Festival Napa Valley raises the roof along with donations.

The event was wildly successful with a record setting $2,500,000 raised at the Arts For All Gala.

"Get ready to get your arts fix as the 12th edition of Festival Napa Valley gears up to hit stages big and small throughout Wine Country this month," says Gentry magazine in its eight-page cover story on Festival Napa Valley.

An overview of the 2017 season and the Arts for All mission that the festival supports, with Festival Napa Valley General Manager Sonia Tolbert on KTVU. 

Vanity Fair article gives the back story on Bill Murray's collaboration with Jan VoglerNew Worlds from Hemingway to Bach, which has its US premiere at Festival Napa Valley on July 20.

Stark Insider catches up with Danielle De Niese, who headlines Festival Napa's Valley Opening Night performance, and whose life as a superstar soprano keeps her traveling around the globe.

Town & Country, in it summer calendar listings, gives a shout out to Festival Napa Valley, noting "the lineup for the annual food, art, and music event in oenophile heaven."

"For 10 glorious days, July 14-23," writes Prime Living, "music will fill the air of the famous valley in California known for world class wine and premier dining..." It goes on to call Taste of Napa "a perfect summer afternoon in wine country!"

As spring turns to summer, and the rain has finally passed, there’s no better time to awaken the sense and soak up the sun than during a leisurely sojourn through the verdant hills and vales of the wine country.  This year, July 14-23, Festival Napa Valley returns for its 12th consecutive run.  A summer affair that conjures the ultimate in wine, cuisine and vulture, it is one of the most coveted events of the season for those near and far.

With “New Worlds,” Mr. Murray is pushing further into surprise territory. The program has him singing Stephen Foster’s “Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair” and songs from “West Side Story,” and reading Whitman and Hemingway while Mr. Vogler’s trio — which includes Mira Wang, his wife, on violin, and Vanessa Perez at the piano — plays Schubert, Bach and Piazzolla. It will have its United States premiere at Festival Napa Valley in California on July 20, followed by a North American tour that will come to Carnegie Hall on Oct. 16. [Download PDF]