Tickets Now On Sale For First Annual Yountville Live
Yountville Live is pleased to announce that individual event tickets to attend this inaugural music, wine, and food festival are now on sale. The four-day wine country gala will be held March 19 – 22, 2015 in various locations throughout the town of Yountville, offering guests unmatched access to nationally recognized recording artists, celebrated chefs, and top winemakers.
Presented by Volvo Cars of North America, Yountville Live brings together the sophisticated worlds of premium musical entertainment, culinary excellence and award-winning wine, while highlighting the talent and bounty of Yountville through concerts, wine tastings, exclusive dinners, elegant parties, private winery tours, and more. This one-of-a-kind festival features live performances by platinum-selling artists such as Colbie Caillat and Aimee Mann; signature dishes from some of Napa Valley’s premiere chefs and restaurants including Chef Michael Chiarello (Bottega Ristorante) and Chef Richard Reddington (Redd and Redd Wood) and more; and the winemaking talents of over 30 local wineries. Yountville Live is indeed the paramount epicurean and entertainment event.
For full lineup of events and to purchase tickets (individual and multi-day passes), please visit www.yountvillelive.com. Follow them onFacebook, @YountvilleLive, #yountvillelive Presented by Volvo Cars of North America, Yountville Live brings together the sophisticated worlds of premium musical entertainment, culinary excellence and award-winning wine, while highlighting the talent and bounty of Yountville through concerts, wine tastings, exclusive dinners, elegant parties, private winery tours, and more. This one-of-a-kind festival features live performances by platinum-selling artists such as Colbie Caillat and Aimee Mann; signature dishes from some of Napa Valley’s premiere chefs and restaurants including Chef Michael Chiarello (Bottega Ristorante) and Chef Richard Reddington (Redd and Redd Wood) and more; and the winemaking talents of over 30 local wineries. Yountville Live is indeed the paramount epicurean and entertainment event.
THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
VIP Welcome Reception | 4-6 p.m.
Location: Brix Restaurant & Gardens
$175 per person
The Welcome Reception at Brix Restaurant & Gardens will set the tone for this luxurious weekend, pairing contemporary French-inspired California cuisine from Chef Cary Delbridge with a comprehensive collection of the Valley’s finest wine growers and producers, including Kelleher Family Vineyards, Swanson Vineyards, Groth Vineyards & Winery, Piña Napa Valley, and more. The VIP Welcome Reception is topped off with an intimate, acoustic performance by Platinum-selling recording artist, Blue October.
Eight @ Eight Dinners | 8-11 p.m.
$425 per person
Each Eight @ Eight dinners will be the ultimate sensory experience, featuring an exquisite coursed dinner paired with a premier appellation winery. Guests will also enjoy an once-in-a-lifetime performance by an artist at the head of the table during the dinner. Eight @ Eight dinners include:
- Bottega Ristorante, Chiarello Wines and Jillette Johnson
- Lucy at Bardessono, Hestan Vineyards and Lee DeWyze
- Hurley’s, Hill Family Estate and Vicci Martinez
- Jessup Cellars, Michelin rated Chef Perry Hoffman and Jon McLaughlin
- Ma(i)sonry featuring Bouchon, Blackbird Vineyards and Eoin Harrington
- Hope & Grace Wines, Brix Restaurant and Christian Burghardt
- Priest Ranch featuring Scott Innes
- Cosentino Winery, Mustard’s Grill and Special Guest
FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
Afternoon of Music, Wine & Food | 12-5 p.m.
Location: Downtown Yountville
$250 per person
The Afternoon of Music, Wine & Food will feature intimate venues throughout downtown Yountville featuring acoustic performances by today’s hottest emerging artists. Each performance will be complimented by food and wine tastings from celebrated chefs and winemakers for a lively afternoon of the very best entertainment and epicurean experiences Napa has to offer. Access to the Afternoon of Music, Wine & Food events include:
The Vintage Barrel Room Stage
Music by Alpha Rev
Demonstrations by Chef Michael Chiarello, Chef Chris Kollar, and Chef Brian Bistrong
Wines by Chiarello Family Vineyards and more
Jessup Cellars “NoYo Stage”
Music by Scars on 45
Food by Chef Visconte
Wines by Jessup Cellars
Generations Room Stage
Music by Noah Gundersen
Food by Special Guest Chef
Wines by Special Guest Winery
After-Hours VIP Party | 10 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Location: Bottega Ristorante
$200 per person
Meet & mingle with the weekend’s performing artists, chefs, and winemakers at the After-Hours VIP Party hosted by Bottega Ristorante. This swanky, party environment will include late night bites, craft cocktails from Bulleit Bourbon, Tanqueray Gin, Ketel One Vodka, and Don Julio Tequila, and a live musical performance by a surprise guest.
SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
Taste of Yountville | 12-5 p.m.
Location: Yountville Community Center
$20 – $85 per person
The 22nd Annual Taste of Yountville will feature amazing wines and epicurean fare from the Yountville community. Guests will have the opportunity to experience everything that makes the Town of Yountville the “Culinary Capital of Napa Valley.” Join us for a day of world class food, wine and entertainment as well as an opportunity to win fabulous prizes at the end of the day!
Premium Tasting Passbook includes: Unique tasting experiences at all participating restaurants and wine tasting rooms throughout Yountville; a tasting bracelet which allows access to the Grand Tasting Pavilion; a tasting glass; and, a Passport to enter the end-of-day drawing.
$85 (adults 21 and over).
Tasting bracelet includes: Access to the Grand Tasting Pavilion, featuring several fine food purveyors and dozens of wineries; entertainment; and a tasting glass.
$40 (adults 21 and over)
$20 (under age 21).
Main Stage Performance | 8-11 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Theater
Price: $85 – $95 per person
Main Stage Performances by platinum recording artists O.A.R. and Aimee Mann at Yountville’s Lincoln Theater.
SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2015
Gospel Brunch | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Yountville Park
Price: $175 per person
The Gospel Brunch will feature a soulful brunch buffet of craft foods inspired for a passion for open-fire cooking provided by Chef Morgan Robinson of Smoke, and a champagne bar featuring Domaine Chandon. This incredible brunch is complimented by a lively performance by Atlanta based roots-rock’n’soul artists Larkin Poe.
Main Stage Performance | 8-11 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Theater
Price: $85 – $95 per person
Main Stage Performances by platinum recording artists Colbie Caillat and Matt Nathanson at Yountville’s Lincoln Theater.
In addition to the above individual event tickets, there are also several levels of access available for this exclusive event, including elite All-Access 4-day passes, VIP 3-day passes, and Music passes.
All-Access Pass | Thursday, March 19 – Sunday, March 22
All-Access Pass holders will gain access to the following key special events and parties: All-Access Welcome Reception, Eight @ Eight Dinner, Afternoon of Music, Wine & Food, Exclusive Late Night VIP Party, Taste of Yountville – Grand Tasting Passbook, Main Stage Performances on Saturday & Sunday, and the Gospel Brunch. All-Access passes will include: preferred seating at the Afternoon Music Events & Main Stage Performances, and preferred entry lines to events (Afternoon Music, Lincoln Theatre & Taste).
VIP Pass | Friday, March 20 – Sunday, March 22
VIP Pass holders will gain access to the following key special events and parties: Afternoon of Music, Wine & Food, Exclusive Late Night VIP Party, Taste of Yountville – Grand Tasting Passbook, and Main Stage Performances on Saturday & Sunday. VIP passes will include: preferred seating at the Main Stage Performances, and preferred entry lines to events (Afternoon Music & Lincoln Theatre)
Music Pass | Friday, March 20 – Sunday, March 22
Music Pass holders will gain access to the following Yountville Live music events: Afternoon of Music, Food & Wine events, and access to Main Stage Performances at the Lincoln Theater on Saturday and Sunday.
Participating restaurants (to date)
Bouchon (Chef de Cuisine Ross Melling), Bistro Jeanty (Philippe Jeanty), Bottega (Chef Michael Chiarello), Hurley’s Restaurant (Chef Bob Hurley), Lucy at Bardessono (Chef Victor Scargle), Redd and Redd Wood (Chef Richard Reddington), Mustards Grill (Chef Cindy Pawlcyn), Smoke (Chef Morgan Robinson), and more.
Yountville, taste life here
Considered the culinary heart of Napa Valley, Yountville is the ultimate luxury get-away. With its world-class restaurants and accommodations, and many of the Valley’s most celebrated wineries, Yountville marries a breath-taking setting and small-town ambiance with a sophisticated Wine Country lifestyle.
The small town of Yountville was the site of Napa Valley’s first planted grapevines. The walkable village amid the vines with gorgeous mountain views offers luxe lodging from cozy to indulgent, the only hot air ballooning launch in Napa Valley, five sites on the National Register of Historic Places, unique shopping, golf, art galleries and performing arts, plus a constellation of Michelin stars and renowned restaurants. An ideal base for wine lovers, Yountville’s microclimate pedigree has its own American Viticultural Area (AVA) and offers unparalleled wineries and producers.
Located 55 miles north of San Francisco, visitors may arrive via scenic Highway 29, Napa County Airport, Sacramento (SMF), Oakland (OAK) or San Francisco (SFO) international airports.
For information about Yountville lodging, dining, shopping, and activities, visit www.yountville.com.