Napa Valley Vintners Announces Strategic Partnership with J.P. Morgan

Worldwide influence and attention to community align two global brands

 

2/12/2015 - St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) wine trade association has announced a strategic partnership with J.P. Morgan as part of its ongoing efforts to work with a select group of companies whose brand values align with the quality of Napa Valley wines, along with philanthropic efforts in caring for the communities in which they do business.

The partnership between the two organizations will support the work of Auction Napa Valley—considered the must-attend charity wine event of the year and hosted by the NVV—in funding community health and children’s education nonprofits.

“We at J.P. Morgan are thrilled to be in partnership with the Napa Valley Vintners,” notes Peter Engel, vice chairman of the firm’s Corporate & Investment Bank. “Our participation and that of our clients in Auction Napa Valley through the years makes this a seamless coming together of two highly regarded organizations. We couldn’t be more proud to align ourselves with the NVV’s first-class events and tireless commitment to the community, while celebrating Napa Valley’s superb wine, food and spectacular scenery.”

About Auction Napa Valley
Auction Napa Valley is the NVV's annual community fundraiser that for nearly 35 years has utilized the worldwide reputation of Napa Valley wines and the scenic beauty of the region to raise funds to enhance the health and wellbeing of the Napa Valley community. To date, the NVV has invested more than $145 million from Auction Napa Valley proceeds in Napa County nonprofit organizations. Learn more at auctionnapavalley.org.

About the Napa Valley Vintners
The Napa Valley Vintners nonprofit trade association has been cultivating excellence since 1944 by inspiring its more than 500 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 napavintners.com

About J.P. Morgan
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at jpmorgan.com.

Contact: Cate Conniff, Communications Manager 707.968.4229 cconniff@napavintners.com