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


2023 | 32nd Annual Wine Seminar
“Cabernet from Napa Valley’s Mountainsides, East and West”

Rescheduled from May due to weather:

Saturday, October 28

Mayacamas Vineyards
Transportation via California Wine Tours

32nd Annual Seminar | 2023
Saturday, October 28

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Registration at Redwood Park-and-Ride, Napa

9:45 a.m.
First motor coach departure (limit 25)
10:00 a.m.
Second motor coach departure (limit 25)

10:30 a.m.
Seminar in the Winery Library at Mayacamas Vineyards
Moderator; Tegan Passalacqua, Director of Winemaking, Turley Wine Cellars and Sandlands Vineyards

Panelists, Eastside:
Alex Kongsgaard, Winemaker, Kongsgaard, Atlas Peak
Allison Tauziet, Director of Winemaking, Colgin Cellars, Pritchard Hill
Mike Dunn, Winemaker, Dunn Vineyards, Howell Mountain

Panelists, Westside:
Graham Wehmeier, Winemaker, Diamond Creek Vineyards, Diamond Mountain
Lisa Togni, Winemaker, Philip Togni Vineyard, Spring Mountain
Braiden Albrecht, Winemaker, Mayacamas Vineyards, Mount Veeder

Panelists will each pour a 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon

12:30 p.m.
Live-Fire Lunch, family style, at Mayacamas Vineyards Hospitality Center
Al fresco seasonal fare by Chef Kevin O’Connor

1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
Motor coach return to Redwood Park-and-Ride, Napa


For Waitlist Information please contact:
Diana H Stockton –

For registration questions and assistance:
Rick Brennan –


For Waitlist Information please contact:
Diana H Stockton –

For registration questions and assistance:
Rick Brennan –

Six stellar winemakers share their techniques and intentions as they present the six terroirs from which the fruit of their 2019 Cabernet was born and grew, to take shape in your wineglass.

From the Eastside:
Alex Kongsgaard, Kongsgaard
Atlas Peak
Allison Tauziet, Colgin Cellars
Pritchard Hill
Graham Wehmeier, Diamond Creek,
Diamond Mountain

From the Westside:
Mike Dunn, Dunn Vineyards,
Howell Mountain
Lisa Togni, Philip Togni Vineyard
Spring Mountain
Braiden Albrecht, Mayacamas Vineyards
Mount Veeder
Moderated by fellow winemaker Tegan Passalacqua
In the library at Mayacamas Vineyards

Chef Kevin O’Connor prepares a family-style live-fire lunch of seasonal fare on the Patio at the winery to cap the morning.

Registration includes transportation to and from Mayacamas Vineyards at the winery’s request

Save the Date

3rd Annual Books on Wine Sale

December 8, 9, 11
at the Saint Helena Public Library

Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday - Closed
Monday, Tues, Wed, Thurs: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Great deals on new, gently used, signed and collectable wine-related books all for sale at the Saint Helena Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Napa Valley Wine Library Collection

Donations are most welcome and may be dropped off until December 1 for sorting

Thank You

Thank you to everyone who helped make our 2023 Annual Grand Tasting such an enjoyable success!

59th Annual Grand Tasting

— A Vintner’s Choice —

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

The Lantern Slide Collection

The Lantern Slide Collection
85 hand-tinted glass slides collected by
Frona Eunice Wait, ca. 1880, 35mm slide
copies taken by Gene Dekovic, 1981
February 4, 2022

© 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 Cecila Raffo,
Circulation Supervisor and Volunteer Coordinator,
Saint Helena Public Library

“The purpose of the Napa Valley Wine Library Association is to collect and share the stories of the wines and vines of Napa Valley and in Wine Country Around the World.”

We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and all proceeds benefit the NVWL Collection and our public programs

Updated - 9/28/23