Sunday, May 29

E-Auction Opens at noon PDT

Join wine lovers from around the world for spirited bidding online. The Auction Napa Valley E-Auction features nearly 200 lots, from vertical collections to special Napa Valley experiences and beyond. Bidding in the E-Auction is open from Sunday, May 29 at noon and begins closing on Sunday, June 5 at noon.

Wednesday, June 1

Young Winemakers' Dinner

6 p.m.
Meadowood Napa Valley

We're honored to partner with The Restaurant at Meadowood Napa Valley in hosting the Third Annual Young Winemakers' Dinner, which will bring together three innovative and emerging winemakers for one great night of collaboration and community. This year's featured young talents include: Kale Anderson; Massimo Di Costanzo; and Macario Montoya for an evening celebrating the future of local winemaking. Each vintner will pour two of their wines alongside a tasting menu crafted by Chef Christopher Kostow and his kitchen team. A portion of the evening's proceeds benefit Auction Napa Valley.

$450 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity. For reservations, please call (707) 967-1205.

Thursday, June 2

Vintner Welcome Parties

6 p.m.
Wineries throughout Napa Valley

Kick-off the weekend as our vintners welcome you into their wineries, vineyards and cellars for casual parties. You'll gather at farmhouse tables, wander through grapevines abundant with ripening fruit and unwind in the pale summer light. Who knows what might ensue?

Friday, June 3

Napa Valley Barrel Auction

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville
Event Map (PDF)

Grab your sun hat and stroll the grounds of the iconic Robert Mondavi Winery, surrounded by vineyards and the Mayacamas Mountains in the backdrop. Sip current release wines from 100 wineries while nibbling on bites from dozens of Napa Valley's talented chefs and purveyors.

Ready to get in on the action? Head to the Barrel Auction and sample Napa Valley's highly-touted 2013, 2014 and 2015 vintages—pulled directly from the barrel by the winemakers. A case of each of these limited-offering wines will go to the top ten savvy bidders.

New this year is the silent Big Board Auction with distinctive Napa Valley wines, winemaker dinners, one-of-a-kind Napa Valley experiences and other custom adventures. These rare opportunities to see Napa Valley through a new lens are not to be missed.

Vintner-hosted Dinners

6 p.m.
Wineries throughout Napa Valley

Savor the sunset from gardens, arbors, terraces and verandas at intimate, vintner-hosted dinners. These gatherings give vintners across several generations the chance to share their Napa Valley stories. From artfully crafted dishes by noted chefs to connections made with your hosts—and the treasured wines they will surely share—your evening will be rich in Napa Valley wonders.

Saturday, June 4

Vintner-Hosted Al Fresco Parties

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wineries throughout Napa Valley

Ah, what a beautiful morning… for bocce and brunch, yoga in vineyards, picturesque picnics, plein air art classes or small group visits to the nonprofit organizations that Auction Napa Valley supports. Breathe in the restorative Napa Valley air and awaken your senses at these new events.

Live Auction Celebration

2:30 – 10 p.m.
Meadowood Napa Valley

The culmination of the weekend begins on the expanse of lawn at Meadowood Napa Valley. Surrounded by music, look for a sprinkling of the vibrant color red throughout this festive day. Sip Napa Valley wines and savor the flavors of South America, prepared by celebrity guest Chef Francis Mallmann.

Following the reception, enter the grand white tent for the confetti-flying, paddle-flashing extravaganza that is the Live Auction. Imagine lots that boast Napa Valley's finest wines, adventures and objects d'art.

As light fades behind majestic redwoods, the night is just beginning. Chef Mallmann, supported by Meadowood's renowned culinary team, will be poised and ready for you to take your place at the table. Save some energy for the red-hot after-party with live music and dancing as you cap off a legendary day in the Napa Valley.

Sunday, June 5

Farewell Brunch

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Inglenook Estate, Rutherford

Ease into a Sunday state of mind with brunch hosted by the Coppola family, who will chair the 2017 Auction Napa Valley, at their historic Inglenook property. Wood-fired pizzas and other Italian-inspired picnic fare will find its way to your red-checkered tablecloth as you sip wine and reflect on experiences shared over the weekend.

E-Auction Closes beginning at noon PDT