I also had no idea what to wear so I was in jeans which was too casual for the occasion.
I’ve learned some wine tasting survivor tips since then and hopefully they’ll help whether you’re in Napa Valley or anywhere else in the world. And if you’re going to Napa, don’t hesitate to venture farther down the road to a little gem of a city called Calistoga, California.
Don’t Forget Your Shades
Stain Free Smile
I’m wearing: Dress-Forever 21, Heels-Steve Madden, Purse-TopShop, Pearls-Gifted from Greece
Kinda Obvious, But…
|The Calistoga Inn serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, has a relaxing patio and some of the most affordable room rates in the area starting at $49-$119 a night.
Chateau Montelena is a unique winery famous for its Chardonnay winning a blind taste test in Paris in 1976. You can read more here. It was also featured in the film “Bottle Shock.”
Solage Calistoga is a high end resort and one of the top rated Spas in the World.
For all Calistoga info about shopping, wine tasting etc. visit Facebook.com/Calistoga or click here
Finally, do you ever feel overwhelmed by a restaurant’s wine list? From fine wine to Franzia, I’m pretty clueless which is why I love having my friend Gianna around when it’s time to order a red, white or sparkling wine. Her beautiful blog, Decantress Wine Diary, is topped off with fantastic photos, valuable vino factoids and gives you an insider look at Napa Valley’s most amazing wineries.
You can tour Gianna’s rich reserve of posts here
So, where is your favorite area to go wine tasting AND do you prefer a glass of red or white wine?