Community Events at Copia

In addition to our interactive food and wine experiences, we host a variety of community events. Check out our calendar of upcoming events and join in on the fun.

Friday, October 20 2017
  • Champagne Happy Hour

    Friday, October 20 2017 – 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join us for a special happy hour reception in honor of International Champagne Day! Taste through a selection of artisanal, terroir-focused Grower Champagnes—sparkling wines crafted by grape growers and their families—and light hors d'oeuvres to kick-off your weekend in style. Let's raise a glass and cheers to our favorite bubbly beverage!

    Jackson Family Wines Amphitheater, Olive Terrace
    $50

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  • Janet Fletcher's Wine Meets Cheese: Four Slam-Dunk Pairings

    Friday, October 20 2017 – 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Learn how to create the kind of wine-and-cheese marriages that make sparks fly. In this guided tasting, cheese authority Janet Fletcher, publisher of the Planet Cheese blog and author of the bestselling Cheese & Wine, will share her strategies for creating satisfying matches so you can confidently repeat the pleasure at home.

    Private Dining Room
    $55

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Saturday, October 28 2017
  • DIY Candy Making with Hestan Cue

    Saturday, October 28 2017 – 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    The holidays are fast approaching, and you know what that means...time to indulge your sweet tooth! Hestan Cue’s team of classically trained chefs will walk you through how to make the season’s best brittle, fudge and caramels without the hassle of a candy thermometer.

    Napa Valley Vintners Theater
    $20

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Friday, November 3 2017
  • "Shots of Knowledge: The Science of Whiskey" Tasting, Discussion, and Book Signing

    Friday, November 3 2017 – 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Enjoy an entertaining discussion and tasting as Professors Magnus Rittby and Eric Simanek of Texas Christian University, and Rob Arnold, Head Distiller of TX Whiskey discuss Shots of Knowledge: The Science of Whiskey.

    Napa Valley Vintners Theater
    $25

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Saturday, November 11 2017
  • “France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child” Book Signing

    Saturday, November 11 2017 – 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Meet Julia Childs' great-nephew, Alex Prud'homme, and Katie Pratt for a book signing celebrating the release of their new book France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child.

    The Store at CIA Copia
    FREE

Sunday, November 12 2017
  • CIA at Copia Concerts - Lincoln Theater Resident Musicians

    Sunday, November 12 2017 – 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Join us for a musical and leisurely afternoon in our outdoor amphitheater. Lincoln Theater's resident musicians will perform music inspired by film, in honor of the Napa Valley Film Festival. The performance will be dramatic, playful, and fun for the whole family.

    Jackson Family Wines Amphitheater
    FREE

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Wednesday, November 15 2017
  • "Bollywood Kitchen" Demonstration, Performance, and Book Signing

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be in a Bollywood film? Join filmmaker and cookbook author, Sri Rao, as he takes you on a sensory journey through India. Sri’s debut cookbook, Bollywood Kitchen: Home-Cooked Indian Meals Paired with Unforgettable Bollywood Films, does just that: pairs Indian meals with contemporary Bollywood films.

    Napa Valley Vintners Theater
    $30

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Friday, December 15 2017
  • Philip Tessier "Chasing Bocuse" Demonstration and Book Signing

    Friday, December 15 2017 – 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join us for an exciting evening with CIA alum. chef, and 2015 Bocuse d'Or Silver Medalist and 2017 Head Coach, Philip Tessier. Learn about the history of the Bocuse d’Or and Chef Tessier’s journey to becoming the first American to medal in the competition, as documented in his new book, Chasing Bocuse: America’s Journey to the Culinary World Stage. The evening will also feature a culinary demonstration, tasting, book signing, and meet-and-greet with Chef Tessier.

    Copia Large Theater
    $35

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