Wednesday, July 22 | 12:00PM
Siblings Loren and Hailey Trefethen grew up on their family’s vineyards, and for over a decade have been working full-time in the business that their grandparents started and their parents, John and Janet, made flourish.
Today, with new, emboldened ideas and boundless energy, Loren and Hailey are keeping the family credo alive: “One Family, One Estate, One Passion.” Guests are invited to join the Trefethen family for a multicourse luncheon held in the estate’s poolside Villeta, built to house Trefethen’s pioneering Napa Valley Cooking Class, where the likes of Wolfgang Puck and Jeremiah Tower once helmed the stove. Today’s delicious luncheon will be paired with a selection of stunning vintages of the family’s heralded wines.
Trefethen Family Vineyards
Celebrating 50 years! Just north of the town of Napa, where the valley’s earliest vineyards were planted in the 1800s, is Trefethen Family Vineyards. Their historic wooden winery, built in 1886, stands sentinel over vast plantings of perfectly trellised grapevines. Gene and Katie Trefethen purchased this old winery and the surrounding vineyards in 1968. The winery was in a state of disrepair and their son John and his bride, Janet, took the challenge of restoring the old winery to become one of Napa’s foremost wine producers. In 1973, Trefethen released their first commercial wine. True to the family’s vision of creating an acclaimed wine estate, they have grown every grape for every bottle of Trefethen. Today, the Trefethen family’s third generation, Lorenzo and Hailey, assist their parents in continuing the family tradition of passion for the land, its people, and the art of crafting exceptional Napa Valley wines.