Filling our dance card this fall won’t be hard. When you’re in the heart of Napa Valley, you’re guaranteed to be in the thick of it when it comes an event calendar full of fantastic wine country experiences. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite things to do this October in and around Yountville, CA!

A Day of Baldacci Cabernet

October 7, 2017

$150 | $125 Wine Club Member pricing

Learn what it is like to work in the cellar for a day. Join us  Join them from 10am – 12pm and get your hands dirty working with their Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon. After your morning’s work, retreat down to their Red Barn for bubbles and pastries. Then, take a breather for the rest of the afternoon to recharge your batteries before you return to join the Baldacci family for a pre-release dinner, at Brix Restaurant.

Hosted by Thomas, Michael and Brenda Baldacci, you will dine on a four course meal that is perfectly paired with Baldacci’s highly-acclaimed Cabernet Sauvignon portfolio: 2014 Black Label (Stags Leap), 2014 Loyalty (Calistoga), 2014 Oakville, 2014 Brenda’s (Stags Leap) and 2014 Ruppert (Coombsville).

Pope Valley Winery – Speakeasy Bash

October 7, 2017

$45|$35 Wine Club Member pricing

Join Pope Valley Winery in celebrating their 120th anniversary as a winery with a prohibition-style party. Admission includes food, wine glass, entertainment and fun for the whole family. Guys grab your fedoras, dolls don your flapper dresses and adorn yourselves in your favorite 20’s 30’s regalia.

Get the fringe out of the way and make sure you enter the bocce ball tournament for a chance to win the gold. Enjoy live music, photo booth, corn hole, costume contest and plenty of family fun!

Jo Koy at the Lincoln Theater

Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s vastly growing stand-up comedians, Koy sells-out comedy clubs & theaters across the nation with his infectious, explosive energy onstage. The comedian pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, that inspires humor across all boundaries.

Koy has had two highly-rated and successful comedy specials on Comedy Central, Don’t Make Him Angry and Lights Out. In 2017, Koy released his 3rd comedy special, Jo Koy: Live from Seattle as a Netflix Original.

Whitehall Lane Open House

October 7, 2017

$25|Free for club members


Join Whitehall Lane Winery in their celebration of harvest! Enjoy live music, light bites all while tasting their new releases. You won’t want to miss out all on the fun and special “day-of” pricing on wine purchases.


Presentation & Reception with artist Nakis Panayotidis at The Hess Collection

October 8, 2017

$40|$30 Wine Club Member pricing

If you are looking for something not related to wine be sure to join The Hess Collection for an artists reception with the Greek arte povera artist Nakis Panayotidis. Join The Hess Collection for an intimate afternoon presentation, movie viewing and wine reception with the artist himself

Panayotidis was born in 1947 in Athens. He settled in Switzerland in 1973 after studying architecture in Turin (in 1966) and visual arts in Rome (enrolled 1967). Since then he lives and works both in Bern and in Greece—on Serifos Island of the Cyclades.

Contact the Event Cooridinator at to make your reservation for this special event

Bike for Tots

Bike for Tots is in its 12th year, a boutique charity bike ride and festive dinner with a silent and live auction. Long time event ambassador and four-time U.S. National Road Race champion, Freddie Rodriguez, will lead the ride alongside current and former Pro cyclists (to be announced) with other local Napa culinary and cycling favorites including Chocolatier Chris Kollar, Chef Michael Gyetvan and Chris Cosentino.

To date, over 3,800 bicycles and helmets have been donated thanks to Bikes For Tots events. Help them make 2017 another stellar year to get kids on bikes while learning important safety and life skills along the way! Join them for an evening of casino games, silent auction, hors d’oeurves by Culinary Institute of America, and indulge in some of Napa’s finest wines and beer.