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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 world to open their hearts and wallets, leaving behind $18.7 million for healthcare and...[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, raising $18.4 million. The lure of extraordinary wines, locally-sourced cuisine prepared...[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 join the excitement via the E-Auction. The Auction Napa Valley E-Auction opens...[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 live for viewing at auctionnapavalley.org. These include lots for the Barrel Auction,...[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 wines and a complement of culinary talent that will bring ingredients from Napa Valley's...[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 to succeed in school as part of its strategic plan to provide funding for local not-for-profits...[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 Napa Valley Vine Trail, a pedestrian and bicycle path spanning 47 miles from the Vallejo...[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 Auction Napa Valley giving with investments that will promote safe, happy, healthy aging...[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 announced its third phase of Auction Napa Valley giving with investments to help build stronger...[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 Vintners (NVV) today announced another phase of Auction Napa Valley funding with investments...[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 the first of seven that will outline the NVV's funding of its two long-term strategic...[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 healthcare and youth education nonprofits in Napa County. The American Wine Classic's...[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 raised. Although the final tally won't be certified until the event officially ends with...[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 and experience lots featured in the Napa Valley Vintners' E-Auction. The E-Auction...[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 create foods that speak of the terroir of Napa Valley and complement its wines during...[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 Wine Classic by bidding on the event's global E-Auction. Viewing of the more than 170...[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 least three years in an initiative aimed at closing the academic achievement gap between...[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. The country's most celebrated charity wine auction this year runs May 30-June 2. For...[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 and basic needs--food and shelter--for those living at or below the poverty level. "It's...[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 Vintners (NVV), are now available. Taking place from May 30 to June 2, Auction 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 affected by substance abuse, mental illness, and health issues related to aging. This is the...[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 community services to help Napa County children--from preschool to college--succeed in school...[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 million for resources, education, and services for at-risk families, as part of its $7 million...[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 with these grants, the organization will invest $7 million over the coming months primarily...[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 weekend, May 31 to June 3, 2012, as guests from across the country and around the globe gathered...[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 that online bidding for its much-anticipated Global E-Auction goes live this Sunday, May...[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 31-June 3, has always focused on food nearly as much as on wine, showcasing the cuisine of...[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 that Four-Day Passport and Three-Day Package tickets will go on sale February 15, at...[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 lawn of Meadowood Napa Valley in St Helena, Saturday, June 4. While Mother Nature opened...[read more]