2022 WineaPAWlooza Schedule
Friday, June 24: Pritchard Hill
Game-Changing Innovation in Food & Wine
Be the first to hear about inspiring innovations from leaders in food and wine while enjoying a magical and intimate evening on Pritchard Hill
5:00pm – 7:30pm, Pritchard Hill, St Helena
We invite you to kick off the weekend and whet your palate by enjoying the finest Napa Valley has to offer on Friday evening on the beautiful and world-renowned, Pritchard Hill. Delight in premium Pritchard Hill wines and plant-based canapes, breads, and spreads by Little Saint, the new and exciting Healdsburg-based venture overseen by Kyle and Katina Connaughton of famed three Michelin-starred SingleThread.
As the sun sets over the valley, join us in taking our mission to the next level and championing solutions for the animals, humans, and the planet.
In an evening not-to-be-missed, We will discuss and demonstrate thought-provoking innovations in our food system, including our most coveted local, exported product, wine with the following industry leaders:
Carlo Mondavi, RAEN Winery and Monarch Tractor
Molly Sheppard, Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery
Christopher Jackson, Jackson Family Wines
Alison Kilmer, Miyoko's Creamery
Chef Tamearra Dyson, Souley Vegan
Eric Schulze, Upside Foods
Co-Moderated by Amanda McCrossin, Sommelier & SommVivant
Brian Cooley, noted technology expert, Editor-at-Large, CNET.com
Saturday, June 25: Beckstoffer Farm Center
Grand Tasting & Wine Auction
An unforgettable evening featuring cult wines, the annual animal parade, and a thrilling auction like none other!
5:00pm – 10:00pm
Beckstoffer Farm Center, Rutherford
Be a part of the magic during a spectacular evening overlooking the iconic Georges III Vineyard at the Beckstoffer Farm Center, courtesy of our generous hosts and honorary event chairs, Andy and Betty Beckstoffer.
The Grand Tasting
Enjoy the best of the best overlooking one of Rutherford’s most iconic vineyards, Beckstoffer Georges III. Meet 50 of Napa and Sonoma's vintner glitterati and taste the best wines our region has to offer, including special guest, Supermodel Christie Brinkley, who will be sharing her vegan and organic, Bellissima Prosecco. Nibble on culinary delights prepared by Deborah Blum, founder of Goatlandia Farm Animal Sanctuary and Operations Partner of popular San Francisco vegan restaurant, Wildseed.
The Animal Parade
March along with the animals to the auction tent as you delight in the fun and sweet parade featuring rescued animals and Jameson farm sanctuary residents.
The Wine Auction
Bid on dazzling, limited, and once-in-a-lifetime auction lots - all for the good of the animals in our nationally-recognized Wine Auction led by entertaining personality and world-renowned wine auctioneer, Fritz Hatton.