12/15/2010
Napa Vintners Announce Dates and Highlights for Nation's Quintessential Wine Event

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces the dates and highlights of the 2011 Auction Napa Valley--The American Wine Classic. The premier food and wine event in the U.S. takes place June 2-5, 2011, with four hundred...

12/3/2010
Napa Vintners Launch Premiere Wine Portfolio Website

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announces today the launch of its new website dedicated to finding the rare wines of the portfolio known as Premiere Napa Valley. A signature program of the NVV that has grown to a cult status as the wines...

11/22/2010
Napa Valley Leading the Green Movement

St Helena, CA--According to the latest figures released by Laurel Marcus, Napa Green program administrator, the Napa Green Certified Land Program now has 45,000 acres appellation-wide enrolled in the program, with more than 19,000 acres certified. Largely...

11/20/2010
Napa Valley Winery Honored with Global Award

Napa, CA--The Napa Valley's Conn Creek Winery has been awarded the world's "Most Innovative Wine Tourism Experience" during the 2011 Best Of Wine Tourism awards gala at the Great Wine Capitals Global Network (GWCGN) Annual Meeting in Christchurch, New Zealand. "At...

11/4/2010
Ultimate Holiday Gifts for Wine Lovers

The Napa Valley Vintners have some spectacular gift ideas for wine lovers this season that offer bespoke, one-of-a-kind experiences and the best of America's renowned wine region. Good Things Come in Small Packages...and over four days at Auction...

10/28/2010
UPDATE-Napa Valley Harvest Nearly Complete

St Helena, CA--Last week the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) and the Napa Valley Grapegrowers reported on the wine grape harvest to date at the annual report to media and trade held in San Francisco. As of that time, with fewer than 10% of grapes remaining...

10/26/2010
Napa Vintners Win Important Protection in India

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today that India has granted Geographic Indication Status (GI) to the Napa Valley Appellation thereby protecting the name "Napa Valley" from mis-descriptive labeling while protecting consumers with...

10/20/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Harvest Report 2010

San Francisco, CA -- The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) presented its annual report on the Napa Valley wine grape harvest to top media and wine trade today in San Francisco. On the morning of the day when the City was abuzz awaiting the afternoon playoff...

10/8/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Give Nearly $7 million from 30th Auction Napa Valley

St Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association of Napa Valley's wine industry, awarded grants totaling $6.8 million for dozens of non-profit programs in support of health and wellness, youth development and affordable housing...

10/4/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Ride Into Texas and Oklahoma

St Helena, CA--From October 11-14, 2010, winemakers and principals from more than 65 Napa Valley wineries will visit Houston, Dallas, and Oklahoma City to showcase America's premier wine region as part of the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) association's signature...

8/26/2010
Wine Educators Gather in Napa Valley for Signature Program

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces today that thirty top wine educators from the US and Canada have successfully completed its signature educate-the-educator course known as the Napa Valley Wine Educators...

8/25/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Kick Off Harvest 2010 in Style !

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) gathered to kick off harvest 2010 on Tuesday, August 24 at the historic Beaulieu Gardens in Rutherford coinciding with the actual first day of harvest! On a warm Napa Valley evening and under a full moon, more...

8/16/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Announce Latest Responsible Beverage Results

The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) in its ongoing leadership in industry best-practices, certified another 60 individuals in its Responsible Beverage Service program on August 13. The certification is a recognized server training of the California Department...

7/2/2010
Best of Wine Tourism Awards Offers Napa Valley Innovators A Chance to Shine on the World Stage

NAPA,CA--One of the globally recognized "Great Wine Capitals", San Francisco/Napa Valley is home to the founders of America's fine wine industry--where legendary entrepreneurs with a pioneering spirit, passion for winemaking, commitment to preservation...

6/6/2010
Optimism and Revenues High at Napa Valley Vintners' Charity Wine Auction

As the final gavel fell, more than $8.5 million was raised with fun, excitement and optimism as the keywords for the Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) 30th Auction Napa Valley--The American Wine Classic. The annual charity wine auction was held this past weekend...

5/19/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Winners of 3rd Annual Battle of the Palates

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) is excited to announce the winners of its third annual hometown Battle of the Palates, an educational program for Napa Valley-based front-line restaurant servers and wine retailers that was designed and implemented...

5/13/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Announce Third Wine Educators Academy

St Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association will offer the award-winning Napa Valley Wine Educators Academy in Napa Valley from August 22-26, 2010. This exciting "educate the educator"-style intensive is one of the association's...

5/7/2010
What Do The Boys' Team, Ladies' Night and Walking Egyptians Have in Common?

St Helena, CA--It's time to get the parties started in Napa Valley as the Napa Valley Vintners celebrates its 30th anniversary Auction Napa Valley. While it is always the consummate wine and food lovers' event of the year, for this milestone the vintners...

5/5/2010
Napa Valley's World-wide Pajama Party Kicks Off May 9th

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces the launch of the first of 4 one-week online wine auctions will begin on Sunday, May 9 at 8am PDT and will run until the following Sunday, May 16. The E-Auction of the...

4/5/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Hits Milestone in Responsible Beverage Certifications

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association continues to lead the wine industry and is proud to announce that 500 winery hospitality and special event staff, county-wide, have been certified in the group's Responsible Beverage...

3/1/2010
Napa Valley Vintners' Auction Napa Valley 30~

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit, professional trade organization representing nearly 400 Napa Valley wineries and responsible for the promotion and protection of the Napa Valley appellation, announces that tickets for its annual...

2/24/2010
The Napa Valley Vintners Wins Two Association Excellence Awards

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association of 375 member wineries in California's legendary Napa Valley has been awarded two Awards of Excellence for its programs. There were thirteen awards overall awarded to only 12 organizations...

2/21/2010
Wine Sales Soar at Premiere Napa Valley Barrel-Futures Auction

St Helena, CA—Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and auction, the American wine industry's most prestigious gathering for the wine trade, concluded the day Saturday, February 20, raising nearly $2 million. Bidders from across...

2/12/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Announce Cakebread Cellars' Bruce Cakebread Elected President of Board of Directors

St Helena, CA--Bruce Cakebread, president and chief operating officer of his family's renowned Napa Valley winery, was elected president of the board of directors for the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association of 375 member wineries...

2/2/2010
Premiere Napa Valley Sells Out!

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announces that Premiere Napa Valley, the wine industry's hottest ticket for wine retailers, wholesalers, restaurateurs and media, has sold out. More than three weeks before the renowned barrel tasting and trade...

1/22/2010
Napa Valley Vintners Christen New Home at Historic Winery

St Helena, CA--In true Napa Valley style, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association christened its new home with sparkling wine, toasts and well-wishes hosting nearly two hundred winery members assembled for the momentous occasion on Wednesday,...