Winter 2011

Editor’s Letter
Portraits by Richards P. Lyon, MD

André Tchelistcheff
Brother Timothy
Robert Mondavi
Maynard Amerine
Charles Wagner
Peter Mondavi
Roy Raymond
Nathan Fay
Louis P. Martini
René di Rosa
Joseph Heitz
Laurie Wood
Mike Grgich
Angelo Regusci
Joseph Phelps
Warren Winiarski
Jamie Davies
Robert Travers

President’s Message

Summer 2011

President’s Letter

The interviews in this REPORT are with Napa Valley winemakers of white, rosé and sparkling wines, the wines to be featured at the 49th Annual Tasting under the oaks at Silverado and in the Winemakers Seminar the day before, when seven winemakers discuss their wines in detail at CIA-Greystone.The candid portraits and cover shot of Los Carneros in May were taken by Priscilla Upton.
Andrea “Buck” Bartolucci, Madonna Estate
Richard Grant “Dick” Peterson, Richard Grant Wines
Jan Krupp, Krupp Brothers
Rudy von Strasser, von Strasser Winery
John Williams, Frog’s Leap Winery

Summer 2012 - 50th Anniversary

President’s Letter
Editor’s Letter
Early History of the Napa Valley Wine Library Association

Jon and Lily Oliver Berlin, El Molino Winery
Tom Garrett, Detert Family Vineyards
Chris Travers, Mayacamas Vineyards

About Books

Napa Valley, The Land, The Wine, The People by Charles O’Rear, photographer and Daphne Larkin, author

Chronology of the Annual Tasting

Winter 2013 - 50th Anniversary

President’s Letter
The 50th Anniversary Weekend:

A Toast to the Future: the Next Generations
    The 22nd Winemakers Seminar
A Toast to History: Vintner’s Choice
    The 50th Annual Tasting
Participating Wineries and Wines
    The 50th Annual Tasting

About the Collections

A Napa Valley Story
her original drawings and photographs
and a copy of her journal donated by Phoebe Ellsworth

Chronology of the Annual Tasting

Winter 2014

President’s Letter
23rd Annual Winemakers Seminar
A Pairing of Words and Wine
51st Annual Tasting
Winemakers Favorites, a Vintner’s Choice
     A Balsamic and Wine Vinegar Primer
Interviews with Vintners who also produce Wine Vinegar

Chris Hall, Longmeadow Ranch
Timm Crull, The Terraces at Quarry Vineyard
Ryan MacDonnell, Round Pond Estate

About Books

The Model Bakery Cookbook
By Karen Mitchell and Sarah Mitchell Hansen with Rick Rodgers

Organization and Membership Information

Summer 2014

President’s Message
Editor’s Letter


Michael Keenan, Robert Keenan Winery
Susan and Ron Krausz, Jake Krausz; Arkenstone
Carole Meredith, Lagier Meredith
Francis Mahoney, Mahoney Vineyards

Organization and Membership Information

Autumn 2015

President’s Letter
Editor’s Letter
Books on Wine Evening

with Alder Yarrow

25TH Annual Wine Seminar
     “Winemaking in Two Worlds”
53RD Annual Tasting
     “Toasting the Twelves”

Organization and Membership Information

Autumn 2016

President’s Letter
Books on Wine Evening

with Dick Peterson
with Kelli White
with Richard Mendelson

26TH Annual Wine Seminar
“Winemaking in the New World: South America and Napa Valley”
54TH Annual Tasting
“A Sense of Place: Honoring Napa Valley Terroir”
Organization and Membership Information

Autumn 2017

Letter from the President
27TH Annual Wine Seminar
 “To Blend or Not to Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon and the Red Bordeaux Varieties”
On the Murals at the Saint Helena Post Office
55TH Annual Tasting
“Napa Valley: A Timeless Classic”
Chronology of the Annual Tasting
Organization and Membership Information

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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,
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Saint Helena Public Library
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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 Napa Valley.