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.

Annual Events


Upcoming Events


Books on Wine

Thursday, November 3, 2022
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Program
Outdoors in the Courtyard of Saint Helena Public Library

Tor Kenward, TOR Wines owner and author of Reflections of a Vintner: Stories and Seasonal Wisdom from a Lifetime in Napa Valley

Reflections of a Vintner recounts the lessons learned, relationships forged, and observations made from an insider’s nearly fifty-year journey through the burgeoning wine industry in Napa Valley. From the mid-seventies, when there were less than fifty wineries, to the present, with over eight hundred, Tor Kenward shares his recollections as the region became a world-class wine destination.

Reserve Now
Seating is limited

There is no charge for this event, but you will need to be registered to attend.

Tor Kenward
Reflections of a Vintner
Reflections of a Vintner
Reflections of a Vintner

Reserve Now
Seating is limited

There is no charge for this event, but you will need to be registered to attend.

Save the Date

Reception to honor Dr. Stephen Krebs

Thursday, December 1, 2022

5:30 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Introduction and interview of Dr. Krebs with Tegan Passalacqua, plus Q&A’s and visits to the Krebs Collection in the California Room.
at Saint Helena Public Library

Reception to honor Dr. Stephen Krebs and his donation of the Krebs Collection 

Reception: 5:30 p.m.
Program: 6:00 p.m.
The Napa Valley Reserve, Saint Helena

Celebration with Karen MacNeil for her soon-to-be-published Third Edition of The Wine Bible

2nd Annual Books on Wine Sale

Friday, December 9 – December 12

at Saint Helena Public Library
Friday and Monday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Library is closed on Sunday

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

59th Annual Grand Tasting

Sunday, April 30, 2023

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa

Order your printed copy of the REPORT Autumn 2021 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:

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

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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

“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 - 10/1/22