The Appellation Trail

Grand Tasting at the CIA

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Friday, November 21

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This epicurean adventure showcases a collection of Napa Valley’s most celebrated and innovative vintners and chefs. The “Trail” will feature nearly 100 wineries (representing the region’s 16 iconic sub-appellations) and fare from 25 of the Valley’s superlative restaurants, all presented in The Culinary Institute of America’s historic Greystone building. Meet the magic behind the labels as an unparalleled sampling of winemakers personally pour their favorite vintages and reveal how the soils, microclimates and topography influence the wide array of distinctive grapes in this premier wine-growing region.

Early entry for trade: 5:00 pm, by invitation only.
Events at Flavor! Napa Valley are open to guests 21 years and older only.


Napa Valley Locals: preferred pricing of $132 on the Appellation Trail by entering your valid Napa Valley billing zip code as the Promotion Code upon check out. PLEASE NOTE: To access the discount, you must enter your zip code as a promotional code BEFORE clicking the green “Order Now” button.

Wine Trade: Click here to take advantage of the Appellation Trail Trade Hour presented by Wine Spectator Magazine, from 5-6 p.m. on Friday, November 21.

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Amici Cellars Angèle Restaurant & Bar: Rogelio Garcia
Antica Napa Valley Auberge du Soleil: Robert Curry
ARNS Azzurro Pizzeria e Enoteca: Michael Gyetvan
B Cellars Bistro Don Giovanni: Scott Warner and Giovanni Scala
Ballentine Vineyards Brix: Robert Hohmann
Barlow Vineyards Ca’ Momi: Valentina Guolo-Migotto
Benessere Vineyards City Winery Napa: Joseph Panarello
Beringer Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch: Stephen Barber
Black Stallion Estate Winery Fish Story: Scott Ekstrom
Blackbird Vineyards Lucy Restaurant & Bar: Victor Scargle
Bougetz Cellars Melted Napa Valley: Paul Slack
Broman Cellars Morimoto Napa: Masaharu Morimoto
Brown Estates Vineyard NapaStyle: Michael Chiarello and Tim Swischuk
Ca’ Momi Winery Norman Rose Tavern: Michael Gyetvan
Cairdean Vineyard Oenotri: Tyler Rodde
Canard Vineyard Oxbow Public Market
Ceja Vineyards Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Chiarello Family Vineyards PRESSTrevor Kunk
Clif Family Winery Redd Wood: Richard Reddington and Michael George
Cliff Lede Vineyards Silverado Resort and SpaJeffrey Jake
Clos Du Val The Farmer & The Fox at Cairdean EstateJoseph Humphrey
Conn Creek Winery The Meritage Resort and SpaKrisztian Karkus
Corison Winery The Q R & B
Cornerstone Cellars The Thomas and Fagiani’s BarBrad Farmerie
Crosby Roamann TORCSean O’Toole
Del Dotto Vineyards Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant
Duckhorn Vineyards
Elizabeth Spencer
Farella Vineyard
Foley Johnson Winery
Fortunati Vineyards
Grgich Hills Estate
Hall Wines
Heritance Vintners
Honig Vineyard & Winery
J. Davies Estate
Keenan Winery
Krupp Brothers
Kuleto Estate
La Jota Vineyard Co.
Laird Family Estate
Leto Cellars
Merryvale Vineyards
Mira Winery
Monticello Vineyards
Mt. Brave
Nichelini Family Winery
Oakville Ranch Vineyards
Parallel Napa Valley
Parry Cellars
Patel Winery
Peju Province Winery
Pine Ridge Vineyards
Raymond Vineyards
Reynolds Family Winery
Rocca Family Vineyards
Rombauer Vineyards
Round Pond Estate
Roy Estate
Saunter Wines
Shafer Vineyards
Sherwin Family Vineyards
Spoto Wines
Spring Mountain Vineyard
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
Staglin Family Vineyard
Stags’ Leap Winery
Starmont Winery & Vineyards
Swanson Vineyards
Terra Valentine
The Hess Collection Winery
Trefethen Family Vineyards
Turnbull Wine Cellars
Uproot Wines
Vineyard 511 LLC
Vineyard 7 & 8
Wallis Family Estate
White Rock Vineyards
William Cole Vineyards
Young Inglewood Vineyards
ZD Wines