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About the winery

Grgich Hills Estate is an iconic Napa Valley winery, consistently producing world-class wines. Vintners Hall of Fame inductee Miljenko Mike Grgich first earned world-wide recognition when the 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay that he crafted won the 1976 Paris Tasting, beating the best of France. Mike then partnered with Austin Hills to open their family-owned-and-operated winery in 1977.; Committed to natural winegrowing and sustainability, we farm our five estate vineyards without artificial fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides, rely on wild yeast fermentation and use our passion and art to handcraft food-friendly, balanced and elegant wines; Nestled in the heart of Napa Valley, this iconic winery is open daily 9:30am to 4:30pm to taste our current releases and you might even meet the charming Mike Grgich. You can get a real feel for winemaking by stomping grapes, which is offered daily during harvest only. Learn about our sustainable winegrowing with a variety of tours and tastings advance reservations required.; We can also customize an unforgettable experience with everything from a private tasting for your group to gourmet luncheons and dinners overlooking our vines.

Tasting room
Winery Features Open for wine tastings Open to the public Offers tours by appointment - call/email Winery is family friendly Tasting at tasting bar Seated tasting available Tasting available in private area Tasting fee Indoor tasting area Outdoor tasting area Winemaker or owner usually available Winery has gardens Winery property is historical landmark Family run Winery practices sustainable agriculture/production Winery can host corporate functions up to 60 people Club member lounge Family Friendly Winery While parents enjoy a tasting, we offer children crackers, juice and a coloring kit.
Tour
Tasting Room Size Medium Tasting Room Atmosphere You’re invited to visit one of the most personable wineries in Napa Valley for an extraordinary experience tasting great wines made naturally! We are a family-friendly winery that welcomes walk-in visitors in our main tasting room where you are surrounded by oak barrels and the seductive aromas of wine in various stages of development. We offer a Seated Tasting, where you relax, and enjoy a private tasting overlooking our Rutherford Vineyard or in one of our exquisite rooms located in the winery. Your host will guide you through five of Mike’s favorite wines paired with artisan cheeses. Or take our "Unforgettable" Tour" an unforgettable experience designed by Vintners Hall of Fame inductee Miljenko “Mike” Grgich, starts in our educational vineyard and follows the path of our estate grown grapes from vine to bottle. You’ll discover why Mike calls this journey, “From our vineyards to your glass, naturally!” The tour concludes with a seated tasting of cheeses paired perfectly with five of Mike’s favorite wines. Wine Education: Library tastings offered. Tours follow the path of the grape, demonstrating
Wine styles produced:
Still
Sweet
Varieties produced:
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Merlot
Petite Sirah
Petit Verdot
Sauvignon Blanc
Zinfandel

Wine Production Statistics


1 Wines
2 Vintages
8 Varieties

Wines from Grgich Hills Estate