Heller Family Vineyards, LLC was formed in 2010 when Steve and Joan Heller purchased a 15 acre parcel in Eastern Sonoma County, about one mile from the Napa County line and very close to the prized Diamond Mountain appelation.
Steve and Joan set out to improve the vineyard which was planted in 1993 through upgrading farming practices and adding other varietals. In 2012 we grafted over some of the Cabernet Sauvignon vines to a second clone (#15), some to Malbec, and some to Petit Verdot.
In 2011 we constructed a 4,000 square foot winery on the property, naming it H•L•R Cellars. The wine label is H•L•R and our proprietary blends are Hella•licious and Hella•Nora.
Our goal is to produce estate grown and bottled wines that are delightful expressions of the vineyard’s outstanding mountain location. Sitting at 1300 feet of altitude, the vineyard is about a mile from Napa Valley’s famed Diamond Mountain appelation. This terroir coupled with the cool Pacific evening breezes provides ideal growing conditions for our Bordeaux varietals.
We primarily sell direct to consumer. Our estate grown and bottled wines are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Hella•licious, and Hella•Nora . Please click here to go to our sister site, H•L•R Cellars, to purchase available wines. We do not have a tasting room at this time. Our sales office is open by appointment. Please contact us, using the form below, if you would like more information about our wines or would like to make an appointment to stop by the sales office to purchase wine.