8/27/2014
**Immediate Media Advisory**

When: August 27, 2014 at 2 p.m. PDT Where: Veterans Memorial Park, Main and Third Streets, Napa CA 94559 What: Press conference with Napa Valley Vintners, Napa County and City of Napa officials and Congressman Mike Thompson Details about announcement...

8/27/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Establishes Community Disaster Fund for Earthquake Relief

Napa, CA – In the spirit of neighbors helping neighbors, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association announced today that it will donate $10 million to create a Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund to help meet the immediate needs of...

8/26/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Continues to Support Local Community Following Sunday’s Earthquake

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association is continuing its efforts to support and sustain both the local community and the Napa Valley wine industry following Sunday’s earthquake. At Napa County’s request, the NVV...

8/25/2014
Updated Napa Valley Vintners Statement on Earthquake

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association is continuing to gather information about the impact of yesterday’s earthquake on the local wine industry. The NVV’s immediate priority remains the health and wellbeing of those...

8/24/2014
Napa Valley Earthquake Update

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) is deeply concerned for the members of our community who were affected by this morning’s earthquake centered in south Napa County and we are grateful to the first responders, hospitals and healthcare facilities,...

7/29/2014
Napa Valley Harvest 2014 Begins Tomorrow

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association reports that the first of Napa Valley’s sparkling wine producers will begin picking grapes tomorrow, just two days earlier than the start of last year’s wine grape harvest. Although this past...

7/2/2014
Noted American Wine Regions Join Forces to Protest ICANN’s Release of .wine and .vin Domain Names

St. Helena, CA—Eight noted American wine regions have banded together in opposition to the rights-to-the-highest-bidder release of generic top level domain names (gTLDs) such as .wine and .vin by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)....

6/8/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Bring It Home at Auction Napa Valley 2014

St. Helena, CA --The winning combination of renowned Napa Valley wine, talented chefs and stunning scenery inspired bidders from across the country and around the world to open their hearts and wallets, leaving behind $18.7 million for healthcare and children’s...

6/7/2014
Auction Napa Valley Breaks Record Second Year in a Row Raising $18.4 Million

– St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit wine trade association is reporting another record-breaking year for its Auction Napa Valley fundraiser, raising $18.4 million. The lure of extraordinary wines, locally-sourced cuisine prepared...

5/22/2014
2014 Auction Napa Valley Sold Out - E-Auction Bidding Opens June 1

St. Helena, CA—Although Auction Napa Valley, the Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) annual charity wine fundraiser is sold-out, wine lovers from around the world can still join the excitement via the E-Auction. The Auction Napa Valley E-Auction opens on Sunday,...

5/15/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Welcomes 500th Winery Member

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) Board of Directors approved the association’s 500th winery member at its most recent meeting. City Winery, the new wine, food and entertainment venue in downtown Napa, also produces its own Napa Valley wine,...

5/5/2014
Auction Napa Valley Offerings Live for Viewing

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced that Auction Napa Valley lots showcasing the quality wines for which Napa Valley is renowned are now live for viewing at auctionnapavalley.org. These include lots for the Barrel Auction, the...

4/28/2014
Napa Valley Vintners to Host Forum for Primary Election Candidates

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners nonprofit trade association (NVV) is hosting a candidates’ forum on Monday, May 5 starting at 5:30 p.m. for two local primary races: Napa County Supervisor, District 3 and California Assembly, District 4. The forum...

4/21/2014
Napa County Residents Invited to Spend an Afternoon in the Vineyards

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...

4/14/2014
Culinary Stars to Transform Napa Valley’s Bounty at Annual Auction Event

St. Helena, CA—Auction Napa Valley, the American Wine Classic hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) will showcase "Sweet Home Napa Valley" with its extraordinary wines and a complement of culinary talent that will bring ingredients from Napa Valley's...

4/3/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Hosting 20 Key Trade and Media from Japan Next Week

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade organization is hosting 20 key wine influencers from Japan for Experience Napa Valley, a four-day immersion into Napa Valley, its wine, winemakers and vineyards, beginning Tuesday, April 8. Throughout...

3/20/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Funding to Inspire Napa County’s Youth to Succeed in School

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its fifth wave of Auction Napa Valley giving with community investments to inspire Napa County youth to succeed in school as part of its strategic plan to provide funding for local not-for-profits...

3/18/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Local Restaurant Wine List Award Winners

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association today recognized 56 local restaurants as part of its 2014 Napa Valley Wine List Award program. The awards were presented to restaurants that feature at least 50 percent or 50 placements...

2/22/2014
Premiere Napa Valley Crushes Record Raising Nearly $6 Million

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) 18th annual Premiere Napa Valley today made history by bringing in a total of $5.9 million, nearly doubling the previous record of $3.1 million raised in 2012. The 225 lots crafted exclusively for the trade-only...

2/13/2014
Napa Valley Vintners and Visit Napa Valley Pledge $5 Million in Combined Contributions to Vine Trail

Yountville, CA --The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) and Visit Napa Valley (VNV) today announced they will each provide $2.5 million in funding toward construction of the Napa Valley Vine Trail, a pedestrian and bicycle path spanning 47 miles from the Vallejo...

2/12/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Welcomes Top Trade and Media for Premiere Napa Valley Week

St. Helena, CA—Hundreds of top wine trade and media from around the globe will gather and network in Napa Valley the week of February 17-23, 2014 for what many in the industry refer to as the best week of the year for wine professionals. "Napa Valley...

1/31/2014
Auction Napa Valley 2014 Tickets Now Available

St. Helena, CA--Tickets are now available for the world's most celebrated annual charity wine event, Auction Napa Valley: The American Wine Classic. Hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association and taking place from June 5 to 7,...

1/21/2014
Napa Vintners Celebrate 70th Anniversary at Annual Membership Meeting

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association today celebrated 70 years of promoting and protecting the Napa Valley wine region at its Annual Membership Meeting. The half-day program also featured a keynote address by Ken Grossman,...

1/20/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Releases Recipes to Celebrate Chinese New Year

St. Helena, CA--To celebrate the upcoming start of the Chinese New Year, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today released two Chinese-inspired recipes, with wine pairing notes, designed to complement Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Chinese...

1/13/2014
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Funding to Promote Safe, Happy, Healthy Aging

St. Helena, CA--In response to a growing number of Napa County residents over 65 years old, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its fourth phase of Auction Napa Valley giving with investments that will promote safe, happy, healthy aging in Napa...