New Year’s Eve Dinner in The Grill

Sunday, December 31st Festive New Year’s Eve three-course dinner in The Grill, includes two tickets to the New Year’s Eve Party in the Mansion Lounge.  $90 adults, $30 ages 9 and under, 3 and under complimentary (excludes tax and gratuity).  5:00pm-9:00pm For reservations call: 707-257-5400 or Open Table.

New Year’s Eve Party in the Mansion Lounge & Terrace

Sunday, December 31st, 9:00pm-1:00am DJ Music & Dancing, Midnight Balloon Drop, Sparkling Wine Toast and Party Favors.  No reservations required. $35 admission (Complimentary to Hotel Guests and Patrons of The Grill).

New Year’s Day Brunch in The Grill

Monday, January 17am-11:30am Enjoy bottomless Mimosa’s with your delicious weekend brunch at The Grill. $10 per person in addition to brunch.  Please call 707-257-5400 or Open Table for reservations.

JAM Cellars

New Years Ever Brunch December 31st December 31st. The last day of 2017 is a Sunday, and we need Brunch! and we do have the best wines for this very occasion. Do you want a little JaM with your Toast and Butter? Bottomless Toastmosas, a shortlist of brunch classics, and plenty of great raffle prizes. The best or worst New Year’s resolution will also win complimentary event space for a party in January!

La Toque and The Westin Verasa Napa

Ring in the New Year in opulent style with our annual New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and Party. 

Arrive at 7:30 for a Champagne and Hors D’Ouevres reception, followed by a sumptuous Six Course La Toque Dinner. Choose the Sommelier selected Wine Pairing, or make your wine selections from La Toque’s WS Grand Award-winning wine list. After dinner, retire to the La Toque Terrace for after-dinner beverages and mignardises; or join the fun for DJ dancing and the New Year’s Countdown and Toast at BANK Café and Bar. 

Dinner is $300 per person and includes Valet Parking, Champagne Reception, Six Course Dinner, an after-dinner beverage of your choice, admission to the Red Tie Affair NYE Party in BANK Café and Bar, Champagne Toast at midnight, and all service charges and sales tax. 

Optional Wine Pairing with dinner is $100 per person and includes all service charges and sales tax. Please add Wine Pairing at checkout when purchasing tickets.

Traditional New Year’s Eve Dinner seating in La Toque is “festival style” at larger tables with other guests. A very limited number of private tables for the dinner are available for an extra charge at checkout. After dinner, the RED Tie Affair Party in BANK Café and Bar offers open seating.

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Charlie Palmer Steak House Archer Hotel

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Napa’s newest hotspot, Charlie Palmer Steak and Archer Hotel Napa. You’ll ring in the new year with a feastful fete spanning two floors of the all-new space with live music, an expansive buffet dinner, passed hors d’oeuvres, and flowing champagne. With three ways to join in on the party, there’s no shortage of celebrations:

DINNER + PARTY – 7 pm – 1 am, Heavy passed hors d’oeuvres and food stations/buffet, Champagne included, Cash bar, $225 per person (excludes taxes/fees).

PARTY ONLY – 9 pm – 1 am, Passed hors d’oeuvres and sweets, Midnight champagne toast , $75 per person (excludes taxes/fees)

Meritage Resort Napa New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2017 – 6:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.  Celebrate New Year’s Eve Napa style at The Meritage Resort and Spa as we welcome in 2018. We will offer multiple options for dinner, including dinners in the Estate Cave with Trinitas Cellars and a “Taste of the World” dinner and buffet in our Meritage Ballroom. Both dinners conclude with our annual ballroom celebration with midnight sparkling toast and balloon drop. $175-$269 per person, adults 21+ only.

Napa Valley Wine Train

End 2016 with a bang at “A Night in Paris” party on the Wine Train. The festivities will begin with an elegant Parisian style reception including a welcome glass of sparkling wine. The train will whisk guests away while the onboard culinary team prepares a four-course meal. Guests will arrive back to the station greeted with a DJ and dancing, a midnight toast, caricature artists, and a cabaret club. Tickets starting at $299. Transportation is provided to and from select hotels.

Blue Note Napa

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Napa’s newest live music venue as award-winning multi-instrumentalist Brian Culbertson takes the stage for two shows. The first show is at 7:30 p.m. – door 5:00 p.m. (Tickets $85 to $149 per person) – and 10:30 p.m. – door 10:00 p.m. (Tickets $99 to $185 per person). All tickets include a Champagne toast and party favors.

Castello di Amorosa

Welcome in 2016 at the New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball for Wine Club members only from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Priced at $295 per person or $345 for a guest which includes a five-course dinner in the grand barrel room and sparkling wine to kick off 2017.

Harvest Table

Ring in 2017 with a decadent six-course tasting menu created by Chef Levi Mezick. Begin the evening with a pristine Shigoku Oyster + Caviar followed by other delicious dishes such as White Truffle Risotto and American Kobe New York Strip. This special menu is one night only as a celebration of the year ahead. Details and reservations here. $125 per person; limited a la carte.


Begin the evening with a Bubbles & Canape Reception in the kitchen, followed by an extravagant menu curated by Chef Christopher Kostow and his culinary team. As the clock counts down, you will ring in the New Year with a vintage Krug Champagne toast and midnight celebration. Dress to impress – Black Tie Required, red accents appreciated.

FARM at Carneros

New Year’s Offer: On New Year’s Day, FARM at Carneros invites guests to enjoy their first meal of the year with a decadent brunch. From 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., guests can continue the celebrations with bubbly, oysters, caviar, and generous family-style courses. Priced at $45.00 per person, guests can indulge in.

Crispy Duck Confit Hash with frisée salad, poached egg, pickled onions, duck jus; Lobster Roll with crispy bacon and pink lady apples; and Roasted Baby Beets and Fresh Berries with fresh ricotta, garden greens, pistachio and granola, among others.

On January 1, FARM at Carneros will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 707.299.4880 or visiting


Dynie Sanderson – “NapaFoodGal” is the Food and Flavor Editor for Napa Valley Life Magazine with over 15 years as a contributor. Editorial features focus on food, wine and travel.

Dynie has written for a variety of regional lifestyle publications and was the founding Publisher/Editor of Napa Valley’s GuestWest Magazine.

Active member of International Food Wine and Travel Writers and Bay Area Travel Writers