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Hirsch Vineyards

Updated: Jan 12, 2023


  • Not your typical ‘going-to-a-vineyard-to-taste-wine’ experience.

  • A minimalistic and tiny tasting room where the focus is on the wine.

  • The actual Hirsch Vineyards is located way out on the Sonoma Coast.

  • Accessing these mind blowing wines is so much easier now that there is this showcase tasting room in downtown Healdsburg.

  • The walls of the tasting room disappear while the host talks; you’re transported to the foggy Sonoma Coast vineyards.


  • $35 Per Person.

  • 60 minute seated tasting.

  • Experience knowledgeable and engaging information about the history of the vineyard and the complexities of each bottle.

  • Tasting fee is waved with purchase of one or more cases.

  • Worth every penny!

  • Hirsch Wine can range from $60 and up a bottle.


Appointment Needed? 

  • Planning for your tasting is required.

  • Not a place to bring kids or a rowdy bunch of wine drinkers.

  • Appointments required

  • Close to downtown Healdsburg.

Wine Pick:

  • All of it!

  • Seriously.

  • There is not a bad, mediocre, or just ‘good’ Hirsch wine. ALL of their wines are premier.

  • If I had loads of money sitting around, I’d buy every case of their East Ridge Pinot Noir.

Dog Approved:

  • Leave your dog at home.


Social Media Worthy:

  • The little tasting room itself isn’t screaming Instagram BUT…

  • You WILL want to showoff Hirsch tasting experience to your true wine nerd friends.

  • When they see you drinking Hirsch Pinot, you’ll be the envy of them all!

  • Only a few thousand cases of wine are produced.

  • Hirsch wine is Pinot GOLD!

Feel Good Vibes:

  • Sip happy, knowing you are drinking wine from a true visionary, David Hirsch.

  • David had no farm experience when he bought a sheep farm in 1978.

  • He turned it into a premier vineyard site.

  • He planted Pinot Noir which was at the time the least popular grape of the 80’s.

  • People thought he was CRAZY.

  • He believed he could boldly grow Pinot grapes in a remote area of the Sonoma Coast.

  • David Hirsch changed the course of Sonoma County wine history.

Wine Nerd Facts:

  • Hirsch Vineyards are the oldest, premium Pinot vineyards on the Sonoma Coast.

  • Hirsch grapes are coveted and extremely sought after.

  • Hirsch Vineyard is on a ridge at 1,500 feet and 3 miles from the ocean.

  • 5 years ago I visited the actual vineyard property, and I saw the ocean through the Redwood trees on the Hirsch property.

  • The vineyard is located on the San Andres fault line.


Wine Club? Favorite Events?

  • There isn’t exactly a wine club.

  • You buy Hirsch wines IF you can get your hands on a bottle.

  • Also, Hirsch wine is splurge worthy .

  • Double check that you are on the Hirsch Mailing List.

  • Mailing List friends get first access.

  • They are hoping to roll out more events now that the tasting room is open!

Sheila’s Tasting Notes:

  • Drinking Hirsch wines is like drinking…the inside of a confident woman’s soul.

  • The kind of woman who has an ease and grace about her.

  • The kind of woman who looks effortlessly elegant in flowy dresses and wears a flower in her hair without looking like she tried too hard.

  • The kind of woman who turns heads as she sways her hips with each step.

  • Drinking Hirsch Pinot is like drinking the soul of a woman who’s in touch with her DNA, in touch with her ancestors…all the women who have come before her.

  • Her power comes from all the wisdom passed down in the honey of her veins.

  • Drinking Hirsch Wine is like getting a whiff of her scent as she walks by…its a smoldering and dark essence.

  • Drinking Hirsch wine is like craving more of this woman who honors herself and has a deep sense of self-worth.

  • Drinking Hirsch wines is savoring the treasure that is a woman who is perfectly aged and deliciously enchanting right to her core.


Have you been to Hirsch or tried their wines?  

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