Portfolio Naples November 2021 - Page 42

On Friday evening , guests will enjoy one of 17 intimate Vintner Dinners hosted by NCEF Trustees in private homes and landmark settings across Naples where guests will experience beautifully curated multi-course dinners and wine pairings with award-winning chefs and legendary vintners .

This year ’ s participating VINTNERS INCLUDE

Piero Antinori of Marchesi Antinori in Tuscany , Italy
Daphne & Bart Araujo of Accendo Cellars in Napa , California
Eduardo Chadwick of Viñedos Familia Chadwick in Santiago , Chile
Véronique Drouhin-Boss of Maison Joseph Drouhin in Beaune , France
Kary & David Duncan of Silver Oak & Twomey Cellars in Napa , California
Grace Evenstad of Domaine Serene in Dayton , Oregon , and Château de la Crée in Burgundy , France
Valerie Boyd & Jeff Gargiulo of Gargiulo Vineyards in Oakville , California
Elisabetta Gnudi of Borgo Scopeto e Caparzo SRL in Montalcino , Italy
Amanda Harlan of Harlan Estate in Oakville , California
Kelley & Jim Bailey of Knights Bridge Winery in Calistoga , California
Laura Catena of Catena Zapata in Mendoza , Argentina
Ari & Chris Jackson of Lokoya Estate in Oakville , California
Shahpar & Darioush Khaledi of Darioush in Napa , California
Olivier Krug of Krug Champagne in Reims , France
Cliff Lede of Cliff Lede Vineyards in Yountville , California
Emily & Paul Michael of Peter Michael Winery in Calistoga , California
Raphaël Reybier of Cos d ’ Estournel in Saint-Éstephe , France
The Kathleen & Francis Rooney Family of Bodega 202 in Laguardia , Spain
Shannon Staglin of Staglin Family Vineyard in Rutherford , California
“ We are excited to have assembled such an incredible lineup of renowned vintners and chefs for the 2022 Naples Winter Wine Festival ,” said Shirlene Elkins , 2022 Chef Committee Co-Chair . “ Each of these individuals is a true legend with a solid reputation for excellence in their field .”
2022 Vintner Committee Co-Chair Bill Cary added , “ This year ’ s vintners and chefs represent some of the biggest names in the wine and culinary industry . Their participation in the 2022 event helps build momentum toward what will be the best and boldest Naples Winter Wine Festival yet .”
Following Friday ’ s opening festivities , guests will flock to the Festival ’ s main event – Saturday ’ s famed live auction , featuring some of the most incredible , one-of-a-kind culinary and wine experiences in the world . All proceeds from the live auction will benefit charities that improve the physical , emotional and educational lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County .
Ticket packages for the 2022 Naples Winter Wine Festival start at $ 15,000 per couple for a Double Magnum package and $ 35,000 for two couples for a Jeroboam package . For more information on the 2022 Naples Winter Wine Festival and related news , visit www . NaplesWineFestival . com .