Trade in a Summer Blockbuster for an Indie Darling

In 1975, the term “blockbuster” was created. Steven Spielberg’s Jaws had just been released, and the response to this movie going experience quickly became a cultural phenomenon. Moviegoers were flocking to the cinema time and time again to see a movie that was centered on exciting, fast-paced and escapist entertainment. Two years later, Star [...]

By |2018-05-31T14:06:27+00:00May 31st, 2018|Film, News|0 Comments

Behind the Vines with RiverHouse by Bespoke Collection

The Bespoke Collection is becoming the ultimate experience within the Napa Valley, finding a delicate balance between hospitality, wine, art, scenic locations, and design. Talking with Creative Director, Founder, and Owner Michael Polenske, he admits that since his time in college, he knew that he wanted to balance business, wine, and the great hospitality [...]

By |2017-12-05T10:40:34+00:00December 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley: An Art, Wine, & Design Gallery

The quintessential space for guests to experience Napa Valley living, Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley is setting itself apart from all of the wineries in the Valley. When guests arrive at this historic stone building in downtown Yountville, they are introduced to an art, wine, and design experience. Not only does Ma(i)sonry have the distinction of [...]

By |2017-11-21T14:31:29+00:00November 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

2017 Napa Valley Film Festival Announces Festival Award Winners

The 7th Annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announced this year’s juried and audience award winners at the Uptown Theatre in Napa on Saturday, November 11, 2017.  The Festival, held from November 8-12, screened 124 films, including the 18 in NVFF’s core competition categories, throughout the 9 screening venues located around the Valley. Each [...]

By |2017-11-12T14:43:59+00:00November 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Eleven Eleven Wines: Experience the Unconventional

Eleven Eleven Wines chose its name to represent the “meant-to-be” moments in life that are worth celebrating and symbolize every surprising, awe-inspiring or fated moment that awaits us all. Ellie Anest, a co-founder of Eleven Eleven Wines, discusses how a series of mysterious strokes of fate led to the winery’s creation.  “Although there are [...]

By |2017-11-07T08:55:54+00:00November 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Meet the NVFF17 Artists-in-Residence Faculty

We are pleased to announce the Napa Valley Film Festival’s esteemed Faculty for 2017. This group of industry professionals include a wide-range of talents and experience, from Oscar winners to ground-breaking screenwriters and producers.  The faculty will share their insights and expertise with our core competition filmmakers during the Artists-in-Residence Program at Meadowood Napa [...]

By |2017-11-04T13:06:15+00:00November 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Charles Krug Winery: The 4th Generation

Charles Krug Winery, the oldest and most iconic winery in the Napa Valley, is entering its fourth generation of Mondavi leadership. Or, as Angelina Mondavi puts it, “Between my grandfather, Peter Sr., and great uncle Robert, we have massive shoes to fill.”    The six heirs to the Charles Krug Winery — Angelina, Alycia, Riana and Giovanna (Marc [...]

By |2017-11-03T18:15:06+00:00November 3rd, 2017|News|1 Comment

Michael Shannon: The Trailblazer of his Generation

Two-Oscar nominations, a Tony win, 60 movies, 40 plays, and 5 seasons of a critically acclaimed TV series — Michael Shannon is the definition of a trailblazer. Because of this, we are pleased to announce Michael Shannon will receive the Raymond Vineyards Trailblazer Tribute at our Celebrity Tributes Program on Thursday, November 9. Known [...]

By |2017-10-28T12:30:23+00:00October 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

40 Years in the Making — The Magic Music Movie

For many, there’s always an artist that we find at the perfect moments in our lives. We listen to their music, and it just connects with us perfectly. Emotionally, and spiritually even, the music has captured something beautiful and perfect about life. We absolutely know this band is going to “make it big.” There’s [...]

By |2017-10-27T16:09:30+00:00October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Experience NVFF17 at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

This summer, the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) proudly revealed its nine unique screening venues playing host to 124 films and Q&As featured at the festival.  Today, we’d like to shine a spotlight on our most intimate screening location – The Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch.  Nestled north of Napa in beautiful St. Helena, [...]

By |2017-10-30T17:24:11+00:00October 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments
CNV19 • NOV 13 - 17

CNV19 • NOV 13 – 17