2023 Schedule of Events

No matter where in the world you are, there are winemakers to connect with, winery preview tastings and educational sessions to explore. The week Premiere Napa Valley builds to the Auction's conclusion, via a live virtual auction powered by Sotheby's, where you'll be among the first to secure distinctive Premiere Napa Valley wines as part of your portfolio.

Registration will take place through Sotheby’s beginning on Wednesday, January 19 for both virtual and in person participation.

Throughout the week

Throughout the week, vintners will host virtual tasting for all trade participating virtually.

Thursday, December 1

  • Trade registration opens
  • Premiere Napa Valley and Vintage Perspective Auction lots posted on website

Friday, January 20

  • Premiere wine samples confirmed for virtual attendees and in-person event schedule finalized

Thursday, February 9

  • Premiere samples for virtual attendees is ready for pick up or shipping arrangements

Friday, February 10

  • Premiere Napa Valley and Vintage Perspective Auctions open online through Sotheby’s
  • Premiere Napa Valley Trade Lunch in London. Email cbest@napavintners.com for additional information.

Monday, February 13 – Wednesday, February 15

  • Taste Premiere Napa Valley lot samples at Vinexpo Paris

Tuesday, February 21

Wednesday, February 22

  • Premiere Napa Valley Kick Off Tasting hosted by the 2023 Steering Committee at St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery, 10:00 AM PT - Noon
    Attending Wineries:
    • Amici Cellars
    • BRAND Napa Valley
    • Burgess Cellars
    • Crocker and Starr Wines
    • Heitz Cellars
    • Lang & Reed Napa Valley
    • Long Meadow Ranch Winery
    • Pine Ridge Vineyards
    • Reynolds Family Winery
    • SODHANI Vineyards
    • Shafer Vineyards
    • Signorello Estate
    • St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Wine
    • Staglin Family Vineyard
    • Whitehall Lane
  • Premiere Preview Tastings at wineries throughout the valley, All Day
  • International Welcome Dinner for international trade guests, 6:00 PM PT

Thursday, February 23

  • Vintage Perspective Auction Tasting at Louis M. Martini Winery (2 attendees per account), 9:00 AM PT - Noon
  • Winery Preview Tastings throughout the valley, 12:30 PM PT – 6 PM

Friday, February 24

  • Premiere Napa Valley Grand Tasting at Charles Krug (2 attendees per account), 9:00 AM PT – Noon
  • Premiere Preview Tastings at wineries throughout the valley, 12:30 PM PT – 6 PM

Saturday, February 25

  • Wine reception and lunch at The CIA Culinary Institute of America,for past successful bidders only 11:00 AM PT – 1 PM
  • Live Before the Live with Amanda McCrossin, 12:30 PM PT - 1 PM
  • Premiere Napa Valley Live Stream Auction, 1:00 PM PT - 3 PM
  • Vintage Perspective Auction closes, 4:00 PM PT

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