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Announcing the NVFF16 Education and Outreach Programs

  We are proud to announce our 6th year of Education and Outreach events and the highly anticipated filmmakers-in-the-schools programs that kick off November 7 with INSPIRE 2016, the multi-school student field trip held at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater in Yountville. This is the third year that NVFF has produced [...]

By | 2017-02-21T04:30:10+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Education, Festival, Film, News|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Rombauer Vineyards

Every bottle from Rombauer Vineyards is filled with so much joy and delight—it stems directly from the family that has created and cultivated wine for thirty-five years in Napa Valley. With a sly smile on his face, K.R. Rombauer says, "It's all my mom and dad's fault" when asked how he got into the business [...]

By | 2016-10-24T15:50:18+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

8 THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT CALDWELL VINEYARD MAVERICK ACTOR TRIBUTE MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY

Texas native MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading men. A chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched the actor’s career in the cult classic Dazed and Confused. Since then, he has appeared in over 40 feature films that have grossed over $1 billion; [...]

By | 2016-10-20T16:45:37+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Festival, Film, News|0 Comments

7 Things You Never Knew About Raymond Vineyards Trailblazer Tribute Dev Patel

Dev Patel catapulted to success in 2009 when he starred in the Academy Award® winning film Slumdog Millionaire and received rave reviews for his performance and garnered a number of award wins including the National Board of Review Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, The British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer, The Broadcast Film Critics' Choice [...]

By | 2016-10-20T12:29:51+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments

#FestDressed: What to Wear Wine Tasting

Do you dread packing for a place you’ve never been before? Are you never sure what to wear to what event? You are not alone. That’s why we brought in local fashion blogger Evin Elizabeth to debunk the myths and demonstrate the tips to get you ready for NVFF16. Learn how to blend in with [...]

By | 2016-10-18T12:34:34+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Trinchero Napa Valley

Trinchero Napa Valley is a wondrous winery with breathtaking views of Spring Mountain to the west and Howell Mountain to the east. It's truly nestled in the heart of Napa Valley—right now fermentation singes up your nostrils and golden embers of changing fall leaves are in the air. This majestic and magnificent setting houses a state-of-the art winery, [...]

By | 2016-10-17T13:26:57+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine|0 Comments

Halloween Movie Must Sees

  Halloween is right around the corner which means it's prime time for a scary movie marathon. Five of our Celebrity Tributes are no strangers to the horror scene, having gone toe to toe with the supernatural, monsters, demons, killers and even the Devil himself.  Here are 28 Horror/Thrillers and all around Halloween friendly films [...]

By | 2016-10-16T21:20:31+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Festival, Film, News|0 Comments

6 Things You Never Knew About Charles Krug Legendary Filmmaker Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels is an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker whose work is trademarked by authenticity and candor, providing audiences with a unique and refreshing experience and character insight with each of his projects. He is perhaps best known for the 2013 critically acclaimed box office smash Lee Daniels’ The Butler, in addition to his 2009 feature Precious: Based on [...]

By | 2016-10-12T15:18:11+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Festival, Film, News|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Raymond Vineyards

To Jean-Charles Boisset, wine is not a four-letter word. Wine is not even a drink. Wine is, in a word, divine. From his very birth in Burgundy, France, Boisset was immersed in the world of wine. He was raised among century old vineyards in the village of Vougeot, tasted his first California wine on a [...]

By | 2016-10-11T02:29:59+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

16 Things Not To Miss At NVFF16

With mere days left until Opening Night, it’s time to get down to business and talk about all the things you cannot miss at #NVFF16. Every year is a little different, but one thing remains: every corner of the festival is programmed to surprise, delight, indulge and inspire. We don't want you to miss any [...]

By | 2016-10-10T11:18:28+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Festival, Film, Food & Wine, News, Travel|0 Comments
NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12