Napa Valley Vintners Join the Age of Conversation with New Blog


7/17/2009 - 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 The group is joining what many are calling a new era of communication, "The Age of Conversation" with a blog chronicling the legendary Napa Valley--its wines, vineyards and community. "But adding to the interest, the blog conversation will use photographs to tell a picture-story creating an evocative, and virtual, Napa Valley experience for the reader," said Terry Hall, NVV's communications director.

As the blog evolves, organizers say readers should keep an eye out for unfolding stories on the growing season and harvest, photos and posts by the region's vintners themselves along with pictorials and discussions on any and every topic regarding the Napa Valley wine community. Look for ever-changing content with postings every few days.

"Keeping up with all that's new in communications is critical in today's world--and though our trade association is celebrating 65 years this year, we are constantly looking to improve and refine our message and look forward to this exciting new media to reach wine lovers around the globe," said NVV Board President Paula Kornell.

The NVV is also active on Facebook at and on Twitter at as well as its well-regarded website which has been an outstanding resource for Napa wine industry information--most notably its Winery Finder interactive map where visitors can create a personalized Napa Valley winery tour.

About the NVV
The Napa Valley Vintners is the non-profit trade association responsible for promoting and protecting the Napa Valley appellation as the premier winegrowing region. The organization celebrates its 65th anniversary this year. From seven founding members in 1944, today the association represents nearly 350 Napa Valley wineries and collectively is a leader in the world-wide wine industry. To learn more about our region and its legendary American wines, visit

Contact: Joel Coleman-Nakai
Communications Manager-Napa Valley Vintners
Direct 707.968.4226

Contact: Terry Hall, Communications Director 707-968-4217