It Takes a Team

The alchemy of Auction Napa Valley changes lives for tens of thousands of people in Napa County. We are grateful for the generosity of our vintner members, partners, honorary chairs, steering committee, vendors, volunteers and community members who bring Auction Napa Valley to life.

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Strategic Partners

The Napa Valley Vintners has joined forces with a select group of companies whose brand values align with the quality of Napa Valley wines creating marketing relationships that are mutually beneficial. Through signature marketing programs such as Auction Napa Valley, we work with these partners to develop joint marketing opportunities that benefit not only the association and our partners, but also member wineries.

  • J.P. Morgan

    J.P. Morgan’s wholesale bank has been helping their clients to do first-class business for more than 200 years. With a long-term approach to client solutions, J.P. Morgan provides committed, innovative and consistent advice and execution to their clients at all times.

  • Lexus

    The finest quality luxury vehicles.

  • Riedel Wine Glass Company

    The official crystal glassware supplier for Napa Valley Vintners.

  • Meadowood Napa Valley

    Meadowood Napa Valley was the Napa Valley's first luxury resort and today offers the region's most robust collection of amenities.

  • American AgCredit

    Founded in 1916, American AgCredit is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, and is the nation’s fifth largest Farm Credit cooperative. American AgCredit specializes in providing financial services to agricultural and rural customers offering a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing.

  • NetJets

    NetJets is the worldwide leader in private aviation. With approximately 700 aircraft worldwide, NetJets owns and operates the largest private jet fleet on earth, made available to Owners through fractional ownership, lease, and jet card programs. For more than 50 years, NetJets has redefined what is possible, connecting Owners with the people and places that matter most.

  • Silicon Valley Bank

    Commercial banking for the fine wine business.

  • Biagi Brothers

    A family-owned and operated transportation and warehousing company headquartered in Napa, CA.

  • Culinary Institute of America

    The Culinary Institute of America, the world’s premier culinary college, is dedicated to developing leaders in foodservice and hospitality by offering degree programs in management, culinary science, applied food studies, culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and executive education.

  • Fairmont Hotels and Resorts

    A global luxury hotel company currently operating properties in 16 countries worldwide.

  • Robb Report

    For connoisseurs seeking the very best that life has to offer, Robb Report magazine remains the essential luxury resource.

2018 Steering Committee

The Napa Valley Vintners announces The Mondavi Sisters of the Peter Mondavi Sr. family as our 2018 honorary ANV chairs.

We have an amazing lineup of vintners working together with the Angelina, Alycia, Riana and Gigi Mondavi to create an incredible 38th annual American Wine Classic, May 31 - June 3, 2018. We want your Auction Napa Valley experience to overflow with delights and surprises!

Friday Chair
Kathy Simpson, Barbour Vineyards
Live Auction Chairs
Angelina, Alycia, Riana and Gigi Mondavi
Bidder Cultivation Chairs
Naoko Dalla Valle, Dalla Valle Vineyards
Beth Novak Milliken, Spottswoode Estate Vineyards & Winery
Beneficiary Chair
Olga Keever, Keever Vineyards
Public Relations Chairs
Matt Paget, Extension PR
Ian Leggat, Silver Oak Cellars
Saturday Dinner Chair
Blakesley Chappellet, Chappellet Vineyard
Barrel Auction Chair
Angelina Mondavi
E-Auction Chairs
Alycia and Angelina Mondavi, Aloft
Justin Preiser, Shadowbox Cellars
Michael Baldacci, Baldacci Family Vineyards
Beverage Chair
Laura Swanton, Laura Michael Wines
Culinary Chairs
Holly Peterson (Napa Valley Barrel Auction)
The Meadowood Napa Valley Team (Live Auction Celebration)
Entertainment Chair
Tom Hoppa
Volunteer Chair
Neeraj Singh

Board of Directors

2018 Napa Valley Vintners / Auction Napa Valley

Robin Baggett
Board Vice Chair
Owner & Managing Partner, Alpha Omega
Jack Bittner
Managing Partner, OVID Napa Valley
David R. Duncan
President & CEO, Silver Oak & Twomey
Andy Erickson
Proprietor, Favia Erickson Winegrowers
Darioush Khaledi
Proprietor, Darioush
Paul Leary
President/Partner, Blackbird Vineyards
Peter McCrea
Proprietor, Stony Hill Vineyard
David Pearson
Board Chair
CEO, Opus One
Emma Swain
CEO, St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery
Pat Stotesbery
Proprietor, Ladera Vineyards
Delia Viader
Board Secretary/Treasurer
Proprietor, Viader Vineyards & Winery
Michael Honig
President, Honig Vineyard & Winery

2018 Auction Napa Valley
Community Board Members

  • David Butler
  • John Hamilton
  • Carol Kingery Ritter