Having started as garage winemakers in the early 1970s, Judd’s Hill Winery was founded in 1989 and is owned and operated by two generations of the Finkelstein family. Our motto is, “having a good time making great wine with family”. In 1979, Art Finkelstein purchased a vineyard south of St. Helena, where he designed and built Whitehall Lane Winery. Whitehall Lane became quite a success and as demand grew and production increased, Art found himself spending more time managing and less time making wine, which was not what he had set out to do. With the winery growing to well over 30,000 cases a year, he and his partner/brother, Alan Steen, decided to sell Whitehall Lane in 1988.Believing that smaller is better, Art and his wife, Bunnie purchased a 14-acre hillside vineyard in the eastern hills of Napa Valley. Here he designed and built his second winery, Judd’s Hill. The idea was to produce no more than 3,000 cases of wine annually, an amount that would allow him to enjoy a hands-on a…
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