Auction Napa Valley 2007 – Hospitality Events

Welcome to our video podcast – 2007 Auction Napa Valley – Hospitality Events – Video – Video Show #13.

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As if the live auction itself were not enough, there are literally dozens of hospitality events held at numerous wineries and vineyards – all leading up to the main event. Join us as we stop by several lunches, receptions, dinners, and open houses to talk with attendees, owners and winemakers – inluding John Komes (Flora Springs), Chris Deardon (Benessere), Robin Lail (Lail Vineyards), Jennifer Staggs (Departures Magazine), and baseball’s Rusty Staub.

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3 Responses to “Auction Napa Valley 2007 – Hospitality Events”


  1. 1 Jim Mirkalami Feb 6th, 2008 at 11:57 am

    I have been reading this blog for a while now, and I thought it would be proper to leave a note of appreciation here.

    Many Thanks,
    Jim Mirkalami

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