12/3/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Toasting as Feds Approve Calistoga AVA

St Helena, CA--the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announce that the long-awaited recognition of one of America's most historic wine places, Calistoga, an area within the Napa Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA) has been approved by the Alcohol Tax and Trade...

12/3/2009
Napa Valley Vintners announce Patsy McGaughy as new Marketing Director

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announce that Patsy McGaughy has been promoted to Marketing Director for the non-profit trade association representing 375 member wineries in the legendary Napa Valley. McGaughy, who has worked for the NVV since...

11/20/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Gives $5.2 Million to Napa County Charities

St Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association of more than 370 wineries in the legendary Napa Valley awarded $5.2 million raised from Auction Napa Valley (ANV) at a celebration at the Oxbow Public Market in downtown Napa last...

10/15/2009
Regional "Best Of" Wine Tourism Winners Announced for 2010

Each year, the Great Wine Capitals Global Network's (GWCGN) "Best Of" Wine Tourism Awards offers hospitality leaders throughout San Francisco and Napa Valley the unique opportunity to showcase their best practices in a competition with other wine tourism...

10/12/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Expect Outstanding Wines from 2009 Vintage

Today the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association presented its annual harvest report at Waterbar in San Francisco to both media and top wine trade. In Napa Valley, Mother Nature is once again a super-hero, providing winemakers lush,...

9/26/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Beef Up Efforts in Japanese Market

St Helena, CA--the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association of more than 350 member wineries from the legendary American winegrowing region announces its new initiatives to promote the region to the ever-important Japanese export market....

8/31/2009
Napa Vintners Gather to Celebrate Coming Harvest

St Helena, CA--Members of the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association from the legendary American wine region gathered at Beringer Vineyards in St Helena Thursday for a night of celebration as they prepare for the 2009 harvest season to...

8/31/2009
Napa Vintners Trumpet 'Eat, Shop and Drink Local' Philosophy

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association this week took yet another step in encouraging Napa County residents and visitors to act locally--now more than ever, to keep our local economy sparked during the Great Recession--by...

8/31/2009
Napa Valley Brings Annual Celebration of Harvest to San Francisco

St Helena, CA--Harvest time could be compared to Mardi Gras, the Super Bowl or the World Series for winemakers--it's the time of year when energy runs high as the vintage's grapes are picked at the peak of perfection and winemakers get their chance to do...

7/30/2009
Wine Bloggers Convene in Napa Valley at Second Annual Conference

St Helena, CA--On Saturday July 25, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), non-profit trade association hosted 275 wine media and industry insiders at the second annual Wine Bloggers Conference. The Napa Valley day provided the centerpiece of the conference with...

7/17/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Join the Age of Conversation with New Blog

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association representing 350 member wineries in the renowned wine growing region announces today that their new blog is live at www.NapaVintners.com/blog The group is joining what many are calling...

7/16/2009
Great Wine Capitals Commissions High-Level Research into Wine Tourism

St Helena, CA--To mark the celebration of its first decade, the Great Wine Capitals Global Network (GWC) is investing in high-level research into wine tourism relevant to all wine-producing regions. Formed in France in 1999 to encourage the exchange of...

7/13/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Partnering in First-Ever SF Chefs. Food. Wine.

Eighty of Napa Valley's renowned wineries will descend on San Francisco to participate in the first-ever "SF Chefs. Food. Wine." a four-day food and wine event that celebrates the best and brightest of Northern California's diversity and bounty. Events...

7/10/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Launches Social Networking Sites and Online Event Calendar

St. Helena, CA -- The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has launched an online calendar of events that are being hosted by the non-profit trade association and its nearly 350 member wineries. Listings include full details of events happening both in Napa Valley...

7/9/2009
Napa Local Wins Great Wine Capitals Education Grant for Research into Wine Tourism

St. Helena, CA -- To mark the celebration of its first decade, the Great Wine Capitals Global Network (GWC) is investing in high-level research into wine tourism relevant to all wine-producing regions. Formed in France in 1999 to encourage the exchange...

7/2/2009
The Napa Valley Vintners Announces the Adoption of American Canyon High School

The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced that Kendall Jackson Family Wines will partner as a vintner sponsor of American Canyon High School under the auspices of the NVV Adopt-a-School program. NVV vintner representatives met with Napa Valley Unified School...

7/1/2009
Napa Valley Popular Destination for Wine Trade and Media in First Half of 2009

St. Helena, CA--The economy may have slowed the world over, but the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) - the non-profit trade association representing nearly 350 wineries - and its members have hosted nearly 800 wine trade and wine and lifestyle media in the first...

6/26/2009
Teamwork Works for Napa Valley Vintners

St Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) celebrates its 65th anniversary this year as the preeminent wine trade association that represents nearly 350 member wineries in the world-renowned winegrowing region. The NVV is known as a leader in charity...

6/24/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Announce Chairs for Auction Napa Valley 2010

Napa Valley, CA: Though the dust has barely settled on the 2009 Auction Napa Valley (ANV) charity wine auction, work is already well underway for the 2010 event, as the Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) trade association announces the chairs for what will be...

6/7/2009
Auction Napa Valley Celebration Brings More than $5.7 Million

St Helena, CA--The crisis in the economy took a backseat to fundraising for charity at the Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) 29th annual Auction Napa Valley (ANV) held this past weekend, raising more than $5.7 million for local healthcare, youth and housing non-profit...

5/21/2009
Napa's Pajama Party--Auction Napa Valley's Online E-Auction Opens!

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces the opening of the online component of its annual Auction Napa Valley fundraiser tomorrow morning at 8:00 am PDT. This online segment of the renowned charity wine auction...

5/19/2009
Winners Announced in Battle for Napa Valley's Top Palate

St Helena, CA--On Monday, May 18, the Battle was on as 60 restaurant, retail and winery staff took to the glass in the second annual Napa Valley Rocks--Battle of the Palates held in the historic Barrel Room at V Marketplace in Napa Valley's town...

5/15/2009
Legendary American Chefs to be Featured at Auction Napa Valley 2009

St. Helena, CA-The economy may be down, but the desire to support worthy charitable causes still remains strong as seven renowned chefs from across the U.S. will converge at the Napa Valley Vintners' annual community fundraiser, Auction Napa Valley 2009,...

5/13/2009
Napa in your pajamas--Auction Napa Valley's Online E-Auction Ready to Preview

St Helena, CA- In this crazy economy, who wouldn't love to get in on some great Napa Valley wine, or a fantastic excursion with a vintner, all in the name of doing good? The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association of nearly 350 member wineries...

3/31/2009
Auction Napa Valley Friday-Only Festival Tickets Sell-Out in Three Hours

St Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV),non-profit trade association that hosts the annual community fundraiser Auction Napa Valley (ANV) announces that tickets for the renowned charity wine auction went on sale today and within three hours the a...

3/25/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Break Ground on New Home

St Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association representing nearly 350 member wineries in the famed appellation broke ground Thursday, March 19, 2009, on a permanent home in St Helena. The group’s office, complete with conference...

3/19/2009
Napa Valley Vintners' Auction Napa Valley Set for June 4-7, 2009

St Helena, CA - Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit, professional trade organization representing nearly 350 Napa Valley wineries and responsible for the promotion and protection of the Napa Valley appellation, announces that tickets for its annual...

3/19/2009
Napa Valley Took New York

St Helena, CA - Last week, from March 9-12, vintners from 100 Napa Valley wineries flew east to New York to showcase America's premier wine region in "Taste Napa Valley: New York" - a series of 35 consumer, trade, and private events, all featuring Napa...

3/19/2009
Great Wine Capitals Global Network Launches International Student Grant

Napa, CA-Great Wine Capitals Global Network (GWC) is pleased to announce the launch of the first Great Wine Capitals International Student Grant program. The purpose of this educational grant is to promote excellence and innovation in academic research...

2/22/2009
Napa Valley's Annual 'Homecoming' for the Wine Trade-Premiere Napa Valley Brings $1.5 million

St Helena, CA-A sunny break in the rainy weather set the stage for the sold-out-in-advance wine trade event hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association representing nearly 350 wineries. Even in this economic climate, wine...

2/3/2009
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Oakville Ranch's Paula Kornell Elected President of Board of Directors

St Helena, CA - Paula Kornell, general manager of Oakville Ranch Winery, was elected president of the board of directors of the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association of nearly 350 member wineries from California's premier winegrowing...