One of the most unique, gorgeous wine tasting experiences has to be at Tamber Bey Vineyards. Located at the top of the valley, in beautiful Calistoga, this winery offers phenomenal wines and wine tasting amongst the horses. That’s right…HORSES! This gorgeous estate is home to prized horses that
we sat next too while enjoying our wines.
There are not many places that I feel like I HAVE to go back to, but this winery is definitely one! We tried their 2015 Rosé, 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 Deux Chevaux Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Rabicano, and 2014 Pinot Noir. All are worthwhile to talk about and even purchase but my favorites were the Rabicano and the Cab.
We did not get to try it this time when visiting Tamber Bey Vineyards but my very favorite wine of theirs is the Deux Chevaux Chardonnay. This wine is buttery heaven! Last night I drank it with spicy food and I swear it tasted like I was drinking liquid caramel. I am now a wine club member of Tamber Bey Vineyards and with each shipment I add on one or two bottles of this oaky chardonnay… I love it that much!
I am pretty new to the world of Rosé as its lighter flavor than a standard red used to not appeal to me me much. But Tamber Bey Vineyards and their Rosé really piqued my interest! It has pretty bold, deep flavors of watermelon and pomegranate. It was delicious! I would travel back to Tamber Bey Vineyards just for this Rosé…it was that good. Plus, how gorgeous is its color?!
Did I mention that our tasting included fresh, homemade cookies?!?
Tamber Bey Vineyards really knows how to do a tasting! These were no ordinary cookies with ingredients of sea salt, black cardamom, peppers, and lemon zest. Sounds odd but they were AMAZING!!!! Baked by a professional, each cookies flavor profile is created to perfectly compliment each wine pairing. If the wines, views, and horses are not enough to bring you here…these cookies should be!
CHEERS!! Let me know if you ever go to or have gone to Tamber Bey Vineyards.
Outfit : Similar jumpsuit here
Photography by J. Aitken Photography