Hall Wines | Wine Country This Week Magazine Wineries, Wine Tasting, Wine Tasting Maps Fri, 01/05/2007 DISCOVER HALL ST. HELENA Warm Hopitality, Vibrant Wines, and Unprecedented Vision Whimsical swirling red sculpture stands at the entrance of HALL Wines in St. Helena, welcoming you into a place where artisan wine, modern art, rich history, and warm hospitality converge effortlessly. The San Francisco Chronicle recently applauded the visitor experience at HALL as “Excellent,” explaining: “The Halls have assembled an outstanding staff – knowledgeable, personable and studiously avoiding any suggestion of wine snobbery. The overall feeling, from the time you park your
car amid handsome grape plantings, is enjoyable,” (San Francisco Chronicle, November 3, 2006). Vintners Craig and Kathryn Hall opened their St. Helena winery in this historic location in 2003, fulfilling Kathryn’s dream of continuing her family’s winegrowing heritage. Since then, this burgeoning winery has established itself as a seriously dedicated boutique producer of Bordeaux varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet Franc. Owning five premier vineyards across the Valley and employing meticulous winegrowing and winemaking practices, HALL strives to craft vibrant wines that express the true character of both the fruit and the land. You can explore HALL’s current portfolio of notable wines to include their top-drawer 2003 Kathryn Hall “Sacrashe Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon and their 2003 “Bergfeld” Cabernet Sauvignon which is named for the historic 1885 winery that still stands on the property. Call ahead and the HALL staff will guide you on a tour of the property to include an intimate barrel tasting in the historic winery. HALL’s history melds with vanguard innovation since Craig and Kathryn Hall commissioned renowned architect Frank Gehry to design a spectacular visitors center and state-of-the-art gravity-flow winery, due for completion in 2010. You can witness the work in progress and sneak a peek at the exclusive scale model of the complex. HALL St. Helena is open daily from 10 am until 5:30 pm for public tastings. Located at 401 St. Helena Highway South, the winery is the northerly neighbor of Dean and Deluca and can be found south of downtown St. Helena. From the beckoning garden pathway to the charming tasting room bedazzled with modern sculpture, the locale is both comfortable and elegant. Yet, it is the genuine friendliness of HALL’s staff and the quality of its wines that will Discount Ferragamo Men Stylish Reversible Logo Belt Black ensure this tasting experience is well remembered. For more information, call (707) 967-2620 or go to .
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