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Press Room

Media Contact:

Jim Sullivan, Vice President, Public Relations and Marketing
Castello di Amorosa
4045 North St. Helena Highway
Calistoga, CA 94515
707.967.6278

jims@castellodiamorosa.com
www.castellodiamorosa.com

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Castello di Amorosa Fact Sheet

High Resolution Images*

    Castello di Amorosa - Exterior - Jim Sullivan

    Castello di Amorosa - Exterior, Fall - Jim Sullivan

    Castello di Amorosa - Tasting Room - Jim Sullivan

    Castello di Amorosa - The Great Hall - Jim Sullivan

    Castello di Amorosa - The Knight's Hall - Jim Sullivan

For additional hi-res images, click here

*Please credit all images to Castello di Amorosa and photographer mentioned

ACCOLADES

  • 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2012 Pinot Bianco, 2012 Dry Gewürztraminer, 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon win Best of Class. 2010 Napa Valley Merlot wins Double Gold Medal.     
  • 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition- 2011 Bien Nacido Chardonnay, 2011 Pinot Bianco, 2011 Gewürztraminer Ferrington Vineyard win Best of Class. 2009 Il Passito wins Best of Class/Sweepestake Winner
  • 2012 American Fine Wine Competition- 2009 Il Passito wins American Fine Wine Competition in Boca Raton, FL
  • 2011 Food & Wine Magazine- “Napa’s Most Beautiful Wine Tasting Rooms.”
  • 2010 North Bay Bohemian, Readers Choice- “Best Wine Tasting Room.”
  • 2009 & 2010 KVON/The Vine, Annual Best of Napa and Sonoma Valleys- “Best Place to take Visitors.”
  • 2009 Napa Valley Life Magazine- “Top 5 Romantic Spots in the Napa Valley.”
  • 2008-2009 Napa Valley Life Magazine- “The Ten Most Intriguing Architectures in Napa.”

More accolades for Castello di Amorosa Wines

BIOS

Dario Sattui, Owner
Georg Salzner, President
Brooks Painter, Director of Winemaking
Peter Velleno, Winemaker
Sebastiano Rosa, Consulting Winemaker
Jim Sullivan, Vice President, Public Relations and Marketing
Audrey Hardy, Vice President, Hospitality and Events

IN THE NEWS

2014 Sept About.com - 8 Great Napa Valley Winery Tours
2014 Sept 12 Podcast - Jeff Davis of KSRO Radio interviews Dario Sattui
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 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 - A Vintner's Obsession with History and His Homes to Prove It
2013 Sept 19 Wall St Journal - Dario Sattui Built a Castle to House His California Winery
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 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
2012  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 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 The Miami Herald - It’s worth making the acquaintance of these lesser-known wines
2012 Sept 20 Brainwines.com - USA, Gewürztraminer, Castello di Amorosa, Anderson Valley, Mendocino County, Napa Valley, California, 2011
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 Aug 28 Norcalwine.com - Tasting Two Anderson Valley Gewurtztraminer from Castello di Amorosa
2012 Aug 27 Now and Zin, Summer Wine: Castello di Amorosa
2012 Aug 17 Robert Scoble Interview
2012 Aug. 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, Apr. 24 6 Top Family-Friendly Wineries
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Web-2012/6-Top-Family-Friendly-Wineries/
2012, Feb. 03 EXPLORE ROMANTIC NAPA VALLEY WITH YOUR HONEY
http://www.dallasnews.com/travel/getaways/20120203-explore-romantic-napa-valley-with-your-honey.ece
2010, Apr. 26 CASTELLO DI AMOROSA 2005 SANGIOVESE, RANKING 6 OF 116 IN CATEGORY
eBacchus.com
2010, Mar. 05  CASTELLO DI AMOROSA
winecountrythisweek.com, by Diana Greenwood
2010, Mar. 00  BESTOF AWARDS - BEST PLACE TO TAKE A VISITOR IN UPPER NAPA VALLEY
bestofnsv.com
2010, Feb. 28  CASTELLO DI AMOROSA: CASTLE IN THE WINE COUNTRY
hellosanfrancisco.com, by Bob Cooper
2010, Feb. 01  JAKE'S INTERVIEW WITH ET AT THE CASTELLO DI AMOROSA WINERY
thebachelorshow.com
2010, Feb. 07  ROBERT PARKER LOVES OUR WINES
blognapavalley.com (originally from eRobertParker.com)
2010, Jan. 18  AMERICAN FINE WINE COMPETITION 2010 RESULTS
americanfinewinecompetition.com
2010, Jan 22  UP AND DOWN THE WINE ROADS
St. Helena Star, by Georg Starke
2009, Dec. 03  THE REAL MERLOT
St. Helena Star, by Catherine Seda
2009, Nov. 02  CASTELLO DI AMOROSA: A MEDIEVAL XANADU IN THE MIDDLE OF NAPA VALLEY
examiner.com, by Ed Uyeshima
2009, Oct. 07  CASTELLO DI AMOROSA AND THE HAPPY WINE DANCE
etraveldealer.com, by Jason Archer
2009, Sept. 04  GET THEE TO A WINERY
Vine Times, by John and Toni Sieling
2009, Aug. 29  VISIT THE VALLEY'S CASTLE
insidenapavalley.com, by Sasha Paulsen
2009, July 00  AMERICA'S TOP SUMMER ACTIVITIES 2009
travelandleisure.com
2009, June 00  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, Mar. 02  MEDIEVAL SIPPING
novusvinum.com
2009, Mar. 00  BESTOF AWARDS - BEST PLACE TO TAKE A VISITOR IN UPPER NAPA VALLEY
bestofnsv.com
2008, Dec. 29  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. 04  CASTELLO DI AMOROSA'S DARIO SATTUI RECEIVES
BUSINESS AWARD FROM ORDER SONS OF ITALY
mo.daytondailynews.com, by Mark Fisher
2008, Aug. 08  TOAST OF THE VALLEY: DARIO'S CASTLE
Napa Valley Register.com
2008, July 00  WINE - NAPA'S LOVE CASTLE
palmspringslife.com, by Janice Kleinschmidt
2008, June 00  2008 CALIFORNIA HERITAGE COUNCIL AWARDS
californiaheritagecouncil.org
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, Aug. 15  V. SATTUI CASTLE: CASTELLO DI AMOROSA
winebusiness.com, by John Intardonato
2007, Aug. 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, May 25  WINE: KEEPER OF THE CASTLE
pacificsun.com, by Richard Paul Hinkle
2007, Apr. 26 SATTUI BUILT IT AND THEY'RE SURE TO COME
St. Helena Star, by John Gree
2007, Mar. 00 A GENUINE TUSCAN CASTLE IN NAPA?
viamagazine.com by, Megan Mansell William
2007, Feb. 00 CASTELLO DI AMOROSA
Los Angeles Times|Travel

 

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