Auction Napa Valley 2010

Welcome to our video podcast: Auction Napa Valley 2010 – Video Show #100.

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If you’re into food and wine, the Auction Napa Valley is pretty much the center of the universe. Comprised of four days of incredible wine and food, this spectacular event invites attendees to enjoy the cool cellars and hospitality of renowned vintners. In addition, there are dozens of parties to choose from, each hosted by a vintner. More than 250 auction lots, yours for the bidding – from a single case of wine, to trips offering experiences not available anywhere else. You can also taste the barrel auction lots, participate in the e-auction, and attend the main event – a live auction held at the Meadowood resort.

Although there is plenty of wine, food and fun to be had, the primary goal of the event is to raise funds for local charitable activities. In fact, over the last 30 years, $90 million have been given to charities in the Napa Valley, to assist healthcare, education and low-income housing non-profit organizations. The genesis for the auction came from Robert Mondavi, who wanted to give back to the community, as well as celebrate the quality of wines from Napa Valley. Since its inception in 1981, this Auction has embodied the personality of Napa Valley and provided the model for modern charity wine auctions around the world.

Join us as we talk with vintners and attendees during the 2010 event. You’ll get just a small sampling of all the fun, food, and festivities that go along with attending the Auction Napa Valley.

For More Info on the 2011 Auction Napa Valley: www.napavintners.com

6 Responses to “Auction Napa Valley 2010”


  1. 1 Wine2Three May 15th, 2011 at 11:47 am

    Great video you guys! Tweeted it out from my @Wine2Three account! Wow! That’s some production company you guys have, very impressed! Really sells that event! :)

  2. 2 Karen Oct 3rd, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    My goodness it was a wet one this year at Napa Valley. Not one to let a spot of rain get in the way of my enjoyment of wine, we still managed to rack (no pun intended) up an impressive amount for the region’s charities.

  3. 3 david miller Oct 25th, 2011 at 12:17 am

    What a great combination! Good wine and charitable donations. My local social club does regular wine events (tastings and auctions) to raise money for ex servicemen.

  4. 4 Dan Bruca Jan 19th, 2012 at 4:30 am

    Fantastic! Looks like it’ll be at the end of May this year (2012). Definitely worth taking a couple of days out to enjoy it…

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