Premiere Napa Valleys is the wine industry’s must-attend gathering, where members of the wine trade taste barrel futures of the world’s rarest wines and meet the winemakers who crafted them.
For 14 years, Napa Valley’s top winemakers have auctioned futures of innovative, ultra-boutique, one-of-a-kind wines, crafted in as few as 60 bottles and never more than 240, as individual offerings from the portfolio known as Premiere Napa Valley.
Perhaps just as important as the wines offered are the relationships that are forged and rekindled at Premiere Napa Valley. Wine sales are built on alliances, and this event brings together the powerhouses of the wine industry, literally under one roof.
Premiere Napa Valley is a great way to not only strengthen your portfolio or wine list with wines your customers will only be able to get from you, but to network with other top wine professionals and the people behind America’s most renowned wine region.
Last year 200 lots were auctioned including a total of 1495 caes, raising just over $1.9 million.
The event is also seen as a barometer for buyer confidence in Napa Valley wines both today and in the months and years ahead.
The organizers, Napa Valley Vintners, is the non-profit trade association responsible for promoting and protecting the Napa Valley appellation as the premier winegrowing region. From seven founding members in 1944, today the association represents nearly 400 Napa Valley wineries and collectively is a leader in the world-wide wine industry.