Harvest Happenings in the Napa Valley

The Napa Valley is now entering harvest season, when the grapevines are bursting with ripened fruit and winemakers eager to produce the best wines of the vintage. Guests who visit Calistoga and the rest of the Napa Valley will have plenty of opportunities to participate in harvest stomps, parties and more special events. Here’s a list with plenty of options for your next visit to Calistoga!


Fairwinds Estate Winery: Live Music

Saturdays through October 28, 2017

Noon – 4pm

Cost: $10

Price includes complimentary glass of wine and souvenir wine glass. Join Fairwinds Estate Winery for fine wine, food, and live music! Bring your friends and family to enjoy this historic winery, which was established in 1969. You will relax and have a great time at this winery that is nestled in the hillside off Napa Valley’s famous Silverado Trail in Calistoga.



V. Sattui Winery: Harvest Ball 2017

Saturday, September 16, 2017


Cost: $225 per member – $250 per guest and non-member

In its 33rd year, this private ball is the most highly-anticipated event of the fall season. Their stunning winery, reminiscent of an estate in Tuscany, with its lush landscaping and breathtaking vineyard views, is yours to explore and savor as you and your guests stroll through the property.



Castello di Amorosa: BBQ and Stomp Competition

Friday September 22, 2017

6:30pm – 10pm

Cost: $95/Wine Club Member, $125/Guest (+$20 if participating in Stomp Competition)

Learn about what it takes to really make the wine that you love! Enjoy a rustic Wine Country BBQ paired with Castello Wines in the Courtyard. Cheer your team at the largest Grapes Stomp competition in the country. Dance to live music on the Crush Pad underground.



Brasswood Estate: Parallel Wines Harvest Party

Sunday, September 24, 2017


Cost: $100 – two free tickets for club members.

Featuring live music and delectable small bites expertly paired with current wines, rare library vintage and large formats. Tour the cave and gardens while winemaker Philippe Melka presents the premier release of Brasswood Estate’s 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Call 707-968-5434 for more information.


Dutch Henry Winery: Harvest Party

Saturday, September 23, 2017

11am -2pm

Cost: $40

Open to the public

Southern-style food truck, open cave for barrel tastings. Come hang out on the property with the staff and enjoy a wonderful experience with the friends and family of Dutch Henry.

Contact John Daniels, Director of Hospitality at 707.942.5771, or email: john@dutchhenry.com


Brian Arden Winery: Inaugural Winery Dinner

Saturday, September 30, 2017

6-10 pm

$225 per person – members

$275 per person for non-members

Sign up to attend Brian Arden wineries inaugural winery dinner. Enjoy featured barrel samples of 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, clone selection Napa valley blend as well as a new unreleased Bordeaux blend. Seats are limited.

To reserve your spot, email Angela at angela@brianardenwines.com


Merryvale Vineyards: Annual Harvest Dinner in the Cask Room

Saturday, October 14, 2017


Cost: $215 for guests up 6 tickets

We invite you to join proprietors Rene and Laurence Schlatter and Winemaker Simon Faury to celebrate Harvest 2017 at our annual Gala Harvest Dinner in Merryvale Historic Cask Room! Reception will begin at 6pm in the Merryvale Tasting Room with light hors d’oeuvres.



Brian Arden Winery: 3rd Annual Harvest Party

Sunday, October 15, 2017


General Admission: $75 / Wine Club Members: $55 – Tickets on sale until October 1 (no tickets sold at the door)

Paella and tapa with live music by Kingsborough

For tickets, email: info@brianardenwines.com


Castello di Amorosa: The Pagan Ball

Friday, October 27, 2017

8pm – midnight

Cost: $140/Wine Club Member, $170/Guest (+$25 for RIP Early Admission)

Kick off your Halloween weekend at the biggest and best party in the Napa Valley. Our 9th annual Pagan Ball; a traditional Halloween costume party with lots of tricks and treats! Early entry “RIP Reception”.



Lincoln Theater: Howell Mountain Harvest Celebration

Saturday, November 4, 2017


Cost: $75

Indulge in world-class wines from 30 Howell Mountain wineries, gourmet small bites and a Silent Auction filled with rare wines and winery experiences at the Howell Mountain Harvest Celebration!


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