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Argentina & Uruguay with The Napa Valley Reserve
February 9 - February 18, 2018

The Napa Valley Reserve invites you to explore some of South America's most celebrated destinations; Buenos Aires, Mendoza, and José Ignacio. Immerse yourself in some of the world's most dramatic vineyards, spectacular cultural landscapes, and amazing cuisine on this once-in-a-lifetime trip created for wine lovers and adventurers alike.

 

Master Sommelier Gilles de Chambure will guide Members through picturesque landscapes, elaborate architectural gems, premium accommodations, and memorable dinners that will make you fall in love with Argentina. Experience tango in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, travel through Mendoza’s breathtaking wine country with visits to its most sought-after wineries, and for those that wish to participate, enjoy golf, polo, and outdoor adventure awaits. Then make your way to José Ignacio, Uruguay, where secret beaches lie ahead in this ultra-chic beach town, complete with top restaurants. 

 

Gilles de Chambure, M.S. has a home in Uruguay and has consulted at some of Argentina and Uruguay's top wineries over the last twenty years. He has extensive relationships in both countries, immersing himself in their cultures, and is excited to bring you on an unforgettable trip.

 

Limited spaces available. Please contact Alex Anderson at aanderson@thenapavalleyreserve.com for more information. 

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Harvest Weekend
Picking & Sorting, Children’s Harvest & Evening Celebration

 

Once again this fall, we invite our Members along with their friends and family to come together to celebrate the harvest of a new vintage at The Napa Valley Reserve. Mornings begin by picking grapes with our winemaking team as the sun rises over the vineyard. On Friday evening, a casual dinner welcomes guests from across the globe to reconnect and meet new friends.

 

Saturday morning vineyard activities continue followed by a festive children's harvest for guests of all ages with lunch, educational activities, and exceptional wines. To end, please join us for a spectacular gathering under the tent where the culmination of the weekend takes place and we combine an artfully crafted menu with paired wines and live music. The evening’s entertainment goes "Beyond the Crush" with a collection of eleven world renowned singers and musicians featuring Vance, Cathryn, and Marcus Lovett. We hope you will join us at The Reserve for our most anticipated weekend of the year!

Friday, October 6, 2017
6:30 a.m. | Harvest Picking & Sorting with Light Fare Breakfast
Vineyard Attire and Footwear

6:30 p.m. | Welcome Dinner
Evening Wine Country Casual Attire

Saturday, October 7, 2017
6:30 a.m. | Harvest Picking & Sorting with Breakfast
Vineyard Attire and Footwear

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Children's Harvest Activities & Lunch
Daytime Wine Country Casual Attire

6:30 p.m. | Gala Dinner & Entertainment
Wine Country Elegant Attire, Jackets Required

 

October 27, 2017
Casual Friday

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Legends of Motorsport Weekend
Friday dinner, Saturday rally and celebratory evening honoring a legendary racer

Great cars, fine wine and like-minded automotive enthusiasts will come together once again at The Napa Valley Reserve. Please save the date for our 13th annual Legends of Motorsport event on Saturday, November 4, 2017.


This year we are honoring four-time IndyCar Series Champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 Winner Dario Franchitti. He is one of only five drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 and the series title in the same season more than once. Franchitti is currently seventh on the all-time wins list with 31 victories. With 90 podium finishes, he passes Al Unser Jr. and Bobby Rahal for fourth on the all-time list. By winning the 2012 Indianapolis 500, he became the 10th driver in history to win the race three times. In March of 2017 Franchitti was elected to the Auto Racing Hall of Fame at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.

 

We look forward to Members and special guests joining us for a casual rally and scenic drive through Napa Valley. Attendees are highly encouraged to drive their exotic and classic cars. Following the rally there will be a memorable reception and dinner followed by fireside chat with honoree Dario Franchitti. We hope you will join us for this special occasion!

 

Bruce Meyer                                           
Director of Motorsports                            

H. William Harlan                                                  
Founder                              

Friday, November 3
6:00 p.m. | Casual Welcome Dinner

Saturday, November 4
8:30 a.m.| Check-In & Continental Breakfast at Meadowood
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.| Rally & Luncheon
5:30 p.m.| Reception & Dinner at The Napa Valley Reserve

November 10, 2017
Casual Friday

November 11, 2017
Olive Harvest

November 18, 2017
A White Truffle Dinner with Commentary by Antonio Galloni, Creator of "Vinous"
A special dinner featuring fresh white truffles from Alba with wines paired

December 2, 2017
Holiday Celebration

December 9, 2017
Wine Education Series:
An Exploration of Napa Valley & Bordeaux Wines