Auction Napa Valley 2016 Tickets Now on Sale

World’s most celebrated charity wine event offers new options for
and experiencing the best of Napa Valley

ST. HELENA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tickets are now available for the 36th annual Auction Napa
Valley, The American Wine Classic. Hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners
(NVV) nonprofit trade association from June 2-5, 2016, Auction Napa
Valley celebrates the world-renowned wines, warm hospitality and scenic
beauty of America’s leading wine region to raise funds for community
health and children’s education.

Auction Napa Valley typically sells out well in advance of the four-day
weekend and ticket offerings are limited. Four package options are
available at

  • The VIP Auction Napa Valley Experience
  • The Complete Auction Napa Valley Experience
  • Saturday’s Live Auction Celebration
  • A Taste of Auction Napa Valley

Under the leadership of Agustin F. Huneeus of Quintessa, this year’s
honorary event chair, the weekend’s highlights will include:

  • Vintner Welcome Parties: the festivities begin with Napa Valley
    vintners welcoming guests into their wineries, vineyards and cellars
    for casual parties.
  • On Friday, The Napa Valley Barrel Auction takes place at the
    iconic Robert Mondavi Winery, celebrating its 50th
    anniversary this year. Guests will stroll the grounds enjoying more
    than 100 current release wines and small bites from dozens of Napa
    Valley’s talented chefs. Inside the winery, attendees will sample 100
    wines from the much-anticipated 2013, 2014 and 2015 vintages directly
    from the barrel as they bid on single cases of some of Napa Valley’s
    best wines. New this year is the Big Board Auction,
    an additional way for guests to bid on one-of-a-kind Napa Valley
    wines, experiences and other custom adventures.
  • Vintner-Hosted Dinner Parties: Friday evening, Auction guests
    will disperse around the valley to enjoy intimate dinners at vintner
    homes and wineries, composed by many of Napa Valley’s most renowned
  • Saturday starts with another new addition to the Auction
    Napa Valley experience, Vintner-Hosted Al Fresco Parties, which
    will include outdoor activities such as bocce and brunch, yoga in
    the vineyards and plein air art classes.
  • The centerpiece of Auction Napa Valley, the Live Auction Celebration,
    starts Saturday afternoon with a flavorful offering of Napa Valley
    cuisine before guests enter the grand white tent on the lawn at
    Meadowood Napa Valley for the fast-paced Live Auction, followed by
    dinner and dancing under the stars.
  • The weekend comes to close with a Farewell Brunch on Sunday.

Auction Napa Valley proceeds touch the lives of more than 100,000
clients of Napa Valley nonprofits annually. Since inception in 1981, the
NVV has invested more than $150 million from Auction Napa Valley
proceeds in the areas of community health and children’s education.

For event details, tickets and more information about how Auction Napa
Valley proceeds enriches lives, visit

Napa Valley Photo Gallery

About Auction Napa Valley

Auction Napa Valley is the NVV’s annual community fundraiser that for
more than 35 years has utilized the worldwide reputation of Napa Valley
wines and the scenic beauty of the region to raise funds to enhance the
health and wellbeing of the Napa Valley community. To date, the NVV has
invested more than $150 million from Auction Napa Valley proceeds in
Napa County nonprofit organizations.

About the Napa Valley Vintners

The Napa Valley Vintners nonprofit trade association has been
cultivating excellence since 1944 by inspiring its more than 525 members
to consistently produce wines of the highest quality, to provide
environmental leadership and to care for the extraordinary place they
call home. Learn more at


Napa Valley Vintners
Cate Conniff, 707-968-4229