Yes, we went to Napa

Napa Valley was absolutely amazing. Words cannot simply describe the beauty and the "feeling" described by visiting this beautiful place. I've always heard about Napa and all the wineries, and during our Dec visit to Napa, we only experienced the drive in the middle of the winter, so nothing can quite compare.

In fact, I had a hard time picking a few pictures for the blog post because so many of them were my favorites. I did limit it to just a handful, however.

What I did not realize, was how large of an area Napa Valley consists of. Our favorite wineries were actually not even located in Napa, but the surrounding towns of St. Helena, Calistoga, and the list goes on and on. We visited Napa Valley, and a few other locations, recently when the Iron Chef's brother was in town.

Robert Mondavi Winery.

Beringer Winery.



Freemarket Abby


Chateau Montelena

Some winery that had only Ports available.

And in case you're wondering what a 2-year-old does at a winery? She plays with her jewelry, prances around in the vineyards and receives "vintage h20" for her tastings. It's hard to believe how many places this little girl has already traveled to and experienced, and at such a young age.

Probably the picture that describes it all, is seen below.

Nothing like realizing that several people on the road are driving and 'tasting' as they go along. Towards the end of the day, most cars were parked like this.

Apparently everyone was having fun. Fun indeed we did have.

And the best part? We're going back there again in a few weekends. :)