Thursday Parties

Enjoy more casual gatherings at these "Welcome Parties." Choose from one of the many events being hosted from Carneros to Calistoga. This is the perfect way to unwind and begin your long weekend of reveling with friends new and old in the incomparable beauty of the Napa Valley sipping great wine and toasting a meal to remember.

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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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...


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A Spanish Affair at Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Join members of the Phelps Family at their recently renovated historic Napa Valley winery for an unforgettable Spanish-themed evening of wine, food and conversation to kick off Auction Napa Valley 2017. The evening will begin with a terrace reception overlooking Joseph Phelps' 640-acre home ranch. Guests will then head inside the winery for a three-course meal featuring Spanish-style paella...


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An Intimate Evening at Rombauer Vineyards

Rombauer Vineyards

The Rombauer family invites you to its St. Helena estate for an intimate evening of fine wine and food. Hosted by KR Rombauer and Reagan Blackwood, representing the second and third generations, guests will enjoy a reception and tour of the caves where our reserve wines age gracefully. As the sun sets over Napa Valley, guests will settle in on the winery porch to savor sweeping vineyard views...


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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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Live! In Large Format – An Imperial Evening at Spring Mountain Vineyard

Spring Mountain Vineyard

Get ready to explore the unparalleled beauty of the historic Spring Mountain estate. We’ll gather at the iconic 1885 Miravalle Victorian, then proceed up the mountain in WW2 Pinzgauers to our highest elevation, the 1873 La Perla Vineyard, overlooking the grand expanse of the Valley far below. It’s here where you will enjoy a private dinner and wines spanning 20 years of our vintages. Winemaker...


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Glamorous Welcome to Napa Valley

Viader Vineyards & Winery

Experience true Napa Valley hospitality with a touch of Argentine flair. Escape to Argentina's tango district with Delia Viader, Argentine-born founder and winemaker of Viader, as we transform our winery estate into the historic street in Buenos Aires known as "El Caminito." Delight in a professional tango show with the backdrop of our panoramic views of the Napa Valley. Enjoy our private...