Local Residents Invited to Afternoon in the Vineyards

Casual Community Open House a Chance to Visit Vineyards


4/22/2013 - 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 the chance to spend some time with those who tend the vines and make the wines. Residents can walk down vineyard rows, taste wines made from the same or neighboring vineyards and find out more about Napa Valley's internationally recognized commitment to environmental stewardship through programs such as Napa Green Certified Land.

Afternoon in the Vineyards is a casual community open house that is complimentary for all Napa Valley residents.

This year's locations are:

Nord Vineyards-Green Island
Featuring Mumm Napa Valley
Green Island Road/End of Jim Oswald Way
American Canyon

Ackerman Family Vineyards
2101 Kirkland Road

Trefethen Family Vineyards
1160 Oak Knoll Avenue

Baldacci Family Vineyards
6236 Silverado Trail

Twomey Cellars
1183 Dunaweal Lane

For more information contact:

Napa Valley Vintners: 707.963.3388 or napavintners.com

Napa Valley Grapegrowers: 707.944.8311 or napagrowers.org

About the Napa Valley Vintners
The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) is the non-profit trade association responsible for promoting and protecting the Napa Valley appellation as the premier winegrowing region. From seven founding members in 1944, today the association represents more than 450 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 napavintners.com.

About the Napa Valley Grapegrowers
With 620 members, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers has played a vital role in strengthening Napa Valley's reputation as a world-class winegrowing region for over 38 years. Its mission is to promote and preserve Napa Valley's world-class vineyards. To learn more, visit napagrowers.org.

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Contact: Patsy McGaughy Communications Director pmcgaughy@napavintners.com 707.968.4207