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Grgich Hills Estate

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Address: 1829 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573
Phone Number: +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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Grape stomp

So fun to stomp Grapes!! T-shot with grape stained footprints included with stomp. Wine with stomp was better Thani thought it would be. We were able to wander the vineyards after... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
sbsrn
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Claremont, California
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only came here as they were the only place still doing any grape stomping. Knew it would be a novelty, but surprisingly low value. Paid $40 each and the bucket we stomped in was mostly already crushed grapes. No new grapes were put in but that may have been because they were running low. Essentially we got our feet... More 

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Thank Paulrs84
KenM300, Public Relations Manager at Grgich Hills Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit. We were very surprised that you didn’t enjoy your stomping experience and that you paid forty dollars. We’ve had a great, positive response on our stomp experience, which is $30 and includes the shirt you place your feet on to have a memento plus a GoVino glass and a tasting of one of our Napa... More 

Claremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So fun to stomp Grapes!! T-shot with grape stained footprints included with stomp. Wine with stomp was better Thani thought it would be. We were able to wander the vineyards after stomping while we sipped and tasted different grapes. Fun!

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Missouri City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our seven year-old daughter was with us for a visit to Grgich Hills Estate and our entire family enjoyed the experience here. We all sampled the grapes and appreciated the warm and friendly staff. We then all enjoyed the opportunity to stomp on grapes. It was a really fun experience along with the wonderful education we got about the rich... More 

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Thank EGRap
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wines are very good. The service was excellent. Linda took very good care of us. She taught us a lot about wine and made the whole experience a highlight of our trip. The entire staff seemed like one big family. We will definitely be coming back here.

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Thank Christopher C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not only can you taste the wine. But you can stomp in a barrel of grapes!! It was so much fun. There wines are excellent. I must see and do

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very touristy, did grape stomping , fun. But very touristy. Should give a better wine while waiting, would be more inclined to do more tasting inside.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We decided to do the grape stomping that was $30 for a chance to play a "I love lucy" scene. Then you got to put your footprints on a t-shirt to take home with you. I thought it was gross for people had been in the bin before us with their stinky feet and they only added a few grapes... More 

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Northwest Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice wines to taste but service was not that good...they were very busy and each staff member had too many people to serve and explain the wines. Were disappointed as we enjoy their wines very much. Better luck next time!

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Thank Arkies10
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great wines,bought two.Guide Tony was too much into her script that got anoyed when asked questions she coud not answer.Really rude.

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

Dear Luis A., Thank you for your visit and taking time to review us on TripAdvisor. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed the wines but very sad that you felt your guide Tony was too much on a script and that you thought it was rude. Tony has been with Grgich Hills for many years and we’ve received many compliments... More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Our best tasting in Napa! We joined as members and purchased a case of mixed wines as we liked all of them in the tasting. Can't wait to celebrate special occasions with these cherished wines! We were hoping Mr. Grgich would happen to stop by for a visit.

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

Dear Trudy, Thank you for your visit and your TripAdvisor Review. We very much appreciate joining us members! Mike Grgich does stop by often for a visit but at 93 years old, he's not able to come in every day. We hope to see you back soon! More 

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