Flavor! Napa Valley 2017 Food and Wine Festival
March 22 @ 6:00 p.m. - March 26 @ 1:30 p.m.
Flavor! Napa Valley takes place on March 22, 2017 to March 26, 2017 and provides experiences in the finest in farm-to-table cuisine, world-class wines and culinary star talent. Guests will delight in events ranging from local and celebrity chef demonstrations to intimate winemaker workshops along with Grand Tastings and exclusive experiences that bring out the best flavors of Napa Valley. It’s the perfect time of year for five days of culinary indulgence, and to wine and dine with Napa Valley’s legendary talent.
Event highlights include:
Wednesday, March 22
First Taste, Napa Valley: Celebrate under the stars with more than 15 of downtown Napa’s best restaurants and more than 40 of the Valley’s amazing wineries at the new Culinary Institute of America Downtown Campus at Copia, which will be transformed into an elevated epicurean marketplace as only Napa Valley can offer. Chefs will get a chance to showcase their favorite dishes while wineries pair unexpected wines. There will be live entertainment and the chance to bid on Magnum editions of rare wines at unbelievable prices in the silent auction.
Thursday, March 23
The Chef and Vintner Golf Tournament and Reception: Join local chefs and winemakers for a day on Silverado Resort and Spa’s championship golf course. Enjoy a continental breakfast and 18 holes, featuring specialty beverages and the famed burger dog lunch. Then celebrate victory at the post-tournament reception where you can mingle with the chefs, winemakers, and fellow golfers over some of Napa Valley’s finest wines and appetizers.
Thursday, March 23
Napa Valley Icons Dinner: Celebrate some of our favorite food and wine icons at this exclusive dinner at Silverado Resort and Spa. Featuring iconic chef talent from Napa Valley, The Culinary Institute of America, and beyond, and honoring legendary winemaker Heidi Barrett, a multi-course dinner will be paired with outstanding, rare Napa wines. Join us as we pay homage to the legends who have helped shape Napa Valley and the Bay Area into one of the most renowned food and wine regions in the world.
Friday, March 24
New Stars of the Napa Valley, Presented by Robert Mondavi: Napa Valley is home to some of the world’s most legendary talent in the food and wine industries – but what about the next generation? Experience the names breaking exciting new culinary ground in the Valley and beyond, paired with spectacular wines from Robert Mondavi Winery at a special dinner honoring the rising stars of Napa Valley.
Saturday, March 25
Legendary Napa Valley, The Grand Tasting: The sixth Annual Grand Tasting event takes place at the enchanting Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Taste a selection of bites from more than 25 Napa Valley restaurants, paired with wines from more than 80 Napa Valley wineries. Mix and mingle as you taste your way through Napa Valley's best food and wines. VIP tickets provide early access to the Grand Tasting, with an exclusive tasting of library wines from each participating winery.
Sunday, March 26
Bubbles and Brunch: After an indulgent weekend, join us for brunch at one of Napa Valley’s most renowned sparkling wine houses, Domaine Chandon. Enjoy a selection of over-the-top brunch dishes by some of your favorite Culinary Institute of America alumni, accompanied by a selection of Domaine Chandon’s finest still and sparkling wines. Take a seat, sip, savor, and celebrate!
A complete schedule of Flavor! Napa Valley events, including ticket prices, can be found at FlavorNapaValley.com.
Payment required - Tickets range from $75 - $295.