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The Fresh Tastes of Spring Wine & Dim Sum Tasting

Saturday, April 28th, 2018 

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room 

929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 968-5874

Click Here To Purchase Tickets

Our Fresh Tastes of Spring Wine & Dim Sum Pairing features four, seasonally-selected dim sum prepared by the award-winning chefs at San Francisco's Koi Palace, paired with four of our hand-crafted, Napa Valley wines:

Lobster & Cucumber Boat with Lemon-Pepper Glaze
2017 Napa Crest Sauvignon Blanc

Shrimp and Pork Shaomai with Tobiko
2016 Napa Crest Rosé

Chicken and Pork Xiaolongbao Dumplings
2016 YAO MING Napa Valley Brut Sparkling Wine

Duck Noodle with Spicy Citron Sauce
2014 YAO MING Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Only sixty seatings available, for one day only, Saturday, April 28th, 10:30am to 4:30pm. Upon purchase of your tickets, you will receive an email asking you to reserve a time for your tasting. Please allow one hour for your tasting...but stay as long as you like!

We're sorry, but cancelations are non-refundable within 48 hours of the event.

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The 2nd Annual Napa Valley Maraton Rest & Recovery Party

Sunday, March 4th, 2018 

Immediately Following The 40th Running of The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon

...come by and say "congratulations" to our winemaker, Tom Hinde, who'll be running the marathon!

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room 

929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 968-5874

  • Complimentary Wine Tastings For Marathon Volunteers
  • High Protein Snacks Courtesy of Harvest Table
  • Hydrating Drinks For Runners - Wine Specials for Drinkers!
  • Certified Massage Therapist Providing Complimentary Massage
  • Purchase Any Bottle Of Napa Crest Wine, Get A Second Bottle For $26.20

Drink Rose To Help Yao Ming And WildAid End Illegal Wildlife Trade

Valentines Day, And All Through February 2018 

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room and Our Online Store

929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 968-5874

All through the month of February, Yao Family Wines is teaming up with WildAid to help support the end of the illegal wildlife trade in our lifetime. For every bottle of our 2016 Napa Crest Rose we sell, we'll donate $5 to WildAid, the preeminent foundation devoted to preserving threatened wildlife. And if you post a selfie of you with your bottle of Rose and tag @YaoFamilyWines, we'll donate another $5 to WildAid.

Join us Valentines Day, February 14th, at our St. Helena tasting room, where we'll be sharing complimentary pours of our 2016 YAO MING Sparkling Brut Rose along with a hand-crafted chocolate from Kollar Chocolates of Yountville.


Chinese New Year Wine & Dim Sum Pairing        

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room

929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 968-5874

Time: All Day - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Yao Family Wines is proud to partner with acclaimed San Francisco restaurant Koi Palace to celebrate The Year of The Dog with a day of dim sum and wine pairings. Koi Palace has created four, custom pieces of dim sum specifically to pair with four of our wines. Come and taste how the subtlety of these exotic flavors are complimented by our hand-crafted Napa wines. Only fifty pairings available. Click Here to purchase your tickets before January 29th to receive $10 off the regular price. 


Black Friday Wind-Down

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room

929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 968-5874

Time: All Day - 10:00am to 6:00pm

Take a well-deserved break from Black Friday! On Friday, November 24th, the Yao Family Wines Tasting Room will be open all day until 6pm, offering all visitors a complementary Access Tasting. Take a load off your feet, put the bags down, and enjoy three delicious wines from the Yao Family portfolio...on us! We'll also be offering a one-day-only price on our new, limited-production YAO MING Napa Valley Sparkling Wine: Regularly $49, only $39 for Black Friday. 


The End of Vintage Sale

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room

929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 968-5874

Time: All Day - 10:00am to 5:00pm

We're celebrating the 2017 Harvest and the end of the 2016 vintage by offering special, one-day-only pricing on all our Napa Crest wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Rose and Red Blend. Come to the tasting room all day and enjoy live jazz from The Ken Cook Trio, along with complimentary cheese and charcuterie...then take home the best deals of the year on Napa Crest wines!


2017 Summer Barbecue!

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room, 929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 968-5874

Time: 1pm to 5pm

Tickets: $90.00 General Admission, $75.00 Wine Club Members. Limit 100 Guests. Please Click Here to get your tickets.

We're celebrating the dog days of summer with a delicious day of barbecue and fun. Join us at the tasting room for ribs, sausage, chicken and all the sides, along with your choice of Napa Crest Rose, Sauvignon Blanc or Red Blend. We'll also be tasting the very first preview of the 2014 YAO MING Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Get your tickets today!

 

An Evening With Singer/Songwritter Ellie James

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room, 929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 986-5874

Time: 6:00pm until 8pm

Admission: $10.00. Includes one glass of wine. Please Click Here to get your tickets.

Join us for a party in the Tasting Room featuring singer/songwriter Ellie James and her band. She'll be playing music from her upcoming debut album, perfect for a breezy summer evening. Relax and enjoy a glass of wine, nibble on cheese and charcuterie and enjoy the Napa sunset. Admission price includes your first glass of wine from the Yao Family portfolio.


BottleRock Party Featuring WILD

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room, 929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 986-5874

Time: 6:00pm until 9pm

Admission: FREE. Please Click Here to get your tickets, limit four tickets per party. Only 120 tickets available.

Join us at our Tasting Room in St. Helena on Saturday night, May 27th, from 6pm to 9pm, for a free concert and party with BottleRock performers, WILD. We'll be pouring by-the-glass specials all night, munching on gourmet small bites, and enjoying an intimate, acoustic performance from this amazing, new band.

WILD is a 3-piece band from Los Angeles made up of Lauren Luiz, Zach DeGaetano, and Tyler Thompson. Drawing musical influences from artists such as Mumford and Sons, Imagine Dragons, and Of Monsters and Men, WILD recently wrote, produced, and recorded a full length album, which was released in September 2015. The group was recently featured on SiriusXM’s Hits 1 “YouTube 15” show, hosted by popular Internet personality, Jenna Marbles. Their single, “Back To You”, has amassed almost 1,000,000 YouTube plays on the MrSuicideSheep channel, and the follow up to that entitled “Vagabond” has over 2 million streams on Spotify, where the band continues to have North of 300,000 monthly listeners. 


NCAA Final Viewing Party

April 3rd, 2017

Location: Yao Family Wines Tasting Room, 929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.

Phone: (707) 986-5874

Time: 5:00pm until a champion is crowned!

Tickets: $75.00 General Public, $60.00 Founders Club Members. Click Here For Tickets. Limited to 75 guests.

Join us at our St. Helena Tasting Room on Monday, April 3rd, to watch the Men's NCAA Basketball Final! We'll have the game on in all four rooms on our high-def 60-inch flatscreens, where you can enjoy an evening of basketball, wine, food and friends:

  • Fried Chicken Sliders, Spicy Chicken Wings, Lobster Mac & Cheese Bites and more, provided by Marks The Spot Catering;
  • Unlimited pours of our Napa Crest Wines;
  • Cigars and Basketball on the back patio;
  • And much more!

Private rooms are available for parties of four to ten. Call John Taylor for more details: 925-351-5705.


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Napa Valley Marathon Rest, Recover and Wine


March 5, 2017
Location: 929 Main Street, St. Helena, CA.
Phone: (707) 986-5874
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Price: No cost


Join us at our St. Helena Tasting Room to rest, recover and have a well-deserved glass of wine after the Napa Valley Marathon. The event will be held after the Marathon on Sunday, and will feature recovery & relaxation specials for runners, their families & supporters, event planners and volunteers.

The reception will feature:

Complimentary 15-minutes massages by local CMT Jodi Shields

Asian-inspired small bites that are designed to replenish protein and carbs.

2-for-1 Tastings Specials to all runners and their supporters

Complimentary tastings of our 2016 Napa Crest Rose to all event staff and volunteers

"The 26.2 Special" Buy two bottles of Cabernet for regular price, get the third for $26.20

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