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HKG Estate Wines - CLOSED

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Casual drop in wine tasting

Nice laid back tasting experience in an interesting and historic building. Pinot noir is good but... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2016
joanneg940
,
Loveland, Ohio
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Un-snobbish, friendly experience in a history building but wines unremarkable

Plus: the historic and impressive oast house; the gifts, items, foodstuffs on sale at the shop... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2015
wucie
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Bern, Switzerland
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30 Sep 2016
“Casual drop in wine tasting ”
16 Jul 2016
“Fine Wines, Disappointing Experience”
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HKG Estate Wines and Vineyards, located in Russian River Valley, are known for our historic building and estate grown Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Come for the views of our estate vineyards, the warm hospitality, the wine, and stay and have a picnic...more
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6050 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448-8318
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice laid back tasting experience in an interesting and historic building. Pinot noir is good but not great.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank joanneg940
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

It's been a long time since we've visited Hop Kiln, now owned by Landmark. They offer an impressive range of Chardonnays and Pinots that if you try both flights, will offer many great wines. That was the good part. The bad part was several fold....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank WineEng
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

The building, grounds and the tasting room were really need to go through. Lots of neat architectural features. The tasting selections were pretty good, but portions were really skimpy. They said they conduct tours of the old hops drying kiln, but they need 24 hours...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed November 23, 2015

Plus: the historic and impressive oast house; the gifts, items, foodstuffs on sale at the shop within; the very long bar, also within; the very friendly and un-pretentious staff behind it; the list of wines atop it; the chance to sample some local artisan cheese...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank wucie
Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful winery, people so friendly, take care the customers even teach you a new technic to test wine. So cheap to test. I'm in love with this place.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank flor_y_bella
Reviewed September 27, 2015

This was our very first winery stop during our 3 day trip to Sonoma County. When we pulled in, the grounds and the building are impressive. We entered the spacious tasting room and shop with great expectations. While certainly not wine conisseurs, my friend and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 20, 2015

I chose this winery for a picnic after doing research saying this was winery has the best view in all of Russian River. They have a nice place, tons of green lawns, a pond and what was a nice view. There has been some wild...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Wine tasting can be intimidating and those involved in the industry can come across as snobbish but our experience here could not have been more different. Friendly and relaxed tasting sessions could be experienced with no prior reservation. The history of the main building as...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Edward G
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Located in a 1905 building used to process the hops grown in the area back at the turn of the century, this place is pleasing to the eye and toothsome to the palate. A nice range of wines are offered and they are well done.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Jefferson H
Reviewed August 24, 2015

HKG produces some lovely wines and the setting is a perfect spot for a picnic. The grounds are picturesque with the historic Hop Kiln, the vineyards and pond and the fantastic butterfly bushes filled with colorful butterflies. If you don't bring your own lunch they...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Roger H
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