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Hecker Pass Winery

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Wine Tasting

We stopped by for a quick taste of wine and to buy some port. Rich helped us greatly in choosing... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
San Jose, California
via mobile
Friendly staff, beautiful grounds

I stopped by Hecker Pass Winery as part of the Fall Wine Passport event with some friends. The... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Libby S
San Jose, California, United States
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9 Nov 2017
“Wine Tasting ”
1 Nov 2017
“Friendly staff, beautiful grounds”
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4605 Hecker Pass Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-8808
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for a quick taste of wine and to buy some port. Rich helped us greatly in choosing the best wines to try for our tastes. He's a friendly, very knowledgeable guy who made our visit fun! Hecker Pass winery is a favorite...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I stopped by Hecker Pass Winery as part of the Fall Wine Passport event with some friends. The staff was so incredibly friendly, and the wine was very good. The hostess took us on a quick tour of the grounds and I was surprised by...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Libby S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were tipped off by friends that there was a great winery in a pass outside of Gilroy. Based on research we found Hecker Pass Winery. This is an old, family owned winery that brought back memories of Napa Valley decades ago. Tasting is $5...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank John R
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Extremely good smooth wines. You may choose 5 wines on the list for tasting which was very nice. A nice tasting experience!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped because another winery was closed. So glad we did. Rich was lovely and the wines unexpectedly nice. Great variety - especially if you like sweet wines.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Scovert
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This winery and tasting room is small compared to others in the Gilroy/Morgan Hill area and that's what makes it special. Family owned, small lots. The Red Velvet is a must try for a red wine lover. It's their best seller.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank cabluskies
Reviewed 13 February 2017

An established winery in the valley where wine was first made in California. Operated for generations of the same family. Recommend the port and sherry if they produce it that year. The reds are full bodied, the slight alkalinity of the soil lends itself to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Wynn R
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This winery is a real gem that produces some extraordinary wine. It's rare that I've had a tasting where I genuinely enjoyed everything I tried. This place has been there for almost 50 years. Third generation vintners. Same family. Very friendly and super passionate about...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Justin P
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We enjoyed going here for a wine tasting. We shared a tasting. Tasting cost was $5. Service was good, We enjoyed going here.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank mini
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We have visited wineries with wine we like better but never received the royal treatment by a family member who remember the old days told us great stories and took great care of us.

Date of experience: March 2015
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