Every Bottle Tells a Story

Not a wine bar, not a gift shop, not an art gallery, it’s all of these things rolled into one lovely space–and more. Creative Director Allison Steltzner describes the “incredibly popular” Heron House as a warm and friendly lifestyle space that feels less like a tasting room, a store, or an art gallery and more like a comfortable lounge in a private home.

Starting with the wine experience, a collective of top end boutique producers, guests can expect a curated selection of artisanal, handcrafted Napa labels from family-run estates. Every engaging, leisurely, seated tasting involves all the senses; it’s personalized and guided by a knowledgeable wine expert who is also a naturally good storyteller.

The wines we have brought into our portfolio are a collection of Allison’s own personal relationships and experiences growing up in Napa Valley. At Heron House our team are sharing stories of good friends and incredible winemakers to provide unique perspectives on the wines, including labels from Stags Leap District, Rutherford, and Calistoga that we choose to integrate into our collective.

The current Heron House portfolio of wines features Bench Vineyards, Castiel Estate, Eponymous Cellars, Hobel Wines, Lindstrom Wines, Myriad Cellars, Perchance Estates, Quivet Cellars, Steltzner Vineyards, Switchback Ridge, and Zeitgeist Cellars. Winemakers include; Bob Pepi, Celia Welch, Maayan Koschitzky, Mike Smith, and Thomas Rivers Brown. Allison assures that there is not a more talented group of families committed to making incredible wines to be found anywhere, especially in one spot. Heron House guests will have the opportunity to taste unbelievably small production wines, passion projects that are sometimes fewer than one hundred cases from just a few acres in an enviable location. Therefore, by definition, no two visits will likely be the same.

Blending Curated Retail

With an emphasis on the aesthetics, unexpected handmade items are handsomely displayed throughout Heron House. Browse locally crafted jewelry, appealing gifts, fabulous imported rugs from South America, textiles, artwork, and handmade ceramics sourced in Angwin, Napa Valley.