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50th Year

Celebrating Our History.
Continuing The Legacy.

Historical Timeline

Explore our history and the many milestones from the past five decades that establish our legacy as a Napa Valley first-growth estate.

1969

1970

1972

1974

1976

1986

1989

1990

1996

2000

2001

2007

2013

2014

2020

1969

The founder of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars first tastes with Nathan Fay, whose scenic vineyard below the rocky promontory of the Stags Leap Palisades, so named because of the legend of the stag who successfully eluded hunters by leaping to freedom across the district's landmark peaks, was the first planting of Cabernet Sauvignon in what later became the Stags Leap District appellation.

Events

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7JulJuly18202020
WINERY EVENT
Virtual Wine Tasting with Marcus Notaro and Steven Spurrier
Join Winemaker Marcus Notaro and Steven Spurrier, the visionary behind the legendary Judgment of Paris, for a virtual wine tasting five decades in the making.
Wine.com
2:00pm PDT / 5:00pm EDT
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8AugAugust20202020
WINERY EVENT
50th Anniversary National Wine Dinner
Celebrate our 50th anniversary with an evening of cuisine and wine from our portfolio.
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
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9SepSeptember16202020
WINERY EVENT
50th Anniversary Big Bottle Party
In honor of the winery’s 50th Anniversary, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars will host a Big Bottle Party on Wednesday, September 16th.
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars
5:30 - 7:00pm
$150 Per Person | $125 Club Members
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10OctOctober9202020
WINERY EVENT
Wine Spectator Grand Tour, Washington, D.C.
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars joins Wine Spectator in Washington, D.C., for an evening of exceptional wines from the world’s best wine-growing regions.
Ronald Reagan Building | Washington, DC
6:00 - 10:00pm | 6:00 - 7:00 VIP
$200 GA | $325 VIP
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10OctOctober22202020 10OctOctober24202020
WINERY EVENT
Wine Spectator New York Wine Experience
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars joins Wine Spectator’s three-day celebration of great wine.
Marriott Marquis | New York City
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12DecDecember2202020
WINERY EVENT
Wine Spectator Grand Tour, Chicago
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars joins Wine Spectator in Chicago for an evening of exceptional wines from the world’s best wine-growing regions.
Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier | Chicago
6:00 - 10:00pm | 6:00 - 7:00pm VIP Entry
$200 GA | $325 VIP
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12DecDecember19202020
WINERY EVENT
Wine Spectator Grand Tour, Las Vegas
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars joins Wine Spectator in Las Vegas for an evening of exceptional wines from the world’s best wine-growing regions.
The Mirage | Las Vegas
6:00 - 10:00pm | 6:00 - 7:00pm VIP
$225 GA | $350 VIP
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5MayMay29212021 6JunJune5212021
WINERY EVENT
An Exclusive Journey to Sicily
Join Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars for an unforgettable wine and food experience in Sicily.
Sicily
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6JunJune3212021 6JunJune6212021
WINERY EVENT
Auction Napa Valley
Join us at the world’s most celebrated charity wine event for a chance to acquire rare collections of Napa Valley wine and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Napa Valley, CA
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6JunJune7212021 6JunJune14212021
WINERY EVENT
An Exclusive Journey to Tuscany
In celebration of our 50th anniversary in 2020, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars invites you on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Tuscany.
Tuscany
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9SepSeptember18212021 9SepSeptember25212021
WINERY EVENT
An Exclusive Journey to Croatia
Step back in time and discover a new perspective on wine in the birthplace of zinfandel.
Croatia