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William Hill Estate Winery

1761 Atlas Peak Road, Napa, CA 94558
707-265-3024
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Ranked #86 of 198 activities in Napa
Type: Wineries
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: William Hill Estate is renowned for crafting elegant Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot wines due to its exceptional location just off the... more » Owner description: William Hill Estate is renowned for crafting elegant Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot wines due to its exceptional location just off the Silverado Trail in southern Napa Valley on the rolling hills of the Silverado Bench. William Hill founded this Estate Winery in 1978, purchasing 200 acres of which 140 acres are planted to vine. Once classic in style, winemaker Ralf Holdenried has successfully transitioned our wines to a more refined and sophisticated style with fruit intensity and layers of complexity. Ralf's innovative and progressive approach to grape growing and winemaking enhances the unique style of our Napa Valley wines. « less
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South San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We've been to Napa plenty of times and took this on a friend's advice. One of the best parts about going here just getting to another little area we would not have seen without it. Take the time and drive just a few miles further up the hill past the turn for the winery. Some pretty beautiful views and homes... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Lovely view indeed and yes, you can try some wine but I think the price was rather high to just "taste some wine" and on top of that you have to make a reservation - sorry, it does not sound more exclusive to me just because you have to book in advance. I felt slightly unwelcome, no passion, no real... More

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Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Really nice views, you are on a hill and can see for miles. Wine was excellent and service was good. Pretty sure you need to make an appointment for this place.

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Humble
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We didn't officially do a tasting here, but made a stop to see the view - well worth it! They even offered us a taste while we were there. Very gracious!

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Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

It was the end of the day and we almost decided to skip this vineyard. I am glad we ended up going, as it turned out to be one of our favorites in Napa. The views are excellent. There are multiple shaded adirondack chairs to kick back and take in the views while being served tastings of wine. We really... More

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Raleigh,NC
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I spent an evening here for a benefit concert and dinner and then the next day for a private tour with one of the wine experts on staff. The grounds are absolutely beautiful. The staff is 5 star all the way. Their wine is great and has different price points. Don't worry if you are visiting from out of state... More

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Pittsburgh
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a must if your a wine lover. You need to make reservations but it's well worth it. The wine is amazing and the view is spectacular. We had a wonderful tasting out on the patio with a very informative young woman ( wish I could remember her name).

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New York City, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Gorgeous vineyard. More of a hands off experience where they just let you enjoy the view and relax while tasting delicious wines. Definitely recommended!

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Chicago
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This place was gorgeous...It was everything you would want and expect in a Napa Valley vinyard. Rolling vine covered hills with shady enclaves to sit and drink beautiful wines. The wine prices were also extremely reasonable for the area. I beleive a bottle was $15-$30 depending on the bottle. Only downside was the tour itself. It was a self-guided I-pod... More

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My wife and I discovered this winery while looking for things to do in Napa. During the summer, they have a monthly Sunset Picnic from 5:30-8:30pm. Open to club members AND the public, we made a reservation and made plans for a picnic. We arrived early, but they were already prepared as we were greeted by a hostess and offered... More

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