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Owner John Caldwell (JFC) is known by many names but here in legendary Napa Valley, he’s a legend all his own. Over the last 40 years John has built Caldwell Vineyard into what is arguably one of the greatest and most unique wine estates in the...more
Had the pleasure to visit this winery on a recent visit to the area and can not say enough kind things to express what a good time we had and the great things we learned about wine from winery director Bryan AND the owner John...More
John Caldwell is a Napa legend having smuggled French root stock from Canada into his vineyards. Thirty years later he is still producing superb wines from these vines. John is a true cowboy (Napa style). He has an outsized personality, colorful language, a great sense...More
I had the pleasure to go here two times on my visit. The last time I met John Caldwell. He is charming and very interesting to listen to.
The wine is wonderful and I ended up ordering some and shipping it home. The grounds on...More
We visited Caldwell winery on our last day in Napa and I am so glad we didn't miss this place. The views upon arrival are beautiful and the cave tasting was so elegant yet in no way pretentious or stiff. Our tasting was led by...More
I heard about this winery from a friend. She was right about the amazing wine and company. Mr. Caldwell was so friendly and had great stories about how the winery started. This winery is a must stop you won't be disappointed!
This was one of our best visits in the valley. We've been to Napa about 10 times (would be more if we lived closer). John Caldwell greeted us in a cave for a sitdown tasting and talk. Great history, great wine, great spread of cheese,...More
The cave is immaculate and the experience was such that not only did I buy wine there, I joined their SOS program because I wanted to be guaranteed I could get their Cab Fanc.
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We had the pleasure of staying at the guest cottage at Caldwell Winery. It was charming, warm, comfortable and exquisitely decorated. We enjoyed getting to know Joy Caldwell who has a knack for style and is a fabulous hostess.
Our tour of the winery was...More
Upon arrival, Brian met us, had pictures with us, took us on a tour of the winery and then entertained us with stories of John Caldwell's youthful adventures while we enjoyed the tasting to include cold plates of lite bites. We all had such a...More