Events

This year, both the Winemakers Seminar and 52nd Annual Tasting feature an exploration of terroir, designated vineyards, and proprietary wines during our Napa Valley Wine Library Weekend, “From Vineyard to Label,” August 9 and 10, 2014

Winemaker’s Seminar, "From Vineyard to Label" is SOLD OUT.

Saturday, August 9, 2014
9 am to 12 noon
CIA-Greystone, Saint Helena at 2555 Main Street
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On Saturday, August 9 at CIA-Greystone in Saint Helena, from 9:30 until Noon, panels of vintners discuss the remarkable changes in vineyard care over the last forty years in Napa Valley and the role of a single or designated vineyard in winemaking. Each discussion includes a wine tasting and Q&A session with the panelists. Following the Seminar, an al fresco buffet lunch at nearby Chase Family Cellars will be served, with an optional tour of the winery and vineyard to follow. This year's Seminar is moderated by The Wine Tutor, John Thoreen.

The "From Vineyard to Label" Panel Participants and their Wines:

  • Andy Beckstoffer: Owner, Beckstoffer Vineyards. Andy will pour the B Cellars 2009 Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard, Saint Helena Cabernet Sauvignon--160 cases; Kirk Venge, winemaker
  • Larry Hyde: Partner and Viticulturalist, Hyde & Sons. Larry will pour Larry Hyde & Sons 2011 Hyde Vineyards, Los Carneros Pinot Noir--388 cases; Peter Hyde, winemaker
  • Julie Johnson: Winemaker, Owner, Tres Sabores. Julie will pour her 2011 Rutherford Estate Zinfandel--500 cases; and the 2011 Guarino Vineyard, Calistoga Petite Sirah, 394 cases
  • Mary Maher: Vineyard Manager, Harlan Estate and this year's Napa Valley Grapegrowers "Grower of the Year." Mary will pour BOND 2006 Napa Valley "Quella," a Cabernet-based proprietary red blend-- 739 cases, Cory Empting, winemaker
  • Tegan Passalacqua: Winemaker, Turley Wine Cellars. Tegan will pour his 2012 Hayne Vineyard, Saint Helena Zinfandel--700 cases; and the 2012 Library Vineyard, Saint Helena Petite Syrah--525 cases.
  • Kirk Venge: Winemaker and Proprietor, Venge Vineyards. Kirk will pour his 2011 Bone Ash Vineyard, Calistoga Estate Cabernet Sauvignon--525 cases

Registration and coffee is at 9:00 am; the Seminar begins at 9:30 am. 


Panorama of 2014 tasting

52nd Annual Tasting, “From Vineyard to Label”

Sunday, August 10, 2014
5 pm to 7 pm
In the Grove of Silverado Resort & Spa, Napa
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The Napa Valley Wine Library Association’s 52nd Annual Tasting, “From Vineyard to Label,” features wines that speak to terroir, with wineries invited to pour wines from a single or designated vineyard. A vintner's choice, the wines poured may be red, white or rosé; still or sparkling; a single variety or a blend. This 52nd Annual Tasting is an exceptional opportunity to taste special wines of the Valley beneath the venerable oaks of the Grove at Silverado Resort & Spa, Napa.

As always, the Tasting is a benefit of membership and exclusively for NVWLA members. To join or renew your membership via PayPal please visit our Membership page. To pay by cheque, please send your payment to NVWLA, Post Office Box 328, Saint Helena, CA 94574. Membership is $80.00 and due by August 5, or $90.00 at the door the day of the Tasting.

To reserve a room at a special NVWLA member’s rate at Silverado Resort & Spa, use promotional code SPP via telephone, 707.257.0200 or Internet . The availability of these rooms is limited and offered on a first come, first served basis.

For more information please e-mail info@napawinelibrary.com or call 707.963.5145

"From Vineyard to Label" Wineries, Winemakers and their Wines--as of 5 August 2014

Amizetta Winery; Edward Clark, winemaker 

  • 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 1,000 cases
  • 2011 Napa Valley "Complexity" - 1,000 cases

Anthem Winery and Vineyards; Jeff Ames, winemaker

  • 2010 Beckstoffer Las Piedras Saint Helena Cabernet Sauvignon - 300 cases

Arns Winery; Sandi Belcher, winemaker

  • 2010 Melanson Vineyard, Pritchard Hill, Napa Valley Syrah - 85 cases

Ballentine Vineyards; Bruce Devlin, winemaker

  • 2012 Napa Valley Chardonnay - 105 cases
  • 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 95 cases

Benessere Vineyards; Matt Reid, winemaker

  • Los Carneros Pinot Grigio - 474 cases
  • Saint Helena "Phenomenon" - 616 cases

Beringer; Laurie Hook, winemaker

  • 2007 Steinhauer Ranch, Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon - 200 cases

Broman Cellars; Bob Broman, winemaker

  • 2013 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc – 736 cases
  • 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 406 cases

Cain Vineyard and Winery; Chris Howell, winemaker

        •  2010 Napa Valley "NV10 Cain Cuvée" - 10,000 cases

Cakebread Cellars; Julianne Laks, winemaker

  • 2011 Napa Valley "Guajalote" – 2,000 cases

Canard Vineyard; Brian Graham, winemaker 

  • 2013 Calistoga Estate Rosé - 240 cases

Casa Nuestra; Eugene Kirkham and Allen Price, winemakers

  • 2013 Saint Helena Estate Chenin Blanc - 258 cases; Allen Price, winemaker
  • 1987 Saint Helena Estate Chenin Blanc - 175 cases; Eugene Kirkham, winemaker

Caymus Vineyards; Chuck Wagner, winemaker

  • 2012 Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: 40th Anniversary Package

Ceja Vineyards; Armando Ceja, winemaker

  • 2012 Los Carneros Chardonnay - 327 cases
  • 2010 Los Carneros Pinot Noir – 600 cases

Chateau Potelle; Jean-Noel Fourmeaux du Sartel, winemaker

  • 2012 Napa Valley "The Illegitimate" - 1,000 cases

Cliff Lede Vineyards; Christopher Tynan, winemaker

  • 2011 Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon - 6,017 cases

Clos du Val; Kristy Melton, winemaker

  • 2012 Los Carneros Chardonnay – 3,200 cases
  • 2010 Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon – 300 cases

Crocker & Starr; Pam Starr, winemaker

  • 2013 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc
  • 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

El Molino; Lily and Jon Berlin, winemakers

  • 2012 Rutherford Chardonnay – 856 cases
  • 2011 Rutherford Pinot Noir – 625 cases

Emmolo Winery; Jenny Wagner, winemaker

  • 2013 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc - 15,000 cases
  • 2012 Napa Valley Merlot - 7,000 cases

Euclid Wines; Mike Farmer, winemaker

  • 2010 Clark Claudon Vineyard, Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon - 218 cases

Foley Johnson; Brad Warner, winemaker

  • 2012 Rutherford Estate Sauvignon Blanc - 280 cases
  • 2010 Rutherford Estate Meritage - 818 cases

Green & Red Vineyard; Jay Heminway, winemaker

  • 2013 Catacula Vineyard, Chiles Valley Sauvignon Blanc - 550 cases
  • 2012 Tip Top Vineyard, Chiles Valley Zinfandel – 900 cases

Grgich Hills Estate; Ivo Jeramaz, winemaker

  • 2011 Napa Valley Estate Chardonnay – 23,748 cases
  • 2010 Napa Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – 14,290 cases

Groth Vineyards & Winery; Michael Weis, winemaker

  • 2012 Hillview Vineyard, Oak Knoll District Chardonnay - 9,200 cases
  • 2010 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon - 17,300 cases

Hagafen Cellars; Ernie Weir, winemaker

  • 2012 Wieruszowski Vineyard, Coombsville Dry Riesling – 400 cases
  • 2009 Wieruszowski Vineyard, Coombsville Syrah – 150 cases

Heitz Wine Cellars; David Heitz, winemaker

  • 2007 Trailside Vineyard, Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2005 Martha’s Vineyard, Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon

Hendry; George Hendry, winemaker

  • 2011 barrel-fermented Napa Valley Chardonnay - 952 cases
  • 2009 Henry Ranch, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 431 cases

Herb Lamb Vineyards; Michael Trujillo, winemaker

  • HL Vineyards 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 330 cases
  • Two Old Dogs 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 250 cases

Honig Vineyard & Winery; Kristin Belair, winemaker

  • 2013 Rutherford Estate Sauvignon Blanc - 1,000 cases
  • 2010 Campbell Vineyard, Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon - 300 cases

Hyde de Villaine; Stéphane Vivier, winemaker

  • 2010 Hyde Vineyard, Los Carneros "Belle Cousine" - 625 cases

Krupp Brothers Wines; Tres Goetting and Nigel Kinsman, winemakers

  • 2010 Stagecoach Vineyard, Atlas Peak Syrah – 330 cases: Tres Goetting, winemaker
  • 2008 Stagecoach Vineyard, Pritchard Hill, Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon – 800 cases; Nigel Kinsman, winemaker

Lagier Meredith Vineyard; Stephen Lagier, winemaker

  • 2013 Mount Veeder Rosé - 150 cases
  • 2012 Mount Veeder Tribidrag - 175 cases
  • 2011 Mount Veeder Syrah- 350 cases

Laird Family Estate; Paul Hobbs, winemaker

  • 2013 Big Ranch Oak Knoll Sauvignon Blanc - 1,300 cases
  • 2012 Phantom Ranch Los Carneros Pinot Noir - 875 cases

Larry Hyde & Sons; Peter Hyde, winemaker

  • 2012 Hyde Vineyards Los Carneros Chardonnay - 350 cases
  • 2011 Hyde Vineyards Los Carneros Pinot Noir - 700 cases

Louis M. Martini Winery; Michael Martini, winemaker

  • 2010 Cellar #254 Napa Valley Meritage - 300 cases

Madonna Estate; Andrea Bartolucci, winemaker

  • 2011 Los Carneros Chardonnay – 1,500 cases
  • 2010 Los Carneros Pinot Noir – 1,500 cases

Mahoney Vineyards; Ken Foster, winemaker

  • 2013 Las Brisas Vineyard, Los Carneros Vermentino
  • 2010 Mahoney Ranch Vineyard, Los Carneros Pinot Noir – 350 cases

Markham Vineyards; Kimberlee Nicholls, winemaker

  • 2010 Yountville Estate Merlot – 500 cases

Michael Mondavi Family Estate; Rob Mondavi, Jr., winemaker

  • 2011 Emblem Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 6,000 cases
  • 2011 Isabel Mondavi Los Carneros Estate Pinot Noir

Monticello Vineyards - Corley Family Napa Valley; Chris Corley, winemaker

  • 2010 State Lane Vineyard, Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon - 180 cases
  • 2010 Yewell Vineyard, Saint Helena Cabernet Sauvignon - 180 cases

Mumm Napa; Ludovic Dervin, winemaker

  • 2009 Devaux Ranch Los Carneros Sparkling
  • non-vintage Napa Valley Brut Reserve Rosé

Napa Wine Company; Rob Lawson, winemaker

  • 2013 Ghost Block Morgan Lee Vineyard, Yountville Sauvignon Blanc – 350 cases
  • 2011 Ghost Block Single Vineyard, Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon – 500 cases

Neyers Vineyards; Tadeo Borchardt, winemaker

  • 2012 Los Carneros Chardonnay – 5,800 cases
  • 2010 Nyers Ranch, Conn Valley, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 970 cases

Oakville Ranch; Anne Vawter, winemaker

  • 2010 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon - 516 cases

Orin Swift Cellars; Dave Phinney, winemaker

  • 2013 Tofanelli Vineyard, Calistoga Sauvignon Blanc

PEJU; Sara Fowler, winemaker

  • 2013 Napa Valley Rosé – 400 cases
  • 2009 Rutherford Cabernet Franc – 650 cases

Piña Napa Valley; Anna Monticelli and Ted Osborn, winemakers

  • 2012 Low Vineyard, Oak Knoll Chardonnay - Anna Monticelli, winemaker
  • 2005 Buckeye Vineyard, Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon - Ted Osborn, winemaker

Reverie on Diamond Mountain; Norm Kiken, winemaker

  • 2013 Diamond Mountain Roussanne - 208 cases
  • 2012 Diamond Mountain Cabernet Franc - 350 cases

Robert Keenan Winery; Michael Keenan, winemaker

  • 2012 Spring Mountain Chardonnay – 2,499 cases
  • 2010 Napa Valley “Mernet” – 400 cases

Robert Sinskey Vineyards; Jeff Virnig, winemaker

  • 2012 Los Carneros Estate Pinot Blanc – 400 cases
  • 2012 Los Carneros Estate Pinot Noir - 380 barrels

Rocca Family Vineyards; Paul Colantuoni, winemaker

  • 2010 Grigsby Vineyard, Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon - 688 cases
  • 2010 Napa Valley "Vespera" - 215 cases

Round Two Wines; Dennis Johns, winemaker

  • 2012 Los Carneros Chardonnay - 125 cases
  • 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 100 cases

St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery; Michael Scholz, winemaker

  • 2012 Dollarhide Estate, Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc - 1,801 cases
  • 2010 Dollarhide Estate, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 1,219 cases

Saddleback Cellars; Nils Venge, winemaker

  • 2011 Oakville Estate Pinot Blanc – 267 cases
  • 2007 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 1,600 cases

Schramsberg Vineyards/J. Davies Vineyards

  • Schramsberg 2010 Napa Valley “Querencia” – 250 cases; Hugh Davies and Keith Hock, winemakers
  • J. Davies 2011 Diamond Mountain District Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – 1,750 cases; Sean Thompson and Hugh Davies, winemakers 

Seavey Vineyard; Matt Reid, winemaker (now Jim Duane)

  • 2006 Seavey Vineyard, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 873 cases

Silverado Vineyards; Jon Emmerich, winemaker

  • 2013 Napa Valley Rosato of Sangiovese - 900 cases
  • 2004 Solo Vineyard, Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon - 1,600 cases

Snowden Vineyards; Diana Snowden Seysses, winemaker

  • 2013 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc - 173 cases
  • 2005 Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 1,100 cases

Spring Mountain Vineyard; Jac Cole, winemaker

  • 2011 Spring Mountain Sauvignon Blanc - 1,000 cases
  • 2007 Spring Mountain "Elivette" - 2,466 cases

Stanton Vineyards; Dave Phinney, winemaker

  • 2012 JB Ranch, Saint Helena Petite Sirah - 245 cases
  • 2011 JB Ranch, Saint Helena Petite Sirah - 292 cases

Summers Estate Wines; Ignacio Blancas, winemaker

  • 2011 Villa Andriana Vineyard, Calistoga Charbono – 1,100 cases
  • 2011 Calistoga Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon – 600 cases

Swanson Vineyards; Chris Phelps, winemaker

  • 2013 Atlas Peak Rosato of Sangiovese - 500 cases
  • 2005 Oakville Merlot - 497 1.5L cases (six bottles to a case)

Teaderman Vineyards; Anne Vawter and Nils Venge, winemakers

  • 2012 Oakville Sauvignon Blanc - 350 cases                   Nils Venge, winemaker
  • 2005 and 2006 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon - 500 cases           Anne Vawter, winemaker

Tetra; Patrick Mahaney, winemaker

  • Prime Solum 2010 Brokenrock Vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 225 cases
  • 2010 Napa Valley "Tetra" - 175 cases

The Hess Collection; Dave Guffy, winemaker

  • 2012 Su'skol Napa Valley Chardonnay 
  • 2010 Mount Veeder 19 Block Mountain Cuvée 

Tres Sabores; Julie Johnson, winemaker

  • 2013 Rutherford Estate Rosé - 270 cases
  • 2011 Rutherford Estate Zinfandel - 500 cases

Trinchero Napa Valley; Mario Monticelli, winemaker

  • 2010 Napa Valley Estate Meritage - 1,950 cases
  • 2010 Mario's Vineyard, Saint Helena Cabernet Sauvignon - 850 cases

Truchard Vineyards; Sal De Ianni, winemaker

  • 2012 Los Carneros Estate Roussanne – 1,961 cases
  • 2012 Los Carneros Estate Pinot Noir – 4,088 cases

Turley Wine Cellars; Tegan Passalacqua, winemaker

  • 2012 Library Vineyard, Napa Valley Petite Sirah - 525 cases

Valance Wines; Michael Raymor, winemaker

  • 2005 Howell Mountain Estate Cabernet Sauvignon - 100 cases
  • 2001 Howell Mountain Estate Cabernet Sauvignon - 100 cases

Venge Vineyards; Kirk Venge, winemaker

  • 2013 Juliana Vineyard, Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc - 525 cases
  • 2012 Napa Valley "Scout's Honor" - 1,500 cases

Vinoce Vineyards; Brian Nuss, winemaker

  • 2013 Pope Valley Sauvignon Blanc - 1,500 cases
  • 2011 Mount Veeder Cabernet Franc – 500 cases

Volker Eisele Family Estate; John McKay, winemaker

  • 2010 Chiles Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – 1,200 cases

William Hill Estate Winery; Mark Williams, winemaker

  • 2011 Napa Valley unfiltered Chardonnay - 400 cases

ZD Wines; Chris Pisani, winemaker

  • 2012 Los Carneros Pinot Noir – 4,000 cases
  • 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 4,500 cases

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