Introducing The Napa Valley Collection™
The Napa Valley Collection™ is the combination of all of Napa Valley’s arts and cultural gems into one region-wide Collection located throughout the area at arts institutions, wineries, hotels and performance venues. Visitors and locals can plan an exploration of the Napa Valley Collection in advance using the just-launched napavalleycollection.com, an online guide to artwork, arts experiences and attractions found throughout Napa County. View the prized and priceless as well as the fun and quirky while learning about the influential artists, thinkers, and patrons whose contributions form Napa Valley's own unique artistic culture. Learn more.
Taste of Howell Mountain
Join us for the 18th Annual Taste of Howell Mountain on June 15 where you can indulge in wines from 42 Howell Mountain wineries, taste gourmet cuisine from winery chefs, and bid and win on silent and live auction lots. With the America’s Cup approaching, the theme is the Howell Mountain Cup - Wine Tasting Regatta, so break out your sailors cap, dust off your docksiders, and put that paddle up! Proceeds benefit the Howell Mountain Education Foundation. Learn more.
23rd Annual Father's Day Auto Show
The Napa Valley proudly welcomes car connoisseurs from around the Bay Area and beyond as V Marketplace in Yountville hosts the 23rd Annual Father’s Day Auto Show on June 16. Automobiles on display include national champions, local favorites, and one-of-a-kind collector curiosities. More than 150 early and late model autos spanning nearly 100 years of production can be seen at this non-competitive, open-class invitational exhibition. Learn more.
Music in the Vineyards
Now in its nineteenth season, Music in the Vineyards brings together nationally recognized musicians in unique winery settings. These twilight concerts with complimentary wine at intermission have become a Napa Valley tradition. From August 7-25, Music in the Vineyards' three-week celebration features nearly 40 renowned musicians from the United States, Europe and Canada in a dozen of the Napa Valley's most stunning spaces. Learn more.
Kick up your heels with the Napa Valley Grapegrowers at the 2013 Harvest STOMP, held at Trinchero Family Estates. Dance to live entertainment; dine on exhibition-style, local cuisine; drink the world’s best Napa Valley wines; and bid on exclusive, one-of-a-kind experiences in the live auction. Wear your boots, cowboy hat, and party pants - this is one event you don’t want to miss! Learn more.
RockNapa will take place at the historic Charles Krug Winery in the heart of St. Helena on July 18-19 and August 16-17. The concert series will offer a festival atmosphere on the winery’s Great Lawn and a VIP experience in the beautifully restored 100-year-old Carriage House. Guests will enjoy gourmet food trucks, wine pouring stations and a beer garden, along with two stages alternating acts. Learn more.
America’s Cup Itinerary to the Napa Valley
With the America’s Cup just one month away, now is the time to plan your ultimate Bay Area getaway. Watch spectacular 72-foot catamarans racing across the San Francisco Bay during the America’s Cup Challenger and Defender Series, and then escape city limits for an adventure in the Napa Valley. Located just an hour northeast of San Francisco, the valley’s rolling, vine-covered hills are within easy reach. To help you plan, we've put together a sample itinerary that includes some of our favorite insider tips