Past Events

The Lions Release Dinner 2020

September 12, 2020

The most memorable Icons come in pairs.

Join Tim and Sabrina Persson, fifth generation Hess Family,and the winemaking team for the annual Lions Release Dinner. A memorable evening is planned, starting with a courtyard reception followed by a formal dinner by Executive Chef Chad Hendrickson in the Hess Art Museum.

The Hess Collection Mediterranean Cruise

July 9-16, 2020

A spectacular seven-day cruise from Barcelona to Rome aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera, will be hosted by Hess Collection Director of Winemaking Dave Guffy, who will reach across his own 20-year career at the winery for his personal favorites, and dive deep into the winery cellar to share wines in special winemaker led tasting, private parties and winemaker dinners.

Lobster Fest 2020

June 6, 2020

Abandon the silverware and enjoy steaming lobster, prawns, corn-on-the-cob, and more! Our Courtyard is the perfect setting for this feast!

Blending Party 2020

April 18, 2020

A hands-on lesson in the art of blending wine. Create your own unique blend and design your very own label to go with it!

The Lions Release Dinner 2019

September 14, 2019

The most memorable Icons come in pairs.

Join Tim and Sabrina Persson, fifth generation Hess Family,and the winemaking team for the annual Lions Release Dinner. A memorable evening is planned, starting with a garden reception followed by a formal dinner by Executive Chef Chad Hendrickson in the Hess Art Museum.

Lobster Fest 2019

June 8, 2019

Abandon the silverware and enjoy steaming lobster, prawns, corn-on-the-cob, and more! Our Courtyard is the perfect setting for this feast!

Blending Party 2019

April 13, 2019

A hands-on lesson in the art of blending wine. Create your own unique blend and design your very own label to go with it!

The Lions Release Dinner

September 8, 2018

The most memorable Icons come in pairs.

Join Tim and Sabrina Persson, fifth generation Hess Family,and the winemaking team for the annual Lions Release Dinner. A memorable evening is planned, starting with a garden reception followed by a formal dinner by Executive Chef Chad Hendrickson in the Hess Art Museum.

Lobster Fest 2018

June 16, 2018

Abandon the silverware, don an apron, and enjoy steaming lobster, prawns, corn-on-the-cob, and more as they are ceremoniously poured from huge cooking pots down the middle of butcher-paper covered tables. Of course our wines will be flowing and Hors d’oeuvres will be prepared by The Hess Collection Executive Chef Chad Hendrickson. For those age 21 and over.