11/18/2008
Napa Valley Winery Wins Global Tourism Award

St Helena, CA-Napa Valley restaurant etoile at Domaine Chandon has been named a global winner in the 2009 Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism awards announced last week at the organization's annual international conference in Cape Town, South...

11/7/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Gives $7.26 Million to Napa County Charities

St Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today awarded $7.26 million raised at its 2008 Auction Napa Valley, giving grants to area healthcare, affordable housing and youth service non-profits, bringing the giving total to $85 million. "The Auction...

10/29/2008
Napa's Wine Industry Generates Nearly $11 Billion Annually to Local Economy

St Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) released today the latest findings on the economic impact of wine from America's most valued wine region. The impact on Napa County's economy alone is valued at nearly $11 billion annually. The research, conducted...

10/21/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Report on Harvest 2008

San Francisco, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association representing 330 Napa Valley wineries reported on the 2008 harvest today from the Port Authority Board Room in the Ferry Plaza Building. With floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping...

10/17/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Engage with Top Climate Scientist

St Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association held its fall general membership meeting Tuesday, October 14th with a focus on the group's ongoing Climate Study Task Force. Pat Stotesbery, owner of Ladera Vineyards and president...

10/14/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Regional Winners in Great Wine Capitals Competition

The Great Wine Capitals "Best Of" Wine Tourism award winners for the San Francisco-Napa Valley region have been announced: Accommodations: The Meritage Resort and Spa Wine Tourism Restaurants: Domaine Chandon Architecture, Parks & Gardens: Rubicon...

9/30/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Breaks Membership Record

St Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces that its board of directors approved a record thirteen new wineries at its September meeting, bringing the total membership to 325 wineries. "Overall for 2008 we have added...

8/25/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Partner with Stand Up To Cancer

St Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association is proud to announce its partnership with Stand Up To Cancer's (SU2C) "Just Stand Up," the new initiative to raise philanthropic dollars for accelerating ground-breaking cancer research....

8/15/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Welcomes Wine Educators to Annual Academy

St Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces that the Napa Valley Wine Educators Academy starts Monday, August 18 and runs though Thursday, August 21, 2008. While based at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone...

6/8/2008
Auction Napa Valley Brings $10.35 Million at Signature Charity Event

Napa Valley, CA-Postcard-perfect weather welcomed revelers to the Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) annual community fundraiser Auction Napa Valley (ANV) where despite a challenging economic climate, $10.35 million was raised for the area's charities, a 5% increase...

6/3/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Nearly $2.4 million Community Grant for Youth Development

Napa Valley, CA-the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association unveiled today the Y.E.S. Initiative...Youth-Education-Success! to its members and media at its General Membership meeting in St Helena. This nearly $2.4 million Strategic Initiative...

6/2/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Take Auction Napa Valley to a New Shade of Green

Napa Valley, CA-In keeping with the Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) leadership role in green and sustainable practices in the vineyard and the winery, the non-profit trade association has now increased its efforts to make its community fundraiser, Auction Napa...

5/23/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Opening of 2008 Auction Napa Valley Online E-Auction

Napa Valley, CA- The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces the opening of the online component of the renowned Auction Napa Valley charity fundraiser. As part of the Napa Valley Vintner's 28th annual Auction Napa Valley,...

5/21/2008
TTB Administrator Questioned in Hearing over Truth in Wine Labeling Rules

Napa Valley, CA-On Tuesday, May 20, 2008 the U.S. Treasury Department's Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Administrator John Manfreda testified before the U.S. House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight in...

5/19/2008
Remembering Robert Mondavi

Napa Valley, CA-On May 16, we lost one of the most important leaders in the world of wine, Robert Mondavi. As one of the original founders of the non-profit trade association, Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) in 1944, Mr. Mondavi also served as president of...

5/5/2008
Auction Napa Valley's On-Line Auction Ready to Preview

Napa Valley, CA- Wine lovers from around the world can prepare for Auction Napa Valley's online E-Auction by registering for and viewing top-of-the-line lots starting now at www.napavintners.com. As part of the Napa Valley Vintner's 28th annual Auction...

4/8/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Announce Second Convening of Napa Valley Wine Educators Academy

Napa Valley CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces the second convening of the Napa Valley Wine Educators Academy will be held August 18-21, 2008 at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone (CIA) in Napa Valley. This...

3/27/2008
Napa Valley Vintners' Auction Napa Valley Set for June 5-8, 2008

Napa Valley, CA - Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit, professional trade organization representing more than 300 Napa Valley wineries and responsible for the promotion and protection of the Napa Valley Appellation, announces that tickets for Auction...

2/24/2008
Premiere Napa Valley 2008 12th Annual Barrel Auction Brings $2.2 million

Napa Valley, CA - With forecasts of more than three inches of rain and winds gusting to 70 mph over the Napa Valley ridge tops, and despite the topsy-turvy economy, wine retailers and restaurateurs demonstrated that they still believe wine futures from...

2/19/2008
Exciting Week for Napa Valley Vintners

Napa Valley, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), non-profit trade association representing more than 300 wineries and its members are set to host wine trade and media this week. All over Napa Valley, excitement is in the air as hundreds of top-tier trade...

2/8/2008
Napa Valley Vintners Launch Green Winery Certification Program

Napa Valley, CA-Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association of more than 300 Napa Valley wineries announces the launch of Napa Green Certified Winery (NGCW), a comprehensive program to help reduce the carbon footprint and institute a set...