Above: The detailed interior at California Brandy House, Napa

For those interested in tasting something a little stronger while visiting the Napa and Sonoma valleys, there are numerous options. Temptations include bourbon at Napa Valley Distillery, vodka at Hanson of Sonoma, gin at Spirit Works Distillery, rum at Prohibition Spirits Distillery, port at Prager Winery & Port Works and brandy at the new California Brandy House. We decided to scout out the latter two.

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