Friday Events

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

Please view the enticing offerings from the vintners and select the style and theme that intrigues you most. You will be asked for your preferences during the registration process. We will do our best to assign you to one of your preferred events, with priority given to VIP Auction Napa Valley Experience package holders.

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Auction’s Best Match: Blackbird Vineyards & Morimoto

Blackbird Vineyards

Please join us for an intimate evening with Blackbird Vineyards in celebration of Auction Napa Valley 2019. Your hosts for the evening will be Blackbird Vineyards Founder Michael Polenske, President Paul Leary, and Winemaker Aaron Pott. Take in the art, design and furnishings of the gallery at RiverHouse before enjoying an exquisite, four-course dinner prepared by Chef Masaharu Morimoto from...

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Wine & Dine Above the Clouds at CONSTANT Diamond Mountain Vineyard

CONSTANT Diamond Mountain Vineyard

Perched at the summit of Diamond Mountain, CONSTANT has been a homestead since the 1890s and continues to be a private home to this day, unspoiled and largely hidden from the public – until now. Over 100 years of light-handed farming, minimal winemaking, and a remote mountain sensibility have resulted in one of the most unique, pristinely preserved, and bountiful vineyards in the Napa...

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A Taste of To Kalon Vineyard

Robert Mondavi Winery and Schrader Cellars

Join us for an exclusive To Kalon Vineyard wine experience. Taste the expression of the vineyard through the lense of Robert Mondavi Winery and Schrader Cellars, and have exclusive access to try To Kalon Vineyard's newest wine brand - yet to be released. Food will be prepared by the fabulous Robert Mondavi Winery chef, Jeff Mosher. 

Experience the ultimate food and wine pairing with...

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All-American Fun! Lobster and Laughter Under the Stars and Stripes

Sherwin Family Vineyards

Seven couples will join Steve and Linda Sherwin at their mountaintop estate to enjoy a tour and tasting of Sherwin Family Vineyards' current releases.

Then adjourn to the patio for a friendly bocce match under the pines, followed by an al fresco lobster feast overlooking the estate vineyards and picturesque lake below. Of course, all will be accompanied by delicious Sherwin Family wines.


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Evening at Spottswoode with Chez Panisse

Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery

Join Beth Novak Milliken at the Spottswoode Estate to celebrate Auction Napa Valley and the milestone 75th anniversary of the Napa Valley Vintners. The Novaks have stewarded this legendary property since 1972. The family’s Victorian home with its idyllic grounds are opened for only the most special occasions.

This intimate evening for 12 guests will highlight vintages that denote...