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Photo recap of Premiere Napa Valley, including barrel tasting, lunch at the Culinary Institute of America, and a record-setting wine auction that raised $6 million for non-profit Napa Valley Vintners.

Napa News
Clinton Stark
02.22.2015

Annual Premiere Napa Valley wine auction again breaks record. $6 million raised, with top lot Brand Napa Valley going for $115,000, or about $1,900 per bottle.

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Arts & Culture
BY | 02.06.15

Live in the Vineyard, held in Napa Valley bi-annually, will also feature performances by Katy Tiz, Needtobreathe, Oh Honey, and The Veronicas. Stark Insider preview.

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Concert Series
BY | 02.04.15 VIDEO

Watch live performances and interviews from Napa: Matt Nathanson, Mat Kearney, Bea Miller, Colbie Caillat, Jamie Scott, Enation, Marie Miller, and more! Go backstage with Stark Insider.

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In Wine Country
BY | 02.03.15

Is bud break across Napa and wine country already here? “Strange winter.” That’s how Wines & Vines’ Jane Firstenfeld described the last few months here in Northern California. With absolutely zero rainfall in San Francisco for January I’d suggest piling on some other adjectives too: bizarre, unprecedented, kooky. The L.A. Times had their own: “disturbing.” […]

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Wine Country
BY | 01.28.15

Stark Insider takes a first look at Yountville Live, with concert highlights and interviews with headliners Colbie Caillat and Matt Nathanson. Put your headphones on!

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Wine Trends
BY | 01.14.15

Here are the top 10 wine trends you should be aware of for 2015.

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Arts & Culture
BY | 01.13.15 VIDEO

Jamie Scott performs monster hit, “Story of My Life”, that he wrote for One Direction. Plus highlights from Live in the Vineyard.

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California Wine
BY | 01.12.15

Etude, Duckhorn, Alpha Omega, Corison, Stags’ Leap. Stark Insider previews the upcoming Premiere Napa Valley wine auction.

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Gastronomic Science
BY | 01.06.15 VIDEO

Napa Truffle Festival unlocks the mystery and allure of the truffle. Watch Stark Insider video preview and mini-doc “Truffles in America”.