Wine tasting in Rutherford (Napa Valley) California (again).
By car- early March 2006 


   Parked on the Rutherford Cross Road

            Laveta and mosaic, Rancho Caymus courtyard

   BV Vineyards

   Niebaum-Coppola vineyards

  Neibaum-Coppola (the old Inglenook chateau)

                        Stained glass above the staircase

   Captain Niebaum's 1880's tasting room in the chateau

  Very upscale tasting (note the decades of dust on the bottles)

    Shopping for wine at the chateau

           Old winepress at the Robert Mondavi winery

   Sign reads:  "Siskiyou Mtn. Summit, Elev.  4310 ft. Highest Elev. on I-5"

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