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Address: 4605 Hecker Pass Hwy., Gilroy, CA 95020-8808
Phone Number: (408) 842-8755
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Enjoyable Wine Tasting - Hecker Pass Winery, Gilroy

We enjoyed going here for a wine tasting. We shared a tasting. Tasting cost was $5. Service was good, We enjoyed going here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Fremont, California
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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We enjoyed going here for a wine tasting. We shared a tasting. Tasting cost was $5. Service was good, We enjoyed going here.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We have visited wineries with wine we like better but never received the royal treatment by a family member who remember the old days told us great stories and took great care of us.

Thank Jim R
Uchaud, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

With a distinct Italian feel about it, the winery was superb - second visit in the last 6 years and well worth it

1 Thank Guckster
Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Delicious but more traditional wines. The people there are very friendly and the tasting experience harkens back to the 1960s in Napa. Their dessert and sweet wines are especially delicious. We have friends from 50 miles away come to buy them here. One of five or six different wineries within a three mile radius which have terrific wines and rustic... More 

Thank Blasjas26
San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Hecker Pass Winery is owned and operated by Sicilian octogenarian, Mario Fortino, just a few yards from the Fortino Winery, owned and operated by a relative. The tasting room is small, not full of kitschy stuff to buy...just wine to taste. Mario holds down the fort weekdays, a very pleasant woman on weekends. Mario also grows great oranges and over... More 

Thank John O
Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

The thing you have to love about this pace is the wine maker himself pours the wine. Had a great visit to this place. I was not crazy about some of the wine, but i loved the expearance. I did buy a bottle. Its so hard not to. If in the area stop in and give it a try.

Thank Joe M
Gilroy, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Really nice dessert wines..and special cooking wines like Marsala and ports.

Thank t p
Morgan Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

This is our "go-to" winery for excellent value and tasty, every day wines. Chianti is very good. Also try their port! Very much a family run operation and low-key. Enjoy!

Thank ImaCATraveler
San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2005

Don't let the neon sign deter you-- this humble winery is hosted by a wonderful family who craft their wines with their local customers in mind. The delicious wines have more integrity than most Napa varieties because this craft has been in their family for generations, and not one of the family members would let their love of hand-crafting beautiful... More 

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