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The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum

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Address: 4411 Redwood Rd, Napa, CA
Phone Number: 707 255 1144
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Description: Donald Hess established his first Mount Veeder vineyard in 1978, from the...
Donald Hess established his first Mount Veeder vineyard in 1978, from the beginning recognizing that on these ridges and benchlands, the potential for great winegrowing was clear. Deep, rocky, volcanic soils provide a home for vineyard blocks producing small, concentrated fruit that reflects the challenges of growing grapes at higher altitudes in the coolest mountain growing region in Napa. The Hess Collection winery is part of a historic site where wine was first produced in the 1860’s, in a native stone build hewn by masons in 1903. The original stone structure is now joined by The Hess Art Collection, a world-class showcase of contemporary art that captures “two passions under one roof.” The Hess Collection uses sustainable, environmentally-sound practices with the axiom, “Nurture the land, and return what you take.” That philosophy brings with it a dedication to delivering wines that speak to their natural origins. Wine tasting & tours daily. Culinary experiences include pairings with small plates, artisan cheese and chocolates.
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Great wine and beautiful garden

Nice place up in the mountains. The garden is beautiful. Due to earthquake damage, the tasting was on the 3rd floor of the art gallery... I'm sure the tasting room would be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Nice place up in the mountains. The garden is beautiful. Due to earthquake damage, the tasting was on the 3rd floor of the art gallery... I'm sure the tasting room would be better. I don't remember names (sorry), but the guy basically handed us the sheet of wines and asked was we wanted... Definitely different from all other places we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great winery and art collection. Check it out, but take some time to sip and stroll, you'll want to spend an hour or two here.

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Napa Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful spot , six miles west of highway 29 in Napa. Excellent art collection accompanied by good wines and a friendly staff. This winery is one that escapes the hustle of the highway and the road (Redwood) wanders through a residential area and then becomes woodsy before reaching the winery. It's NO RUSH location that offers some of the best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We lloved our visit here once you get past the long challenging drive through the hills to this remote venue. Great grounds and an extensive and amazing art collection in various mediums.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The art collection is broad, interesting and good. The setting is nice, particularly on a hot day as it is shaded.The drive to the winery is pleasant. A good selection of wines.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Quaint winery up on the hilltop above Napa the town. Joined the complimentary tour of the property to gain more details on the history and the focus of this winery. Really great art gallery. Wine itself is average, though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wine and Art is a great combination to spend some time enjoying an afternoon. From the outside, one would never know of the Art collection awaiting you on the inside. We did have to drive up to this but worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A worthwhile visit of one of the most important private art collections in the world. A must see for any art lover.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you like art this is an amazing place and if you like great wines you have to go to Hess. The place is a little bit of the beaten tracks but clearly worth the detour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Hess's tasting room was closed when we visited due to restoration, but the tastings in the art collection were a nice twist. I wasn't familiar with Hess wines before the visit, but have started to notice a broader (even international) distribution and appreciate the consistent quality. The guided tasting was excellent to help us learn more not just about the... More 

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Additional Information about The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum

Address: 4411 Redwood Rd, Napa, CA
Phone Number: 707 255 1144
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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