Wine Takes Center Stage At Flavor! Napa Valley
When Flavor! Napa Valley arrives November 20 – 24, heralded names in food such as Chiarello, Carbone, Choi, English, Forgione, Kostow, Morimoto, Pawlcyn, Reddington, and Torrisi will share the stage with another superstar, Napa Valley wine. The wines that made the Napa Valley legendary will be woven throughout the five-day culinary festival with seminars, retrospective tastings, food pairings, and intimate winery and vineyard activities.
“Wine is an integral part of our lifestyle here in the Napa Valley,” stated master sommelier and Flavor! presenter Andrea Robinson. “We are fortunate to have many of the world’s finest wineries here and participating in Flavor! Napa Valley. If you’re a fan of wine, you will love what we have in store during this five day celebration of the best in the culinary arts.”
Guiding attendees through the vintages and varietals are wine authorities such as master sommelier Andrea Robinson, master sommelier Larry Stone, master of wine Tim Hanni, Karen MacNeil, author of the award-winning book, The Wine Bible, and renowned winemakers such as Charles Krug Winery proprietor Peter Mondavi Sr., Stephanie Putnam of Raymond Vineyards, Danielle Cyrot of CADE Estate Winery, and Marcus Notaro of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars.
Flavor! Napa Valley continues to deliver an acclaimed array of Napa Valley restaurants, vintners, sommeliers, and artisanal food producers, and The Culinary Institute of America alumni celebrity chefs, offering demonstrations, tastings, dinners, lunches, and one-of-a-kind experiences that can be found only in the Napa Valley. Flavor! Napa Valley net proceeds support student programs and scholarships at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone Campus in St. Helena, Napa Valley.