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Stewart Ranch Vineyard

Stewart Ranch Vineyard

While Napa Valley is relatively compact, the region’s uniquely diverse conditions support the incomparable production of a wide range of grape varieties. Blessed with multiple microclimates, varying soil types, notable elevation changes, Napa vineyards represent a...

Vineyard Management Pruning

Vineyard Management Pruning

Activity in the Napa vineyards barely pauses once the last grapes of the season are harvested. Soon after the leaves have fallen, the painstaking process of pruning the vines begins that will prepare them for the next growing season. Each year during the winter months...

Recipe for Lamb Meatballs

Recipe for Lamb Meatballs

Perhaps one of the best parts of being in the wine industry is the emphasis on food and finding the perfect recipes to match our wines, whether it’s for pairing or cooking. Elevate your meal when you use wine from Napa wineries and kick it up a notch next time you’re...

In-Home Tastings with Hill Family Estate

In-Home Tastings with Hill Family Estate

An in-home group wine tasting is a unique and festive occasion. While you and your guests are learning about the complicated processes and nuances of wines, prepare to enjoy a delightful sharing and interaction during the evening. Hill Family Estate offers group Napa...

Holiday Wine/Gift Offerings for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Holiday Wine/Gift Offerings for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Wines are just about always a fitting gift for the Holiday Season. Witness the grateful smiles your host’s face as you present them with a delicious, quality wine wrapped nicely for the appropriate holiday. And, shopping for the best wines can be accomplished from the...

Harvest update

Harvest update

Harvest throughout the Napa Valley vineyards is never perfectly uniform and requires expertise at every level to combat heat waves, cold spells, the lack or overabundance of precipitation, and other weather impacts. The diversity of microclimates and elevations add to...

Grapevine wreath making class

Grapevine wreath making class

Northern California’s wine country is more than world-class wines, fabulous restaurants, and great open-air entertainment. Businesses, communities, and Napa Valley wineries throughout the region frequently offer captivating classes designed to spark your artistic and...

Doug Hill Bio

Doug Hill Bio

For the benefit of Napa Valley wineries and wine enthusiasts worldwide, Doug Hill has devoted his technical skills, education, and 40-years of experience to the local industry. Guided by the singular philosophy that “the best grapes make the best wines,” Doug presides...

Honey Brake Partnership

Honey Brake Partnership

Synergy sometimes develops where it is least expected. But, when two top brands come together, the results can be phenomenal. In April 2019, Honey Brake Lodge, the nation’s top waterfowl hunting destination, and Hill Family Estate, one of Napa Valley’s most exclusive...

New Consulting Winemaker Jean Hoefliger

New Consulting Winemaker Jean Hoefliger

At Hill Family Estate, we pursue excellence in every facet of our business. Since the inaugural 2001 vintage, Alison Doran has achieved this goal in crafting wines that are expressive of the vineyards that Doug Hill farms. While 2019 will represent her 42nd vintage,...

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Napa, CA 94558

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