7/29/2016
Napa Valley’s 2016 Wine Grape Harvest Underway

Napa, CA – The Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) and Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today the first wine grapes of the 2016 Napa Valley vintage have made their way from the vineyard to the crush pad for what looks to be another early but high-quality...

7/12/2016
Napa Valley Wine Region Secures Name Protection in Korea and Singapore

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association representing 525 Napa Valley wineries has added two more countries, Korea and Singapore, to its growing list of places that have agreed to respect the Napa Valley name related...

6/23/2016
LandSmart® Program Offers Additional Path to Napa Green Land Certification

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) and Napa Resource Conservation District (RCD) announced today that they have partnered to offer LandSmart® Level II conservation planning as an additional avenue for local vintners and growers to...

6/5/2016
Sizzling Generosity Results in $14.3 Million Raised During Auction Napa Valley Weekend

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association announced that this year’s Auction Napa Valley has raised $14.3 million for children's education and community health nonprofits during a weekend of feverish bidding and Latin-infused...

6/4/2016
Napa Valley Vintners Forecast More Than $14.2 Million for 36th Annual Charity Wine Auction

St. Helena, CA - Auction Napa Valley is projected to raise more than $14.2 million for community health and children’s education nonprofits following a red-hot weekend of generous bidding at the Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) annual celebration...

5/28/2016
Bid on Collectible Napa Valley Wines and Insider Experiences

St. Helena, CA—Wine lovers around the world can procure unique collections of Napa Valley wine and insider experiences by bidding in the Auction Napa Valley E-Auction, open now and featuring nearly 170 lots of extraordinary wines and unique experiences....

5/19/2016
Napa Valley Vintners Congratulates 2016 Wine Educators Academy Graduates

St. Helena, CA—Twenty-six wine educators from eight countries and twelve states gathered in Napa Valley this week for the fifth convening of the Napa Valley Wine Educators Academy, hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association....

5/12/2016
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Date and Producers for Premiere Napa Valley Hong Kong Auction

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit wine trade association announced today that its first-ever Premiere Napa Valley Hong Kong auction with Christie’s will take place on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The 25 producers to be...

4/19/2016
Napa Valley Vintners Announces 2016 Restaurant Wine List Award Winners

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association announced the recipients of its 2016 Napa Valley Wine List Awards at a community celebration yesterday at Goosecross Cellars in Yountville. The event included restaurant award...

4/15/2016
Napa Valley Vintners Encourages Wineries to Reduce Commuter Traffic

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association is leading an initiative to get winery employee cars off the road in the month of April during the California wine industry’s annual Down to Earth celebration. Earlier this...

4/6/2016
Chef Francis Mallmann Brings Latin Flair and Live Fire Cooking Style to Auction Napa Valley 2016

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has announced Francis Mallmann as the guest chef for this year’s Auction Napa Valley, to be held June 2-5, 2016 in America’s iconic wine region. Chef Mallmann, who was recently featured in the...

3/22/2016
Napa Valley Vintners Releases New Trade Education Resource for Tablets

St. Helena, CA - As part of its ongoing effort to educate wine professionals about the attributes of America’s leading wine region, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association has launched a new training tool for iPad. Napa Valley Cultivating...

3/14/2016
Napa Valley Vintners Grants Nearly $6 Million from Auction Napa Valley Proceeds

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) wine trade association announced today it has granted nearly $6 million from Auction Napa Valley proceeds to 17 nonprofits that provide community health services. These organizations specialize in the areas...

3/1/2016
Napa Valley Vintners Partners with Christie’s to Feature Premiere Napa Valley Wines at Hong Kong Auction

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today it is partnering with renowned auction house Christie’s to bring some of Napa Valley’s rarest and most collectable wines to the Hong Kong market in November 2016. All of the wines featured...

2/20/2016
Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Auction Wows with $5 Million Total

St. Helena, CA- Emphatic market demand for unique Napa Valley wine offerings resulted in a $5 million fundraising total for the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) at today’s Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and auction, the third highest amount raised in the...

2/15/2016
Hundreds of Wine Pros Converge for Premiere Napa Valley Week

St. Helena, CA - More than 700 top wine professionals from around the world are gathering in Napa Valley this week for the 20th annual Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and futures auction and related wine education events and activities. Organized by...

2/3/2016
Auction Napa Valley 2016 Tickets Now on Sale

St. Helena, CA - Tickets are now available for the 36th annual Auction Napa Valley, The American Wine Classic. Hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association from June 2-5, 2016, Auction Napa Valley celebrates the world-renowned wines,...

1/19/2016
Three Napa Valley Producers Agree to Give Up Use of Name ‘Port’ on Wine Labels

St. Helena, CA – Three winery members of the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today at the nonprofit trade association’s Annual General Membership Meeting that they are voluntarily giving up use of the name ‘Port’ on their Napa Valley fortified dessert...

1/15/2016
Inaugural Online Auction of Limited Production Premiere Napa Valley Wines Opens February 19

St. Helena, CA- The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit wine trade association announced today that 25 of the lots featured at this year’s Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and futures auction will be offered exclusively online. Bidding for the new E-Premiere...