Master Class Series

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      • How’s Your Hummus

      • $125

      • $125

      Mediterranean cooking class with Itamar Abramovitch and Antonia Economides

      • Date: Friday, March 17th
      • Time: 2PM – 4PM
      • Location: Kitchen Collective, 1650 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559 (THIS EVENT IS OUTSIDE OF THE TOWN OF YOUNTVILLE)

      The luxurious and bountiful Napa Valley has long been recognized as one of the culinary capitols of the world. What some people don’t know about Napa Valley is that we have some of the most wonderful and talented chefs from around the world. Chefs have come here from Western Europe, South America, the middle East and Asia to combine the beauty of Napa with the flavors, spices and unique perspectives of their homelands. This class on Mediterranean cooking is going to be spicy indeed! Two wonderful chefs from either side of the world express their love and language of the flavors of the middle east and are ready to walk you through preparing some simple but delicious dishes that can expand your vocabulary in the kitchen at

Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Cut off date Friday, 17 March 2017
Capacity 19
Registered 7
Available place 12
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00 12

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • “Toast and Jam”

      • $125

      • $125

      featuring Brendan James

      • Date: SATURDAY, MARCH 18th
      • Overview: Private jam session with Brendan James featuring JAM Cellars Wines
      • Time: 2PM – 4PM
      • Location: Jam Cellars 1460 1st Street Napa, CA 94559 (THIS EVENT IS OUTSIDE OF THE TOWN OF YOUNTVILLE)

      “J” is for John. “M” is for Michelle. And together, they are the iconic curators/winemakers that make JaM Cellars, a hip tasting room in Downtown Napa. JaM Cellars is a truly a special space to experience their delicious wines, and to combine an up-close artist “jam” hosted by Ian White, winemaker and SF Magazine wine editor.

      Together they’ll be presenting a special “toast” of their selection of scrumptious JaM Wines paired with a “jam session” with national recording artist Brendan James, for a true look into the heart of a spectacular artist and how he approaches songwriting and creation.

      There may be some extra instruments stowed away to have some fun, and this will be a not-to-be-missed opportunity to sit with an artist and find out the real passion behind his songs.



Event Date Saturday, 18 March 2017
Event End Date Saturday, 18 March 2017
Registration Start Date Sunday, 01 January 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Capacity 19
Registered 6
Available place 13
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00 13

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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    • Chocolate making class

    • $125

    • $125

    w/ Chocolatier Chris Kollar

    • Date: FRIDAY, MARCH 17TH
    • chef: Chocolatier Chris Kollar
    • Time: 10AM - 12PM
    • Location: Kollar Chocolates
      6525 Washington Street Yountville, CA 94559

    There's a reason that a giant picture of Willy Wonka hangs in the entrance of Chris Kollar's jewel box chocolate shop in the V Marketplace in Yountville. It's because when you step into the mind and creation of Kollar's world, everything becomes possible. Although Chris was trained and worked successfully as a chef for wineries like Peter Michael, he found his true love in the mastery of chocolate and it shows in flavors that waft through his shop doors. Read More


Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Friday, 31 March 2017
Cut off date Friday, 31 March 2017
Capacity 17
Registered 2
Available place 15
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00 15

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • Saloon Afternoon – Bootleggers ONLY

      • SOLD OUT

      • SOLD OUT

      • Date: SATURDAY, MARCH 18th
      • Overview: A tasting through what makes Napa Valley Distilleries one of the most unique distilleries in Northern California
      • Time: 2PM – 4PM
      • Location: Napa Valley Distillery, 2485 Stockton Street, Napa, CA 94559 (THIS EVENT IS OUTSIDE OF THE TOWN OF YOUNTVILLE)

      Guests will start off with an educational tour of the distillery with our brand ambassador then follow with a special whiskey barrel tasting hosted by Arthur. You’ll be ushered upstairs to the hidden “prohibition” style bar – their epic grand tasting salon where guests will get a mini flight of craft spirits and learn the proper method of spirits tasting. Finish it off with a cocktail making presentation of two fantastic cocktails made by their mixologists. Oh yea… there will be small bites, too.



Event Date Saturday, 18 March 2017
Event End Date Saturday, 18 March 2017
Registration Start Date Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Cut off date Friday, 31 March 2017
Capacity 10
Registered 15
Available place -5
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event



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      • Fitness & Food Demonstration

      • $125

      • $125

      w/ Chef David Roberts of Knife and Fig - Scottsdale, Arizona

      • Date: FRIDAY, MARCH 17TH
      • Type: Health & Wellness
      • Time: 10AM – 12PM
      • Location: Yountville Community Center - 6516 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94559

      The first time David Roberts cooked in Napa was in the city of Yountville for Live In The Vineyard, and he's back for Yountville Live to make sure that you know cooking isn't all about standing around. David's ground breaking health and fitness program for professional athletes is revered by pro baseball and football players who train and eat only with this help. His clean and delicious food has brought him a partnership with Nike, and he is working towards bringing health and great food to new heights. But don't worry, you don't have to be a "pro" to enjoy David's food or fitness suggestions. Come in your athletic gear, and get ready to find out what fresh and gorgeous foods you can choose for you and your family and friends to enhance your life and still have the luxury of gourmet flavor and spices of the world.. David's background as a marine, a sous chef for famed chef Aaron Sanchez, and his 2 years spent backpacking across Mexico and learning to cook regional Mexican delicacies should lead to a hot time! Don't come if you don't want to sweat!



Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Sunday, 01 January 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Capacity 16
Registered 3
Available place 13
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00 13

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • Mozzarella in the Morning

      • $125

      • $125

      w/ Hearty Boys

      • Date: SATURDAY, MARCH 18th
      • Overview:Fried green tomato caprese salad class and a cocktail tutorial with Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh
      • Time: 10AM – 12PM
      • Location: TBA

      The infamous duo of the popular Chicago cooking legacy and scene, The Hearty Boys (AKA Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh), chef and cocktail experts, restauranteurs, authors, and entertainment rock-stars and curators of fun and fabulous dining are designing an interactive experience in the kitchens of Napa’s own Kitchen Collective – the new private “Urban Cooking Club” in Downtown Napa.

      This fabulous class will teach you how to make a fresh take on a Napa favorite dish. Dan will teach you to “pull” fresh Mozzarella (a great party trick for years to come and not to mention delicious) and how to fry the perfect green tomato for a Fried Green Tomato Caprese Salad. Steve will show you a fresh and fun way to use egg whites in your craft cocktails, and you’ll combine some unexpected ingredients to create a fabulous Artichoke Sour! Only 20 people can join this party so make sure to purchase your tickets immediately!

      Each attendee will also receive a custom Yountville Live apron from Chef Works – our partners in dressing our fabulous chefs for a job beautifully done!



Event Date Saturday, 18 March 2017
Event End Date Saturday, 18 March 2017
Registration Start Date Sunday, 01 January 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Capacity 6
Registered 2
Available place 4
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00 4

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      • Duck Confit Cooking Class

      • $125

      • $125

      /w Jeff Mosher

      • Date: Friday, March 17th
      • Time: 10AM – 12PM
      • Location: Robert Mondavi Winery - 7801 St Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA 94562

      Robert Mondavi Winery tour, duck confit demo, charcuterie & wine pairing.



Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Sunday, 01 January 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Capacity 6
Registered 0
Available place 6
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00 6

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • French Style Wines

      • SOLD OUT

      • SOLD OUT

      w/ Benoit Touquette

      • Date: Friday, March 17th
      • Time: 12PM – 2PM
      • Location:TBA

      Benoit will be taking a small group through the caves of Realm for a private tour, barrel sampling, and tasting of some of his highly coveted wines. He will push each individual's senses as he opens the bottles and the minds to the unique palette that has changed the wine scene in an incredible way.



Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Friday, 31 March 2017
Cut off date Friday, 31 March 2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 18
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • “Toast and Jam”

      • SOLD OUT

      • SOLD OUT

      w/ Zach Heckendorf

      • Date: Friday, March 17th
      • Time: 2PM – 4PM
      • Location:Jam Cellars 1460 1st Street Napa, CA 94559 (THIS EVENT IS OUTSIDE OF THE TOWN OF YOUNTVILLE)

      “J” is for John. “M” is for Michelle. And together, they are the iconic curators/winemakers that make JaM Cellars, a hip tasting room in Downtown Napa. JaM Cellars is a truly a special space to experience their delicious wines, and to combine an up-close artist “jam” hosted by Ian White, winemaker and SF Magazine wine editor.

      Together they’ll be presenting a special “toast” of their selection of scrumptious JaM Wines paired with a “jam session” with national recording artist Zach Heckendorf, for a true look into the heart of a spectacular artist and how he approaches songwriting and creation.

      There may be some extra instruments stowed away to have some fun, and this will be a not-to-be-missed opportunity to sit with an artist and find out the real passion behind his songs.



Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event



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      • Aaron Pott – Pott Wines Experience

      • Sold out

      • SOLD OUT
        2 spots left

      A very intimate exploration of a world renowned winemaker and his craft

      • Date: FRIDAY, MARCH 17TH
      • Type: Winemaker Experience
      • Time: 12PM – 2PM
      • Location: Undisclosed Location

      Aaron Pott’s winemaking pedigree reads like a “Who’s Who” of the most amazing wineries and experiences from around the world. The sparkle in his wise eyes, his beret and the fashionable striped shirts are a give-away for the time Aaron spent being the first American ever to oversee and run a Grand Cru winery in France. Wine tastings with Aaron are dynamic and amazing things… He bounds through the barrels, wine-thief in hand, talking about the vines and their rich history, the perfect storm of the Napa Valley’s rich and varied soil, and why he returned to America to continue making incredible, small case production masterpieces that people clamor to taste and possess.



Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Friday, 31 March 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 9
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • Stuff Your Salumi with Julien & Elan Fayard

      • SOLD OUT

      • SOLD OUT

      w/ Julien & Elan Fayard

      • Date: FRIDAY, MARCH 17TH
      • Overview: Sausage and salumi making with Julien & Elan Fayard paired with wines from their vineyard
      • Time: 12PM – 2PM
      • Location: Undisclosed until ticket pickup

      World famous winemaker and vintners Julien and Elan Fayard are inviting you into their magical, secluded barn and tasting room for a walk through nature with heavenly views from their gorgeous wrap around porch. But get ready to get your hands dirty… If you have ever been fascinated with the world of sausages and salumi and how these delicious meats are created, crafted and cured, this is the place for you.



Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Friday, 31 March 2017
Cut off date Friday, 31 March 2017
Capacity 8
Registered 8
Available place 0
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • A Lady, Her Goats, and Her Honey Bees

      • $125

      • $125

      • Date: SATURDAY, MARCH 18th
      • Overview: Handwritten Wines Tasting with Cheese & Honey making tutorial
      • Time: 12PM – 2PM
      • Location: Undisclosed Location

      Private renowned chef with Handwritten Wines, Emily Buller, will take you up the mountain into the gorgeous hills of Yountville to experience her garden to table approach at her home/tasting room/farm where she creates food and wine events with Handwritten’s famous and gorgeous wines.

      She’ll lead a group of 14 lucky attendees through how to make Goat cheese from her own herd of pampered goats, and then she will give you a glimpse into what makes honey and honeybees so precious to the ecosystem, our bodies, and how Handwritten cares for their own beautiful bees and creates meltingly beautiful local honey to pair with their other bounty.



Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Friday, 31 March 2017
Cut off date Friday, 31 March 2017
Capacity 7
Registered 7
Available place 0
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event



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      • Cooking class

      • $125

      • $125

      w/ Chef Gale Gand - Chicago, Illinois


      • Date: FRIDAY, MARCH 17TH
      • Type: Culinary Experience
      • Time: 10AM – 12PM
      • Location: Kitchen Collective - 1650 Soscol Ave Napa, CA 94559

      The first thing that you see when Chef Gale Gand steps into a kitchen or on a stage is her love and passion for cooking. Her smile and warmth and complete dedication to mastering her craft translates into some of the most delicious desserts and pastries in the United States and the world. Her recognition by the James Beard Foundation as one of the outstanding pastry chefs in the country is nothing new to a woman who's published 8 cookbooks, hosted Food Network's Sweet Dreams for 10 years among other television shows, and done appearances around the globe teaching people to have joy in the kitchen through cooking, just as she does.


Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Sunday, 01 January 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Capacity 15
Registered 11
Available place 4
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00 4

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • Fire Me Up

      • $125

      • $125

      w/ with Itamar Abramovich and Antonia Economides

      • Date: SATURDAY, MARCH 18th
      • Overview: Wood fire pizza making and wine pairing
      • Time: 12PM – 2PM
      • Location: Kitchen Collective, 1650 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559 (THIS EVENT IS OUTSIDE OF THE TOWN OF YOUNTVILLE)

      Want to make pizzas that make your friends show up for every game? Making pizza seems simple, but there are literally thousands of ways to combine doughs with a pantry of ingredients and live fire to create beautiful pizzas and flatbreads that tempt even the pickiest person.

      The chefs of Kitchen Collective, the new “Urban Cooking Club” in Downtown Napa, Itamar Abramovich and Antonia Economides will join forces with Napa Valley Wine Train pastry chef, Evan Brittell, to take you through the creation of wood-fired mini masterpieces.

      Get ready for your own “iron chef” competition as you are chosen for a team to create a pizza concept, place your own flavors, and then fire up the wining pizza. You’ll also have renowned French chef and winemaker/curator Garret Murphy helping you to pair the correct wines to present to your chef judges. The winner will get the glory and a special prize from the Yountville Live family!



Event Date Saturday, 18 March 2017
Event End Date Saturday, 18 March 2017
Registration Start Date Sunday, 01 January 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Capacity 21
Registered 3
Available place 18
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00 18

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • Cooking Class

      • Sold out

      • Sold out

      w/ Chef Claudia Sansone

      Executive Chef & Entrepreneur, Napa

      • Date: FRIDAY, MARCH 17TH
      • Type: Culinary Experience
      • Time: 2PM - 4PM
      • Location: TBA

      Many people in the food industry know Claudia Sansone for her unmatched joie de vivre for life. Claudia is a respected member of the culinary industry elite. She has a rich and varied background as a highly trained culinary teacher/consultant, working on projects nationally and internationally, including cookbook producer, food writing, food television, art and set design, and culinary director.

      Chef Claudia will take a select group of VIP's for her master class and will share some secrets of a chef’s kitchen.... Read more



Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Saturday, 25 March 2017
Cut off date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 11
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


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      • Fine Wines, Priceless Guitars, and All That Jazz

      • SOLD OUT

      • SOLD OUT

      • Date: SATURDAY, MARCH 18th
      • Overview:A look at winemaker Dave Miner’s private collection of Benedetto guitars and the wines they’ve inspired
      • Time: 2PM – 4PM
      • Location: Miner Family Vineyard, 7850 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558 (THIS EVENT IS OUTSIDE OF THE TOWN OF YOUNTVILLE)

      Dave Miner, owner, visionary and dream-maker of an astonishingly robust and incredible catalogue of exquisite wines at Miner Family Vineyards will flex his incredible personal love and deep knowledge of Jazz music and the wine world in a select afternoon of true artistic appreciation. Dave is not only a literary maven, winemaker, business man and collector, but he also has breathed life into one of the most revered custom jazz guitar companies in the world.

      He and the legendary Howard Paul, CEO of Benedetto Guitars, will be sitting down with some fine wine and some one of a kind guitars. They’ll talk a bit, and if you’re lucky, chances are Dave and Howard will pull out some of the most gorgeous guitars ever seen. They might trade a lick or two, but they will be discussing the delicate balance between technology and artistry, as it applies to guitar making and wine making.



Event Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Event End Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Registration Start Date Friday, 17 March 2017
Cut off date Friday, 17 March 2017
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Individual Price $125.00
$125.00

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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