Events in Napa in September 2019

Harvest, Release, & More Wine Tasting Parties

NOTE: Most Napa wineries are open for outdoor tastings. All require reservations so visit their sites directly to book. Most events are postponed and restaurants are offering outdoor seating. With the recent fires in the area, several wineries will close temporarily. Please call ahead to confirm your reservations before you arrive.

Events in Napa in September 2019 include the Calistoga Wine Experience, the Harvest Party & Grape Stomp at Benessere Vineyards, and Release the Lions at the Hess Collection. You will also find several other fun activities at wineries all around the valley.

If you are looking for some fun things to do at night, make sure to check out the shows at both the Blue Note and the Uptown Theatre. Read on for what's happening this September in Napa Valley.

Events in Napa in September

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Calistoga Wine Experience

Date: 9/7

If you want to sample the best of Napa Valley wines in a beautiful, natural environment, head over to Pioneer Park in Calistoga this Saturday afternoon, where more than 30 of the finest wineries in Napa Valley will gather together for the annual Calistoga Wine Experience. Sample delicious wines, meet the winemakers, and enjoy local culinary treats while listening to live gypsy jazz.

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Uptown Theatre in Napa

Some of the best nighttime events in Napa in September are at the Uptown Theatre.

Calistoga Harvest Table

Date: 9/8

Another one of the tasty wine and food events in Napa in September is the Calistoga Harvest Table, celebrating the plentiful harvest season with 13 local restaurants and 44 wineries. To get a seat at the 1,000 feet of tables set out in the middle of downtown, make sure to buy your tickets with anticipation, as this event may very well sell out. The drinks start flowing at 4:30pm and dinner is served at 6pm for this sophisticated Sunday evening event.

Wine Tasting Events in Napa in September

The following calendar of events in Napa in September are winery tasting events. You will find that most are on the weekend, so I've organized them for you in that way.

Most require that you purchase a ticket for entry for tasting, food, and live entertainment.

Ballentine Vineyards: September Release Party (9/14), sample their special release wines from 1pm to 4pm

Benessere Vineyards: 2019 Harvest Party & Grape Stomp (9/21), wine and food from 11 am to 3 pm at 1010 Big Tree Road, St. Helena

Crocker & Starr: Carnivus Maximus (9/1), large annual celebration the day before Labor Day, a party with food, games, and wine tasting, 12pm to 4pm

Ehlers Estate: Harvest Party (9/28), information to be updated soon

Flora Springs: Sixteen Spirits Historical Ghose Winery Tour (9/1), get your scare on as you drink some delicious wines and learn all about the ghosts that inhabit the winery, limited to 12 people total, starts at 10 am

The Hess Collection: The Lions Release Dinner 2019 (9/14), a dining experience with special Hess Collection wines with garden reception from 6pm to 9pm, $300 per person

Inglenook Vineyard: Harvest Party - Rubicon Release (9/21), wine release and harvest party starts at 7 pm until 10 pm

Madrigal Family Winery: Harvest Party (9/7), information to be updated

Merryvale Winery: Harvest Party Event Ticket (9/21), enjoy light bites as you listen to live music and drink both Starmont and Merryvale wines, from 3 pm to 5 pm

Paraduxx: X2 Release Harvest Party (9/28), Hosted by Winemaker Don LaBorde, delicious foods, new releases, barrel samples, and food. Games and grape stomping from 2 pm to 5 pm

Pine Ridge Vineyards: Stags on a September Afternoon (9/21), Enjoy live music, food, and Cabernet Sauvignon from 4 pm to 6 pm

Robert Biale Vineyards: Harvest Tours (9/13, 9/20, 9/27), Learn about the how grapes are harvested and wine is made as you tour the vineyard starting at 9:30 am and ending around 11:30 am

Robert Biale Vineyards: Fall Wines Celebration (9/14), Enjoy the release of all wines and small bites with live music starting at 1 pm until 4 pm; there is an in-depth extra tasting of the 2017 releases from 12 noon to 1:30 pm

Robert Mondavi Winery: Autumn Fete (9/21), Celebrate the harvest season with grilled meat, seafood, fresh garden produce, and more paired with wines, live music, from 6:45 pm to 10 pm

Round Pond Estate: Fall Release Party (9/14), Taste small bites with new wines in the sunset in Napa Valley from 4 pm to 6 pm

Rutherford Hill: The Annual "Barn Bash" (9/15), sample select Rutherford and Terlato wines, live music, dancing, and barbeque, 12pm to 3pm

Schweiger Vineyards: Grape Stomp (9/6), pick and stomp grapes, learn about the wine making process, followed by lunch, starts at 10:30 am and ends at 1:30 pm

Silverado Vineyards: SOLO Release Party (9/14), food, fun and sample of SOLO and other Silverado wines, food demonstrations, classic music and more from 5 pm to 8 pm, $80 for members and $100 for non-members

St. Supery Estate Vineyards and Winery: #CaBacon Cabernet and Bacon Pairings (8/30, 8/31, 9/1), Taste 4 estate Cabernet Sauvignons paired with bacon delights with tastings on all three days at 11:30 and tastings on 8/31 and 9/1 at 2 pm also

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars: Experience Harvest at Stag's Leap Wine Cellars (9/28), learn about this year's harvest with the winemaker Marcus Notaro, eat lunch outside paired with wines, $175 for general public and $150 for members

Trefethen Family Vineyards: Trefethen Harvest Boot Camp (9/28), tour the vineyard, pick grapes, learn winemaking techniques, sample futures, and eat a delicious lunch, 10 am to 3 pm

V. Sattui Winery: Harvest Ball (9/14), annual event with live music, food prepared by a Michelin stared chef, and wine, after party in the cellar, this is a black tie affair so dress appropriately, 5:30pm to 11pm

Safeway Open 2019

Dates: 9/23 - 9/29

The Safeway Open golf tournament will be held once again on the pristine PGA courses at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa. Your golf event ticket also gets you admission into the after-golf concerts, Food and Wine Pavilion, Beers fore Birdies happy hour, Spirits Lounge, and Brew Loft. Last year, performers included such well-known artists as Third Eye Blind, X Ambassadors, and Charles Kelley.

>> Details about these sports events in Napa in September

Napa Valley Wine Deals

Make sure to check out some top wine deals through Groupon as you enjoy these events in Napa in September.

  • Vintage Sweet Shoppe: Chocolate and Wine Pairing Package for Two or Four at Vintage Sweet Shoppe (Up to 44% Off), check for availability

  • Trinitas Cellars: Reserve-Wine Flight with Cheese and Charcuterie Pairing or Private Tasting at Trinitas Cellars (Up to 50% Off), check for availability

  • Historical Ranch & Vineyards: Wine Tasting and Cheese Board for Two, Four, or Six at Historical Ranch & Vineyards (Up to 53% Off), check for availability

*Note: Most deals last for 120 days after purchase, so make sure to check the exact terms before purchasing.

Napa Live: Inside and Out

Date: TBD

Get ready for a Sunday in wine country full of music, music, and more music. Unlike other festivals that gather thousands of people together for multiple performances in one venue, Napa Live offers several smaller concerts spread out among 30 indoor businesses and three outdoor parks. It makes for a beautiful afternoon comprised of unique experiences.

Concerts & Shows at the Blue Note

Top evening events in Napa in September include shows at the Blue Note. This live jazz club in the the heart of the city of Napa. Set inside the historic Napa Valley Opera House, this place offers a lively yet relaxing evening on the town.

>> Find tickets for select shows at up to 50% off on Goldstar

>> Find tickets for these and other top shows at the Blue Note on Ticketmaster

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