(PRESS RELEASE) January 27, 2020 – The sixth annual Yountville Live, set to take place March 19-22, 2020, is the ultimate luxury getaway event, featuring exquisite cuisines from world-class restaurants and award-winning chefs, exclusive intimate performances from some of today’s hottest recording artists and a unique variety of Napa Valley’s most celebrated wineries. Set in the culinary heart of Napa Valley, Yountville marries the breath-taking setting and small-town ambiance with a sophisticated Wine Country lifestyle to create the ultimate four-day VIP experience.
Yountville Live is the next generation of food and wine events, offering attendees a vast array of activities including the 27th annual Taste of Yountville (TOY) on Saturday, March 21st that will have two stages of live musical performances including NOYO at Jessup Cellars, over 50 tasting opportunities with wineries and restaurants, chef demonstrations featuring local and celebrity chefs and more. This jam-packed day-long celebration will dazzle your senses with an expansive yet intimate food, wine and music event unlike any other that will also feature customized sponsor activations from Sacramento Airport, the most convenient airport to the Napa Valley, and others for attendees to enjoy.
Yountville Live is an up close and personal experience “not to be missed” as touted by press outlets including the Wine Journal, The Daily Meal, San Francisco Chronicle, Grape Collective, Girls On Food, SF Station and more. Tickets are now available for Yountville Live at https://yountvillelive.com/tickets.
During the annual Red Carpet Gala on March 20th, attendees will be treated to a multi course, epicurean extravaganza designed by featured Chefs Simon Majumdar, Perry Lang’s executive chef Timothy Humphrey, Gustavo Rios of Solbar and Handwritten Wine’s private chef Emily Buller that will be paired with some of the finest wines from around Napa Valley including Copper Cane Provisions, Handwritten Wines, Cliff Lede Vineyards and Mira Winery. The Red Carpet Gala will conclude with a headline performance by Andrew McMahon and will be followed by a VIP Late Night event featuring DJ Louis Giovanni.
Taste of Yountville will include pourings by Hope & Grace, Priest Ranch, Domaine Chandon, Girard Winery, Jessup Cellars, Robert Mondavi Winery, HALL Wines, Peju Province Winery, Whetstone Wine Cellars, St. Mayhem Craft Coolers, Luna Vineyards, Falcor Wines, Robert Biale Vineyards, Mersenne Wines, MadoroM, during the main tent festivities. The Grand Cru pavilion will feature pourings by Handwritten, Hestan Vineyards, Somerston Estate, Bell Wine Cellars, Ghost Block, Peju Province Winery, Falcor Wines, Italics Winegrowers, Caymus Vineyards, Round Pond, Anthem Winery, Amizetta Winery and Mersenne Wines. TOY will also include delectable tastings by Basalt, Bottega, Bounty Hunter, Coqueta, Ottimo, Oeontri, Blossom Catering and many more as well as cooking demos throughout the day by Chef Simon Mumjadar, Joy Bauer, Jessie James Decker, Anita Cartegena, owner and executive chef of Protéa in Yountville, Chris Kollar of Kollars Chocolates and the executive chef of Nellie’s Southern Kitchen in North Carolina, Sebastian Wells who will be joined by his pastry chef Sarah Wells.
Yountville Live will also include another headline performance at the Bubbles Brunch on Sunday, March 22nd by Jessie James Decker. There will be intimate performances throughout the weekend especially at TOY on Saturday, March 21st at the two performance stages located in NOYO at Jessup Cellars and the Barrel Room by V Marketplace. Those performances will include Alexis Wilkins, Barrett Baber, Bexar, Chase McGill, Cole Taylor, Devin Dawson, Jordy Searcy, Noah Guthrie, Everette, Nick Howard, Teri Jo Box and Roger Hodges, Sammy Rae and the Friends, Sykamore and more.
Yountville Live is produced by FF Entertainment who also produces the private festivals in Napa, CA “Live In The Vineyard” and “Live In The Vineyard Goes Country,” which over the years have become two of the most sought-after tickets across the country. People who have long wanted to attend these two private, win and invite only, events can now purchase tickets to this publicly ticketed event, Yountville Live. The event has an even larger focus on culinary and wine but still highlights and celebrates music in intimate settings amongst the lush scenery of northern California.