As August arrives in Napa Valley, a magical transformation takes place, and the region becomes a captivating summer paradise. The California sun casts a golden hue over the vineyards, infusing the landscape with warmth and vibrancy. The grapevines, adorned with plump and ripening fruit, are a sight to behold, promising a bountiful harvest ahead. Check out the lineup of Napa Valley & Yountville events coming up in August.
JaM Cellars Ballroom
1030 Main Street, Napa
SAVOR After Hours, a wine-tasting cabaret reinvented for Napa nightlife, starring Maks & Val from Dancing with the Stars. Ignite a journey of all your senses as we pour performances by the glass and immerse audiences in the way wine makes you feel through a captivating blend of dance and music. Highlighting impeccable wines from around the Napa Valley, this intimate experience will leave you savoring every moment from the first sip to the last sway.
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays
6:00 – 10:00 pm
Hotel Villagio Lobby
6481 Washington Street, Yountville
Celebrate with us in the Hotel Villagio lobby and enjoy live rhythmic melodies by Coyote Creates following our curated local wine tasting which takes place from 5:00-6:00 pm on Thursdays & Fridays.
Friday, August 4, 4:30 -8:30 pm
ALBA Restaurant at River Terrace Inn
1600 Soscol Ave, Napa
Join us for an evening of brews and bites at ALBA. For one night only pair local beers from Original Pattern Brewing with dishes from our exclusive menu. Sample bites like a Pork Belly Sando or our Chocolate Stout Cake to pair perfectly with your choice of beers. Mix and match to create your new favorite duo. =Reserve any seat during dinner service to treat your taste buds.
Friday, August 4, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Friday, August 18, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Merryvale Vineyards Terrace
1000 Main Street, St. Helena
Experience the “Sounds of Summer” Music Series. This vibrant event offers live music, a featured food truck, and the opportunity to purchase Merryvale wines by the bottle. Tables are available on a first-come, first-seated basis, and attendees are welcome to bring blankets and chairs for the lawn. In case of rain, the music will be moved inside the cozy tasting room. First and third Fridays of every month, August 5th, August 18th, September 1st, September 15th, October 6th, October 20th.
Saturday August 5, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm or 2:00-4:30 pm
Silver Oak Winery
915 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville
Join us at Silver Oak in the Napa Valley for the release of our 2019 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Event includes wine tasting and Pizza from three of America’s most-acclaimed, pizza-making chefs: Chris Bianco, Ann Kim and Marc Vetri.
Sunday August 6, Noon
1500 Los Carneros Avenue, Napa
Pigs and Pinot is our before-harvest celebration! The event will begin with an hors d’oeuvres reception in The Garden, followed by gourmet stations of different pork styles from around the world and specially-selected Pinot Noirs from the Saintsbury cellar.
Every Monday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Lucy Restaurant & Bar
6526 Yount Street, Yountvill
Yappy Hour – Monday’s 4pm – 6pm (dogs outside)
Barkessono Menu – complimentary with purchase of 2 drinks
Guac & Chips complimentary with purchase of 2 drinks
Barkessono biscuit – complimentary upon arrival
Thursday, August 10, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Thursday, August 24, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Priest Ranch Wines
6490 Washington Street, Yountville
Thursday Night Live happens in the heart of Napa Valley. During this event, Priest Ranch brings together the best in live music, local cuisine from Priest Ranch Kitchen, and wine. We kick off the event on July 13th and bring you new and exciting artists every other Thursday through September 21st. We host a live band on our patio for guests to enjoy, with wines available by the bottle or by the glass. Music is complimentary. Wine and food are available to purchase.
Friday, August 18, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
3540 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena
Join Director of Viticulture & Winemaking Craig Becker and Winemaker Cody Hurd for an elevated food and wine experience showcasing our limited-production estate wines. Allow Estate Executive Chef Dan Solomon to prepare you a seasonally sourced lunch expertly paired with our wines during this extremely-limited and intimate event. In August, you will witness what it takes to prepare a vineyard and cellar for the arrival of freshly harvested fruit.
Sunday, August 20, Noon – 3:00 pm
Clif Family Winery
709 Main Street St. Helena
Immerse yourself in wine, food, and organic farming at Clif Family Winery during our Winemaker tasting series. Take in dramatic views of the Mayacamas Mountains as you relax in the Clif Family Enoteca Tasting Salon. Winemaker Laura Barrett and Chef Magnus Young will lead you through a farm-to-table seasonal tasting experience. Enjoy farm driven creations paired with our small production wines. Wine pairings will include elegant Sauvignon Blanc, balanced Chardonnay, library vintages of Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, and a special preview of upcoming releases.
Sunday, August 20, 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Charles Krug Winery
2800 Main Street, St. Helena
Heritage Fire is an outdoor culinary experience that brings together local chefs and memorable brands for a live-fire celebration. With over 20 participants, guests will enjoy an all-inclusive feast while taking in the sights and sounds of an open flame. Savor the flavors of diverse cuisine and premium beverages, all in a unique and unforgettable setting. Curious as to what we mean by ‘diverse cuisine’? Take a look HERE. After indulging in each dish, the ‘Best Bite of the Day’ will be determined by the crowd and one champion will be announced. Check out last year’s Heritage Hero Champions. Tickets are all-inclusive of food and free-flowing beverages and entertainment.