12/28/2015
Napa County Residents Invited to Spend a Morning in the Winery

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...

12/7/2015
NVV Wins Certification Mark for Napa Valley – First of Its Kind in U.S.

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association announced today it has obtained a Certification Mark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the name “Napa Valley.” This achievement marks another milestone in the NVV's...

12/1/2015
Napa Valley Wine Region Secures Name Protection in Israel and Turkey

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

11/19/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Awards $3 Million to Children’s Education in Napa County

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has announced $2 million in donations to ten nonprofits that help local youth succeed in school, along with $1 million in additional funding to the multi-year Napa Valley Early Learning Initiative which aims...

10/29/2015
Local Leaders Tackle Top Community Issue: Transportation

Napa, CA - Nearly 100 Napa County officials, thought leaders, business representatives and vintners gathered today to learn about local transportation issues and to share ideas for innovative solutions at a forum hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV)...

10/19/2015
Napa Valley Somms and Sliders Coming to New York

New York, NY- Join 18 leading wineries from the Napa Valley as they team up with sommeliers and chefs from some of the hottest restaurants in New York City for the ultimate burger pairing experience, Napa Valley Somms and Sliders. The program is sponsored...

10/12/2015
New Report Shows Napa Valley Early Learning Initiative Helped Nearly 1,500 in Napa County in 2014/15

St. Helena, CA - A new report from the Napa Valley Early Learning Initiative (NVELI) shows the program served 1,487 Napa County children, parents, caregivers and providers in 2014/15, the initiative’s second year. NVELI is a public/private partnership between...

10/7/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Answers Top Five Questions Regarding the 2015 Vintage

St. Helena, CA – Winemakers are giving high praise for the quality of this year’s Napa Valley wine grape harvest, according to the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association. Most vintners in the region have brought in their grapes...

9/17/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Make Initial Grant to Aid Victims of Valley Fire

St. Helena, CA – In the wake of the devastating Lake County Valley Fire, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association announced today an initial grant of up to $250,000 to the UpValley Family Centers (UVFC) based in Calistoga and St. Helena....

9/10/2015
Auction Napa Valley Funding Helps More than 100,000 Clients in 2014

St. Helena, CA - More than 100,000 clients of Napa County nonprofits were helped in one year as a result of investments by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) through Auction Napa Valley proceeds, according to a new report. The report is an annual assessment...

7/22/2015
Napa Valley 2015 Wine Grape Harvest Underway

The first of Napa Valley’s sparkling wine producers began picking grapes early this morning, heralding an early start for the 2015 Napa Valley harvest season. The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association invites wine enthusiasts around the world...

6/10/2015
Napa Valley to Debut Its Own Wine Pavilion at Vinexpo Bordeaux

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association is bringing more than two dozen vintners to Vinexpo Bordeaux, June 14-18, to pour their wines, lead seminars and conduct business with show attendees. This is the first time in the wine region’s...

6/7/2015
Auction Napa Valley Raises $15.8 Million for Community Health and Children’s Education

St. Helena, CA - Four beautiful days in Napa Valley inspired a bountiful $15.8 million in proceeds from Auction Napa Valley, the Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) annual charity fundraiser. Auction Napa Valley funding enriches the lives of more than 90,000 clients...

6/6/2015
Auction Napa Valley Projected to Raise More Than $15.7 Million for Community Health and Education

St. Helena, CA – With a few minutes of bidding left in the global, online E-Auction and another day of festivities planned for guests, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit association is projecting its annual charity fundraiser, Auction Napa Valley,...

5/28/2015
Auction Napa Valley’s E-Auction Open to All Beginning Sunday, May 31

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) invites wine lovers from around the globe to participate in Auction Napa Valley’s E-Auction, this year showcasing nearly 200 lots of extraordinary, often hard-to-find Napa Valley wines and memorable wine country...

5/19/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Congratulates Nine Newly Certified Napa Green Wineries

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit association congratulates nine local wineries for their achievement in becoming certified Napa Green. The Napa County Board of Supervisors made the announcement at its meeting earlier today in Napa. Napa...

5/6/2015
Auction Napa Valley 2015 Wine Lot Offerings Now Available for Preview

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today that the lots to be featured at this year’s Auction Napa Valley, the nonprofit trade association’s annual community fundraiser, are now available for preview at auctionnapavalley.org. Proceeds...

4/20/2015
Napa Valley Vintners and Napa Valley Grapegrowers Invite Neighbors to Afternoon in the Vineyards

Napa, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) and Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) invite Napa County residents to the 15th annual Afternoon in the Vineyards event on Saturday, May 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free open house-style event gives neighbors the chance...

4/17/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Recruits Stephanie Hahn to Manage International Marketing Programs

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association has hired Stephanie Hahn, an established wine industry sales and marketing professional, to support the 500-plus member organization’s global marketing efforts. In its 2015-2017...

4/10/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Spotlights Napa Green Program During Down to Earth Month

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association is participating in the California wine industry’s Down to Earth Month celebration by highlighting the renowned wine region’s signature environmental program, Napa Green. The NVV...

3/25/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Gives Additional $1.8 Million to Help Children

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association announced today an additional $1.8 million in grants from Auction Napa Valley proceeds to nine local nonprofits who help children. The organizations provide an array of services that foster...

3/17/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Announces 2015 Wine List Award Winners

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association announced today the recipients of its 2015 Wine List Awards at its quarterly membership meeting. More than 70 local restaurants, from Napa to Calistoga, were recognized for their...

3/5/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Invite Napa County Residents to a Morning in the Winery

St. Helena, CA The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) invites Napa County residents to the Morning in the Winery event on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 10 a.m. to noon. Cellar doors will be opened at five local wineries for members of the community to learn about...

3/2/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Set Goal for 100-Percent Napa Green Certification by Year 2020

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today it has established a goal that every eligible member will be in the Napa Green Land or Winery program by the end of 2020.Napa Green is a voluntary, environmental certification program for Napa...

2/21/2015
Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Auction Slips Through to New Record of $6 Million

St. Helena, CA - A rousing display of uniformly passionate bidding on a range of unique wines resulted in a new record $6 million fundraising total for the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) at today’s 19th annual Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and auction....

2/16/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Expecting Hundreds of Industry Guests for Premiere Napa Valley Week

St. Helena, CA—More than 700 top wine trade and media guests from around the world are gathering in Napa Valley for a week of educational events and professional tastings organized by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association. The highlight...

2/12/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Announces Strategic Partnership with J.P. Morgan

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...

2/10/2015
New Napa Valley Online Winery Map and Trip Planner Now Available

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association announced today the launch of new and comprehensive tools for planning Napa Valley winery visits. Using cutting-edge, online mapping technology, the Napa Valley Winery Map and Trip Planner...

2/2/2015
Auction Napa Valley 2015 Tickets Now On Sale

St. Helena, CA - Tickets are now available for the 35th annual Auction Napa Valley, the American Wine Classic. Hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association to raise funds for Napa Valley health and education nonprofits, this year’s...

1/28/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Announces $5.7 Million from Auction Napa Valley Proceeds for Community Health Organizations

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) wine trade association announced today $5.7 million from Auction Napa Valley proceeds to 18 nonprofits under the community health umbrella. The organizations receiving funding provide services in the areas...

1/26/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Celebrates $2 Million Gift to Boys & Girls Club of St. Helena and Calistoga

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) wine trade association hosted a community event today celebrating its $2 million grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Helena and Calistoga’s Great Futures capital campaign. The campaign was created to build...

1/20/2015
Napa Valley Vintners Announces 2015 Leadership at Annual Membership Meeting

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit wine trade association announced its 2015 board of directors and officers at its annual general membership meeting held today at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville. Second generation vintner David...