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Tour of Castello di Amorosa worth it?

nj
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Tour of Castello di Amorosa worth it?

We will be in Napa for 2 days of a 2 week trip down the coast with our 8 yr old daughter. I know it's not the ideal place for kids but we are trying to compromise and do something for everyone (part of life, right!) So far, planning on Larson, Artesa, Sterling and Frog' Leap. Definitely want to check out the Castello but the tour is an hour w/ a 45 minute tasting to follow (so says the website.) Wondering if we should just do the general admission or if the tour is worth it? Our daughter has a good attention span but we don't want to make her suffer through a tour If it's dry. Would appreciate any thoughts!

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1. Re: Tour of Castello di Amorosa worth it?

It will be the hightlight of your girl's day - and she will be happy to go to a winery where she will have fun having suffered through (for her - not you) some of the adult wineries like Artesia. I say go for it

I would say skip it if just doing the tasting and not the tour.

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2. Re: Tour of Castello di Amorosa worth it?

The castle tour is really fun and interesting. After walking the castle halls and ramparts, and going through the dungeon & torture chamber exhibit (!), you end up in the reserve tasting area in the lower level. There is a separate area for kids with activities & juice tasting. Only you know if your daughter would enjoy this.

Could one of you break off at tasting time and walk her through the extensive gift shop and out the door to visit with the farm animals and exotics? There's plenty to see when walking around the castle grounds including the film set for Disney's 'Bedtime Stories'.

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3. Re: Tour of Castello di Amorosa worth it?

Great advice, thanks. Seems like the tour is the way to go!!

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