Flavor! Napa Valley

November 15, 2013

Flavor! Napa Valley, the fabulous, 5-day culinary festival that begins Wednesday of next week, includes tastings, pairings, and wine-centric activities that will delight novices and connoisseurs alike. Attendees get the opportunity to explore why Napa Valley wines are considered to be some of the most sought after in the world! Events include:

Terroir to Table: Farm, Cellar & Kitchen Experiences
First Taste Napa: A Downtown Napa Culinary Stroll
A Tasting to Honor the Life of Robert Mondavi
Culinary Demonstration with Cindy Pawlcyn
Exploring the Rutherford Appellation: A Guided Tasting Tour
Wine Lovers Boot Camp
Cakebread Cellars Retrospective Tasting
Top Taster Blind Wine Tasting Competition
The Appellation Trail: Tasting Napa Valley
Culinary Demonstration with Masaharu Morimoto
Premiere Napa Valley Wines: The Opportunity of a Lifetime
10-Year Insignia Vertical Tasting (1998-2007)
Discover the Diversity: A Taste of the Valley
Terroir to Table: A Sustainable Brunch

Enjoy a dinner with Napa Valley winemakers or private tastings with Dean & DeLuca wine director Kerrin Laz, Mike Grgich of Grgich Hills Estate, Jon Bonné of the SF Chronicle, or wines that were presented at Premiere Napa Valley with Alder Yarrow, wine journalist.

Those present to help guide Flavor! Napa Valley attendees through this celebration of the finest in the culinary arts include master sommeliers Andrea Robinson and Larry Stone, masters of wine Tim Hanni and Karen MacNeil (who wrote the well renowned book “The Wine Bible”), and award-winning winemakers Peter Mondavi Sr. (Charles Krug), Stephanie Putnam (Raymond), Danielle Cyrot (CADE Estate), and Marcus Notaro (Stag’s Leap).

This annual event not only will feature world-class wines from the Napa Valley, but it will also feature delectable cuisine from Napa Valley’s master chefs and graduates of The Culinary Institute of America. Click HERE for information and to purchase your Flavor! Napa Valley tickets!


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