If you’re the kind of person who enjoys wine with a side of culture, Napa Valley’s Arts in April® is perfect for you!
Arts in April® is a month long celebration that combines the exclusive wines of Napa Valley, with the works of talented local artists.
Artwork from Grammy Award winner Mickey Hart will be displayed in this fascinating exhibit. It’s especially easy to see the role that music had in Hart’s life in a portion of the exhibit which he has titled “Drum Ki” which combines drumstick movement and time lapse photography.
Date: April 5-30
Location: Jamieson Ranch Vineyards
Cornerstone Cellars in Yountville will be releasing a new series of artist wine labels featuring the artwork of Janet Ekholm. Ekholm, a painter who has been featured on Oregon public television, will be at the event presenting some of her original works.
Date: April 10-12
Location: Cornerstone Cellars
The theme of interconnecting music with the visual arts continues with this showcase. Two of Neil Young’s album art designers Jenice Heo and Gary Burden, will be revealing a series of paintings based around the life of the music legend.
Date: April 11
Location: Jessup Cellars 6740 Washington Streets, Yountville, CA 94599
You probably know the importance of wine pairings when it comes to food, but have you ever thought about pairing wine with art? Beaulieu Vineyard will pair paintings by Artist Penelope Moore with some of their wines. Throughout the night guests will bid on the combinations while enjoying live music and hors d’oeuvres.
Date: April 19
Location: Beaulieu Vineyard, 1960 St Helena Hwy, Rutherford, CA 94573
Let a classical guitarist serenade you while you ponder the beauty of a variety of sculptures at Indian Springs Art Gallery. On April 26th the Gallery will be hosting Gregory Leupp,a world renowned classical guitarist, from 2-4pm, and of course Tedeschi Family Winery will be supplying great wine.
Date: April 26
Location: The Gallery at Indian Springs, 1506 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga CA 94515
Crossroads is a collaborative album between Grammy award winning musician David Pack and five Napa Valley wineries. On Monday April 28th, City Winery will host the official release party for the album, which will include a three-course dinner, wine reception, and musical performance by David Pack and the Silverado Pickups.
Date: April 28
Location: City Winery in Napa, CA
When: April 1- 30
WHERE TO STAY
The Sunburst Calistoga
Our fresh approach to the wine country vacation eclipses all other Napa Valley hotels to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience you’re sure to find as entertaining as it is remarkable. We tip our hat to the past while providing all the contemporary amenities and services our guests need to stay comfortable and connected. Come play with us and discover our little retro-modern ray of sunshine, just off the beaten path. 1880 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga, CA 94515. 707.942.0991