12/26/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Invite Napa County Residents to a Morning in the Winery

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) invites Napa County residents to the Morning in the Winery event on Saturday, January 11 from 10 a.m. to noon. Modeled after the successful Afternoon in the Vineyards program, Morning in the Winery will feature...

12/12/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Funding to Help Build Stronger Families

St. Helena, CA—At a time of year when the strength and sanctuary of home and family take on their most poignant meaning, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its third phase of Auction Napa Valley giving with investments to help build stronger...

12/9/2013
Napa Valley Earns Name Protection in Australia and Taiwan

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today that it has secured certification mark protection for the Napa Valley wine region in both Australia and Taiwan, marking two more achievements in the trade association’s ongoing effort to protect...

12/2/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Inspire Community to Eat, Shop, Drink Local this Holiday Season

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), along with the five Napa County chambers of commerce, is encouraging community members to eat, shop and drink locally this holiday season. To promote the idea of supporting area businesses, the NVV is offering...

11/20/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Invests in Key Mental Health Initiatives in Napa Valley Community

St. Helena, CA--Addressing some of the most pressing issues of mental health and related stability and productivity implications for a community, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced another phase of Auction Napa Valley funding with investments...

11/18/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Rare Wine Offerings from Premiere Napa Valley Collection

St. Helena, CA — The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today details of the 225 Premiere Napa Valley ultra-premium wine lots that will be sold in February 2014. As part of what many in the wine industry describe as the best week of the year in...

11/12/2013
Napa Supervisor Dodd Elected to Lead Global Wine Tourism Group

St. Helena, CA — Napa County Supervisor Bill Dodd was elected president of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network at its annual general meeting, held in early November in San Francisco and Napa Valley. The Great Wine Capitals is a network of ten...

10/31/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Invests Deeply in Creating a Healthy Napa County Community

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today its initial $3 million community investment from Auction Napa Valley proceeds. This announcement is the first of seven that will outline the NVV's funding of its two long-term strategic priority...

10/22/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Releases Harvest 2013 Final Report

St. Helena, CA: The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) reports that the region’s winemakers expect to be done with the 2013 harvest within the next week. “Early, even and excellent” are three words being used to describe this year’s growing season and the Napa...

10/17/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Headed to Eastern Canada for Taste Napa Valley Tour

Forty winery members of the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association are headed to Toronto and Montreal on Monday for Taste Napa Valley, a week of wine education events and tastings promoting America’s premier wine region. According to...

10/7/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Publication of Perspective Napa Valley Fine Art Photography Book

What a beautiful way to pay tribute to the Napa Valley and everything I love about it! Perspective Napa Valley captures moments from everyday life, the change of seasons, and special celebrations with its ethereal photography. The tribute to Bob and...

9/20/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Hosts Masters Candidates for Multi-Day Education Immersion Program

St. Helena, CA – Thirty-five Master of Wine and Master Sommelier students will convene in Napa Valley on Sunday, September 22 for Master Napa Valley, a multi-day education immersion program about the wine region, hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV)...

9/12/2013
Napa Valley Harvest in High Gear as Picking Switches from White Wine Grapes to Reds

St. Helena, CA--With warm weather continuing into September, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) reports that the pace of the 2013 Napa Valley wine grape harvest has accelerated. The picking of white wine grapes, especially aromatic varieties, is nearly finished...

8/27/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Continues Fight to Prevent Consumer Deception

The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today it has obtained certification mark protection for the Napa Valley name in the country of Norway, another milestone for the trade association in its efforts to protect consumers from deceptive wine labeling...

8/20/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Announce Launch of Harvest 2013 Website

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today launched its Napa Valley 2013 harvest website, which chronicles The Grapest Story Ever Told explaining what it takes, from bud break to bottling, for a grape...

8/13/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Votes in Record 16 New Members in One Month

St. Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces that its board of directors approved a record 16 new members at its August meeting, bringing the total membership to 473 wineries, an all-time high. NVV membership has...

8/6/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Hosting 22 Key Trade and Media from China

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade organization is hosting 22 key wine influencers from China for Experience Napa Valley, a four-day immersion into Napa Valley, its wine, winemakers and vineyards, starting today and running through...

7/31/2013
Napa Valley 2013 Harvest Begins August 1

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association reports the first of Napa Valley's sparkling wine producers will start picking wine grapes tomorrow, just a week to ten days earlier than in 2012. Grapes for Napa Valley sparkling wines are...

7/26/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Appoints AsiaMedia for China Representation

St. Helena, CA - Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the trade association of more than 450 Napa Valley wineries, has appointed Shanghai-based consultancy AsiaMedia to handle its marketing and public relations activities in China, the world's fastest-growing...

7/24/2013
Crash Course on Counterfeit Protection for the Wine Industry

St. Helena, CA -- The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association, in partnership with Wines & Vines, is hosting a seminar on August 14 to help winemakers and wine marketers understand the potential for wine counterfeiting in export markets, and...

7/3/2013
Napa Valley Wine Lounge Opens Tomorrow at America's Cup Race Park

Napa, CA--Napa Valley, the official wine region of the 34th America's Cup, announces the Napa Valley Wine Lounge opens tomorrow at the America's Cup Park at Piers 27/29 in San Francisco. Through mid-September, America's Cup fans can enjoy wines and hospitality...

6/25/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Secures Trade Mark Registration for Napa Valley in New Zealand

St. Helena, CA--Officials at the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association announced today another milestone in its effort to protect the Napa Valley brand name worldwide: receipt of Certificate of Trade Mark Registration from the Intellectual Property...

6/20/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Launches "An Unexpected Summer Story in Every Bottle"

St. Helena, CA--With the official start of summer this Friday, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced the start of its "An Unexpected Summer Story in Every Bottle" promotion, showcasing stories that illustrate unexpected facts about Napa Valley...

6/17/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Dedicate Heritage Olive Tree in Honor of Robert Mondavi

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has dedicated a stately, old-growth olive tree planted at its St. Helena office in honor of Robert Mondavi, one of the founding members of the wine trade organization. Mondavi's life was celebrated during...

6/10/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Expands Representation in Japan

The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association of more than 450 Napa Valley wineries has appointed three new marketing and public relations representatives in the important global wine market of Japan. Led by food and wine specialist Ema Koeda, the team...

6/2/2013
2013 Auction Napa Valley Shatters Records with $16.9 Million Fundraising Total

St. Helena, CA -- The Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) 33rd annual Auction Napa Valley was one for the record books, achieving $16.9 million in overall fundraising for healthcare and youth education nonprofits in Napa County. The American Wine Classic's record-breaking...

6/1/2013
Auction Napa Valley 2013 Topples Previous Fundraising Records

St. Helena, CA -- This year's Auction Napa Valley, the world's most celebrated charity wine event, is on track to exceed an astounding $16 million in total funds raised. Although the final tally won't be certified until the event officially ends with Sunday...

5/23/2013
Bidding Opens May 26 for Napa Valley Vintners' Global E-Auction

St. Helena, CA--Wine lovers near and far are invited to place their bids beginning Sunday, May 26 at 12 p.m. PDT on the more than 170 extraordinary Napa Valley wine and experience lots featured in the Napa Valley Vintners' E-Auction. The E-Auction is part...

5/15/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Bring Award-Winning Chefs to Auction Napa Valley 2013

St. Helena, CA--More than 40 of Napa Valley's acclaimed restaurants and purveyors, nine Top Chefs from around the country and Joseph Lenn of Blackberry Farm will create foods that speak of the terroir of Napa Valley and complement its wines during the Napa...

5/7/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Announce E-Auction Extravaganza is Live for Viewing

St. Helena, CA--Wine lovers around the world, from novice to enthusiast, can still get in on the action of this year's sold-out Auction Napa Valley: The American Wine Classic by bidding on the event's global E-Auction. Viewing of the more than 170 uniquely...

5/1/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Invests $3 Million to Close the Academic Achievement Gap

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), a nonprofit trade association with 450 member wineries, today announced it is investing $1 million per year for at least three years in an initiative aimed at closing the academic achievement gap between English-learning...

4/22/2013
Local Residents Invited to Afternoon in the Vineyards

St. Helena, CA: The Napa Valley Vintners and the Napa Valley Grapegrowers invite Napa Valley residents to be part of the 13th annual Afternoon in the Vineyards on Saturday, May 4, from noon to 2:30 p.m. Afternoon in the Vineyards gives Napa Valley neighbors...

4/11/2013
Auction Napa Valley Sells Out in Record Time

St. Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced that tickets to Auction Napa Valley have sold out the earliest in this "must-attend" event's history. The country's most celebrated charity wine auction this year runs May 30-June 2. For...

4/4/2013
Napa Green Reaches New Milestones in Sustainability Initiatives

St. Helena, CA--In a month that shines the spotlight on environmental stewardship, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today that the Napa Green program has increased the total number of certified acres by 22% over the past two years. Currently, there...

4/3/2013
Napa Vintners Embark on China Trade Mission

A delegation from 26 wineries will be promoting Napa Valley - America's leading wine region - during a 10 day trade mission to mainland China April 12-21. The Napa Valley Vintners trade association (NVV) has been traveling to China to promote the region's...

2/28/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Invests $840,000 in Local Organizations that Address Immediate, Critical Needs

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its investment of $840,000 in community services that offer a safety net to meet the most critical and basic needs--food and shelter--for those living at or below the poverty level. "It's...

2/23/2013
Wines from 2011 Vintage Propel Premiere Napa Valley to Near-Record Total

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners' 17th annual Premiere Napa Valley today brought in a resounding $3.04 million, nearly matching last year's record-breaking event. The auction's 211 lots donated by 218 NVV members were purchased in just over three...

2/18/2013
More than 750 Top Wine Trade and Media Visit Napa Valley During Premiere Week

St. Helena, CA--More than 750 top wine trade and media from around the world will be in Napa Valley during the week of February 18-24, 2013 for three of the Napa Valley Vintner's (NVV) signature programs, including the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers,...

2/14/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Announce Patsy McGaughy as Communications Director and Teresa Wall as Marketing Director

St. Helena, CA--In continuing efforts to meet and exceed the goals of its strategic plan, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today formally announced the appointment of two new directors for the non-profit trade association representing 450 member wineries...

2/1/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Announce Auction Napa Valley 2013: Tickets on Sale Now

St. Helena, CA--Tickets for Auction Napa Valley: The American Wine Classic, the country's first and most celebrated charity wine auction hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), are now available. Taking place from May 30 to June 2, Auction Napa Valley...

1/23/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Looks to 2013 in Announcing New Board Leadership

St. Helena, CA--The positive economic impact of the Napa Valley wine industry, leadership in land stewardship initiatives, the celebration of $110 million in Auction Napa Valley giving and landmark Napa Valley name protection status granted by China were...

1/17/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Launch Napa Valley Rocks Video Series

St. Helena, CA--Diverse soils, climatic variations, ideal geography, people of passion, winemaking innovation, and groundbreaking land stewardship are just a few of the narratives that tell the unique story of what makes Napa Valley America's premier wine...

1/15/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Invests $772,000 in Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, and Issues Related to Aging

Napa Valley, CA: The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its investment of $772,000 in community services to help three populations: those at risk or affected by substance abuse, mental illness, and health issues related to aging. This is the fourth...

1/4/2013
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Offerings from Premiere Napa Valley 2013 Portfolio

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association in America's premier wine region announces the Premiere Napa Valley portfolio of coveted "beyond boutique" wines to be offered for sale during the fast-paced auction taking place...