Festival Napa Valley

Joshua Bell to perform at Festival Napa Valley

What’s Happening: Festival Napa Valley announces 2018 summer lineup

Headline artists include superstar violinist Joshua Bell, 10-time Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval, Broadway legend Lea Salonga, opera sensation Michael Fabiano, the San Francisco Ballet, and a rare appearance by Grupo Compay Segundo from Havana
Danielle de Niese - Interview Festival Napa Valley

An interview with Danielle de Niese, “opera’s coolest soprano”

Her life as a superstar soprano keeps her traveling around the globe. I had a chance to catch up with Danielle in advance of her opening night appearance at Festival Napa Valley.
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Festival del Sole renamed ‘Festival Napa Valley’, scheduled for July 2016

A new year. A new name. So say the people behind Festival del Sole, which has been renamed Festival Napa Valley:   I like the new name and look. Given that the festival is held across multiple venues in the Napa Valley, and is really a showcase for all that Napa has to...

Loni Stark discovers the art of Hall Wines (Video)

An out-of-body experience in Napa. Craig and Kathryn Hall give me a tour of their art collection at Hall Wines. But not without a surprise or two.

On Location Napa – Festival del Sole

Classical rockstar Joshua Bell kicks off opening night this Friday when he performs Vivaldi's Four Seasons at the spectacular Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga.

Preview: Napa Valley Festival del Sole (Video)

Festival del Sole. July 11-20. Mark your calendars. One of Napa's cultural gems features another strong line-up of performers. Classical rockstar Joshua Bell headlines the opening night gala.

Margrit Mondavi receives Monteith Trophy for contributions to wine industry (Video)

The First Lady of Napa Valley, Margrit Mondavi, the 30th person to receive the prestigious award, was honored at a luncheon yesterday at the Robert Mondavi Winery.

Watch: ‘Mad Men’ star Vincent Kartheiser on Facebook, Canada, Thai food (Outtakes)

Bucking the trend -- led by the likes of Ashton Kutcher, Shaq, Lady Gaga -- Vincent Kartheiser eschews social media. Facebook, he says, is like "a bunch of people on their soapbox in the park, screaming that they're having a taco on Third Street."

Stark Insider TV: Rock ‘n Roll Croquet (outtakes)

Mike tells me, "it's far, far more difficult than becoming a Master Somelier." Gauntlet thrown.

Festival del Sole: Spectacular evening of style, celebration at Meadowood gala (Photos)

The Festival del Sole in Napa kicked off in grand style with a stunning evening of food, live performances, Caymus wine, and a spirited croquet tournament (Margrit Mondavi brought her A-game with some fierce strokes).