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Hartwell Vineyards

5795 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558-9419
+1 707-255-4269
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Best in Napa

BEST winery in Napa-private tasting and tour for $35 each, welll worth it. We bought two bottles of... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2015
Alexandra W
New York City, New York
very poor experience

very poor wines ....very bad tasting experience...I wrote a letter setting forth our poor... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2015
Park City, Utah
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After exploring and evaluating the most storied wine growing regions of California, wine collectors Bob and Blanca Hartwell concluded there was no land better suited to producing exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon than what was to become one of Napa Valley's most famed appellations, Stags Leap and planted their first roots on the famed slopes of Wappo Hill in 1985. The ten million year old Vaca Mountain Range on the eastern border of the appellation absorbs the morning sun and reflects the afternoon rays back onto our hillside vineyards below. During the day, the southeastern aspect of our estate vineyard maximizes the morning sun exposure helping our vines to ripen more efficiently and evenly than those growing down on the flat valley floor, resulting in wines that reflect the true power and poise of the Stags Leap "terroir."
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20 Oct 2015
“Best in Napa”
6 Sep 2015
“very poor experience”
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5795 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558-9419
+1 707-255-4269
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

BEST winery in Napa-private tasting and tour for $35 each, welll worth it. We bought two bottles of incredible wine. No crowds of people, just peaceful tasting room to learn about wine. We did not book in advance and just happened to drive by. I...More

Thank Alexandra W
Reviewed 7 September 2015

very poor wines ....very bad tasting experience...I wrote a letter setting forth our poor experiences ...no response they just did not care at all...we were very late due too traffic they should have just cancelled

3  Thank ebdeervalley
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I checked out this place and visited due to TripAdvisor reviews. Dave was our guide, and was a straight-talking, relaxed guy. We had a private tour with him, and it was okay. I've had better where we walked more and tried more wines along the...More

1  Thank Traveler8008
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We had a terrific visit for V2V (Vineyard to Vintner) weekend. Mr. Hartwell was pouring his 2011 Cabernet Reserve and it did not disappoint. Nor did the conversation with him. What a wonderful weekend and what a wonderful winery. Be sure to make a reservation...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We made this winery one of a few we could attend on a short trip. Favorite tour, Robert was very knowledgeable and made the visit very welcoming. We will be back to enjoy outdoor dining for club members.

Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

This is a terrific boutique winery. We we greeted outside with a glass of wine. We got a great tour through the caves and tastings there. We then had a formal tasting with wine and cheese is the fermentation room. All great. We also got...More

1  Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Lovely small boutique winery with visits by appointment only. We did a tasting with our group of 4 in a beautiful private room. Fantastic wines, great information from Ian and then lovely grounds to walk around. This is a premium wine producer of small volumes...More

Thank Barry E
Reviewed 9 September 2014

A true hidden gem in the Napa Valley. Make a reservation and enjoy. After many, many tours, this one was truly unique. We went during the harvest of the merlot grapes and were able to get up close to the harvest. Even saw the workers...More

Thank SugarMama41
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Ian was our tour guide and although he was only there a few weeks it seemed like he had been a part of the Hartwell Family for years. The tour was great and the wines were delicious. If you don`t know Hartwell, you should.

Thank jointsrme
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Been a great fan of their wine and a club member for years. Was there last July and had a wonderful lunch pairing of their wine. Would recommend to any one who loves wine and does not mind spending a few dollars on good wine.

Thank howardr530
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