Entrance to Jarvis Winery – totally enclosed in caves high up in the hills
Jarvis does well!
Jarvis does well again
Jarvis does well yet again
And one more time, Jarvis stands strong
Office door to Jarvis wine owner, William Jarvis – he spends so much time there, his wife finally put in a bed
Capping off their Jarvis speciality wines with a wax capping
Large Oak barrels at Jarvis
Because of the miles of caves at Jarvis, they are able to store their wine barrels in single levels for easier access
A natural underground falls in the Jarvis Winery caves
Natural underground stream running through the caves at Jarvis Winery
Wine tasting at Jarvis Winery
Picture of the original crew back in the 1970’s
Barrels lining up to the door that leads into the crystal ballroom
Strawberry bush outside the entrance to Jarvis Winery – fruits taste just like a strawberry but aren’t.
One of many wine grape vines lining the roads of Napa Valley
Unpicked grapes at the end of harvest go to either the workers or are left on until they reach a high concentration of sugar levels and then used for dessert wines.
Chimney Rock Winery
The grape vines of Chimney Rock Winery, Napa Valley
Wine tasting at Joseph Phelps Winery, Napa Valley – what a view!
Hillside grape vines at Joseph Phelps
The steel fermenting drums at Quintessa
Egg shaped cement wine barrels used for Quintessa specialty wines
View from atop Quintessa Winery
Hess Winery, Napa Valley
Two-tone barrels at Hess Winery – to make them look prettier
The Tribute Vineyard at Hess – there is no irrigation and no formal line fencing. These vines were originally planted by Monks, and now the wine made from these vines is made by Hess and gifted back to the Monks.
Outdoor wine tasting tables at Hess Winery
Sculpture outside Hess Winery
One of the original buildings at what is now Hess Winery – used for housing wine barrels
Some newer buildings at Hess Winery
One of the original buildings at what is now Hess Winery – used for a gift shop and wine tasting bar
Two of only a few remaining RedWoods in the Napa Valley
Stone wall in the interior of Hess Winery
Beautiful Fall foliage at Hess Winery
Poached Lobster at French Laundry, Napa Valley
Steak at French Laundry, Napa Valley
Post dessert-dessert at French Laundry, Napa Valley
Pumpkin mole curds served on a bed of salt, The Restaurant
fresh herbs and beet macaroon served on the open pages of a botanical garden book
Locally grown miniature veggies served on natural cut wood platter, The Restaurant