We cherish the history of our wine community in Napa Valley and the chance to provide wine appreciation events throughout the year.
We look forward to your participation.

Upcoming Events


Thursday, September 16, 2021
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Mount View Hotel & Spa
1457 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga 

Dinner and a Movie Under the Stars

with Special Guests Heidi & Bo Barrett of Chateau Montelena

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Evening’s Menu
Dinner and a Movie Fundraiser

Mount View Hotel | Amaro Italian Kitchen
Thursday, September 16, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

All proceeds benefit the Napa Valley Wine Library

Each served course will be paired with Chateau Montelena wines
chosen by Heidi & Bo Barrett especially for this evening.

Cheese and Antipasti Platters

- Choice of -
Heirloom Tomato Salad
fresh burrata, basil, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt
- or -
Local Cantaloupe
prosciutto di parma, arugula, aged balsamic

- Choice of -
Mary's Half Chicken Piccata
mashed potatoes, greens, lemon and capers
Roasted Eggplant
fresh ricotta, chef's marinara, balsamic reduction
Italian Braised Beef
risotto, carrots, roasted tomato sauce

Chocolate Ricotta Cake

The purpose of the Napa Valley Wine Library is to preserve and disseminate information regarding viticulture, enology and wine lore, particularly as it pertains to the Napa Valley.

A fun evening with great food, delicious Chateau Montelena Wines, and a showing of the film Bottle Shock, a 2008 American comedy-drama based on the 1976 wine competition termed the “Judgment of Paris”, when California wines defeated the French in a blind taste test.

Enjoy the entire event outdoors at the Mount View Hotel patio and Moonshine Theater.

Mount View Hotel Moonshine Theater
Bottle Shock
Chateau Montelena Wines

Reserve Now
Seating is limited

Tickets are $90 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity.
All proceeds benefit the Napa Valley Wine Library

Save the Date

Thursday, October 21, 2021

5:30 p.m. - Reception
6:00 p.m. - Author’s Talk and Book Signing
In the Wine Library Wing of the
George & Elsie Wood Public Library
1492 Library Lane
Saint Helena 

Program hours are subject to change in observation of Covid-19 restrictions at Saint Helena Public Library. Event must conclude by 7:30 p.m.

Books on Wine Evening

James O Gump, Professor Emeritus and author of his soon to be published
Maestro: André Tchelistcheff and the Rebirth of Napa Valley

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Annual Events



Sunday, April 24, 2022
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Grove at Silverado Resort & Spa, Napa

2022 | 58th Annual Grand Tasting


Marc and Angelina Mondavi discuss the 75th Anniversary of CK Mondavi and Family

Marc Mondavi and his daughter Angelina share details of CK Mondavi & Family’s 75 years in the wine industry. The 3rd and 4th generation Mondavis look forward to continuing the family legacy well into the 21st century.

Oral Histories, Past and Present

Guest: Former St. Supéry CEO, Michaela Rodeno

We share excerpts from her Visual Oral History and also share portions of visual oral histories featuring George Hendry of Hendry Ranch Wines, and Dr. Richard Peterson, a Napa Valley winemaster, innovator and author.


Two Visions. Varied Experiences. Truly Inspiring.

A conversation with Cathy Corison, Corison and Colleen FitzGerald of Pine Ridge Vineyards

2021 | 30th Annual Wine Seminar

“Napa Valley’s Old Vines and the Wines They Give Us”

Our online moderator Tegan Passalacqua, winemaker for Turley Wine Cellars and Sandlands and a founder of the Historic Vineyard Society, is joined by author, historian and sommelier Kelli White and four fellow winery principals: Bob Biale of Robert Biale Vineyards, Rosemary Cakebread of Gallica, Mike Hirby of Relic Wine Cellars, and Morgan Twain-Peterson MW of Bedrock Wine Company.

Virtual Books on Wine Evening

Women Winemakers: Personal Odysseys

Moderated by Kelli White
with authors Lucia Albino Gilbert and John C Gilbert

And five Napa Valley winemakers: Sandi Belcher of Arns, Sally Johnson-Blum and Pride Mountain Vineyards, Cathy Corison of Corison, Pam Starr of Crocker & Starr, Celia Welch of Corra

Order your printed copy of the REPORT Summer 2020 delivered right to your mailbox.

Napa Valley Wine Library
Collection Fund
Support the Napa Valley Wine Library Collection

During these times of two yards of separation, we hope you will be in touch with our participating and hugely supportive wineries, be they favorites, new to you, or ones you’ve long been curious about.

We encourage you to take advantage of the special opportunities now being offered. Whether it’s to place an order for wine, sign up for a virtual tasting, or plan a visit.

The list of wineries that have taken part in recent events, been dollar supportive, or both:

Professor Emeritus Harold Olmo

Savor: California’s Vanishing Chardonnay
will be presented via Zoom
Tueday, November 10, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

© Napa Valley Wine Library Association
All rights reserved
P.O. Box 328
St. Helena, CA 94574

Events Information:
Diana H Stockton
Editor and Events Manager

Membership information:
Rick Brennan
Accounts Manager

The Napa Valley Wine Library Collection
is housed at the St. Helena Public Library.
For information please be in touch with Lynne Albrecht,
Technical Services Supervisor,
Saint Helena Public Library
(707) 963-5244 x 706 or lynne@shpl.org

The purpose of the Napa Valley Wine Library is to preserve and disseminate information regarding viticulture, enology and wine lore, particularly as it pertains to the Napa Valley.