It’s always cool to see the place where the grapes that made your wine were grown. And most vineyards are pretty gorgeous too. I just visited two amazing ones so figured a Vineyard Day was in order, starting with Cain in Napa.Cain was a stunner. We drove up the slopes in big SUVs and then down into the bowl-shaped vineyard on Spring Mountain in Napa. (Someone needs to shoot a car commercial there.) The bowl lets all sections get exposure to the sun but the winds from the Pacific Ocean cool the grapes more than other parts of Napa, making a less bold and more elegant wine. Like an idiot I was wearing thin flip flops and couldn’t climb the rock La Piedra, but got some great shots (and a video) surrounding it anyway.
Super Bowl, Vail bowls – and the Cain bowl. Stunning!! https://t.co/6kusjTWfxE
— grapefriend (@grapefriend) July 15, 2013