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Frank Family Vineyards to Host Fourth of July Backyard BBQ Celebration with Pitmaster Jack Arnold and Kow Cattle Company

Director of Hospitality Liam Gearity, who will offer expert wine pairings for each cut and recipe.

(May 20, 2021; Napa Valley, Calif.)—Napa Valley’s iconic Frank Family Vineyards will host a flame-throwing, tong-flipping, one-of-a-kind virtual event this July 3 in celebration of Independence Day and the winery’s 28th anniversary. The Fourth of July BBQ Bash will feature BBQ Specialist, Backyard Pitmaster and Instagram Celebrity, Jack Arnold, who will host a cooking demonstration on Saturday, July 3 at 2:00 pm PST/ 5:00 pm EST. Viewers will learn how to grill various cuts of KOW Cattle Company’s family-farmed American Wagyu beef to perfection on a Big Green Egg charcoal grill. The event will be hosted by Proprietor Leslie Frank, Winemaker Todd Graff and

To enhance the experience, guests at home may purchase the winery’s “Red, White and Moo” packages featuring both Frank Family wines and KOW steaks.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with such a talented and lively BBQ pitmaster to bring our fans a one-of-a-kind summertime experience,” says Gearity. “Wine and BBQ is a powerhouse pairing, and Jack has mastered his craft in a way that is both entertaining and delicious.”

The “Red White & Moo” tasting packages from Frank Family Vineyards will feature the 2015 Blanc de Blancs, 2017 S&J Vineyard Petite Sirah and 2017 RHF Cabernet Sauvignon alongside various cuts of highly sought-after beef from KOW Cattle Company.

  • Package 1: Wine Trio Only $235
  • Package 2: Wine Trio & American Wagyu Filet (7 oz.) $310
  • Package 3: Wine Trio & American Wagyu NY Strip (10 oz.) $310
  • Package 4: Wine Trio & American Wagyu Tomahawk Ribeye (38-48 oz.) $435

Those interested in purchasing can do so here.

“If there is any knowledge I have to share with the world, it’s certainly about how to grill a good backyard BBQ,” says Jack Arnold, who is one of the most highly rated BBQ Specialists and Backyard Pitmasters in the country. Joining the Big Green Egg pro team in 2017, Jack rose to prominence in 2018 when he began cooking for Christian McCaffrey of the Carolina Panthers. He is now the BBQ Event Host for the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts across the US and has established an elite following of personal cooking experience clientele.

KOW Cattle Company is a sixth-generation, family-owned, ranch-to-table American Wagyu company. Based in Southwest Iowa, their products are sourced by some of the world’s most notable culinary leaders, such as award-winning chefs Nobu Matsuhisa and David Chang, along with renowned restaurants like Strip House, Delmonico’s, The James Beard House, The Gotham Burger Social Club and more.

“There’s nothing Rich and I enjoy doing more on a summer afternoon than spending time by the grill with a glass of wine in hand,” says Leslie Frank. “With such a renowned pitmaster, some of the best quality steaks in the world and Frank Family’s award-winning wines, this is going to be a Fourth of July BBQ like no other.”

About Frank Family Vineyards

Frank Family Vineyards was founded in 1992 by former Disney Studios president Rich Frank. First constructed as the Historic Larkmead Winery in 1884, the stone building on the property is the third oldest in Napa and appears on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, Frank Family owns over 380 acres of vineyards in the Napa Valley, and in 2015 received Napa Green certifications for both the land and winery. Frank Family’s reputation for having the friendliest hospitality in Napa Valley has fans flocking to the tasting room on Larkmead Lane, which was named “Best Napa Winery” by the Bay Area A-List for eight years in a row, making it one of the most popular tasting rooms in wine country. Its Patriarch was recently ranked #5 in California Cabernet by Vivino. Frank Family’s tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offers two tastings all by reservation only: Estate Tasting ($50) and Wines of Winston Hill reserve tasting ($70). Frank Family’s Napa Valley Chardonnay ($38), Pinot Noir ($38), Zinfandel ($38) and Cabernet Sauvignon ($58) are distributed nationally.

For more information about Frank Family Vineyards, please visit www.frankfamilyvineyards.com

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Hashtag: #FrankFamilyVineyards

Twitter: @FrankFamilyWine

Instagram: @FrankFamilyVineyards

Facebook: FrankFamilyVineyards

For more information on Jack Arnold, please follow on Instagram @jackarnold; for more information about Big Green Egg, please visit www.biggreenegg.com or follow on Instagram @biggreenegg; for more information about KOW Cattle Company please visit www.kowsteaks.com or follow on Instagram @kowsteaks

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