Behind the Vines with RiverHouse by Bespoke Collection

The Bespoke Collection is becoming the ultimate experience within the Napa Valley, finding a delicate balance between hospitality, wine, art, scenic locations, and design. Talking with Creative Director, Founder, and Owner Michael Polenske, he admits that since his time in college, he knew that he wanted to balance business, wine, and the great hospitality [...]

By |2017-12-05T10:40:34+00:00December 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley: An Art, Wine, & Design Gallery

The quintessential space for guests to experience Napa Valley living, Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley is setting itself apart from all of the wineries in the Valley. When guests arrive at this historic stone building in downtown Yountville, they are introduced to an art, wine, and design experience. Not only does Ma(i)sonry have the distinction of [...]

By |2017-11-21T14:31:29+00:00November 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

2017 Napa Valley Film Festival Announces Festival Award Winners

The 7th Annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announced this year’s juried and audience award winners at the Uptown Theatre in Napa on Saturday, November 11, 2017.  The Festival, held from November 8-12, screened 124 films, including the 18 in NVFF’s core competition categories, throughout the 9 screening venues located around the Valley. Each [...]

By |2017-11-12T14:43:59+00:00November 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Eleven Eleven Wines: Experience the Unconventional

Eleven Eleven Wines chose its name to represent the “meant-to-be” moments in life that are worth celebrating and symbolize every surprising, awe-inspiring or fated moment that awaits us all. Ellie Anest, a co-founder of Eleven Eleven Wines, discusses how a series of mysterious strokes of fate led to the winery’s creation.  “Although there are [...]

By |2017-11-07T08:55:54+00:00November 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

NVFF17: Variety’s 10-to-Taste

During Variety's 10 to Taste ten uniquely talented chefs will showcase their fresh spin on dishes inspired by iconic film scenes. Invited participants include Bay Area chefs who are focused on presenting pop-up style experiences, rather than establishing themselves in brick and mortar locations. A distinguished panel of celebrity chefs, filmmakers and actors will sample [...]

By |2017-11-05T12:49:09+00:00November 5th, 2017|Festival|1 Comment

Meet the NVFF17 Artists-in-Residence Faculty

We are pleased to announce the Napa Valley Film Festival’s esteemed Faculty for 2017. This group of industry professionals include a wide-range of talents and experience, from Oscar winners to ground-breaking screenwriters and producers.  The faculty will share their insights and expertise with our core competition filmmakers during the Artists-in-Residence Program at Meadowood Napa [...]

By |2017-11-04T13:06:15+00:00November 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Charles Krug Winery: The 4th Generation

Charles Krug Winery, the oldest and most iconic winery in the Napa Valley, is entering its fourth generation of Mondavi leadership. Or, as Angelina Mondavi puts it, “Between my grandfather, Peter Sr., and great uncle Robert, we have massive shoes to fill.”    The six heirs to the Charles Krug Winery — Angelina, Alycia, Riana and Giovanna (Marc [...]

By |2017-11-03T18:15:06+00:00November 3rd, 2017|News|1 Comment

Raymond Vineyards: The Original Napa Valley Trailblazer

Raymond Vineyards was one of the original trailblazers of the Napa Valley, and that entrepreneurial, pioneering spirit that the winery was founded on lives on today under the vision of Jean Charles Boisset. Raymond’s history starts as just like most American success stories start — with an immigrant who has a dream of coming [...]

By |2017-10-30T12:59:12+00:00October 30th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Michael Stuhlbarg — The Transformative Character Actor

Michael Stuhlbarg, receiving the NVFF17 Charles Krug Spotlight Tribute, is quite the chameleonic actor. So much so, that the Los Angeles Times wrote an article in 2015 titled “Michael Stuhlbarg might be the most popular actor you don't recognize,” in which they praised his ability to perfectly morph into any character he is tasked [...]

By |2017-11-07T07:42:59+00:00October 29th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments
NVFF18 • NOV 7 - 11

NVFF18 • NOV 7 – 11