Collective Napa Valley Annual Napa Valley Barrel Auction is on

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Wine lovers are coming together to celebrate the start of summer with an incredible weekend that includes everything you’d expect from only-in-Napa Valley hospitality: vintner-hosted dinners and experiences. You’ll taste wines straight from the barrel, savor delicious food from local restaurants, and enjoy a new celebration with a live auction offering once-in-a-lifetime wines and special experiences.

This weekend, Collective Napa Valley presents the Napa Valley Barrel Auction to be held on Friday, June 3 at Louis M. Martini Winery in Napa Valley's St. Helena AVA at 254 St. Helena Hwy (Rt. 29) from 12-3 pm. Attendees will celebrate a weekend of live events including vintner-hosted wine events and experiences, wines to taste straight from the barrel, delicious food from local restaurants and more, including a grand celebration to recognize Collective Napa Valley non-profit partners.


The Collective Napa Valley Barrel Auction provides bidders with an exclusive opportunity to acquire Napa Valley's finest wines currently aging in barrel. Each winery donates a half-barrel of yet-to-be released wine, for a total of 10 cases of each wine available at the auction. Ten individual bidders will take home a 12-bottle case of each of these Napa Valley wines? All wine is sold while still in barrel. After the auction, buyers entrust the wineries and winemakers to mature their wines until ready to be bottled and consumed. Release dates are available with each lot description.

Ticket information here 


Wineries pouring at the barrel tasting and the next evening's auction are vast and some of the best of the Valley's and the world's wine. For a full list


Lots will close for the auction on Friday June 2, beginning at 3:00 PM PDT. Up to eight lots will close at a time in two-minute intervals. Meaning, lots 1-8 will close beginning at 3:00 PM PDT, then 9-16 at 3:02 PM PDT, and so on.

Restaurants will provide a food Marketplace presenting wonderful gourmet bites at the Napa Barrel Auction:


Area Marketplace Restaurants Include:

Auberge du Soleil

Bar Lucia

Blossom Catering


Carneros Resort and Spa

CIA Greystone

Clif Family

Cocina Milonga/Handcrafted Empanadas Napa


Difilippo Wood Fired Pizza


Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

Hal Yamashita

Kara's Cupcakes

OHM Coffee Roasters


Sweet the Creamery

Tarla Mediterranean Bar + Grill

The Meritage Resort/Olive and Hay

Woodhouse Chocolate

The following day, enjoy the live Auction at Silver Oak Vineyards for the Together Again Live Auction beginning at 5pm.

Lucky ticket holders and bidders can close out the weekend’s festivities with a spectacular evening that connects all together to raise funds for children’s wellness. The special celebration at Silver Oak begins with an incredible dinner prepared by award-winning Chef Cindy Pawlcyn, owner of Napa Valley’s renowned Mustards Grill and a pioneer for the use of local and sustainable foods.

Guests will be seated at a single table stretching as far as the eye can see, amongst vintners gathering to share a variety of the best wines Napa Valley has to offer.


Dinner will feature wine service from our local Star Sommeliers, and will be followed by live music, dancing, and an opportunity to acquire Napa Valley’s finest wines during our live auction. Join us as we celebrate our collective community and the best food and wine that Napa Valley has to offer. 
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Proceeds from the weekend’s festivities go toward funding the key to a bright future: the children of Napa Valley organization SHINE  Napa Valley. You can still help even if you can't attend by donating online.


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