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THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016
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12:00PM – 2:30PM
HALL OF FAME LUNCHEON

The Far Niente winery is surrounded by 13 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, thought by many to be among the most stunning landscapes in the Napa Valley. The estate’s private chef will prepare a sumptuous lunch paired with a superb selection of highly-acclaimed wines.

Hosted by Proprietress, Beth Nickel, and Partners, Dirk Hampson & Larry Maguire
Member Invitation Only

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6:00PM – 9:30PM
HUMANITARIAN & FOUNDERS DINNER

A family-owned historic vineyard and winery, renowned for its exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon, is situated on the western edge of St. Helena, at the foot of the Mayacamas Mountains. Guests will be treated to an extraordinary dinner, complemented by the elegant Spottswoode Estate wines.

Hosted by Founder, Mary Novak & President, Beth Novak Milliken
Member Invitation Only

6:00PM – 9:30PM
WINERY DINNERS
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Envision a winery that pays homage to the true character of the Napa Valley. Experience the perfect wine pairing while dining in the cave with Kirk Venge, one of the Top 20 “Best New Winemakers in the World.”

Hosted by Co-Founders, Jim Borsack and Duffy Keys

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Tucked into the dramatic palisades of the Stags Leap District, the newest addition to the beloved region, Odette looks to serve as a “breath of fresh air” to the historic district. Raise a glass and enjoy an epicurean feast paired with a magnificent collection of Odette, PlumpJack and CADE wines.

Hosted by Partner & General Manager, John Conover

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Guests will enjoy a private tour of the 24,000 square foot caves, before strolling to the Steckter homestead where they will enjoy a delicious multi-course meal, paired with award-winning Staglin Family Vineyard wines.

Hosted by Proprietors, Garen & Shari Staglin

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Elevate your Napa Valley experience by enjoying an inspired dinner, perfectly paired with premium handcrafted wines, 2000 feet atop Spring Mountain.

Hosted by General Manager, Wesley & Jessica Steffens

THERE ARE THREE THINGS WE ALL SHOULD DO EVERY DAY…
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ENJOY YOUR LIFE, THE PRECIOUS MOMENTS YOU HAVE
FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016

 

 

Raymond Hosts
12:00PM – 2:30PM
PRESIDENTS CLUB AND VINTNER GRANT HONOREES LUNCHEON

Sponsored by Bentley Motors
Raymond has become one of the most dynamic destinations in The Napa Valley. The winemaking team, led by Stephanie Putnam, and the unparalleled experiences found at the winery are responsible for Raymond being named the 2012 American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast. A decadent luncheon prepared by Chef Michel Cornu will be designed to complement the beautifully crafted Napa Valley wines.

Hosted by Proprietors, Jean-Charles Boisset & Gina Gallo
Member Invitation Only

6:30PM – 11:00PM
ROCK THE V PARTY SHOWCASING THE ALL STARS OF RESEARCH

The Vintage Estate Pavilion

FAMED RESTAURATEURS AND CHEFS

Food enthusiasts and well-seasoned cooks alike can indulge their gourmand interests interacting with the region’s top chefs and culinary professionals.

WINE COUNTRY’S PREEMINENT VINTNERS

Enjoy handcrafted wines, prized varietals and new releases from world-renowned winemakers.

CONNOISSEUR WINE AUCTION

Bid on one-of-a kind cases of custom-created wine blends from celebrated winemakers.

DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY

Project M will thrill the crowd with old school R & B, Funk, and Rock & Roll.

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2016

 

9:30AM – 11:30AM
ANSWER FOR CANCER SYMPOSIUM RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

Historic Barrel Room
The V Scientific Advisory Committee, comprised of some of the nation’s leading physicians and research scientists from prominent universities and cancer centers, discuss current advances and discoveries into clinical applications, new diagnostics and alternative treatments for cancer.
By focusing on brilliant young investigators, the Scientific Advisory Committee works toward accomplishing the goal of the foundation: Eradicating cancer. Includes Q & A session. This enlightening symposium is open to the public.

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11:30AM – 2:00PM
ALL STARS OF RESEARCH RECEPTION & SUPER SILENT AUCTION

Groezinger Estate
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TIME IS VERY PRECIOUS

Guests can sample elite and legendary wines without having to leave the hotel!
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HAVE YOUR EMOTIONS MOVED TO TEARS
SATURDAY NIGHT GALA

 

 

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5:00PM – 6:00PM
SHOWCASE AUCTION & RECEPTION

FEATURING SPECTACULAR LIFESTYLE PACKAGES

6:00PM
GALA DINNER & PROGRAM

HOST LESLEY VISSER
CBS & HBO SPORTS COMMENTATOR

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER RUDY GIULIANI
FORMER MAY OF NEW YORK CITY

7:30PM
LIVE AUCTION

WITH JOHN CURLEY
EMMY AWARD WINNING BROADCASTER

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9:30PM
AN EVENING AT HOTEL CALIFORNIA

WITH GRAMMY AWARD WINNING EAGLES ARTIST DON FELDER
ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

11:00PM – 2:00AM
AFTER HOURS PARTY

Villagio Inn & Spa Lobby / Harvest Patio

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THAT’S A FULL DAY
THAT’S A HECK OF A DAY
Join Us

Come join us at 18th Annual V Foundation Wine Celebration. It’s a fabulous weekend with abundant offerings of great wines, superb food, and the gathering of old and new friends in the fight against cancer.

Tickets

Online registration will begin shortly. For more information, please call us at 707.963.0611.

Thursday Evening Winery Dinner with Weekend Ticket Purchase $350 per person
Thursday Evening Winery Dinner without Weekend Ticket Purchase $550 per person
Host a Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee $350 per person
Friday or Saturday Evening Only Ticket Purchase Please contact the
Wine Celebration Office for pricing & availability
Friday & Saturday Weekend Ticket Purchase $2,500 per person
Saturday Only Ticket Purchase (Table for 10 Guests) $25,000 per table

Ticket prices do not include accommodations. Please note: The amount of any contribution that is tax deductible is limited to the excess of any money over the value of goods or services provided.

All proceeds from the V Wine Celebration benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a non-profit organization, 501(c)(3) corporation. Tax Identification #13-3705951.

Where You Are Going To Be
Hotel Accommodations

The 18th Annual V Foundation Wine Celebration has reserved all rooms at the Villagio Inn & Spa and its sister property, the Vintage Inn, exclusively for our weekend guests.

Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Your reservation is not confirmed until paid in full.

We encourage you to register early!

Room Rates

All rooms must be reserved through the V Wine Celebration office; the hotel will not book your hotel room directly. Your hotel stay must be secured with a credit card. If your reservation is cancelled fewer than 30 days prior to the event, your credit card will be charged for the full value of your hotel reservation. A deposit equal to 100% of the first night’s room rate and taxes will be charged to your credit card on July 1, 2016. The balance of your room rate and taxes, porterage, housekeeping, and incidentals will be due upon checkout.

For both Villagio Inn & Spa and Vintage Inn:

Guest Suite | $475 per night, plus tax Guest Room | $375 per night, plus tax

MIND, HEART & SOUL SPONSORS

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55 Degrees
Amazing DJs
AppleCart Digital Video
Barbier Security Group
B Cellars
Beth Nickel
Bob McClenahan Photography
Bright Rentals
Cartons & Crates
Corona
Designs by Paulina
Design This
Elan Artists
Far Niente
Joan Groves Graphic Design
John Anthony Vineyards
Kelly Reavis Designs
La Tavola Linen
McCall Associates
Napa Printing & Graphics
Odette Estate
OnStage Talent Group
Raymond Vineyards
Royal Coach Limousine Service
San Pellegrino Water
Staglin Family Vineyards
The Lux Productions
The Partners of Nickel & Nickel
Spottswoode Estate
Villagio Inn & Spa
Vineyard 7 & 8
Vintage Inn
 
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