Friday Parties

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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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....

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An Argentinian Adventure at Alejandro Bulgheroni Estate

Alejandro Bulgheroni Estate

Please join vintner Alejandro Bulgheroni, estate President and Master Sommelier Gilles de Chambure, and winemaker Philippe Melka for an evening of Argentinian cuisine and culture at Alejandro Bulgheroni Estate. Located on Meadowood Lane in St. Helena, its wines are handcrafted by renowned winemaker Philippe Melka and blended with consulting enologist Michel Rolland. Here in Napa Valley, you’ll...

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Magnifica Italia – Wines, Cuisine, and Family in Tuscan style

Antica Napa Valley - Antinori Family Vineyard & Staglin Family Vineyard

Join the Staglins, of Staglin Family Vineyard, and the Antinori's, of Antica Napa Valley, for an enchanting Tuscan evening. Savor this special Napa Valley event featuring wines from all the producers in the Magnifica Italian adventure offered in ANV 2017 (Tignanello, Solia, Biondi Santi, Sassicia, Ornellaia, Staglin and more) that will be artfully paired with an authentic Tuscan culinary...

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An Intimate Evening with Blackbird Vineyards

Blackbird Vineyards

Please join us for an intimate evening with Blackbird Vineyards in celebration of Auction Napa Valley 2017. 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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An Evening at Checkerboard Vineyards

Checkerboard Vineyards

Please join vintners Dennis O’Neil and Steph Martin and winemaker Martha McClellan for a celebration of food and wine at their estate on Diamond Mountain, south of Calistoga. Their 300 acres vertically span the valley floor to the 2,000-foot ridge line. With the many soil, exposure and elevation combinations, this dramatic setting is the inspiration for the distinctive wines of Checkerboard...

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Pre-Auction Dinner: Yannick Alléno at the Eisele Vineyard

Eisele Vineyard

Eisele Vineyard is pleased to invite you to an intimate dinner in the Pinault family’s private residence. Artémis Domaines and Chateau Latour President Frédéric Engerer will host this wonderful evening. Dinner will be prepared by 3-star Michelin chef Yannick Alléno from iconic Paris restaurant Pavillon Ledoyen. This celebrated cuisine will be paired with wines from the Eisele Vineyard, spanning...

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An Evening Under the Stars at Gargiulo Vineyards

Gargiulo Vineyards

Join Jeff and Valerie Gargiulo as 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 Cabernets while reveling in the amazing views. Of course, no event at the Gargiulos is complete without live...

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Odette Estate Vineyard View Auction Dinner

Odette Estate Winery

Join Odette Estate Winemaker Jeff Owens and Managing Partner John Conover for an exquisite evening of inventive cuisine crafted by Balboa Café Mill Valley Executive Chef Howard Ko, previously of 3-Star Michelin Restaurants The French Laundry and The Restaurant at Meadowood. This celebrated culinary dinner will be paired to accentuate our 2014 Odette Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Stags Leap...

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Al Fresco Dinner with Spottswoode Estate and Blackberry Farm

Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery

Please join Beth Novak Milliken of Spottswoode and Mary Celeste Beall of Blackberry Farm for an unforgettable evening at the historic Spottswoode Estate. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a stroll through the beautiful gardens and an intimate look at the estate home, after which we will enjoy a phenomenal Blackberry Farm-inspired meal to pair perfectly with myriad vintages of Spottswoode - on the...