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Grgich Hills Estate

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Address: 1829 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573
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+1 800-532-3057
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09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Grgich Hills Estate is an iconic Napa Valley winery, consistently producing...

Grgich Hills Estate is an iconic Napa Valley winery, consistently producing world-class wines. Vintner Hall of Fame inductee Miljenko "Mike" Grgich first earned world-wide recognition when the Chardonnay 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.

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Outstanding Wines - Outstanding Service!

We absolutely LOVE Grgich Wines! We have for that last 20+ years. Their Chardonnay and Fume Blanc are absolutely awesome! We purchased a couple of case and we will definitely join... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We absolutely LOVE Grgich Wines! We have for that last 20+ years. Their Chardonnay and Fume Blanc are absolutely awesome! We purchased a couple of case and we will definitely join the Wine Club once we are settled in our new home. HIGHLY RECOMMEND GRGICH HILLS!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Napa is famous because of Mike Grgich so you can't do a Napa visit without paying respect to his vision. Grgich wines are phenomenal. The Chard is light, less oak and butter, more fruit. The fume bland is light and crisp, the can is full yet smooth and the violetta is one of three best dessert wines on the world,... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to have Maja as our guide for our tour and tastings. Maja did a wonderful job explaining the history of the winery and gave us a very informative tour of the facility. Our tasting was 5 different wines paired with cheeses and was a very pleasant experience. I was surprised that i enjoyed the Chardonnay so much... More 

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KenM300, Public Relations Manager at Grgich Hills Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to let us know you had a wonderful tour with Maja! We've had a great response for our wine and cheese pairing and we're glad you had a pleasant experience. We hope to see you back soon! More 

Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grgich Hills Is my favorite brand from Napa so my Review Is more like "Dream come true" . As a Croat I am very proud for what Mr. Grgich has achived.

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KenM300, Public Relations Manager at Grgich Hills Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and naming us your favorite brand. We hope to see you back soon! More 

Lees Summit, Mo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is known for it's white wines but actually their Cabernets are fantastic. Great place to stop in the middle of the valley for a tasting.

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KenM300, Public Relations Manager at Grgich Hills Estate, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit and your review. We've glad to hear you enjoyed our fabulous red wines! We hope to see you back soon. Ken Morris Grgich Hills Estate More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a birthday wine tour trip and the birthday girl wanted to wine stomp. After some google research, we found Grgich Hills. The wine stomping is outside where two people stomp together in a small barrel for a few minutes until they step out, with assistance, onto a white memorobilia Grgich tshirt to leave their wine footprints on... More 

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KenM300, Public Relations Manager at Grgich Hills Estate, responded to this review

Dear Carrie S. Thank you for your visit and for your review. Sounds like you really enjoyed our stomp and truly came away with what we want people to remember about Grgich Hills: they had fun! As an added bonus to ran into Mike Grgich. He love to meet customers and we glad for your good timing. Hope to see... More 

Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Grgich Hills tasting room pours small samples of multiple wines with reasonable pricing. The wines are terrific, and the overall value is reasonable with the discount offered with the purchase of a case and the tasting fee waiver.

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KenM300, Public Relations Manager at Grgich Hills Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your review. Since we are family owned and operated, we love to see families come in and enjoy our wines and winery!. We hope to see you back soon! Ken Morris Grgich Hills Estate More 

Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

The staff were very friendly and wonderful to talk to. No one in my party was impressed with the wine, but maybe it's just not our style. Tasting room is different than most since you are in a barrel storage room. They converted just the front space to have tastings. Bring a coat/sweater as it is cold in there! It... More 

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KenM300, Public Relations Manager at Grgich Hills Estate, responded to this review

Dear afriemel, Thank you for your visit and for taking time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are sorry and surprised that you were not impressed with our wines. Our wines have been highly reviewed in wine publications around the world: just today Wine Enthusiast sent word that our 2015 Napa Valley Essence was awarded 92 points. Can you give... More 

Ventura, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

It was a rainy and stormy day. Prefect to keep the crowds away. We visited the Grgich winery without a reservation and only had to wait 5 minutes to start the wine tasting. The three of us (family) asked for two tasting. We selected a list of wines to taste. The wine host was helpful and interesting to talk wine... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I had to change my reservation time and the staff were very accommodating. We had young children and they provided some distractions for them. The wines were paired perfectly with the cheeses and we had an awesome experience. We love to bring our guests here. Don't miss this!!

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KenM300, Public Relations Manager at Grgich Hills Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and glad to see we could help you. Hope to see you back soon! Ken Morris Grgich Hills More 

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