Napa Valley Festival del Sole kicked off the celebration of its landmark tenth season with a bang. Hosted by two legendary wineries: Opus One and Bouchaine Vineyards, the evening honored the benefactors and patrons whose enthusiasm, vision and support launched Festival del Sole a decade ago — as well as major supporters of the season. Chef Ken Frank prepared a sumptuous dinner, dozens of musicians serenaded the guests throughout dinner and a spectacular surprise was the evening's grand finale.
Flash Mob at Auction Napa Valley
Festival partner HALL Wines hosted this year's Auction Napa Valley Barrel Auction, and during the event guests were awed by a joyous surprise, courtesy of HALL Wines and Festival del Sole.
2014 Sizzle Reel
Watch highlights from Festival del Sole 2014, which featured ten magical days of music, dance and theater, blended with the beauty, hospitality and spirit of Napa Valley.
Bella Italia! Trubute to Sophia Loren at Far Niente
Far Niente, one of Napa's most storied and luxurious vineyards was the site for this stunning event. Stars of stage and screen paid homage to Ms. Loren, and the LA Virtuosi, founded by Carlo Ponti, made its debut performance.
An Idyllic Napa Day
Swoop in for a sun-filled view of one day at Napa Valley Festival del Sole.
Opening night at Castello di Amorosa
Opening Night is always a special affair at Festival del Sole. In 2014 it featured an intimate, virtuosic performance of the Four Seasons, by the incomparable Joshua Bell, with the Sphinx Virtuosi.
Alpha Omega Dinner
For the third year running, Alpha Omega proprietors Robin and Michelle Baggett fired up their personal collection of BBQ's and smokers to host an upscale, down-home evening at their boutique winery.
2014 Founders Dinner
Claire and Festival Board Member Steven Stull welcomed guests to their home high above Stag's Leap district for the 2014 Founders Dinner.
2015 Founders Dinner
360 Degree View of Five Choral Works by Gordon Getty