Napa County Residents Invited to Spend an Afternoon in the Vineyards

Unique opportunity for community members to connect with vintners and growers in vineyards near their neighborhoods

 

4/21/2014 - The 14th Annual Afternoon in the Vineyards, co-hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners and the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, will take place on Saturday, May 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. at six locations throughout Napa County.

Open to all Napa County residents and their guests, Afternoon in the Vineyards is a casual community open house that allows locals to meet their grape growing and winemaking neighbors in the springtime attraction of Napa Valley’s scenic vineyards. Attendees will have the chance to learn more about what makes Napa Valley a unique winegrowing region and home to world-class wines, site-specific vineyard practices, winery history and Napa Valley’s leadership role in environmental stewardship, as exemplified through the Agricultural Preserve and the Napa Green programs.

This complimentary event will take place rain or shine and no RSVP is required. Napa County residents and their guests attending Afternoon in the Vineyards are encouraged to wear walking-in-a-vineyard attire and to choose the nearest location for their visit.

This year’s vineyard sites are:

Grgich Hills Estate
Near 150 South Kelly Road (follow event signs)
American Canyon

Pine Ridge Vineyard-Buhman
2121 Buhman Road
Napa

Hagafen Cellars
4160 Silverado Trail
Napa

Paraduxx
7257 Silverado Trail
Yountville

Crocker & Starr
700 Dowdell Lane
St. Helena

Kenefick Ranch
2200 Pickett Road
Calistoga

For more information contact:
Napa Valley Vintners: 707.968.3388 or napavintners.com or
Napa Valley Grapegrowers: 707.944.8311 or napagrowers.org

About the Napa Valley Vintners
The Napa Valley Vintners nonprofit trade association has been cultivating excellence for 70 years by inspiring its 500 members to produce consistent quality wines, provide environmental leadership and care for the extraordinary place they call home.

About the Napa Valley Grapegrowers
With 685 members, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers has played a vital role in strengthening Napa Valley's reputation as a world-class winegrowing region for over 39 years. Its mission is to promote and preserve Napa Valley’s world-class vineyards.

Contact: Patsy McGaughy, Communications Director 707.968.4207 pmcgaughy@napavintners.com