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.
Plan a trip to Grgich Hills Estate on our interactive winery map:
Family Friendly Winery
While parents enjoy a tasting, we offer children crackers, juice and a coloring kit.
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 clubs are a great way to stay connected to your favorite wineries.
To join the wine club, visit www.grgich.com or call 707-963-2784.
Grgich Hills offers two wine clubs:
Violet's Pre-Release Club is for the true Grgich Hills Estate devotee, allowing you to stock your cellar with one case of wine every 6 or 12 months and enjoy case discounts and flat rate shipping. Mix and match any of your favorite wines into a case today and we will be in touch before the next shipment so you can update your case with new vintages or varietals before it ships. Members also receive an invitation to a special club-members only annual party held each July and a grape stomp party in October.
Miljenko's Cellar Club offers two, four or six bottle shipment of Grgich Hills Estate wines will be delivered to your door four times a year during the first week in March, May, October and December. We will send you new and current releases, as well as limited-production wines unavailable elsewhere and of course can offer mixed, red-only, and white-only selections to fit your tastes. Members also receive an invitation to a special club-members only annual party held each July and a grape stomp party in October.
The offer listed below is valid for all Napa Valley residents age 21 and over.
Available Sunday through Friday: complimentary tasting for Napa County resident and one guest.
The Napa Green program is supported by a wide variety of groups including the Sierra Club, the Audubon Society, and the University of California. The Napa Valley Vintners, along with Fish Friendly Farming, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, the Napa County Farm Bureau and others developed the Napa Green program. Learn more about the program at napagreen.org.
Grgich Hills Estate is certified under the Napa Green Winery Program by the Napa County Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Association of Bay Area Government’s (ABAG) Green Business Program and completed all the regulatory components needed for environmental sustainability. These components included developing water and energy conservation methods, preventing pollution, and reducing solid waste. In addition to developing sustainable winery practices, this program is set to become the standard for the state of California.
Grgich Hills Estate is certified under the Napa Green Certified Land Program. Grgich Hills Estate has created and implemented a customized farm plan with measured results that addressed all aspects of its property, vineyard land as well as non-farmed land, including practicing soil conservation, water conservation, stable drainage, riparian corridor enhancement, fisheries and wildlife habitat enhancement and long-term improvement and sustainability.
Certification - certification is granted by the Napa County Agricultural Commissioners Office of Pesticide Regulation, the Regional Water Quality Control board, the California Department of Fish and Game, and the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Once a year the rarest new Napa Valley wines become available under one roof at Premiere Napa Valley. Wineries throughout the Napa Valley are given one task to participate: create a one-of-a-kind wine for this event to be purchased by one lucky bidder. This event is only open to select members of the wine trade and the successful bidder is the sole owner of this unique wine.
Grgich Hills Estate
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Release Date: October - 2020
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