Donald Hess established a Mount Veeder vineyard in 1978, recognizing the potential for great winegrowing. The Hess Collection winery is a historic site in a native stone building hewn by masons in 1903.
San Francisco | Napa Valley
Active Wine Adventures offers private Napa Valley experiences for couples | small groups. On Custom Wine Tours, they guide guests to small-production wineries. On Hike & Wine Tours, they lead hikes on scenic wilderness trails, paired with wine tasting at select wineries. Art & Wine Tours combine outstanding wineries with intriguing art collections. On the Literary Legend Tour, they guide visitors in the footsteps of 19th-Century author Robert Louis Stevenson to historic wineries and sights.
Gott’s Roadside invites guests to enjoy a menu emphasizing locally-sourced ingredients with a modern approach to American roadside cuisine. Gott’s makes burgers, hot dogs and handspun shakes to order, while creating twists on California classics with sushi-grade Ahi Poke tacos and seasonal salads. Gott’s has expanded from the original Saint Helena location to include seven others located in Napa, San Francisco’s Ferry Building, Palo Alto, Walnut Creek, Marin, and the SF International Airport.
Honig Vineyard and Winery is a sustainably farmed, family owned and operated winery.While focused on producing high quality Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc since the early 1980’s, Honig is committed to protecting the environment, developing our employees, and supporting the community. The Honig family successfully weaves work and pleasure together, creating a family business with a sense of humor, commitment and a personal touch.
The Finkelstein Family has made wine in the Napa Valley since the 1970s, first as Whitehall Lane Winery, then as Judd's Hill since 1989, and continue to produce signature wines that are fruit-driven and concentrated while remaining well-balanced and food-friendly. Unique experiences (in addition to daily Wine Tastings by appointment) like the Bottle Blending Day Camp are offered along with the ability to make as little as one barrel (288 bottles) of wine in the Judd's Hill MicroCrush Program.
In 1861, Charles Krug, the visionary father of Napa Valley winemaking, established the winery that started it all. The Mondavi family purchased the already iconic property in 1943 and for 75 years and four generations, they have transformed the great estate into a world-class hospitality center, renowned for its exceptional wines, stunning design, storied heritage and cultural events.