The most talked about sight in Napa Valley's wine country is a medieval castle towering over the vineyards. It took fifteen years and and more than $25,000,000 to build this 12th century Tuscan by the current owner, a 4th generation wine-maker named Daryl Sattui.
Eight thousand tons of hand-squared stones were imported from Europe. Every brick, beam, nail or door is either an antique original or hand hewn just as it should have been in medieval Tuscany. Italian artists painted murals in fresco. Original men in armor and