Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

The last five years have been a challenge for the Napa Valley wine world. From devastating fires in 2017 and 2020 to droughts, the COVID pandemic and its attendant closures, travel restrictions, supply chain interruptions, and labor shortages, making wine here has...
OPA! OPA! OPA!

OPA! OPA! OPA!

Salve amicis! We all know that wine has an ancient pedigree. Part of the beauty and joy of the wine experience, besides the beauty and joy of simply drinking the wine, is realizing the deep roots that wine has in Mediterranean and Black Sea cultures. While wine did...
Hill Family Estate Welcomes New Additions to the Tasting Room

Hill Family Estate Welcomes New Additions to the Tasting Room

Hill Family Estate is proud to welcome Nalani Jo Kubilos and Heather Donoviel to our Yountville tasting room. Heather, our new tasting room manager, was raised in Napa, and comes to us with years of wine and hospitality experience. After getting her degree in Japanese...
Vineyard Planting

Vineyard Planting

Change is in the air, or, rather, in the ground, at the Hill Family Estate Winery. It is time for us to replant our vineyard there. Sitting on Solano Ave just west of Highway 29 on the southern edge of the Yountville AVA (American Viticultural Area), the vineyard will...
Is There A New Wine Release At Hill Family Estate?

Is There A New Wine Release At Hill Family Estate?

Okay. Let’s start with a little quiz. Warm evening Good friends Platters of delicious tapas ____________ Fiery flamenco music. What is missing from the above list?   Hill Family Estate’s 2021 “Stewart Ranch” Albarino, of course! Fortunately, we have the remedy...