Today, Napa County is known for its regional wine industry, rising to the first rank of wine regions. Owned by Craig and Kathryn Walt, Hall Walt Wines is a family-owned company that is one of the leading luxury Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The company proposes an exciting new offering in its newest Tasting Room located in the Oxbow District of downtown Napa. The new location, WALT Napa Oxbow, is the second tasting room location for the prominent, luxury wine brand led by General Manager Jeff Zappelli and Winemaker Megan Gunderson Paredes. Chef Ken Frank, who is Michelin-rated, paired food and wine by offering a Spearhead Seasonal Menu at La Toque restaurant, in Napa Valley. The tasting incorporated perfectly paired bites highlighting the vineyard Pinot Noir wines from WALT. This trendy new concept opened last autumn and visitors will get to experience 1,000 Miles of Pinot in a new location and through new experiences. Find some time to take a trip to Napa Valley and experience the delicious taste of Walt’s wine.

WALT Napa Oxbow has four tasting offerings for guests to experience including:

  • ROOT 101: A Single Vineyard Exploration:

“This experience provides a great selection of prestigious vineyards from all the sweet spots up and down the West Coast” says Chef Ken Frank.

The newly renovated 1,500 square foot indoor tasting room space adorned with art from the Hall’s private collection will offer guests the first Pinot Noir tasting to learn about the intricates of wine and food pairings with exceptional quality and variety of distinct wines from regional Pinot Noir appellations.

 By reservation only at WALT Napa Oxbow daily at 11am and 1pm for $60 ($40 for wine club members) and booking online or by calling 707-933-4440.


Guests will explore five current releases which include single vineyard Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, along many more. This concept was designed to sensitize Pinot lovers to vineyard sourcing and terroir.

$30/person, complimentary for Wine Club Members


 Guests will have access to the three-award winning HALL Family Wine bottlings: WALT Pinot Noir, HALL Cabernet Sauvignon and BACA Zinfandel. Each wine highlights a certain characteristic of the different Hall family members.

$30/person, complimentary for Wine Club Members


Guests will indulge in the decadent world of wine and locally sourced chocolate maker through an experience that explores senses through taste and aromatics. The experience includes six Pinot Noir wines paired with Kollar Chocolates, a leading luxury chocolatier based in Yountville, CA. They teamed up with chocolatier Chris Kollar to match the tasting notes of our wines with artisanal chocolate confections.

$50/person, $30 for Wine Club

 About Walt: 1,000 Miles of Pinot

WALT is specialized in premier Pinot Noir and Chardonnay sourced from the most coveted vineyards along the Pacific Coast, spanning 1,000 miles from the Willamette Valley to the Sta. Rita Hills in Santa Barbara County. Led by Winemaker Megan Gunderson Paredes, WALT represents wines of a place – these special sites where thoughtful viticulture enables winemakers to create expressive wines that reflect the signature personality of each site. WALT farms three estate vineyards and partners with meticulous growers who aspire to share standards of quality. Guests can visit WALT in the three tasting room locations including at the Sonoma Plaza located in Sonoma, CA, Healdsburg, CA and in the Oxbow district located in downtown Napa, CA.

Make a reservation

Visit the website or by calling 707-721-8620.
Follow the Instagram for more information @waltwines.

By Justine Duclaux
Photo: Instagram + Website