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The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum

Closes in 12 min: 10:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
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Perfect combination of wine and art

Loved the art collection in a beautifully designed space. Sat outside under wisteria vines drinking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Avidtraveler1111
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Westchester County, New York
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Amazing venue off the beaten path...

Hess is located on Mt. Veener so it's not located on the main drags of Silverado Trail and Highway... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JoseF98
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Phoenix, Arizona
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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 6 days ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank JoseF98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was very informative and fun, with a wonderful and free flowing discussion. The wine tasting itself was superb, the quality of wine plus the information and story behind them. Highly recommended.

Thank MANP14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice tasting here and had a stroll through the gallery. Next time I will opt for the upgraded tasting on the patio. The drive up is gorgeous but winding. Be prepared.

Thank LRD
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tastings are offered daily 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. For $25 choose four wines to enjoy from their wine tasting menu, almost all are winery exclusive. Reservations are suggested. We arrived in Napa and checked in in at the Westin Napa around 1 pm then...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

My family met a couple of friends in NAPA to celebrate two very special birthdays. Our first winery experience in NAPA was the Hess experience, Tour and Luncheon and this is one you don’t want to miss. We were met at the door by our...More

Thank Dawn K
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Most of the Hess wine we have had in restaurants we love so we were looking forward to visiting the winery. They have a very nice building, grounds and art collection however we were disappointed with the tasting room and staff. Worth a visit but...More

Thank Travellinman26
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We came for the art (we love Andy Goldsworthy and they have several permanent installations) and we stayed for the wine. The Hess reserve wines were very good. We talked with Steve Hare who really took good care of us through our tasting. Solid information...More

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hikelly1229
2 November 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
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hikelly1229
2 November 2018|
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Response from lyndaagrant | Reviewed this property |
The art may be of interest to young teenagers. Little ones too many steps
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JMEEHANIII
17 August 2018|
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Response from Jack N | Reviewed this property |
We did not bring home glasses from our Hess wine tasting. Their glasses are for sale in their onsite store.
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