Lara Downes: Women in the Arts Winemakers Dinner with Iron Horse Vineyards

Chardonnay Pinot Classic

at The Meritage Resort

Join trailblazing pianist and cultural catalyst Lara Downes as she shares her story as well as music from her new album, Love at Last, a powerful collection of works by 17 composers, spanning centuries, continents and cultures, united across time and place in a vision of shared humanity and hope for our embattled world. Her performance follows a four-course gourmet dinner paired with a specially curated selection of wines from Iron Horse Vineyards as part of The Meritage’s 2023 Chardonnay Pinot Classic.

Proceeds from the evening benefit the SommFoundation’s educational scholarships for Napa County women working in the wine and spirits business.

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$225 per guest

Select Friday, June 9 on the ticketing link below to find the Women in the Arts Winemakers Dinner option.



Learn more about Women in the Arts at The Meritage


Lara Downes
Lara Downes

Pianist Lara Downes has been called “an explorer whose imagination is fired by bringing notice to the underrepresented and forgotten” (The Log Journal). An iconoclast and trailblazer, her dynamic work as a sought-after performer, a Billboard Chart-topping recording artist, a producer, curator, activist, and arts advocate positions her as a cultural visionary on the national arts scene. 



The Meritage Resort & Spa

Nestled amongst the rolling hills of Napa, The Meritage Resort and Spa ushers in a new way to discover Wine Country. With thoughtful, Tuscan-style décor, a tasting Village, a locally-sourced, artisanal market, and a spacious community lawn for picnic, play and private concerts, The Meritage Resort and Spa isn’t simply a resort in Napa. It is Napa at its finest. The Meritage Resort and Spa is located one hour from San Francisco, with convenient access to exploring both Sonoma and the Napa Valley.

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