• Festival del Sole
  • Alondra de la Parra
  • Castello di Amorosa
  • Joshua Bell
  • Polina Semionova
  • Festival del Sole
  • Pinchas Zukerman
  • Far Niente
  • Arturo Sandoval
  • Yoga in the Vineyards
  • Sphinx Virtuosi

Vintner's Luncheons

Sunday, July 13
Vintner's Luncheon at Vineyard 29

Vineyard 29 joins the festival lineup for the first time with a lunch featuring distinctive food and wine pairings from Chef Sarah Heller. Proprietors Chuck and Anne McMinn open their terrace for a reception offering a spectacular view of Howell Mountain, followed by a trip to the wine cave’s Chihuly Room, which features glass sculptures from this world-renowned artist. 

This event is sold outPlease contact the festival concierge (707-346-5052 x 2, or via email) for information about limited availability.

Sunday, July 13
Vintner's Luncheon at Martin Estate

Proprietors Petra and Greg Martin host this intimate poolside luncheon at their estate in one of the world’s most revered Cabernet Sauvignon regions – the Rutherford appellation.

This event is sold outPlease contact the festival concierge (707-346-5052 x 2, or via email) for information about limited availability.

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Vintner's Luncheon and Concert at The Hess Collection

Bringing together a renowned contemporary art collection with music, food and wine, The Hess Collection hosts a Vintner’s Luncheon at the historic 1903 stone winery on Mount Veeder. The festivities begin with a leisurely music and art-filled hour as guests are invited to view the winery’s art collection while enjoying live music from members of the Napa Valley Youth Symphony and an array of outstanding wines.

This event is sold outPlease contact the festival concierge (707-346-5052 x 2, or via email) for information about limited availability.

Tuesday, July 15
Vintner's Luncheon Hosted by B Cellars

Since its inception, B Cellars has explored innovative and interactive ways to pair food and wine. And this summer they open their new winery and hospitality lounge, complete with a state of the art demonstration kitchen. This year, B Cellars hosts its first ever Vintner’s Luncheon.

This event is sold outPlease contact the festival concierge (707-346-5052 x 2, or via email) for information about limited availability.

Wednesday, July 16
Vintner's Luncheon at Jaffe Estate

Many wineries and vineyards in Napa have stunning views, but only one offers close-ups of the moon and the stars. With its silver-domed observatory perched on the edge of the vineyard, Jaffe Estate marries the agricultural and the celestial, the earth and the sky, to create transcendent wines.

Included in VIP Pass
Thursday, July 17
Vintner's Luncheon at Merryvale Vineyards

Today’s lunch, co-hosted by the legendary Tra Vigne Restaurant, takes place at Merryvale Vineyards, a Napa Valley landmark whose roots in the region run generations deep. The elegant meal in the enchanting, candlelit Cask Room will be preceded by an outdoor reception featuring hors d’oeuvres and a selection of Merryvale wines.

Included in VIP Pass
Friday, July 18
Tiffany & Co. Shades of Brilliance Luncheon

One of the world's most iconic jewelry brands, Tiffany & Co. hosts this dazzling luncheon at Auberge du Soleil. Festival guests will lunch on the magnificent terrace of this luxury resort, surrounded by twisted olive trees and a stone-sculpted fountain, overlooking unsurpassed views of the Napa Valley. The luncheon will feature a unique collection of magnificent diamond & gemstone jewelry, and Tiffany & Co. Chief Gemologist Melvyn Kirtley will be on hand to discuss these treasures greater detail.

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Vintner's Luncheon at Rutherford House

Today’s luncheon invites guests to experience the same sort of environmental beauty that inspired the winery’s founding over a century ago. Guests will lunch at the historic arts and craft style Rutherford House, which is celebrating its centennial this year, on the lawn surrounded by vineyards and under the shade of the property’s magnificent oak trees.

Included in VIP Pass
Saturday, July 19
Vintner's Luncheon at Aloft Wine

It’s not often that one gets the chance to enjoy lunch at the private home of world-famous third and fourth generation vintners. But that’s exactly what is offered at this alfresco lunch with Marc and Janice Mondavi and their daughters.

Included in VIP Pass
Sunday, July 20
Wine Country Brunch at Ehlers Estate

Sunday in the vineyards at Ehlers Estate! This Wine Country Brunch will be like a Seurat painting come to life. Founded by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Jean Leducq and molded in the classic French style, Ehlers stewards vineyards and wines that are on the cutting edge of organic and biodynamic practices.

Included in VIP Pass