Extending our Gratitude to the Community

On behalf of the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), we wish to extend our congratulations and sincere appreciation to the entire Napa Valley community on the success of Auction Napa Valley 2013. Thanks to the generosity of our bidders, vintners, partners, donors, local businesses and volunteers, this year’s Auction shattered numerous…

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Videocast: 2013 Tasting Room Survey Results (On Demand)

Rob McMillan In this videocast conversation SVB’s Rob McMillan reviews survey results and interprets industry trends with our panel of experts including: Cyril Penn of Wine Business Monthly, Brian Baker of Chateau Montelena and Ahin Thomas of the Vintners’ Alliance.  Read More Silicon Valley Bank – Wine Industry

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

This year’s 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 record-breaking results exceeded the previous record of $10.5 million raised in 2005 by more than 60 percent, reaffirming Auction Napa…

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Auction Napa Valley 2013 Topples Previous Fundraising Records

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 Sunday night’s close of the E-Auction, officials at the Napa Valley Vintners…

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Why Sell Wine Based on Aroma and Taste?

Selling commodities is difficult because people buy on emotion, or instinct if you will. Want and desire are powerful emotions that can stimulate the release of endorphins. Its why some people are shop-a-holics. It feels good to buy. But it’s not that easy to get emotionally worked up about borax, chlorine, and salt.…

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The Staglins Welcome Guests to Auction Napa Valley!

  The 33rd annual Auction Napa Valley is here!  Guests to Auction will be “marveled” by the must-see-to-believe Auction lots, the abundance of world-class cuisine and wine from Napa’s finest vintners and restaurateurs.  In return, guests’ bids at Auction contribute to the resulting “miracles” of funding for healthcare and children’s…

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Welcome to Auction Napa Valley from the Staglin Family!

The 33rd annual Auction Napa Valley is here!  Guests to Auction will be “marveled” by the must-see-to-believe Auction lots, the abundance of world-class cuisine and wine from Napa’s finest vintners and restaurateurs.  In return, guests’ bids at Auction contribute to the resulting “miracles” of funding for healthcare and children’s education…

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Auction Napa Valley’s Impact on our Community

Since the first Auction Napa Valley in 1981, more than $110 million has been given to nonprofit agencies in Napa County to help create a healthy community and support children’s education. We are proud of our partnerships with nonprofit organizations that are helping build strong families, providing preventative and acute medical…

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Auction Napa Valley: Helping at-risk youth

Our youth are at risk, and it is up to us as a community to come together to keep them safe. According to California statistics, “By the 8th grade, 29.5 percent of adolescents have consumed alcohol, 15.5 percent have smoked cigarettes, and 15 percent have used marijuana.” This is the…

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