3/27/2023 - Saint Helena, CA - Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announces that tickets are expected to sell quickly for the Collective Napa Valley Together Again Weekend. The weekend of hospitality will include the Napa Valley Barrel Auction, vintner hosted dinners, vineyard and winery experiences and an intimate live auction. Proceeds from the weekend’s festivities go toward funding the key to a bright future: the children of Napa Valley.
Guests attending can select tickets to all or parts of the weekend. The activities include:
Friday, June 2, 2023 - Barrel Auction and Winery Dinners
In the afternoon, The Napa Valley Barrel Auction main event takes place at Louis M. Martini Winery where the winery is celebraing 90 years of winemaking. Guests at the event will taste winery lots straight from the barrel and bid on the wines. In the outdoor marketplace will be delicious food from local restaurants.
Friday evening, guests will enjoy warm hospitality at intimate winery gatherings around the valley. More than 15 dinners are available for guests to select from. At dinner, guests will cultivate meaningful relationships with their vintner hosts and fellow Collective members over a delicious meal paired with exceptional wines.
Saturday, June 3, 2023 - Winery Experiences and Live Auction
In the morning, guests will learn about Napa Valley and its wines firsthand through Vineyard Walks & Wine Talks. Attendees will choose to spend the morning with vintners at one of 15 interactive and educational winery visits. The Experience includes either a vineyard walk or wine blending experience followed by lunch.
The weekend's festivities culminate Saturday evening. The celebration at Silver Oak begins with dinner by Chef Cindy Pawlcyn of Mustards Grill, a pioneer of local and sustainable foods. Guests will be seated at a single, long table amongst vintners who will share special Napa Valley wines. Dinner will be followed by live music, dancing and an opportunity to acquire fine Napa Valley wine and experiences during a live auction.
View the schedule to learn more about the full weekend of activities and purchase tickets. Those wishing to select from the full offering of dinners, vineyard walks and blending experiences should buy tickets early as seats are filled on a first come, first served basis.
Membership is complimentary and all levels of participation have the option to purchase tickets to the event. To access tickets, become a Collective member.
Honorary chairs for the weekend: Jack Bittner - Ecotone Vineyard, Doug Shafer - Shafer Vineyards, David Duncan - Silver Oak, Beth Novak Milliken - Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery, Jaime Araujo - Trois Noix.
"Our vintner community is proud to come together to fundraise for important programs that support Napa County youth. Being good stewards of our community is at the core of who we are. We're proud to continue this important work through the Together Again Weekend," said David R. Duncan, honorary co-chair of the live auction at the Together Again Weekend and Chairman and CEO of Silver Oak.
About Napa Valley Vintners
The Napa Valley Vintners nonprofit trade association has been cultivating excellence since 1944 by inspiring its nearly 550 members to consistently produce wines of the highest quality, provide environmental leadership and care for the extraordinary place they call home. Since 1981, the NVV has invested more than $225 million in its community to provide equitable access to healthcare and opportunity for advancement in children’s education. NVV is dedicated to improving diversity and championing inclusivity in its community and in the wine industry. Learn more at napavintners.com.
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