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The Wine Center

With depth, breadth, and nuance,
The Wine Center reveals the intricacies of Napa Valley’s wine mosaic.

Enjoy fine wine and delve into the distinctive details of Napa’s terroir. Learn about all aspects of wine appreciation and the world’s various regions of production. Examine the technical, aesthetic, and social underpinnings of fine wine as well as wine’s unique role in the culinary arts.


The Wine Center

Explore wine’s fundamentals, its rich history, and its many cultural tendrils through curated tastings that are both informative and approachable. Our educators are respected wine professionals with a broad range of professional backgrounds. Special events scattered throughout the year draw upon the expertise of a range of personalities, from writers to winegrowers, sommeliers, culinary leaders, and those at the forefront of thought in the arts, sciences, and humanities. 

Advanced reservation is required; kindly email

The Wine Center is exclusive to Meadowood guests, Meadowood Club Members, and The Napa Valley Reserve Members.


Grapes on vine

Wine tasting set up

The Oenophile's Escape: A Weekend Retreat with The Wine Center

February 23-25, 2024

Join us for a weekend hosted by Kelli White and Sarah Bray—our venerable leaders of The Wine Center at Meadowood—and enjoy exclusive interactions with winemakers Matt Taylor and Elizabeth Tangney, learn firsthand about biodynamic innovations in viticulture, and explore the soul of some of Napa Valley’s renowned vineyards. Our expertly curated weekend includes tableside conversations over local cuisine and an excursion to the Oakville hillsides of Promontory, where we will enjoy a tasting of the latest release and a walk among the vines.

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