Welcome to our new E-Newsletter Blog

We heard your feedback that our Enewsletter can be VERY long at time. So we are trying something new! A supporting Blog post which contains more news and information that would have otherwise been found in the Enewsletter. No more endless scrolling. YAY!

We are still working through this new format. We thank you for your patience as we figure out what is best. We expect over the next few weeks we will get this honed in and it will be even better.

Thank you for all your support and have a great weekend!

Whitney Diver McEvoy

President & CEO, Yountville Chamber of Commerce


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Federal State & Local News

New General Industry Workplace Violence Prevention Bill Starting July 1, 2024

Last year, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 553, creating a new general industry workplace violence prevention standard. As previously reported, effective July 1, 2024, California employers need to implement and maintain a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan, which they may incorporate into their Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) or maintain as a separate document. Employers are also required to conduct workplace violence training and create workplace violence incident logs.

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is responsible for enforcing this new law. To help employers with drafting their plan, Cal/OSHA recently published a model workplace violence prevention plan along with fact sheets. Similar to Cal/OSHA’s model COVID-19 Prevention Plan, the model workplace violence prevention plan contains:

    Napa DTC Shipments Lead the Pack

    Direct-to-consumer (DtC) shipment value rose more than 5% versus a year ago to more than $390 million in April, WineBusiness Analytics/Sovos ShipCompliant reported. Volume for the month fell more than 2% to 604,871 cases. The average bottle price of shipments remained strong, rising 8% versus a year ago to $53.77, also a new record for the month.  DTC Shipment Value and Volume reported by WineBusiness Analyrics and Sovos ShipCompliant are reported each month in the  Wine Analytics Report. Read More. 

      Upcoming Chamber Events & News

      Meet Our New Yountville Chamber Team Member

      Andrea Scarpa May

      Programs & Events Manager

      Andrea is a native of the Bay Area. She earned her degree in Public Health from California State University, Sacramento during the pandemic. Before joining our team, Andrea gained valuable experience working at the CIA at Copia with the Strategic Initiatives Group, where she planned conferences for foodservice professionals focused on hospitality, sustainability, and industry improvement. Beyond her professional endeavors, Andrea is an avid bay area sports fan, cat mom, and reality TV enthusiast.

      June Mixer

      Join us on Tuesday, June 11 for our Networking Mixer at Whitehall Lane Winery!

      We can’t wait to mix and mingle with you!

      Celebrate with members of the Yountville Chamber, sip delicious wines and enjoy delicious bites!  

      July Mixer

      SAVE THE DATE: Join us for the Napa Valley Chamber Coalition Mixer on Wednesday, July 24 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Sterling Vineyards.

      Featuring members from all six chambers in Napa Valley! 

      Registration will open at the beginning of June.

      Did You Miss Our May Webinar?

      This Yountville Chamber of Commerce webinar features the AI Revolution and its impact on business. Including a panel presentation and discussion lead by Andreas Mueller-Schubert, CEO & Chief Strategist WSI, Next Gen Marketing. Including presentations by Robert Mitchell, Chief AI Officer, WSI and Peter Pilarski, Founder, Tourism AI Network.

      Topics Include:

      – Year 1 generation of AI

      – where are we and what is on the horizon? 

      – Introduction of Tourism AI Network, 4 waves of AI, AI powered destination marketing and our role as leaders

      – Impact of AI on businesses and jobs, the AI enabled agency

      Submit Upcoming Events

      Does your business have an upcoming event? It’s your time to submit your events. Get your event in front of the tens of thousands of visitors to Yountville.com each month.

      PRIDE is just around the corner

      You’re invited to join us for any or all of the events, fundraisers, sip & supports, and other special offerings that embrace inclusivity for all! Take a look at our calendar to start planing each event you want to join. 

      Member to Member Benefit Spotlight

      Check out our latest Member to Member benefit list below. Remember to review the details, call ahead to confirm the availability of the discount, and have your membership card handy.

      If you require additional membership cards (the Member to Member discount is available to all employees of your business) or if you wish to add an offer to the list, please contact whitney@yountville.com

      MEMBER TO MEMBER BENEFIT: 3% off fuel, which must be paid in the market, and 10% off merchandise.

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      MEMBER TO MEMBER BENEFIT: 2-bottle minimum purchase per person waived for up to 4 guests and 10% discount on all current release wines for purchase

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      MEMBER TO MEMBER BENEFIT: 20% discount on placement fee. 10% referral bonus for business that is closed!

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      Member Updates & News

      Coming Soon for Napa Valley Vine Trail

      From the Calistoga Depot to Pratt Avenue in St. Helena, this picturesque 9-mile stretch of the Napa Valley Vine Trail will guide you through Napa Valley’s finest vineyards and the majestic oaks of Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, steeped in rich local history. 

      Construction crews have been hard at work. While some parts are ready, the full experience is still underway adding safety features, pavement treatments, and trail elements. Save the sneak peeks for spring – the trail is off-limits for its final touches. Thank the construction crews and let’s show some love to the vineyards by respecting the closure this winter. Learn More.  

      Newly Released Hailstone Ice

      Enjoy Hailstone’s newly released sprakling wines. Crafted to be served over ice and garnished with your favorite fruit or citrus. Hailstone Ice is available for pick up for shipping. View More. 

      Balloons Above the Valley New Offers

      Enjoy your ride with Balloons above the valley with two new special offers. Pre-flight photos and post-flight sparkling wine to make your adventure even more memorable. Book Now.

      Local Happenings You May Have Missed

      Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum

      Enjoy a perfect summer weekend and celebrate America with our exhibitions “Warrior Dogs” and “Pollyanna Valley.”

      Rosé All May at The Restaurant at North Block

      Every Thursday of May

      Unwinding with colleagues and friends in the courtyard while enjoying rotating pours from local female winemakers and sip n shops experiences.

      Pickleball with Town of Yountville

      Tuesday, May 28, 7:15 – 9:45

      Step up to the court with all level players for a round of Pickleball. Courts are avalible for all level players on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

      Markham Vineyards Summer Chef Series Luncheon

      Tuesday, May 28 7:15 – 9:45

      Kick of a series of three special events here at Markham featuring local female chefs!Enjoy the summer sunshine, beautiful Napa Valley views, delicious food and wine and live music.

      St. Helena Hospital Blood Drive

      Sign up for the blood drive with American Red Cross. Donors will recive a $15 e-gift card for taking the time to donate. 

      Alpha Omega Wine Dinner at Auro

      Wednesday, May 29, 2024 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

      Led by Alpha Omega Winemaker, Matt Brain, guests will sip on world-class wines during this Auro Wine Dinner event.

      Clif Family Winery A Night of Wine & Art!

      Friday, May 31, 2024 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

      Wine Release and Live Artist Pop-Up Join us at Compline Wine Shop in downtown Napa as Tish Wiggins hosts the evening celebrating the newest release

      CIA Summer of Pies: World Pizza Tour

      Saturday, June 1, 2024 5:30 PM – Sunday, June 16, 2024 9:00 PM

      CIA at Copia presents a tour through multiple pizza-making regions. First stop: Napoletana Pizza

      Yountville Blogs

      Best of: Napa Valley's Family-Owned Wineries

      Napa Valley’s reputation as one of the finest wine growing regions in the world is due in large part to the farming families who have made this valley their home. Today, 95% of Napa Valley’s wineries are family owned, with multiple generations playing a big role in both winemaking and the management of their family business. Ask your winery host about the history of the property, and you’re sure to learn about not only the winery, but also the roots of the origins of Napa Valley itself. Read Full Blog.

      Local News

      Eric Gallegos joins Yountville's Cliff Lede Vineyards

      Eric Gallegos has joined Cliff Lede Vineyards as director of vineyard operations at the Yountville-area winery.

      Equipped with extensive knowledge of the Napa Valley wine industry, Gallegos will oversee all farming and viticulture of the winery’s 160 acres of estate vineyards across the Stags Leap District, Carneros and Calistoga AVAs, according to a news release.

      To build on his education, he returned home to work harvest before taking on a crucial role at his father’s new vineyard management company. There, Gallegos was a key player in the development of several vineyards alongside viticulturist Nathan Baty, who later hired him to work with some of Napa’s most acclaimed winemakers, including Thomas Rivers Brown and Philippe Melka. Read Full Article.

      Napa Local? Take advantage of special offers with “Napa Neighbor” program

      NVV members extend a special invitation to their Napa County neighbors to visit and experience Napa Valley wineries. Simply show your driver’s license and enjoy VIP treatment, product discounts and complimentary or upgraded tours and wine tasting. View the list of current Napa Neighbor offers and get to know your winery neighbors. Receive special offers from select local wineries — just for living here! Learn More.