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Welcome to the NVFF Vintner Circle, Davis Estates!

The NVFF Team is excited to welcome a new Vintner Circle member into our elite group of Napa Valley wineries. At the forefront of technology and modern rustic chic, Davis Estates is establishing itself as a winery with elegance, vision, and of course, fantastic wine. What started off as a dream for Mike and Sandy [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:09:03+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Grgich Hills Estate: A Story Fit for the Screen

In 1977 Hollywood created the enduring classics Annie Hall and Saturday Night Fever.  At the same time, in the heart of Napa Valley, another classic was born. Out of a dusty spot in the Rutherford appellation, Mike Grgich was breaking ground for a new winery, and like the movies, this enterprise has endured through time.  The story of Grgich [...]

By | 2017-04-19T12:00:52+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

NVFF Education Programs: Workshops, Contests, and Screenings

After launching our first ever High School Short Film Competition in partnership with NapaLearns, in January, we put together three student film workshops to encourage, inspire, and teach young filmmakers how to create their own projects. Our first workshop took place in March, and was taught by NVFF award winning filmmaker, Kim Rocco Shields. During this [...]

By | 2017-05-16T15:37:37+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Education, Festival|0 Comments

Some of our Favorite Dishes from 2016!

To give you a taste  of what will be on the festival menu this year, we’re featuring some of our favorite dishes from NVFF16. At the Napa Valley Film Festival, there is no shortage of the best wine and food to pair with the great movies we’re curating for you. Enjoy and Cheers!   1st Course [...]

By | 2017-03-20T18:11:40+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Festival, Food & Wine|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Wolf Family Vineyards

Wine tasting is a transporting experience from the sound of the clink-and-cheers, to the taste that allows you to vividly recall a special moment; and visiting places where the wine is made like Wolf Family Vineyards in St. Helena, is truly magical.It’s sipping a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon next to a lush vineyard setting or [...]

By | 2017-04-13T12:04:16+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

Vince Debuts at NVFF16

Yes, NVFF is the Ultimate Film, Food and Wine Experience, but when Hollywood comes rolling into town that means fashion is center stage as well. The festival has plenty of opportunities to step up your style game from galas and redcarpet events, to film going and wine tasting in upscale wine country venues (would you [...]

By | 2017-03-20T17:58:09+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments

Have You Visited Liana Estates Yet?

Opened in October 2016 and located among the beautiful rolling hills of Carneros in Napa Valley, Liana Estates offers a fresh approach to the modern winery experience and is one of the fall openings we are most excited about. Breaking the traditional Napa wine tasting mold, Liana Estates aims to provide distinct and extraordinary wines [...]

By | 2017-03-20T17:58:12+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Italics Winegrowers

Italics Winegrowers is located in the mosaic pasture land of Coombsville, set among rolling hills with a smattering of horses amongst the vines. This crevice of Napa is a true hidden jewel, the 16th Napa AVA (American Viticulture Area). “A tasting room is a place to sip and swirl and meet new people and make new friends. But [...]

By | 2017-03-20T17:58:14+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Duckhorn Vineyards

Duckhorn Vineyards is in the quaint and charming village of St. Helena. On a mosaic lane that has a beautiful garden and a waterfowl collection. This crevice of the valley is simply lustrous and majestic to visit anytime of the year; and Duckhorn Vineyards, delectable wines to sip anytime of the year. All of exquisite tastings [...]

By | 2017-03-20T17:58:19+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments
NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12