Locals Receive VIP Treatment from Napa Valley Vintners on Napa Neighbor Day
St. Helena, CA —The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit association invites Napa County residents to visit local wineries for Napa Neighbor Day on Saturday, January 13. NVV started the Napa Neighbor program in 2001 to connect locals with the wine...
Napa Valley Vintners Awards $2.8 Million for Children’s Education in Napa County
St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association today announced $2.8 million in grant funding for children’s education in Napa County. Together with November’s announcement of $6.2 million in funding for community health,...
Napa Valley Vintners Named Ethical Company of the Year by The Drinks Business Green Awards
St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit association has been recognized as the 2017 Ethical Company of the Year for its community and sustainability initiatives in Napa County. The Drinks Business, a UK-based beverage industry...
Napa Valley Vintners Invests Additional $6.2 Million in Community Health Nonprofits
November 16, 2017, St. Helena, CA —The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today it has granted another $6.2 million to 18 community nonprofit health partners. Each year, funding from the NVV touches the lives of more than 100,000 clients of Napa...
Napa Valley Winemakers Optimistic as Famed Wine Region Begins to Recover
Napa, CA – Despite Mother Nature challenging Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Solano and Lake Counties in unimaginable ways, the tragic wildfires of the past 10 days have demonstrated the spirit of strength and resilience of these communities. Across...
Napa Wildfires Media Update
Napa, CA, Updated at 11:45 a.m. – Thank you for your interest in the state of the Napa Valley and our iconic wine industry. It has been a challenging time due to numerous wildfires burning in our area. Our top priorities remain the safety...
Wildfires in Napa County
Napa Valley, CA — With the wildfires in Napa County remaining changeable, ongoing emergency response communications are today the highest-level priority of the Napa Valley Vintners, helping to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our staff, members,...
Napa Valley Vintners Advocates for Better Access to Canadian Market
St. Helena, CA—As part of an ongoing effort to improve trade relations with Canada, members and staff of the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), along with a representative of the California Wine Institute, met this week in Ottawa with Canadian trade...
Statement on Watershed and Oak Woodland Initiative
In early September, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced that its Board of Directors was working with the local Watershed Protection Committee in support of the compromise Napa County Watershed and Oak Woodland Protection Initiative of 2018. Over the...
Kids Three Times More Ready to Enter Kindergarten
St. Helena, CA - English language learners participating in the Napa Valley Early Learning Initiative (NVELI) pilot program proved to be three times more ready to enter kindergarten than English learning pre-school children in Napa County who did not participate....
The David and Judy Breitstein Wine Book Collection Finds Permanent Home with Napa Valley Vintners
St. Helena, CA - Reflecting a lifetime devoted to the joy of wine, the David and Judy Breitstein Wine Book Collection was dedicated today at its new home, the St. Helena headquarters of the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade organization. The Breitsteins...
Celebration Event Recognizes 50 Napa County Certified Green Businesses
St. Helena, CA - Last Thursday, 50 Napa County businesses were recognized for their commitment to environmental sustainability at the inaugural Napa County Green Business Celebration. Co-hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), Sustainable Napa County...
Free Napa Valley Wine & Food Guide Now Available from the Napa Valley Vintners
St. Helena, CA—What grape varieties grow best in Napa Valley’s cooler regions and why? What sorts of foods cozy up to Napa Valley’s distinctive Sauvignon Blancs? How might Merlot complement a favorite chef’s Salad Niçoise?...
Napa Vintners Collaborate to Raise $15.7 Million for Community at Annual Auction Napa Valley
St. Helena, CA – With additional contributions coming in overnight, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has revised the fundraising total for this year’s Auction Napa Valley to $15.7 million. Proceeds from the 37th annual celebration benefit community...
Auction Napa Valley Projected to Raise More Than $15.5 Million for Health and Education
St. Helena, CA - Auction Napa Valley, the Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) annual charity fundraiser, is on track to raise more than $15.5 million for community health and children’s education nonprofits. The NVV will announce final results from...
Not Attending Auction Napa Valley? Bid from Anywhere on Nearly 300 Lots of Wine and Experiences
St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) 37th annual Auction Napa Valley, the world’s most celebrated charity wine event, gets underway on June 1. This year, wine lovers around the world have two ways to participate online even if...
Napa Valley Wine Region Takes the World Stage at Vinexpo Bordeaux
St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) will again host its own wine pavilion at Vinexpo Bordeaux, June 18-21. Fifteen premium Napa Valley wine brands are sending representatives to pour wines, conduct business and host educational seminars at...
Legendary Napa Valley Vintner Warren Winiarski to Speak at Paris Tasting Reenactment in Tokyo
St. Helena, CA – Renowned Napa Valley vintner Warren Winiarski, founder of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars and winemaker of the Cabernet Sauvignon that won the famous “Judgment of Paris” wine tasting in 1976, is heading to Tokyo, Japan,...
Napa Valley Vintners Matches $25,000 Warren Winiarski Challenge Grant for Open Space District
St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) will contribute $25,000 to match a challenge grant made earlier this year by renowned Napa Valley vintner Warren Winiarski in support of the Napa County Regional Park and Open Space District. NVV made...
More Than 90 Napa Valley Restaurants Recognized for Outstanding Local Wine Selections
St. Helena, CA – More than 90 Napa Valley restaurants have been recognized by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association for having wine lists that highlight local producers. The NVV’s Wine List Awards Program, started in 2013...
Napa Valley Vintners Halfway to Achieving 100 Percent Napa Green Sustainability Goal
St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association announced today it has reached an important sustainability milestone: 50 percent of its eligible members (those who own a winery, vineyard land or both) are now in the Napa...
Soul Singer-Songwriter Leon Bridges to Perform at Auction Napa Valley 2017
St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has announced that singer-songwriter and soul musician Leon Bridges will perform a private concert for Auction Napa Valley guests on Saturday, June 3. The intimate show will be the highlight of the after-party...
Napa Valley Vintners to Participate in International Intellectual Property Meeting on Geographic Indications
St. Helena, CA –The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association is participating today in an information session on geographic indications organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations...
Wine Industry Suppliers: Support Auction Napa Valley and Network with Napa Valley Vintners
St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association is offering underwriting opportunities to wine industry suppliers for Auction Napa Valley. Packaging and equipment companies, coopers, bottle manufacturers, cork suppliers,...
Collectors: Where to Find Rare Wines from the Premiere Napa Valley Portfolio
St. Helena, CA— Wines from the high quality but low yielding 2015 Napa Valley harvest took center stage at Saturday’s 21st annual Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and futures auction. Wine purveyors from 32 states and six countries gathered...
Another Outstanding Napa Valley Vintage Inspires Feverish Bidding at Premiere Napa Valley
St. Helena, CA – Wines from the high quality but low yielding 2015 harvest took center stage at today’s 21st annual Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and futures auction, hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit association. The...
Premiere Napa Valley Week Draws Hundreds of Top Wine Professionals
St. Helena, CA - More than 1,000 wine industry professionals will gather Saturday for the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) 21st annual Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and futures auction. Hundreds more are converging on the renowned wine region for a week...
Auction Napa Valley 2017 Tickets Now on Sale
St. Helena, CA--Tickets are now available for the 37th annual Auction Napa Valley, the American Wine Classic. Hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association to raise funds for Napa Valley community health and children’s education...
Wine Buyers: Bid Online for Rare Napa Valley Selections for Your Best Customers
The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit wine trade association announced today that 45 of the lots featured at this year’s Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and futures auction will be offered exclusively online to pre-registered licensees anywhere...
Napa Valley Vintners Announces 2017 Board Leadership at Annual Meeting
St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has announced that Michael Honig, president of Honig Vineyard & Winery, will serve as chair of the trade association’s board of directors for 2017. Outgoing chair Emma Swain, CEO of St. Supéry...