Robert Mondavi Winery and Winetasting.com present the 24th Annual Napa Valley Academy Awards® Gala Celebration and viewing party on Sunday, February 26th, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Robert Mondavi Winery, located at 7801 St. Helena Highway in Oakville, Napa Valley, CA.
Sponsored by Robert Mondavi Winery, the Napa Valley Academy Awards® Gala Celebration raises funds to benefit the HIV/AIDS and Cancer Case Management Programs of the CARE Network at Queen of the Valley Medical Center.
Over 25 of the valley's finest restaurants will be represented, including La Toque, Oenotri, Cuvée Napa, Napa Valley Wine Train, Compadres Rio Grille, Silverado Resort and Spa, Brix, Bistro Jeanty and Bouchon, among many others, providing tasty treats paired with current release and library wines from the Robert Mondavi Winery. Silent auction items, balloon prizes, along with the glamour of the awards make this viewing of the Oscar® telecast the best in the Napa Valley and greater North Bay.
Special Guest Celebrity Bob Sarlatte will entertain attendees as the Gala emcee. In addition to being the voice of the San Francisco 49ers, Sarlatte’s credits include film, television and radio, and he is a frequent guest on The Late Show with David Letterman.
This year will mark the 24th anniversary of this annual Napa Valley fundraising event for AIDS outreach and prevention and the 84th Anniversary of the official Academy Awards® Ceremony. In addition to the Robert Mondavi Winery, sponsors include Winetasting.com, Five Star Productions, La Tavola Linens, St. Helena Florist, and Classic Party Rentals. Media sponsors include 1440 KVON and 99.3 the Vine, Napa Valley Life Magazine, The Napa Valley Register, and Napa Valley Marketplace Magazine.