NAPA VALLEY, CA – October 24, 2023 – V. Sattui Winery, a beloved and renowned name in the world of winemaking, is proud to announce its unwavering commitment to sustainability and community support through its recent donation of $10,000 to the Napa Valley Grapegrowers.
The commitment to holistic sustainability is at the heart of V. Sattui Winery’s values, and they are proud to put their words into action. The winery recently pledged to donate $1 from every bottle sold of their Napa Valley Terra Forza Cabernet Sauvignon to Napa community organizations. During the seven-month fundraising campaign, the winery sold nearly 10,000 bottles at the winery and online. Their generous contribution has culminated in the substantial donation of $10,000 to the Napa Valley Grapegrowers.
The Napa Valley Terra Forza Cabernet Sauvignon (Terra Forza meaning “strong earth” in Italian) is a celebrated wine within the V. Sattui portfolio, known for its outstanding quality and its message of agricultural stewardship and community involvement. By donating a portion of the proceeds from this exceptional wine, V. Sattui Winery is not only reinforcing its dedication to sustainability but also supporting the very community that has been instrumental in its success.
The Napa Valley Grapegrowers is a non-profit organization committed to cultivating viticultural excellence and environmental stewardship and ensuring the viability and resiliency of grape growing in the Napa Valley. They work tirelessly to promote sustainable vineyard practices and advocate for protecting agriculture as the highest and best use of our agriculturally zoned lands. V. Sattui Winery’s generous donation will undoubtedly contribute to the Napa Valley Grapegrowers’ ongoing efforts to sustain this incredible viticultural heritage and farming culture.
“V. Sattui Winery has been a part of the Napa Valley community for over a century, and we recognize the importance of supporting local organizations that share our commitment to preserving the region’s rich winegrowing tradition,” said Tom Davies, President of V. Sattui Winery. “Our donation to the Napa Valley Grapegrowers reflects our dedication and commitment to the environment, the sustainability of our wine growing economy, and the people who make Napa Valley the extraordinary place that it is.”
The winery is not only celebrating this donation but also the ongoing support of its valued customers and the wider community. It is through their continued patronage that V. Sattui Winery can make such a substantial contribution to organizations that safeguard Napa Valley’s future.
“The Napa Valley Grapegrowers has worked to conserve local agriculture for nearly 50 years, but we couldn’t do it without the ongoing support from community members, like V. Sattui,” said Sonya DeLuca, interim executive director of the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, “Through this generous donation, we can continue educating and advocating on key issues affecting the grape-growing community. We are beyond appreciative to Tom Davies and the V. Sattui team.”
For more information about V. Sattui Winery and its exceptional range of wines, including the Napa Valley Terra Forza Cabernet Sauvignon, please visit www.vsattui.com.
About V. Sattui Winery
V. Sattui Winery is a family-owned winery located in the heart of Napa Valley, that was founded in 1885 and makes more than 60 different wines with dozens of 90+ point-rated wines among its current vintages. V. Sattui wines are sold exclusively from the winery, direct-to-consumer. Dedicated to sustainable farming, V. Sattui fruit is sourced mostly from their own organically-farmed vineyard estates, yielding a wide range of terroir and varietals that produce a long portfolio of award-winning wines. The winery features three beautiful tasting rooms where customers can find and purchase their favorites. It is a stunning, must-see Napa Valley destination for an authentic wine country experience offerings tastings, tours, wine and food pairings, picnics, weddings, and events, and an impressively robust Cheese Shop with more than 200 selections and house-made artisan foods prepared daily. V. Sattui also makes house-cured meats from its own Salumeria, and gelato and sorbetto from its own Gelateria. The sprawling estate includes two dozen picnic tables nestled beneath heritage olive trees and tri-level terraces that overlook lush, manicured gardens and estate vineyards.
V. Sattui Director of Winemaking, Brooks Painter, was recognized as “Winemaker of the Year” in 2015 by the American Fine Wine Competition. He was previously awarded “Winemaker of the Year” at the San Francisco International Wine Competition in June of 2013. In 2022, the winery was named “Winery of the Year” for the third consecutive year by the Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition and awarded “Best of Wine Tourism” in 2023 by the Great Wine Capitals International Conference.
V. Sattui Winery is located on a 38-acre vineyard in the center of the Napa Valley, along Highway 29 (at White Lane) in St. Helena. The winery normally welcomes visitors daily for wine tastings, as well as barbeque on weekends in the warmer months of the year. Current hours of operation and information for V. Sattui Winery are available on the website www.vsattui.com or 707-963-7774.