Various Locations in Yountville
Yountville is known worldwide for its wine and food and now has another feather in its Hat…film! The Yountville International Short Film Festival (YISFF) returns for the third year, February 6 – 9, 2020. This is the ultimate in food, wine and short film experience. YISFF is the perfect excuse to get away to Wine Country.
For the third year in a row, the YISFF features an incredible lineup of over 75 short films that are sure to stretch your imagination and change the way you think about short films. Every genre of film will be presented from thought-provoking documentaries and dramatic shorts, to world cinema, comedy shorts, entertaining science fiction/horror selections, beautifully crafted animation, to family-friendly shorts and more.
2:30 – 11:30 p.m.
Join Hotel Villagio for a special viewing party of The Big Game. Enjoy a special menu featuring your favorite football bites and specialty priced beer & cocktails.
Starts at 2:30 p.m.
No reservations required.
Open to the public.
Watch the Super Bowl at La Calenda! La Calenda will have big screen tvs in every room and will be serving up $20 pitchers of Modelo and $40 pitchers of classic margaritas. Make sure you stay for the raffel every quarter to win great prizes!
- Complimentary Splash of V. Sattui Sparkling Wine
- Chocolate Confection Pairings
- “When Cab Met Cheese” Cabernet Pairing in Reserve Tower
- Lover’s Lane Mobile Photobooth
- Seated Wine & Food Pairing (includes sparkling reception & tour)
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Cliff Lede Vineyards
Join Cliff Lede Vineyards Winemaker Christopher Tynan and COO Remi Cohen for an extravagant Hollywood Glam Valentine’s dinner in Cliff Lede’s dazzling tank room. Enjoy delicious passed hors d’oeuvres before sitting down to a multi-course dinner, perfectly paired with a preview of the 2016 Songbook Cabernet Sauvignon and retrospective tasting of the library 2006 Songbook. Don’t miss this unforgettable evening at Cliff Lede Vineyards!
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Calling all dog lovers! Come inside the Food & Wine Center at The Village to craft your very own dog treats for the pups in your life. You’ll create healthy treats alongside Shana Franklin, founder of drool.dog cookies, while enjoying a glass of bubbly and doggie bone-shaped tea sandwiches.
This Doggie Cookie Making includes:
- Professional instruction and hands-on cookie making class
- Glass of bubbly upon arrival
- Recipe cards to take home
- Your cookies to take home for your furry pets!
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Join Executive Chef Ignacio Beltran, of Gran Electrica, for a Mexican themed menu at Clif Family. Due to the popularity of this event go early as they will SELL OUT!! All orders must be placed at the food truck – no call in orders. No Reservation Necessary.
Ceviche Citrus cured Gulf Shrimp with California avocado, tomato, cucumber, red onion, cilantro, and organic tortilla chips $12.5
Tacos Suaderos Mexican spice rubbed Brandt Beef Brisket, salsa cruda, pico de gallo, lime and organic tortillas $11.5 (2 per order)
Tostada Tinga Tomato-chipotle braised Mary’s organic chicken, black beans, lime dressed shaved cabbage, cilantro avocado crema and queso fresco on a corn tostada $11.5
Churros Traditional Mexican “doughnuts” tossed in cinnamon-sugar with two sauces; chocolate and cajeta dulce de leche $8
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Charles Krug Winery
Join Charles Krug, February 21st for a fabulous night of laughter, delicious wines, tasty nibbles, and something fun as Charles Krug continues its Comedy Series with comedian Lisa Pedace. They showcase some of the best up and coming talent in the comfort of the Charles Krug Comedy Lounge. Doors open 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Wine, charcuterie plates and popcorn available for purchase
5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Young princesses are in store for the ultimate slumber party. Experience storytelling, special princess appearances and more at this unforgettable affair. Join The Village in your pjs and slippers and bring your favorite stuffed animal and pillow to be as comfy as you want.
The Princess Slumber Party Includes:
- Buffet dinner
- Movie time with snacks, popcorn
- Sparkling wine for adults
- Mini makeovers, manicures
- Storytelling by our magical Princess
- Photo-op opportunity
And of course, They welcome young princes too!
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Mardi Gras is almost here, and The Village is celebrating in Napa by dishing up some New Orleans favorites. Using fresh ingredients, you’ll create much-loved classics and traditional confections while being guided through each step. After, you’ll raise of glass of wine (or two) as you taste your creations. The Taste of New Orleans Cooking Class Includes: Three-course New Orleans inspired tasting menu Hands-on cooking class in the professional cooking school and expert wine pairings for each course. You will also receive recipe cards to take home
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Auberge du Soleil
Join Provenance Vineyards for a captivating evening at Auberge du Soleil in Rutherford. Start with a reception alongside the Provenance team and Senior Winemaker, David Galzignato. The reception will be followed by a delectable gourmet dinner, with each course uniquely paired with a different vintage of Fortitude, headlined by the show-stopping 2016 Fortitude.
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Join Etude in Carneros for the highly anticipated release of their 2016 Cabernet Sauvignons. Winemaker Jon Priest will introduce the wines with each course of a delicious dinner at the Carneros Resort to celebrate the new vintage. Space is limited.