Private Vintner-Hosted Events

Part of what sets Auction Napa Valley apart is the opportunity to spend personal time with vintners in their homes and wineries at truly bespoke private events on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Auction weekend.

Please view the enticing offerings from the vintners and to select the style and theme that intrigues you most.

Thursday Vintner Welcome Parties
June 1, 2017

Sip. Snack. Breathe. Relax. Ease into the weekend as you leave the world behind. Enjoy Napa Valley wines from the cellar and seasonal fare from gardens and grills as the sun sets over the vineyards and hillsides.


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Silver Oak’s Sunset Garden Party & Backyard Concert

Silver Oak

Join the Duncan family at the private home of Sally Duncan for an intimate alfresco soiree. Hosts David and Kary Duncan look forward to welcoming new friends to the family’s home and sharing rare library wines selected for the occasion. Savor aperitifs as you stroll our winery gardens, and then indulge in a sumptuous, garden-inspired feast prepared by winery chef Dominic Orsini – all with wines...


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East joins West to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Grgich Hills Estate

Grgich Hills Estate

Join Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and Vintners Hall of Fame inductee Miljenko “Mike” Grgich and family for a delicious celebration of this legendary winery. Chef Morimoto will present his unique contemporary Japanese cuisine that infuses Eastern dishes with Western ingredients and preparation techniques. Mike Grgich will elevate these culinary masterpieces with exquisitely balanced and elegant...

Friday Vintner-Hosted Dinners
June 2, 2017

Intimate. Elegant. Each dinner reflects the art, architecture and personality of your vintner hosts, their homes, their wineries. Fabulous food from renowned chefs and special occasion Napa Valley wines will come together, creating special memories just for you.


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An Evening Under the Stars at Gargiulo Vineyards

Gargiulo Vineyards

Join the Gargiulo family as Napa Valley’s beloved Chef Sheamus Feeley prepares a local's approach to the heritage meats and produce available in Northern California. Enjoy this artisanal cuisine celebrating the true bounty of Napa Valley, paired with rare library vintages of Gargiulo Vineyards’ renowned Cabernet Sauvignon while reveling in the amazing views. Of course, no event with the...


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An Enchanted Evening at Wheeler Farms

Accendo Cellars

Enjoy an intimate dinner with the Araujo family, where Accendo Cellars wines are produced: Wheeler Farms, a spectacular new state-of-the-art winery centrally located on an historic farm property in the heart of the Valley. Here you will find an inviting place to stroll through the gardens, and from the terrace, enjoy views of the vineyards, Mt. St. Helena and the surrounding mountain ranges....

Saturday Vintner-Hosted Al Fresco Activities
June 3, 2017

Rise and shine. It’s time for an inspiring activity to start your day. An outdoor art class? Bicycling on a sun-dappled lane? Brunch and bocce or yoga overlooking the vines? It’s your choice and your chance to be restored while enjoying a beautiful morning in the Napa Valley.