Press Releases

News about Auction Napa Valley events past and present and grant funding announcements.


Napa Vintners Collaborate to Raise $15.7 Million for Community at Annual Auction Napa Valley

St. Helena, CA – With additional contributions coming in overnight, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has revised the fundraising total for this year’s... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley Projected to Raise More Than $15.5 Million for Health and Education

St. Helena, CA - Auction Napa Valley, the Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) annual charity fundraiser, is on track to raise more than $15.5 million for community... [read more]


Not Attending Auction Napa Valley? Bid from Anywhere on Nearly 300 Lots of Wine and Experiences

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) 37th annual Auction Napa Valley, the world’s most celebrated charity wine event, gets underway on... [read more]


Soul Singer-Songwriter Leon Bridges to Perform at Auction Napa Valley 2017

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has announced that singer-songwriter and soul musician Leon Bridges will perform a private concert for Auction... [read more]


Wine Industry Suppliers: Support Auction Napa Valley and Network with Napa Valley Vintners

St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association is offering underwriting opportunities to wine industry suppliers for Auction Napa... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley 2017 Tickets Now on Sale

St. Helena, CA--Tickets are now available for the 37th annual Auction Napa Valley, the American Wine Classic. Hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Grants $6 Million to Community Health Nonprofits

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) wine trade association today announced grants totaling $6 million from Auction Napa Valley proceeds to 17 nonprofits... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Gives $6 Million to Help Build New OLE Health Facility in Napa

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association will give $6 million to help build the new OLE Health medical facility in south Napa.... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Awards $2.8 Million for Children’s Education in Napa County

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has announced $2.8 million from Auction Napa Valley proceeds for local nonprofits that help local youth succeed in... [read more]


Sizzling Generosity Results in $14.3 Million Raised During Auction Napa Valley Weekend

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association announced that this year’s Auction Napa Valley has raised $14.3 million for children's... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Forecast More Than $14.2 Million for 36th Annual Charity Wine Auction

St. Helena, CA - Auction Napa Valley is projected to raise more than $14.2 million for community health and children’s education nonprofits following a... [read more]


Bid on Collectible Napa Valley Wines and Insider Experiences

St. Helena, CA—Wine lovers around the world can procure unique collections of Napa Valley wine and insider experiences by bidding in the Auction Napa Valley... [read more]


Chef Francis Mallmann Brings Latin Flair and Live Fire Cooking Style to Auction Napa Valley 2016

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has announced Francis Mallmann as the guest chef for this year’s Auction Napa Valley, to be held June 2-5,... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Grants Nearly $6 Million from Auction Napa Valley Proceeds

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) wine trade association announced today it has granted nearly $6 million from Auction Napa Valley proceeds to 17... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley 2016 Tickets Now on Sale

St. Helena, CA - Tickets are now available for the 36th annual Auction Napa Valley, The American Wine Classic. Hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Awards $3 Million to Children’s Education in Napa County

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has announced $2 million in donations to ten nonprofits that help local youth succeed in school, along with $1... [read more]


New Report Shows Napa Valley Early Learning Initiative Helped Nearly 1,500 in Napa County in 2014/15

St. Helena, CA - A new report from the Napa Valley Early Learning Initiative (NVELI) shows the program served 1,487 Napa County children, parents, caregivers and... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley Funding Helps More than 100,000 Clients in 2014

St. Helena, CA - More than 100,000 clients of Napa County nonprofits were helped in one year as a result of investments by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) through... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley Raises $15.8 Million for Community Health and Children’s Education

St. Helena, CA - Four beautiful days in Napa Valley inspired a bountiful $15.8 million in proceeds from Auction Napa Valley, the Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) annual... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley Projected to Raise More Than $15.7 Million for Community Health and Education

St. Helena, CA – With a few minutes of bidding left in the global, online E-Auction and another day of festivities planned for guests, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV)... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley’s E-Auction Open to All Beginning Sunday, May 31

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) invites wine lovers from around the globe to participate in Auction Napa Valley’s E-Auction, this year showcasing... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley 2015 Wine Lot Offerings Now Available for Preview

St. Helena, CA - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today that the lots to be featured at this year’s Auction Napa Valley, the nonprofit trade association’s... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Gives Additional $1.8 Million to Help Children

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association announced today an additional $1.8 million in grants from Auction Napa Valley proceeds to nine local... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley 2015 Tickets Now On Sale

St. Helena, CA - Tickets are now available for the 35th annual Auction Napa Valley, the American Wine Classic. Hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Report to Community: Auction Napa Valley Funding Assists More Than 90,000 Napa County Residents

St. Helena, CA – More than 90,000 local residents were served by Napa County nonprofits in 2013 as a result of investments by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) through... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Bring It Home at Auction Napa Valley 2014

St. Helena, CA --The winning combination of renowned Napa Valley wine, talented chefs and stunning scenery inspired bidders from across the country and around the... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley Breaks Record Second Year in a Row Raising $18.4 Million

– St. Helena, CA – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit wine trade association is reporting another record-breaking year for its Auction Napa Valley fundraiser,... [read more]


2014 Auction Napa Valley Sold Out - E-Auction Bidding Opens June 1

St. Helena, CA—Although Auction Napa Valley, the Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) annual charity wine fundraiser is sold-out, wine lovers from around the world can still... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley Offerings Live for Viewing

St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced that Auction Napa Valley lots showcasing the quality wines for which Napa Valley is renowned are now... [read more]


Culinary Stars to Transform Napa Valley’s Bounty at Annual Auction Event

St. Helena, CA—Auction Napa Valley, the American Wine Classic hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) will showcase "Sweet Home Napa Valley" with its extraordinary... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Announces Funding to Inspire Napa County’s Youth to Succeed in School

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its fifth wave of Auction Napa Valley giving with community investments to inspire Napa County youth... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners and Visit Napa Valley Pledge $5 Million in Combined Contributions to Vine Trail

Yountville, CA --The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) and Visit Napa Valley (VNV) today announced they will each provide $2.5 million in funding toward construction of the... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Announces Funding to Promote Safe, Happy, Healthy Aging

St. Helena, CA--In response to a growing number of Napa County residents over 65 years old, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its fourth phase of... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Announces Funding to Help Build Stronger Families

St. Helena, CA—At a time of year when the strength and sanctuary of home and family take on their most poignant meaning, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Invests in Key Mental Health Initiatives in Napa Valley Community

St. Helena, CA--Addressing some of the most pressing issues of mental health and related stability and productivity implications for a community, the Napa Valley... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Invests Deeply in Creating a Healthy Napa County Community

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today its initial $3 million community investment from Auction Napa Valley proceeds. This announcement is... [read more]


2013 Auction Napa Valley Shatters Records with $16.9 Million Fundraising Total

St. Helena, CA -- The Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) 33rd annual Auction Napa Valley was one for the record books, achieving $16.9 million in overall fundraising for... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley 2013 Topples Previous Fundraising Records

St. Helena, CA -- This year's Auction Napa Valley, the world's most celebrated charity wine event, is on track to exceed an astounding $16 million in total funds... [read more]


Bidding Opens May 26 for Napa Valley Vintners' Global E-Auction

St. Helena, CA--Wine lovers near and far are invited to place their bids beginning Sunday, May 26 at 12 p.m. PDT on the more than 170 extraordinary Napa Valley wine... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Bring Award-Winning Chefs to Auction Napa Valley 2013

St. Helena, CA--More than 40 of Napa Valley's acclaimed restaurants and purveyors, nine Top Chefs from around the country and Joseph Lenn of Blackberry Farm will... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Announce E-Auction Extravaganza is Live for Viewing

St. Helena, CA--Wine lovers around the world, from novice to enthusiast, can still get in on the action of this year's sold-out Auction Napa Valley: The American... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Invests $3 Million to Close the Academic Achievement Gap

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), a nonprofit trade association with 450 member wineries, today announced it is investing $1 million per year for at... [read more]


Auction Napa Valley Sells Out in Record Time

St. Helena, CA-The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced that tickets to Auction Napa Valley have sold out the earliest in this "must-attend" event's history.... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Invests $840,000 in Local Organizations that Address Immediate, Critical Needs

St. Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its investment of $840,000 in community services that offer a safety net to meet the most critical... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Announce Auction Napa Valley 2013: Tickets on Sale Now

St. Helena, CA--Tickets for Auction Napa Valley: The American Wine Classic, the country's first and most celebrated charity wine auction hosted by the Napa Valley... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Invests $772,000 in Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, and Issues Related to Aging

Napa Valley, CA: The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its investment of $772,000 in community services to help three populations: those at risk or... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Invests $1.275 Million in Resources, Education and Services for School-Age Children

Napa Valley, CA: In keeping with the spirit of giving this holiday season, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its investment of $1.275 million in... [read more]


Napa Vintners Invest $1.14 Million to Resources, Education and Services for At-Risk Families

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today announced its second category of giving from the proceeds of the 2012 Auction Napa Valley fundraiser: $1.14... [read more]


Napa Valley Vintners Invest Deeply in the Health and Well-Being of Napa County

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced today its first set of grants from the proceeds of the 2012 Auction Napa Valley fundraising event. Beginning... [read more]


Napa Vintners' Auction Napa Valley Brings more than $8 Million

St Helena, CA--The Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) annual community fundraiser Auction Napa Valley (ANV) brought more than $8 million in spirited bidding over the... [read more]


Napa Vintners' Global Charity Wine E-Auction Goes Live May 27

St Helena, CA--Auction Napa Valley, the Napa Valley Vintners' (NVV) annual charity fundraiser, and the most celebrated charity wine auction in America announces... [read more]


Culinary Stars Abound at Auction Napa Valley 2012

St Helena, CA--Auction Napa Valley, the American Wine Classic charity fundraiser hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) and taking place this year from May... [read more]


MEDIA ALERT:Napa Vintners Announce Auction Napa Valley 2012: Tickets On Sale February 15

St Helena, CA--Auction Napa Valley, the annual community fundraiser hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), taking place this year from May 31-June 3--announces... [read more]


History-Making $100 Million Milestone Surpassed as Napa Vintners Bring in $7.3 Million at Charity Event

St Helena, CA--For the first time in its 31 year history, rain--and lots of it--fell on the main event of Napa Valley's renowned charity wine auction held on the... [read more]