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AXR Napa Valley

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we invite you to visit our historic estate located in the heart of st. helena. enjoy your down-home, private experience on our pre-prohibition site, tasting wines handcrafted by winemaker/partner, Jean Hoefliger. the tasting experience at axr takes you on a journey through the past, present and future of napa valley with our private tasting offerings. 

estate hours of operation  


tastings by appointment

▲  axr napa valley tour & tasting ▲ 

this is the classic axr napa valley experience. begin the tasting with our newest release of white wine touring the historic estate surrounded by our very own redwood grove. then move onto our outdoor terrace or private veranda for a seated tasting of our current release red wines.


▲ axr napa valley single vineyard tasting ▲ 

taste through our axr single vineyard line up with an array of wines from prestigious vineyard sites in napa and sonoma valleys. these wines are crafted by winemaker/partner Jean Hoefliger to try and capture the essence of each of the vineyards unique characteristics and terroir.


▲  axr virtual wine tasting ▲ 

taste in the comfort of your own home with a selection of our current release wines sent to you directly along with virtual tasting notes. we will then set up a tasting with one of our brand ambassadors to taste through the wines with you. to set up your virtual tasting e-mail us here!  

please contact us directly to book your visit by calling 707-302-8181

or email us at

reopening napa valley

the health and safety of our customers and staff is our number one priority. here are some details about the experience we can offer at this time and the steps we are taking to ensure your safety: 
• appointments are mandatory for entry onto the estate, including wine pick-up's.
• mandatory masks indoors by staff and customers. breakroom, restrooms, and offices included.
• masks are to be worn by all guests until seated, as well as when visiting the restroom while indoors. 
• gloves made available to all staff and customers.
• sanitation stations throughout the estate. 
• outdoor tastings are available.

additionally, all axr employees will be following state guidelines of standard health protocols. these include:
•  daily health screenings when arriving at work - checking for temperature, cough, or shortness of breath. 
•  training on proper cleaning, hand washing and posting best hygiene practices.
•  washing hands before entering the estate and regularly throughout shifts.
•  maintaining 6 feet of separation from other individuals when possible.
•  face masks have been provided and will be worn by our employees indoors. 
•  all areas in use will be regularly cleaned and disinfected between each use. 

we are so excited to see you again! 

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axr at v madrone vineyard is located at 3199 st. helena hwy n (hwy 29), approximately 2 miles north of the city of st. helena and just north of ehlers estate, in bewteen lodi lane (to the south) and ehlers lane (to the north).

please note, due to cal trans restrictions, no left turn is permitted from st. helena highway n (hwy 29) onto the premises. therefore, access must be from a right turn headed southbound on st. helena highway n (hwy 29).


from st. helena and points south

•    travel north on the silverado trail.

•    continue north past the four way stop sign (deer park road) for another 2.8 miles.

•    turn left at bale lane and travel 0.7 miles to hwy 29.

•    turn left onto hwy 29 and travel 1.4 miles south.

•    turn right into axr winery at v madrone vineyards at the second set of pillars after the red sign.

•    follow the signs to the tasting room.

from calistoga and points north

•    travel south on hwy 29, 6.0 miles.

•    continue south past bale lane 1.4 miles on hwy 29.

•    turn right into axr winery at v madrone vineyards at the second set of pillars after the red sign.

•    follow the signs to the tasting room.

when traveling south on hwy 29, if you hit brasswood or freemark abbey, you have gone too far south. please call (707) 302-8181 should you have any difficulty finding the estate.