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The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Napa Wine Tasting

This is a beautiful and historic winery. They produce some very fine wines. Plus they share with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David J
Napa Valley, California
Beautiful setting combined with art and wine

We enjoyed being able to taste wine and see the art collection. We left with several bottles of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Springfield, Missouri
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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...more
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4411 Redwood Rd, Napa, CA 94558-9708
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful and historic winery. They produce some very fine wines. Plus they share with visitors a world class art collection.. Hess is closer to Napa than most wineries and where they are is not so impacted by traffic. A good choice for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank David J
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed being able to taste wine and see the art collection. We left with several bottles of wine and some great memories.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been members of this winery for many years and we come back to this winery for not just the great wines and art, but the people here. Very warm and friendly people. Hats off to Ahna and her team at the wine club!...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 331saibals
Reviewed December 16, 2018

We visited a gloomy day, but our day was brightened by the welcome, the wine and the beautiful art gallery. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PhillipO56
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We did the tasting in the salon on the first floor, of two different options that included 5 wines each, wines of excellent quality, then we walked through the 3 floors destined to the art gallery and museum, this is definitely a place to spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pablo v
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Our last stop on our 3 day trip was one of the best! Steve was our pouring person and was a GREAT host! SO much knowledge of the wines as well as history in the Valley. We stuck with the whites and have 6 bottles...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Loved the art collection in a beautifully designed space. Sat outside under wisteria vines drinking wine and sharing a cheese board sampler

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Hess is located on Mt. Veener so it's not located on the main drags of Silverado Trail and Highway 129, however worth the trek. The art collection is amazing. We loved the limited release wines, so ask if you can taste items only available for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JoseF98
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Great option if you guys can’t decide to wine taste or visit a museum! Spend a half day doing BOTH at Hess Collection Winery and Art. It is a facility with lots of history and intertwines it’s owner’s (Donald Hess) private art collection with the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Burton S
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The beauty of the grounds combined with the staff courtesy and fantastic wines makes this establishment worthy of the ear popping, hilly, winding road commute. The staff is very professional and has a genuine interest in their wine and seeking out what you desire. If...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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November 2, 2018|
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Response from Lorene d | Reviewed this property |
It depends on age of course The garden is interesting and seeing the vines in spring and early summer is nice for children. A tasting for children may not be appropriate. They would probably love the sculptures
November 2, 2018|
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Response from Zane131 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no. Depends on your kids tastes.
August 16, 2018|
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Response from 897jackn | Reviewed this property |
We did not bring home glasses from our Hess wine tasting. Their glasses are for sale in their onsite store.