The last stop of that very windy day in Napa was at Tom Eddy Winery in Calistoga. Heading further up the mountain into high elevation is the vineyard and winery and a private meeting with Tom Eddy.
At the time I did not know very much about the winery. I had tasted a large portion of the portfolio, including the Tenz Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand. With a large geographical scope of wine making, I believed the winery was going to be large and flashy. It is, in fact, quite the opposite. It is humbling.
Through the gates (which we passed once) and up the winding drive through the vineyards we passed the office and someone waving at us. We drove to the end of the laneway where we realized, we truly did see someone waving at us from inside the building. So, we turned around and drove back. Continue reading