Top 5 Must-Attend Events at Flavor! Napa Valley, March 16-20

Narrowing down forty events spread out over five magical days is a hard task, especially when each event showcases what makes the Napa Valley so unique. Flavor! Napa Valley has everything from curated wine tours and classes, a chef and winemaker golf tournament, extravagant meals at extraordinary Napa Valley locations and live chef demos.

So come join us at Flavor! Napa Valley this March 16-20 for a full immersion into the Napa Valley food and wine scene with these 5 must attend events:

  1. First Taste Napa – The Downtown StrEAT Market
    The Culinary Institute of America at Copia – Wednesday, March 16, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
    Get a taste of downtown Napa’s bustling food scene at the new CIA Downtown Campus at Copia. The campus will be turned into an epicurean market where you can taste your way through 13 restaurants and more than 30 wineries.
  2. Chef and Winemaker Golf Tournament
    Silverado Resort and Spa – Thursday, March 17, 8:30am – 2:30pm
    Join local chefs and winemakers for a day on Silverado Resort and Spa’s championship golf course. Enjoy a continental breakfast and 18 holes featuring specialty beverages and the famed burger dog lunch.
  3. A Celebration of the Judgment of Paris Wine Dinner, Starring CIA All-star Alumni Chefs
    Silverado Resort and Spa – Thursday, March 17, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
    Schmooze over a 5-course dinner with culinary luminaries such as Larry Forgione and Richard Blais, along with legendary Napa Valley wine as they toast the 40th anniversary of the 1976 Judgment of Paris. The dinner will be emceed by Master Sommeliers Andrea Immer Robinson and Gilles de Chambure
  4. Legendary Napa Valley, The Grand Tasting
    The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone – Saturday, March 18, VIP Admission Doors Open: 6:00pm, General Admission Doors Open: 7:00pm
    This is the golden ticket to taste through Napa Valley at the beautiful CIA at Greystone. 25 of the valley’s best restaurants will be in attendance serving their best bites alongside nearly 85 Napa Valley wineries.
  5. Brunch Party – Meet Your Maker: The Butcher, The Baker, and the Sparkling Winemaker
    The Meritage Resort and Spa – Sunday, March 19, 11:00am – 1:30pm
    End your weekend with a farewell brunch and bubbles at the beautiful Meritage. The brunch will be laid out like a Farmers’ Market with full breakfast options provided by the Meritage while local purveyors will be offering samples of their product which guests can then buy to take home.

Be sure to fill the rest of your day with all of the other great events, chef demos, wine classes and Terroir to Table experiences. Check out these amazing hotel packages and book your stay now.

As editor of the Visit Napa Valley blog, Jennifer brings you the Napa Valley experience with tales of tastes, treats and trips.

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