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Renaissance Of The Wine Cave

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(Sacramento, CA)
Thursday, November 18, 2010

Daniel D'Agostini's book "Into the Earth: A Wine Cave Renaissance," is available
at area bookstores and Corti Brothers. Book signings at the Avid Reader are:  
7:30 pm Friday Nov. 19, 617 2nd Street, Davis
4:00 pm Saturday Nov. 20, 1600 Broadway, Sacramento


The entrance to the winery and caves at Bella Vineyards in rural Sonoma County, in a winter scene. The winery offers tastings in the cave.

Cave Size: 7,000 square feet.





A portion of 2,500 barrels that age wine here line a tunnel inside the cave complex at Spring Mountain.

 Cave Size: 40,000 square feet.

  CAVE 4

Barrels are stacked high along a cave wall opposite a wall of earth at Antica Napa Valley (formerly Atlas Peak). 

Cave size: 30,000 square feet.


Thousands of bottles of sparkling wine in the bottle-aging phase of methode champenoise at Schramsberg Vineyards.

Cave size: 40,000 square feet.


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