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.

Wine industry suppliers are invited to join our Circle of Partners by becoming an Auction Napa Valley underwriter.  Learn More 

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.

  • 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.

2017 Steering Committee

The Napa Valley Vintners announces Eleanor, Francis, Sofia, Roman and Gia Coppola as our 2017 honorary ANV chairs. Each family member will bring their own personality and diverse sense of style to one of the weekend's events.

We have an amazing lineup of vintners working together with the Coppola family to create an incredible 37th annual American Wine Classic, June 1-4, 2017. We want your Auction Napa Valley experience to overflow with delights and surprises!

Friday Chair
Eleanor Coppola, Inglenook
Live Auction Chair
Roman Coppola, Inglenook
Saturday Dinner Chair
Francis Coppola, Inglenook
Saturday After Party Chair
Gia Coppola, Inglenook
Top Bidder Dinner Chair
Sofia Coppola, Inglenook
Bidder Cultivation Chairs
Naoko Dalla Valle, Dalla Valle Vineyards
Beth Novak Milliken, Spottswoode Estate Vineyards & Winery
Garen and Shari Staglin, Staglin Family Vineyard
Beneficiary Chair
Deborah Russell Broman, Broman Cellars
Public Relations Chairs
Matt Paget, Extension PR
Ian Leggat, Silver Oak Cellars
Underwriting Chair
David Pearson, Opus One
Live Lot Chairs
Michelle Baggett, Alpha Omega
Emma Swain, St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery
Kathy Simpson, Barbour Vineyards
Blakesley Chappellet, Chappellet Vineyard
Barrel Auction Chairs
Philippe and Cherie Melka, Melka Wines
Michael Swanton, Laura Michael Wines
E-Auction Chairs
Alycia and Angelina Mondavi, Aloft
Justin Preiser, Shadowbox Cellars
Chelsea Hoff, Fantesca Estate & Winery
Beverage Chair
Laura Swanton, Laura Michael Wines
Culinary Chairs
Sarah Scott (Napa Valley Barrel Auction)
The Meadowood Napa Valley Team (Live Auction Celebration)
Vintner-Hosted Parties Chairs
Kathleen McLeod, Silver Oak Cellars
Sally Allred, Silver Oak Cellars
Entertainment Chair
Tom Hoppa
Volunteer Chair
Jay Bailinson
Sunday Event Chairs
Alycia, Angelina, Riana and Gigi Mondavi

Board of Directors

2017 Napa Valley Vintners / Auction Napa Valley

Robin Baggett
Owner & Managing Partner, Alpha Omega
Susan Boswell
Owner, Chateau Boswell Winery
David Duncan
President & CEO, Silver Oak Cellars/Twomey Cellars
Michael Honig
Board Chair
President, Honig Vineyard & Winery
Darioush Khaledi
Proprietor, Darioush
Paul Leary
Board Treasurer/Secretary
President/Partner, Blackbird Vineyards
Peter McCrea
Proprietor, Stony Hill Vineyard
David Pearson
Board Vice Chair
CEO, Opus One
Emma Swain
CEO, St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery
Pat Stotesbery
Proprietor, Ladera Vineyards
Delia Viader
Proprietor, Viader Vineyards & Winery

2017 Auction Napa Valley
Community Board Members

  • David Butler
  • John Hamilton
  • Carol Kingery Ritter