feb 1: JacksonvilleWineGuide.com – Castello di Amorosa “La Castellana” Napa Valley, California

♦ 2013 Jan 17: myNewOrleans.com – What to Drink: Highlights from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

♦ 2013 Jan 16: TouringandTasting.com – Castello di Amorosa: A Winery Fit for a King

2012

♦ 2012 Dec 20: Sacmag.com – WINE OF THE WEEK: CASTELLO DI AMOROSA’S 2011 “DRY” MENDOCINO COUNTY GEWÜRZTRAMINER

♦ 2012 Nov 27: Wine Country this Week – Castello di Amorosa, Unforgetable in Every Way!

♦ 2012 Oct 28: FashionNewsLive.com – Napa Valley Halloween Event: The Pagan Ball

♦ 2012 Oct 24: Naparegister.com – Sebastiano Rosa: New Italian wine advisor for Castello di Amorosa

♦ 2012 Oct 23: Zagat – 30 Awesome Fall Foodie Destinations

♦ 2012 Oct 17: Forbes.com – 7 California Wine Experiences You Can’t Get Anywhere Else

♦ 2012 Oct 16: Hitting the Stage – The Green Room, Fairy Tale Romance Edition, Romance is in the Air

♦ 2012 Oct 13: Grapeencountersradio.com – Build it, they will come…and drink wine! – Episode 168

♦ 2012 Oct 12: Bacchus and Berry Wine Blog – Napa Valley in One Day…It can be done!

♦ 2012 Oct 11: Napa Valley Register – Harvest Hums Along

♦ 2012 Oct 2: wine-hotels.com – Castello di Amorosa Photo Tour

♦ 2012 Oct 2: WineCountry.com – Spooktacular Fun in Wine Country

♦ 2012 Sept 20: Brainwines.com – USA, Gewürztraminer, Castello di Amorosa, Anderson Valley, Mendocino County, Napa Valley, California, 2011

♦ 2012 Sept 19: The Miami Herald – It’s worth making the acquaintance of these lesser-known wines

♦ 2012 Sept 13: Inkart.com- Wine Label for Castello di Amorosa

♦ 2012 Sept 12: Enobytes.com – Wine Review: 2011 Castello di Amorosa Anderson Valley Gewürztraminer

♦ 2012 Sept 11: tuscanvines.blogspot.com – 2004 Castello di Amorosa La Castellana

♦ 2012 Sept 7: The Cuvée Corner, Wine Blog – Wine and Food  Pairning of the Week: 2011 Castello di Amorosa Late Harvest Gewürztraminer

♦ 2012 August 28: Norcalwine.com – Tasting Two Anderson Valley Gewurtztraminer from Castello di Amorosa

♦ 2012 August 27: Now and Zin, Summer Wine: Castello di Amorosa

♦ 2012 August 17: Robert Scoble Interview

♦ 2012 August 13: 12 Awe Inspiring Castles

http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2012/08/13/12-awe-inspiring-american-castles/

♦ 2012 July 29: Castello di Amorosa Late Harvest AV Gewürztraminer

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KDKEfdg2wI

♦ 2012 July 16: ERNESTO CORTAZAR – CAPRICHO ITALIANO – CASTELLO DI AMOROSA – NAPA VALLEY – CA

♦ 2012 June 10: Pixar Post-Congrats to the Brave Crew – Highlights from the Wrap Party

♦ 2012 April 24: 6 Top Family-Friendly Wineries
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Web-2012/6-Top-Family-Friendly-Wineries/

♦ 2012 Feb 03: Dallas News – EXPLORE ROMANTIC NAPA VALLEY WITH YOUR HONEY

 

2011

♦ 2011 April 25: Wine Enthusiast Magazine – The New Calistoga

2010

♦ 2010 April 26: CASTELLO DI AMOROSA 2005 SANGIOVESE, RANKING 6 OF 116 IN CATEGORY
eBacchus.com

♦ 2010 March: BESTOF AWARDS – BEST PLACE TO TAKE A VISITOR IN UPPER NAPA VALLEY
bestofnsv.com

♦ 2010 March 5: CASTELLO DI AMOROSA
winecountrythisweek.com, by Diana Greenwood

♦ 2010 Feb 28: CASTELLO DI AMOROSA: CASTLE IN THE WINE COUNTRY
hellosanfrancisco.com, by Bob Cooper

♦ 2010 Feb 7:  ROBERT PARKER LOVES OUR WINES
blognapavalley.com (originally from eRobertParker.com)

♦ 2010 Feb 1: JAKE’S INTERVIEW WITH ET AT THE CASTELLO DI AMOROSA WINERY
thebachelorshow.com

♦ 2010 Jan 22: UP AND DOWN THE WINE ROADS
St. Helena Star, by Georg Starke

♦ 2010 Jan 18: AMERICAN FINE WINE COMPETITION 2010 RESULTS
americanfinewinecompetition.com

 

2009

♦ 2009 Dec 3: THE REAL MERLOT
St. Helena Star, by Catherine Seda

♦ 2009 Nov 2: CASTELLO DI AMOROSA: A MEDIEVAL XANADU IN THE MIDDLE OF NAPA VALLEY
examiner.com, by Ed Uyeshima

♦ 2009 Oct 27: BESTOF AWARDS – BEST PLACE TO TAKE A VISITOR IN UPPER NAPA VALLEY
bestofnsv.com

♦ 2009 Oct 7: CASTELLO DI AMOROSA AND THE HAPPY WINE DANCE
etraveldealer.com, by Jason Archer

♦ 2009 Sept 4: GET THEE TO A WINERY
Vine Times, by John and Toni Sieling

♦ 2009 August 29: VISIT THE VALLEY’S CASTLE
insidenapavalley.com, by Sasha Paulsen

♦ 2009 July: AMERICA’S TOP SUMMER ACTIVITIES 2009
travelandleisure.com

♦ 2009 June: VISITING AND TOURING CASTELLO DI AMOROSA WINERY
About.com:California Travel, by Betsy Malloy

♦ 2009 May 27: REDFORD TAKES THE STAGE FOR FESTIVAL DEL SOLE BENEFIT
Napa Valley Register.com

♦ 2009 March 2: MEDIEVAL SIPPING
novusvinum.com

2008

♦ 2008 Dec 19: VISIT THE CASTLE WHERE BEDTIME STORIES WAS FILMED
traveler.sunset.com, by Amy Wolf

♦ 2008 Oct 31: FLIGHTS AND FANTASY AT CALISTOGA’S CASTELLO DI AMOROSA
The Chronicle. sfgate.com. by Karola Saeke

♦ 2008 Oct 4: CASTELLO DI AMOROSA’S DARIO SATTUI RECEIVES
BUSINESS AWARD FROM ORDER SONS OF ITALY
mo.daytondailynews.com, by Mark Fisher

♦ 2008 August 8: TOAST OF THE VALLEY: DARIO’S CASTLE
Napa Valley Register.com

♦ 2008 June 23: WINE – NAPA’S LOVE CASTLE
palmspringslife.com, by Janice Kleinschmidt

♦ 2008 June: 2008 CALIFORNIA HERITAGE COUNCIL AWARDS
californiaheritagecouncil.org

2007

♦ 2007 Nov 15: A CASTLE ON THE HILL
winespectator.com, by James Laube

♦ 2007 Oct 25: A TOUR THROUGH WINEMAKER DARYL SATTUI’S
NAPA VALLEY CHATEAU
Santa Barbara Independent, by Sao Anash

♦ 2007 Sept 10: DESTINATION NAPA VALLEY: NAPA VALLEY VINTNER IS KING
OF HIS WINE CASTLE
eagletribune.com, by Michelle Locke

♦ 2007 August 22:  A MAN’S WINERY IS HIS CASTLE IN NAPA VALLEY
The Seattle Times, by Michelle Lock

♦ 2007 July 29: CALIFORNIA DREAM BUILT TUSCAN CASTLE ON THE HILL
The Boston Globe, Boston.com, by Paul E. Kandarian

♦ 2007 April 26: SATTUI BUILT IT AND THEY’RE SURE TO COME
St. Helena Star, by John Gree

♦ 2007 April 10: V. SATTUI CASTLE: CASTELLO DI AMOROSA
winebusiness.com, by John Intardonato

♦ 2007 March: A GENUINE TUSCAN CASTLE IN NAPA?
viamagazine.com by, Megan Mansell William