On the Scene
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Auction Napa Valley
Napa Valley Vintners’ famed charity wine event raised more than $13.6 million for community health and children’s education nonprofits. Photos by Alexandria Rubin (1-4).
Festival Napa Valley
Festival Napa Valley concluded its 13th summer season with 70 musically diverse concerts, events, and programs. The festival raised $2.5 million at its Arts for All Gala, headlined by Tony- and Emmy Award–winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth. Photos by Drew Altizer Photography (5-7).
Sonoma Valley Harvest Kickoff Party
The Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance, a nonprofit trade association representing more than 100 wineries and 140 grape growers in Sonoma Valley, kicked off the 194th wine grape harvest in July. The party recognized the hard work and unprecedented dedication of Sonoma Valley vintners and growers in producing the highest-quality grapes and world-class wines. Photo by Melanie Mahoney (8).
Kendall-Jackson’s Spring Wine and Gardening Symposium
Kendall-Jackson greeted spring with a fun and educational afternoon in Kendall-Jackson’s Estate Gardens. Guests enjoyed hands-on gardening stations and short seminars on various trending topics presented by Culinary Gardener Tucker Taylor and volunteer Sonoma County Master Gardeners. Photo by Kendall-Jackson (9).
The Napa Valley Grapegrowers celebrated the 11th annual Harvest Stomp with a sold-out crowd, who raised a record-breaking $2.04 million to support NVG’s ongoing efforts to preserve and promote Napa Valley’s world-class vineyards. Photos by Rachel Simpson Photography (10-12).
Taste of Sonoma
Vintners, growers, and chefs showcased the bounty of Sonoma County in a one-day event. Photos by Bob McClenahan (13-15).