Behind the Scenes: NVFF16 Culinary Stage

Napa’s historic riverfront and the Napa Mill buildings were used in the second half of the 1800s as a sea and river commerce center. Over 150 years of rich Napa Valley history later, the complex played host to our Culinary Stage, Napa Box Office, Napa Wine Pavilion, and more. This lively, walkable corner of Downtown [...]

By | 2017-08-14T14:40:54+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Favia Wines

Favia Erickson Winegrowers is a collaboration between Annie Favia and Andy Erickson. These two find vivacious, one-of-kind vineyards that are ideal for growing sensational wine grapes. Favia Wines are known for fruit-forward, renowned varietals, each having unique and distinct aromas and characteristics. But it’s all about the grapes. Favia Wines has been growing grapes and making [...]

By | 2017-08-14T14:41:11+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

#FestDressed: Going Out With a Bang

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 NVFF. Learn how to blend in with [...]

By | 2017-08-14T14:42:11+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley

Nestled in one of Yountville’s most historic places, Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley offers a truly one-of-kind experience in wine country. It’s a mecca of culture, filled with highly edited furnishings and artwork. The collections of art on display include Napa Valley favorites, Bay Area’s most esteemed painters, as well as notable artists worldwide—all of which are [...]

By | 2017-08-14T14:42:35+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

NVFF16 Doc Shorts About Conservation and Preservation

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS PROGRAM 3: Six unique stories challenge our thinking about changes in our environmental history, beautiful landmarks, and agriculture foundations. Our Documentary Three Shorts Program combines elements of beautiful scenery, heartwarming storytelling and sweet sentiments. This is what magic behind the camera looks like, in purest form—truly a collection of shorts not to miss [...]

By | 2017-08-14T15:03:03+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments

The Artisan Pavilion Experience at Farmstead

Integrated within the Wine Pavilion experience, we are featuring local artisans displaying and selling their items of craft Saturday, November 12 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm. Sip wine as you browse through samples and demonstrations by the craftsmen themselves in this unique and interactive experience at Farmstead in St. Helena, which is truly an a one-of-kind ambiance. [...]

By | 2017-08-14T15:03:38+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

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 | 2017-08-14T15:04:06+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 | 2017-08-14T15:04:18+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments


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 | 2017-08-14T15:04:25+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Festival, Film, News|0 Comments
NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12