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Events are our very favorite way to meet all you Craig Nation fans out there, so we try to get out as much as possible! Keep an eye on this page for events here in Napa Valley, and also when the Craig Crew hits the road. We hope to meet up with you — maybe in your neck of the woods — to share a glass of Craig wine and hear about what's going on in your life. In the meantime, join the conversation on our Instagram and Facebook accounts. See you soon!

November 19 Virtual Tasting Series with Elton Slone

October 29, 2021 | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Mark your calendars! Our next Virtual Tasting with Elton will be held on Friday, October 29, and will feature Côte de Craig. Stay tuned for more details on registration and specially priced tasting sets.

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Past Events

July 30 Virtual Tasting Series with Elton Slone

July 30-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thanks for joining Elton for our July Virtual Tasting Series Event!
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Scratching the 7 Year Itch
Featuring the following wines:
2014 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Winery Estate Vineyard
2014 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon, Pym Rae Vineyard
2014 Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Crowley Vineyard
Optional 2014 Diamond Mountain Cabernet + Coravin Model 3 Wine Opener
  This webinar featured the ideal 2014 vintage from the top mountain AVA’s of the Napa Valley. Elton and a special guest tasted through and discussed our Spring Mountain, Mount Veeder, and Howell Mountain 2014 Cabernets, with an opportunity to add an optional bottle of 2014 Diamond Mountain Cabernet into the equation.
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June 4 Virtual Tasting Series with Elton Slone

June 4-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thanks for Joining Elton for our June Virtual Tasting Series Event!
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"Pomerol Meets Howell Mountain" Virtual Tasting Featuring the following wines:
2013 Howell Mountain Estate Merlot
2014 Howell Mountain Estate Merlot
2015 Howell Mountain Estate Merlot
Elton Slone and special guest Mike Dunn held a lively tasting and discussion of three glorious Merlot based wines from our library. Our 2013, 2014, and 2015 merlots were on full display after some time in the cellar, and for those who retain doubts as to Merlot’s ability to rival Cabernet Sauvignon for size, scope, cellar-worthiness and complexity: this is your tasting.
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April 30 Virtual Tasting Series with Elton Slone

April 30-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thanks for joining Elton for our 12th Virtual Tasting Series Event!
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"Turn It Up to 11" Virtual Tasting
Featuring the following wines:
2011 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon
2011 Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon
2011 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon
Elton and special guest Tom Altemus of Redcap wine for a look at the beautiful wines from one of the most underrated vintages to occur in the Napa Valley in recent memory. After a decade in our library, the Howell Mountain, Mount Veeder and Spring Mountain District Cabernets from the 2011 vintage are singing a powerful song.
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March 5 Virtual Tasting Series with Elton Slone

March 5-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for our 11th Virtual Tasting Series
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2013: An Ideal Vintage for Mountain Vineyards Featuring the following wines:
2013 Affinity Cabernet Sauvignon
2013 Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon
2013 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon

Our 11th Friday evening webinar featured three releases from the 2013 vintage.
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January 29 Virtual Tasting with Elton Slone

January 29-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for the 10th in our Virtual Tasting Series.
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The Great '18s Featuring the following wines:
2018 Gap’s Crown Chardonnay
2018 Howell Mountain Merlot
2018 Diamond Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon

Our 10th Friday evening webinar featured three releases from the 2018 vintage.
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Virtual Tasting IX with Elton Slone

November 20, 2020-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for the 9th in our Virtual Tasting Series.
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Zinsgiving, a Black Sears Journey Featuring the following wines:
2015 Howell Mountain Zinfandel, Black Sears Vineyard
2016 Howell Mountain Zinfandel, Black Sears Vineyard
2017 Howell Mountain Zinfandel, Black Sears Vineyard

Our 9th Friday evening webinar featured three rare Zinfandels from the neighboring Black Sears vineyard on Howell Mountain, which produces Zinfandels of remarkable structure, complexity, age-worthiness, and site expression.
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  • November 20, 2020-3:00 pm
  • Zoom Virtual Tasting
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Virtual Tasting VIII with Elton Slone

October 16, 2020-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for our 8th Virtual Tasting Series Entry.
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Diamonds are (Nearly) Forever
Featuring the following wines:
2013 Diamond Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon
2015 Diamond Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon
2017 Diamond Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon Our 8th Friday evening webinar featured wines from our long partnership with vineyard owner and vintner Peter Thompson, and discussed three thrilling Diamond Mountain District Cabernet selections.
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  • October 16, 2020-3:00 pm
  • Zoom Virtual Tasting
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Virtual Tasting VII with Elton Slone

September 11, 2020-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for our 7th Virtual Tasting Series Entry.
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It's "Miller" Time - The 7-Year Itch
Featuring the following wines:
2013 Affinity Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, La Londe Vineyard
2013 Howell Mountain Zinfandel, Black Sears Vineyard
2013 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Winery Estate Vineyard
We are delighted to share very special hour of library wine tasting and sparkling conversation with former Cabernet Club Director at RCW of many years, Rachel Miller.
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  • September 11, 2020-3:00 pm
  • Zoom Virtual Tasting
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Virtual Tasting VI with Elton Slone

August 14, 2020-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for our 6th Virtual Tasting Series Entry.

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Deep Roots in Napa Valley

Featuring the following wines:
2014 Affinity Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, La Londe Vineyard
2014 Robert's Block Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain Estate Vineyard

Our August webinar with newly-named Head Winemaker Jason Price featured a discussion of two extraordinary wines from the classic 2014 vintage.
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Virtual Tasting V with Elton Slone

July 17, 2020-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for the 5th in our Virtual Tasting Series.


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Mount Veeder Masterclass
Featuring the following wines:
2017 Gap’s Crown Vineyard Chardonnay
2010 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon, Pym Rae Vineyard
2018 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon, Amentet Estate Vineyard
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Virtual Tasting IV with Elton Slone

June 19, 2020-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for the 4th in our Virtual Tasting Series:
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It's All About Candlestick

Featuring the following wines:
2019 La Fleur Craig Grenache Rosé
2016 “The Stick” Red Wine Blend
2016 Côte de Craig Syrah-Grenache

In our 4th installment of Robert Craig Winery’s interactive masterclass-of-culture tastings, Elton and Pete Richmond examined three tremendous wines from our Candlestick Vineyard situated along the summit ridge of Howell Mountain just north of our Winery Estate Vineyard.
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Virtual Tasting III with Elton Slone

May 22, 2020-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for the 3rd in our Virtual Tasting Series.
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It's a Matter of Time
2017 Affinity Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
2017 Spring Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon
2012 Spring Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon
2010 Affinity Cabernet Sauvignon
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Virtual Tasting II with Elton Slone & Master Sommelier Dennis Kelly

April 24, 2020-3:00 pm | Zoom Virtual Tasting

Thank you for joining us for the 2nd in our Virtual Tasting Series.
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Small Lots, Big Flavors
2015 Gap’s Crown Vineyard Chardonnay
2014 Spring Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon
2016 Diamond Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon
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