NOTE: As Calistoga and the surrounding areas recover from the devastating wildfires that began on September 27, 2020, many heroic and harrowing stories are beginning to emerge. The following is the account of the Glass Fire as written by Steven Rasmussen, of Palisades Vineyard. I’ve received scores of emails and...
Visit Calistoga – The Wine Trail on Dunaweal Lane
As a connector road between Highway 29 and the Silverado Trail, Dunaweal Lane is about a mile and a half south of downtown Calistoga. This quiet two-lane road is home to a perfect combination of wineries to visit – from larger production houses offering a full menu of delicious wines...
Visit Calistoga – The North Calistoga Wine Trail
Heading north from downtown Calistoga, visitors will discover some of the more interesting, historic and enjoyable wineries in the entire Napa Valley. Just a short drive to Tubbs Lane is the location of a Napa Valley icon, Chateau Montelena, which offers stunning scenery, informative tours and of course, extraordinary wine....
Visit Calistoga – Downtown Wineries
If you’re staying in or just visiting Calistoga, the charming downtown offers a mix of trendy shops, delicious restaurants and of course, winery tasting rooms. Within walking distance of Lincoln Avenue are about a dozen tasting rooms for you to sample some of Napa Valley’s best Cabs, Sauvignon Blancs, Chardonnays...
The Real Calistoga
Ancient hot springs, erupting geysers, and volcanic rock define modern vineyards and a new way to dine in Calistoga. Leslie Sbrocco joins with local winegrowers to discover the secrets around American wine and how it compares with other wines from around the world.
Hundreds experience Calistoga Food & Wine 2019
Showcasing the quality and diversity of Calistoga’s wine, food and art, this past weekend hundreds of participants gathered to experience what the upper reaches of the Napa Valley have to offer.
Calistoga’s geology is responsible for ‘quality wines’
Those who know wine, know that the quality is determined long before it sits in the barrel aging. All great wine starts with great soil, says Geologist David Howell, whose books have had an impact on more than one winemaker in the Napa Valley.
Calistoga’s 2018 is a ‘Goldilocks Vintage’, it’s just right
Winemakers expect great quality and abundant quantity this season This year’s harvest is promising to be a fairytale vintage, Calistoga Winegrowers Association reports.
The Essential Winery Guide to Calistoga
Travel away from the hustle and bustle and into the northern extremes of Cab Country in Napa’s Calistoga. The region is possibly the warmest climate in Napa. It’s sleepy and quaint. Calistoga’s Main Street feels from another era, with galleries, craft shops and bookstores.
Calistoga 48 Perfect Hours Wine Tasting
Nothing could be finer than to be in Calistoga for the weekend. A town of 5,500 or so people at the northern tip of the Napa Valley, Calistoga contains famous wineries like...