Press Highlights

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“A feast for the senses…”

–The New York Times


 “An international cultural summit.”



“California wine country’s top summer festival.”

– Travel+Leisure


"A summer festival like no other."

Wine Country This Week


"Nestled in picturesque Napa Valley, the ten-day extravaganza is a cornucopia of lavish lifestyle experiences and performances to stir the soul."

– San Francisco Examiner


“Summer’s most extravagant wine, art, and music festival.” 

– Diablo Magazine


"Some of the world’s most incredible musical artists in the setting of Napa Valley….a match made in heaven."

– KCBS Radio


“A great festival, where the ingredients are a musical gourmet's dream. The stars are twinkling in the Napa Valley.”

– BBC Music Magazine


“The weeklong festival continues to cultivate a high-end mix of musical, gastronomical and oenological offerings, including luxurious post-concert dining - and the lineup of soloists is notably starry.”

– San Francisco Chronicle


“America 's newest and possibly most posh music festival.”

– Los Angeles Times


“Festival Napa Valley is securing Napa Valley’s place on the short list of the world’s performing arts meccas.”

– C Magazine


“Rich in content with stars of the concert world who love performing at this venue as much as the audiences love hearing and seeing them.”

– Nob Hill Gazette


“A world-class classical music festival that pairs perfectly with Napa Valley's renowned wine and food.”                 

– Savor Wine Country


“One of the more significant cultural events in the history of the Napa Valley.”

– Napa Valley Register


“If there is a better combination than the trio of fine wine, haute cuisine, and virtuoso musical performances, I don’t know what it is.”

– Gentry Magazine


“The 10-day Festival Napa Valley was perfection: The events were elegant and flawlessly organized, the music and food world-class, the weather cooperative and the Napa Valley scenery idyllic.”

– New York Social Diary