Andretti Winery

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Just outside of the city of Napa, legendary auto racer Mario Andretti has fashioned a winery true to his Italian roots. At Villa Andretti, you’ll be transported to old Italy before you know it – a place with a more relaxed pace, and great wine to boot.

Andretti snapped up this picturesque 53-acre property in 1995 and converted it to a sprawling Italian villa complete with stone-tiled piazza, gracious arches, and meticulous landscaping. Surrounding the villa are 42 acres of estate vineyards, making Andretti Winery the perfect spot for summer picnics or an afternoon spent enjoying a bottle of wine beside the vineyards.

Andretti Winery is perhaps best known for its Italian varietals, handcrafted by winemaker and Napa Valley icon, Robert Pepi. Pepi has long been a pioneer in the effort to make great local Sangiovese, and at Andretti he does just that. In fact, Andretti’s 2009 Napa Valley Sangiovese was recently named Best of Class at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

At the same time, fans of Napa’s Bordeaux varietals will also find some terrific wines at Andretti, including Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, plus a knockout Super Tuscan combining the best of Italian and Bordeaux varietals.

The winery now has tasting areas set up in four locations throughout the property: the tasting room; the barrel room where winery staff routinely brings visitors for impromptu barrel tasting; the art gallery, home to Andretti’s new Artist-in-Residence program; and the VIP room in the Tuscan House, where visitors can enjoy a Founders tasting or arrange private lunches and dinners in advance.

The Andretti Winery is open daily 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM and offers four different tasting options:

Delizia Tasting
$10 per person
For those in search of a simple dessert wine experience, featuring Moscato and Zinfandel Port

Villa Tasting
$15 per person
Featuring signature Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Dolcetto and Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley Tasting
$20 per person
Showcasing Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay,Zinfandel, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon

The Founders Tasting 
$35 per person (By Appointment Only)
Andretti’s most luxurious tasting seated in the Tuscan House featuring several reserve wines: Pinot Grigio, Montona Chardonnay, Montona series red wines: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Zinfandel Port

Visit the Andretti Winery online at www.AndrettiWinery.com.

 

Details:

Name: Andretti Winery
Address: 4162 Big Ranch Road
City: Napa
State: CA
ZIP: 94558
Phone: 888-460-8463
Website: www.andrettiwinery.com
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