The Majestic Power of Pahlmeyer’s Proprietary Red!

Pahlmeyer is one of Napa Valley's most renowned wineries, producing some of the finest and most sought after wines in the world. Founded in 1986 by legendary winemaker Jayson Pahlmeyer and his wife Helen, Pahlmeyer has become a benchmark for excellence in the world. Located in the heart of Napa Valley, their estate vineyard produces an exquisite portfolio of limited-production wines that embody and reflect the unique terroir and microclimate of this storied region.

At Pahlmeyer, each wine is handcrafted with meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to quality that has become synonymous with the Pahlmeyer name. All grapes used to produce their wines are carefully selected from estate vineyards that have been meticulously maintained over decades. The resulting wines are truly extraordinary – powerful yet elegant, lush yet balanced, expressive yet refined – all beautifully crafted to bring out the best characteristics of each vintage.

Pahlmeyer offers tastings for enthusiasts looking for an exclusive experience. Reservations must be made in advance, where guests can sample a selection of their current releases as well as library favorites. Tastings are also available at various partner locations throughout Napa Valley and beyond.

The flagship wine at Pahlmeyer is their Proprietary Red blend which is produced in limited quantities each year. This full-bodied blend offers superb power and density with commanding tannins and rich dark flavors that become increasingly lush and seductive with age. Properly cellared, Proprietary Red will evolve magnificently for at leat 25 years making it an excellent choice for aging or gifting to someone special.

Whether you are new to wine or a seasoned connoisseur, Pahlmeyer has something special for everyone to enjoy! With its stunning views, unparalleled hospitality, and award-winning wines, you won't want to miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience!

Does Pahlmeyer Have a Tasting Room?

Yes, Pahlmeyer has a tasting room at our winery in Napa Valley. We offer tastings on a limited basis and require advance reservations. Our tasting room is open to the public Thursday through Sunday from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, with the last reservation taken at 3:30 pm. Please note that we are closed on major holidays. To inquire about tastings, please contact Raul Murillo and Lili Shariati at [email protected]. We look forward to having you visit us soon!


Who Acquired Pahlmeyer Winery?

E&J Gallo, the world's largest winery, has acquired Pahlmeyer Winery. The acquisition includes the Pahlmeyer and Jayson by Pahlmeyer labels, with a price range of $30 to $350 a bottle. This is an expansion of their luxury brand portfolio and a move to further their reach and influence in the wine industry!


Pahlmeyer is a renowned Napa Valley winery that produces some of the most sought-after wines in the world. Their Proprietary Red is a particularly noteworthy example, offering an immense power and density with bold tannins and dark flavors that become even more lush and inviting with time. With proper cellaring, this exquisite wine can continue to improve for up to 25 years. Wine enthusiasts can take advantage of limited tastings at the Pahlmeyer Estate Vineyard upon making advance reservations. To learn more about their wines, reach out to Raul Murillo and Lili Shariati at [email protected].

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.