12/17/2012
Napa Valley Vintners Invests $1.275 Million in Resources, Education and Services for School-Age Children

Napa Valley, CA: In keeping with the spirit of giving this holiday season, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its investment of $1.275 million in community services to help Napa County children--from preschool to college--succeed in school and...

12/3/2012
Napa Vintners' Holiday Wish: Eat |Shop | Drink | LOCAL

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association is continuing to trumpet the value of supporting local business this holiday season by once again encouraging Napa County residents to dine in local restaurants, shop in local retail...

11/27/2012
Economic Impact of Napa's Wine Industry more than $13 Billion to Napa County

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) released today the updated and most comprehensive report to date on the value of the region's wine industry titled The Economic Impact of Napa County's Wine and Grapes by Barbara Insel, founder of Stonebridge...

11/16/2012
Napa Vintners Invest $1.14 Million to Resources, Education and Services for At-Risk Families

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its second category of giving from the proceeds of the 2012 Auction Napa Valley fundraiser: $1.14 million for resources, education, and services for at-risk families, as part of its $7 million...

11/13/2012
Napa Vintners Appoint Cyndy Pellegrin to Represent Trade Group in Canada

St Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association of 435 Napa Valley wineries announces that Cyndy Pellegrin has been retained to represent them in Canada. The NVV has been directly marketing the appellation in Canada for more...

11/8/2012
Napa Vintners Offer a Light-hearted Look at Harvest 2012

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners released today the finale of its 2012 harvest video series with a an out-take reel of the season's spokespeople's more whimsical commentaries and bloopers. "Harvest in a great year like 2012 is like winning the...

10/16/2012
Napa Valley Vintners Invest Deeply in the Health and Well-Being of Napa County

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today its first set of grants from the proceeds of the 2012 Auction Napa Valley fundraising event. Beginning with these grants, the organization will invest $7 million over the coming months primarily...

10/11/2012
NEWS RELEASE Napa Valley First International Wine Region to Receive Landmark Protection in China

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St Helena, CA--The People's Republic of China has announced that Napa Valley has been recognized with Geographic Indication (GI) status in that country. Napa Valley is the first wine region outside of China to be so recognized...

10/4/2012
Napa Valley Vintners Announce GI Status Approval in Brazil

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association representing more than 430 wineries in the appellation announced today that the country of Brazil has recognized Napa Valley with Geographical Indication (GI) Status that will protect...

9/27/2012
Napa Vintners Video Update on Harvest 2012

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today launches the third installment of its short video series capturing the sights and sounds of this year's Napa Valley harvest. With Chardonnay and Pinot Noir taking center stage for still wines this week,...

9/24/2012
Napa Vintners Launch Harvest Live TODAY

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announces the return of the popular UStream program known as Harvest Live to be broadcast beginning today, Monday, September 24 and throughout the week. Presented by Christophe Smith, Dirt on the Vine, Network...

9/13/2012
Napa Vintners Announce Harvest Live September 24 through 28

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces the return of the popular UStream program known as Harvest Live to be broadcast beginning Monday, September 24 and throughout the week. Presented by Titus Vineyards' Christophe...

8/20/2012
The Napa Valley Celebrates the America's Cup World Series Regatta in San Francisco

St Helena, CA--Vintners from the Napa Valley, the official wine region of the 34th America's Cup, will be pouring their wines for the first stop of the 2012-2013 AC World Series in San Francisco this week. The world's fastest 45-foot catamarans are racing...

8/16/2012
Napa Valley Harvest 2012 Begins with High Hopes from Carneros to Calistoga

St Helena, CA--Harvest has officially begun in America's premier wine region and vintners throughout the renowned Napa Valley are delighted with the growing season to date, nearly all calling it a classic. Capturing the process from vineyard to glass, the...

8/7/2012
Napa Vintners names Becky Peterson Member and Community Relations Director

St Helena, CA--The 430-member winery Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association has hired Becky Peterson to lead its efforts in interfacing with the Napa County community and its growing membership in this newly created position. Peterson...

7/9/2012
Napa Vintners Appoint Dragon Phoenix to Represent Trade Group in China

St Helena, CA—Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association of 430 Napa Valley wineries announces that Dragon Phoenix Wine Consulting has been retained to represent them in mainland China. With the rapidly growing interest in wine from California’s...

6/28/2012
Sail Away to the Napa Valley with America's Cup and SailNapaValley.com

St Helena, CA--SailNapaValley.com, a collaboration between the Napa Valley Destination Council, Napa Valley Vintners and the America's Cup Event Authority, launches this week to showcase Napa Valley lodging, wine and culinary offerings for fans and friends...

6/18/2012
The Napa Valley Celebrates Summer in Newport with the America's Cup

St Helena, CA--Vintners from the Napa Valley, the official wine region of the 34th America's Cup, will be pouring their wines in Newport, Rhode Island for the final stop of the 2011-2012 AC World Series. What better way to celebrate summer than with a...

6/3/2012
Napa Vintners' Auction Napa Valley Brings more than $8 Million

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) annual community fundraiser Auction Napa Valley (ANV) brought more than $8 million in spirited bidding over the weekend, May 31 to June 3, 2012, as guests from across the country and around the globe gathered...

5/24/2012
Napa Vintners' Global Charity Wine E-Auction Goes Live May 27

St Helena, CA--Auction Napa Valley, the Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) annual charity fundraiser, and the most celebrated charity wine auction in America announces that online bidding for its much-anticipated Global E-Auction goes live this Sunday, May 27...

5/22/2012
Napa Vintners Achieve Landmark Recognition in Canada

St Helena, CA--Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announces that the Napa Valley has been recognized by the Canadian government with a Geographical Indication (GI) for wine sold there. The GI designation is an important benchmark that will help to protect the...

5/22/2012
Napa Vintners Award Annual Scholarship to Matthew Osivwemu

St. Helena, CA--At the annual Napa High School scholarship awards ceremony held on May 10, 2012 the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) awarded graduating senior Matthew Osivwemu a $4000 per year, four year scholarship to his school of choice. The NVV received...

5/8/2012
Napa Vintners offer 150 ways to kick your cellar up a notch!

St Helena, CA--Whether you're in Hong Kong or London, Duluth or San Diego or anywhere in between--bidding in the global E-Auction of the world's most celebrated charity wine auction, Auction Napa Valley, the American Wine Classic, is a fantastic way to...

5/1/2012
Napa Valley Vintners Joins Prominent International Network of Geographic Indications

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association representing 430 Napa Valley wineries, has joined the Organization for an International Geographical Indications Network (oriGIn). Established in 2003 and headquartered...

4/25/2012
Culinary Stars Abound at Auction Napa Valley 2012

St Helena, CA--Auction Napa Valley, the American Wine Classic charity fundraiser hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) and taking place this year from May 31-June 3, has always focused on food nearly as much as on wine, showcasing the cuisine of top...

4/14/2012
Sonoma State University Launches new MBA program in Napa Valley

St Helena, CA--Sonoma State University (SSU) and the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) this weekend launched the first-ever Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) in Napa Valley to help the region's wine professionals meet their advanced educational...

4/5/2012
Napa Valley Groups Join Forces to Stop Indian Casino in Ag Preserve

St Helena, CA--Today, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) in partnership with Napa Valley Grapegrowers, Napa County Farm Bureau, Winegrowers of Napa County, Napa Valley Destination Council, Napa County Board of Supervisors, the Chambers of Commerce of Napa,...

2/26/2012
Napa Vintners' Premiere Napa Valley Breaks Record-Brings $3.1 Million

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association's annual Premiere Napa Valley wine futures auction broke new ground bringing $3.1 million in just over three hours of fast bidding on 200 unique, one-of-a-kind wines. Besting 2011's...

2/17/2012
Napa Vintners Create Success Model in Effective Brand Building

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) winery trade association representing the Napa Valley appellation has created the most unique wine brand portfolio in the industry and one that has quietly become the "must have" for the well-tended cellar....

2/15/2012
Napa Vintners Honor Tokyo Wine Importer Ichizo Nakagawa

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) will honor Ichizo Nakagawa of Nakagawa Trading Company from Tokyo, Japan as an esteemed ambassador of the wine region on Wednesday, February 22 in Napa Valley. Mr. Nakagawa and his distribution company have...

2/2/2012
MEDIA ALERT:Napa Vintners Announce Auction Napa Valley 2012: Tickets On Sale February 15

St Helena, CA--Auction Napa Valley, the annual community fundraiser hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), taking place this year from May 31-June 3--announces that Four-Day Passport and Three-Day Package tickets will go on sale February 15, at 8:00...

2/1/2012
Napa Vintners Welcome Bordeaux Trade Leader at Annual Meeting

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association representing 425 member wineries gathered for their annual general membership meeting at The Culinary Institute of America in St Helena on Tuesday, January 31st where they welcomed Georges...

1/23/2012
Napa Vintners announce 16th annual Premiere Napa Valley SOLD OUT

St Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today that its ever-popular signature barrel tasting and auction for the wine trade, Premiere Napa Valley (PNV) has sold out more than a month in advance of the event. PNV will take place on February...

1/17/2012
Napa Vintners & Sonoma State University Partner on MBA

Rohnert Park, CA--Sonoma State University (SSU) and the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today its partnership in bringing the university's Executive Masters of Business Administration program (EMBA) to the Napa Valley to help wine professionals in...

1/4/2012
Napa Vintners Announce Board Leadership for 2012

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces its Board of Directors for 2012 who will lead the renowned group in its ongoing work as the essential organization for the promotion, protection and enhancement of the...