Exclusive experiences

The Hess Experience,
Tour & Luncheon:

Daily at 11:00am, $165 per person.
Advanced reservations required.

Begin your experience with a guided tour through our historic Mount Veeder Visitor Center and Contemporary Art Museum. After which the Hess Collection Executive Chef Chad Hendrickson will present you with a farm-to-table three-course luncheon featuring menu items from the winery’s culinary gardens, paired with Hess Collection Napa Valley wines from estate vineyards on Mount Veeder. Lunch will be served in our private dining room with sweeping views of our Veeder Hills vineyards.

Vine to Table,
Tour & Luncheon:

Available Spring through Fall
Offered Daily at 10:30am, $175 per person.
Advanced reservations required.

This experience begins with a guided 90-minute vineyard walk through the historic Mont La Salle vineyard, exploring a range of Napa Green sustainable practices. After which the Hess Collection Executive Chef Chad Hendrickson will present you with a farm-to-table three-course luncheon featuring menu items from the winery’s culinary gardens, paired with Hess Collection Napa Valley wines from estate vineyards on Mount Veeder. Lunch will be served in our  private dining room with sweeping views of our Veeder Hills vineyards.

Tour Of The Palate:

Daily at 2:00pm, $85 per person.
Advanced reservations required.

A guided tour of The Hess Collection Art Museum, featuring works from Donald Hess’ private collection, and pairing of three current release wines expertly matched with three exquisite creations from The Hess Collection’s Executive Chef, Chad Hendrickson.

Tour, Wine & Cheese Pairing:

Daily at 11:30am and 3:00pm, $75 per person
Advanced reservations required.

Begin with a guided tour of The Hess Collection, followed by a current release wine presentation paired with Artisan cheeses served with seasonal fruits and nuts selected by Hess Executive Chef Chad Hendrickson.  Please allow 90 minutes for this tour and tasting experience.

Tour, Wine & Chocolate Indulgence:

Daily at 3:30pm, $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.

Elevated Small Bites:

Special Limited Offerings from 11:00 am thru 3:00 pm, $55 per person.
Advanced reservations suggested, walk-in when available.

Savor an exclusive offering of three Icon and Reserve level wines accompanied by petite seasonal pairings created and designed to showcase expression of terroir by our Executive Chef, Chad Hendrickson.

Museum Walk:

Daily at 10:15 am, $35 per person.
Advanced reservations required.

A guided tour of The Hess Collection Art Museum, featuring works from Donald Hess’ private collection with an optional complimentary tasting of current release wines in the tasting room immediately following.

Elevated Tasting:

Daily at 11:30am and 2:30pm, $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.

Wine Tasting:

Our Current Release Tastings are offered on a walk-in basis, which is subject to availability, or you are welcome to reserve a spot at our standing tasting bar, daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Reservations are suggested. For $25 choose four wines to enjoy from our wine tasting menu, many of which are winery exclusive.

*For parties over six we ask that you contact Events/Group Reservations.

Garden Service:

Currently Unavailable
Offered Spring through Fall

Underneath vines of wisteria, surrounded by contemporary sculptures and beautifully landscaped gardens, experience a glass of a specially selected current release wine with our Provisions Plate of specialty nuts, fruit, and noshes. Executive Chef Chad Hendrickson individually pairs the unique flavors and textures in our wines with complementary flavor combinations in these offerings.

*price is dependent on your selection of wine by the glass

Courtyard Pairing:

Currently Unavailable
Offered Spring through Fall

Underneath vines of wisteria, surrounded by contemporary sculptures and beautifully landscaped gardens, savor an offering of two current release wines accompanied by an artisanal cheese plate created by our Executive Chef, Chad Hendrickson.

For parties of five or more we ask that you contact Events/Group Reservations.

Vineyard Tour:

Currently Unavailable
Offered Spring through Fall

Begin your experience with a guided 90-minute vineyard walk through the historic Mont La Salle vineyard, exploring a range of Napa Green sustainable practices. Starting with the organically farmed Brother Timothy old vine cabernet block planted in 1936 through more recent blocks. Explore different trellising practices, spacing and viticulture approaches to mountain farming before returning to the winery to enjoy a tasting of current releases.

This is a moderate hike; good hiking boots or appropriate footwear is strongly recommended, as is sun protection.

Planning a stopover in Sonoma?

Visit our sister property, The MacPhail Tasting Lounge!

http://macphailwine.com/visit-us-appointments/

Located at The Barlow in Sebastopol

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