Join us on top of Mount Veeder, where passion and dedication led Donald Hess to craft world-renowned wines.
It takes vision to look 30 years into the future and know that high on Mount Veeder would be home to some of Napa Valley’s best Cabernet Sauvignon. The Hess Collection winery is part of a historic site where wine was first produced in the 1860s, in a native stone building hewn by masons in 1903. The original stone structure is now joined by The Hess Art Collection, a world-class showcase of contemporary art. considered by ARTnews Magazine to be one of the top 200 in the world. Our Current Release Tastings are offered on a walk-in basis, which is subject to availability, or you are welcome to reserve a spot a tour standing tasting bar, daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. For an Exclusive Experience, we offer several tours and tasting options by appointment.
TOUR OF THE PALATE:
Daily at 2:00 pm, $85 per person. Advanced reservations required.
A guided tour of The Hess Collection Art Museum, featuring works from Donald Hess’ private collection, and a pairing of three current release wines expertly matched with three exquisite creations from The Hess Collection’s Executive Chef, Chad Hendrickson.
TOUR, WINE & CHOCOLATE INDULGENCE:
Daily at 3:30 pm, $65 per person.Advanced reservations required.
Following a guided tour of the Hess Collection, indulge in a current release wine tasting of four wines paired with artisan truffles developed and handcrafted by Kollar Chocolate. This is a unique, educational experience. Please allow 90 minutes for this tour and tasting experience.
Daily at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm, $45 per person. Advanced reservations required. Following a brief tour with your dedicated host, delight in a guided tasting of special wines not found on our public tasting menu.
At a Glance
The Hess Collection Winery
4411 Redwood Road, Napa CA 94558
(707) 255-1144 | (877) 707-4377 (toll free)