Napa County Residents Invited to Spend a Morning in the Winery

Napa Valley Vintners sponsors open house event connecting locals with the wine community


12/28/2015 - St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) invites local residents to spend the morning of Saturday, January 9, 2016 at one of six Napa Green Certified Wineries that will open their cellar doors to neighbors for the third annual Morning in the Winery event.

“We all treasure Napa Valley and the quality of life we enjoy here,” commented David R. Duncan, chairman of the NVV Board of Directors and president and CEO of Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars. “Morning in the Winery allows winemakers to demonstrate their passion for this special place and to talk to neighbors about our shared commitment to protecting the environment and building a stronger community. It’s also their chance to explain what it takes to make some of the world’s finest wines.”

The Napa Green Certified Winery program helps wineries to reduce energy and water use and to decrease waste. Participating wineries must implement at least 100 measures that ensure the winery has gone beyond local, state and federal compliance criteria to conserve resources. Certification is granted by the Napa County Department of Environmental Management. Wineries must improve their performance every three years in order to become recertified.

The six wineries that will be open on January 9, 2016 from 10 a.m. to noon include:

Leaf and Vine
190 Camino Oruga #24, Napa

Starmont Winery & Vineyards
1451 Stanly Lane, Napa

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
5766 Silverado Trail, Napa

ZD Wines
8383 Silverado Trail, Rutherford

Frank Family Vineyards
1091 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga

Laura Michael Wines
2250 Lake County Highway, Calistoga

Local residents are encouraged to visit the winery closest to them. No RSVP is needed and the event will take place rain or shine.

Visit our website for more information about Morning in the Winery, including maps and directions.

About the Napa Valley Vintners
The Napa Valley Vintners nonprofit trade association has been cultivating excellence since 1944 by inspiring its more than 525 members to consistently produce wines of the highest quality, to provide environmental leadership and to care for the extraordinary place they call home. Learn more at

Contact: Patsy McGaughy, Communications Director 707.968.4207


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