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.

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List In Formation:



Amici Cellars Angèle Restaurant & Bar: Rogelio Garcia
Antica Napa Valley Atlas Social: Nick Ritchie
ARNS Aspen Meadows Resort (Dolce)
Atalon Winery Augerge du Soleil: Robert Curry
B Cellars Azzurro Pizzeria e Enoteca:
Michael Gyetvan
Ballentine Vineyards Bistro Don Giovanni: Scott Warner and
Giovanni Scala
Barlow Vineyards Bistro Jeanty: Philippe Jeanty
Benessere Brix Restaurant and Gardens: Cary Delbridge
Beringer Vineyards Ca’ Momi: Valentina Guolo-Migotto
Black Stallion Winery City Winery, Napa: Joseph Panerello
Blackbird Vineyards Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch:
Stephen Barber
Bougetz Cellars Fish Story: Scott Ekstrom
Broman Cellars La Condesa: Chris Mortenson
Brown Estate Vineyards Lucy Restaurant & Bar: Victor Scargle
Ca’ Momi Melted Napa Valley: Paul Slack
Cairdean Vineyards Morimoto Napa: Masaharu Morimoto
Canard Vineyard NapaStyle: Michael Chiarello and
Tim Swischuk
Caymus Vineyards Norman Rose Tavern: Michael Gyetvan
Ceja Vineyards Oenotri: Tyler Rodde
Chase Cellars Oxbow Public Market
Chiarello Family Vineyards Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Clif Family Winery PRESS: Trevor Kunk
Cliff Lede Vineyards Redd Wood: Richard Reddington and
Michael George
Clos Du Val Wine Co. Silverado Resort and Spa: Jeffrey Jake
Conn Creek Winery Stockton Seaview (Dolce)
Corison Winery The Culinary Institute of America:
Adam Busby CMC
Cornerstone Cellars The Farmer & The Fox at Cairdean Estate:
Joseph Humphrey
Crosby Roamann The H Hotel (Dolce)
Del Dotto Vineyards The Meritage Resort and Spa:
Krisztian Karkus
Duckhorn Vineyards The Thomas and Fagiani’s Bar:
Brad Farmerie
Elizabeth Spencer TORC: Sean O’Toole
Farella Vineyard
Fiftyrow Vineyards
Foley Johnson
Fortunati Vineyards
Freemark Abbey
Grgich Hills Estate
Heritance Vinters
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
Napa Angel
Nichelini Family Winery
O’Shaughnessy Estate Winery
Oakville Ranch Vineyards
Parallel Napa Valley
Parry Cellars
Patel – Napa Valley
Pine Ridge Vineyards
Raymond Vineyards
Reynolds Family Winery
Robert Mondavi Winery
Rocca Family Vineyards
Rombauer Vineyards
Round Pond Estate
ROY Estate
Saunter Wines
Shafer Vineyards
Sherwin Family Vineyards
Somerston Estate
Spoto Wines
Spring Mountain Vineyard
Staglin Family Vineyard
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
Stags’ Leap Winery
Stony Hill Vineyard
Starmont Winery & Vineyards
Swanson Vineyards
The Hess Collection Winery
Trefethen Family Vineyards
Turnbull Wine Cellars
Uproot Wines
V. Sattui Winery
Vineyard 511
Vineyard 7 & 8
Wallis Family Estate
White Rock Vineyards
Young Inglewood Vineyards
ZD Wines