Support public education by reserving your spot, sponsoring, or contributing a donation at Napa Valley Education Foundation’s Taste for Knowledge Gala. Don’t miss an evening of food, wine, and generosity in support of Napa County’s schools, teachers, and students. 

Excite your tastebuds with small bites prepared by Napa County culinary students under the mentorship of Michelin Star Chef Rogelio Garcia during our Taste Reception.

Enjoy a three-course meal prepared by the renowned CIA Copia team, paired with legendary wines from across Napa Valley.

Enrich the lives of Napa County’s youth by bidding big in our live auction featuring unparalleled wine, travel, and experience lots.

6:00 – Taste for the Future
Curated Wines, Silent Auction, and Appetizers prepared by Michelin Star Chef Rogelio Garcia in partnership with Napa County Culinary Students.  

7:00 – Bid for the Future
Seated Dinner and Auction to benefit Napa Valley Education Foundation.

Attire: Cocktail Chic 

Address: 2555 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574 

Join us for an incredible evening benefitting the Napa Valley Education Foundation and all Napa County public school students and teachers.

The evening will include special celebrations, student performances, excellent company, remarkable food and wines, and incredible generosity.

Taste for the Future

Enjoy three signature canapés created by Napa County culinary students and our mentor chef.

3-Course Dinner

Join us for a delicious three course meal prepared by the legendary team at the Culinary Institute of America.

Auction & More

Don't miss incredible auction lots. From dream vacations to cult wine experiences, there's something for everyone!

Thank you to our event sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor


Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact rachel@nvef.org information on event sponsorship and learn more about how to promote your business while supporting public education in Napa County.


Auction Item Donations

Please consider a donation to this year’s Taste for Knowledge Gala. We are currently seeking unique experiences, food, wine, and travel items.