Napa Valley is already divided into 13 official subappellations, but Calistoga -- although as well-known for its Cabernets as for its hot springs -- is not among them. So Chateau Montelena co-owner Bo Barrett filed a petition with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau to establish a Calistoga American Viticultural Area.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 2003.
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