The Artisan Pavilion Experience at Farmstead

Integrated within the Wine Pavilion experience, we are featuring local artisans displaying and selling their items of craft Saturday, November 12 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm. Sip wine as you browse through samples and demonstrations by the craftsmen themselves in this unique and interactive experience at Farmstead in St. Helena, which is truly an a one-of-kind ambiance. A selection of wines will be poured by Clif Family Winery, Long Meadow Ranch, and more!

Long Meadow Ranch has fantastic selection of wines that are fruit-forward, expressive notes, ranging from earthy, to sweetly extracted, to blissfully zesty. Each varietal having it’s own unique aroma and attitude. Long Meadow Ranch cultivates in the complexities and characters of their wines delivering beautiful balanced varietals that are pleasing to taste and soft on the mouth, lingering for another sip. There is also other unique finds like their
crafted after-dinner spirit, Grappa, silky and smooth from their estate grape pomace, and their bright, freshly pressed olive oils.

Cliff Family Winery, celebrates wine, food and adventures in all that they do. They especially have a love for artisan wines and authentic experiences. If you haven’t heard about Naked Wines, they’ll swiftly become your new favorite e-tailer. They deliver exclusive and exceptionally crafted wines to do your doorstep. Their online user-friendly platform makes it fun to browse for your favorite sippable varietals while discovering
new brands.

The featured artisans at the Wine Pavilions include: Amana Woolen Mill, Amanda Wright Pottery, Annie the Baker, Carbon Street Metalworks, Kollar Chocolates, Lang & Reed, Napa Valley Woodworks, and Velo Vino.

Featured Artisans


Amanda Wright Pottery

amandawrightLocal artist and pottery creator extraordinaire, Amanda Wright, is displaying some of her amazing pieces of art available for purchase. Her pottery is rooted in simplicity and balance, holding the form of the modern spirit. Her utilitarian art invites you to use each piece in daily life.








Amana Woolen Mill

Bringing favorite Iowa products to Napa Valley. Each curated item, from Amana Woolen Mill is infused with the essence of rolling hills, luxurious textures, and vibrant landscapes to remind you of craftsmanship and artistry that stems from Iowa. The Woolen Mill weaves together various textiles to bring you handcrafted blankets, throws, pillows, scarves, aprons, linens, totes and more! Their general store items include coffee and tea, fruits and spreads, an arrange of pickled everything like candied jalapeños, watermelon rinds and green tomatoes; plus dressings and syrups, condiments and sauces, candles and other Iowa gems.


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Cookie lovers rejoice, Annie the Baker, will have her chewy gooey mounds of decadent cookie goodness at the Wine Pavilion. Every bite made from scratch and baked to perfection. A few of our favorite flavors include: Penguin: Annie’s signature cocoa cookie dough with white chocolate chips, Sugar MaMa: Annie’s buttery sugar cookie dough jam-packed with mini M&Ms and SugaRainbow: Sugar cookie heaven, coated in festive rainbow sugar crystals (pictured with Annie).


Lang & Reed Wine Companylangandreed_3bottles_nc

True-to-type wine that is redolent in aroma and pure in each varietal’s flavor and composition. Lang & Reed aspire to produce wines that are equally aromatic, rich and satisfying. Their Cabernet Franc and Chenin Blanc are expressive and ever sippable, infusing old world variety in a new world dynamic.




Napa Valley Woodworks

unnamedNapa Valley Woodworks produces hand-crafted, environmentally salvaged and sustainable tables and Adirondack furniture—made for wine sipping under the
stars with your loved ones. These beautifully composed pieces of furniture are
perfect for back yard gatherings, eventually turning into family heirlooms coated with cherished memories.




Kollar Chocolates22660920238_1d16a93c19_k

It’s a gourmet chocolate extravaganza! Chris Kollar has created classicEuropean-style chocolates with new world flavors. These small batch confections are delightfully delicious to nosh on, just as they are beautiful crafted.



Who Can Attend

All NVFF16 passholders are invited to attend this event and all other Wine Pavilions. Tasting Tickets for non-passholders are sold on a space-available basis at the entrance to each Wine Pavilion.

Other Wine Pavilions at Farmstead


THURSDAY | 3:00pm-5:00pm

As representatives of established wineries, the Next Generation in Wine offers younger wine enthusiasts an alternative way to access their wineries. Come sample and meet the future of Napa Valley winemaking.

Rutherford Dust Society

FRIDAY | 3:00pm-5:00pm

Since the late 19th century, the growers and vintners of Rutherford have played a signi cant role in the development of Napa Valley as a world-class wine growing region. Enjoy the fruits of their labor and toast to the preservation of the heritage and vineyards of Rutherford in the Napa Valley.


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NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12