8th Annual Top Drink Cocktail Festival

Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s 8th Annual Top Drink Cocktail Festival. It was a great event and the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater was a perfect spot to ride out the storm. Thanks to Charbay Distillery and to all the participants, to judges Bob Hurley, Matt Smith and Eduardo Dingler, the volunteers, staff and board members who made the event possible. Photos coming soon….And now for the winners:
Top drink The Q Restaurant & Bar
2nd place Brix
3rd place Harvest Table
Top food- Sky and Vine Archer
Top pairing The Q Restaurant & Bar


8th Annual TOP DRINK Cocktail Festival on May 19, 2019, at 2 PM
Sponsored by Charbay Distillery
VOTE for the coveted Top Drink award
WIN tickets to BottleRock, Wine Train and Brian Culbertson’s Jazz Getaway
SEE our Picasso & the Masters of 20th Century Printmaking Exhibit for FREE
Tickets on sale NOW!

Tickets are $35 Members; $40 Non-Members in advance; $45 at the door
The event is sponsored by Charbay Distillery 

Napa Valley Museum Yountville continues its popular TOP DRINK Cocktail Festival, which will return for its eighth year on May 19, 2019 from 2 to 4:30 PM. Guests will enjoy signature Charbay cocktails made from its ruby red grapefruit vodka, created by Napa Valley’s best mixologists.

This year’s event features more bartenders than ever from an impressive roster of local restaurants, including This year’s event features more bartenders than ever from an impressive roster of local restaurants, including Andaz Napa, Harvest Table, Goose & Gander, Gran Eléctrica, Napkins, Sky & Vine Rooftop Bar, The Q Restaurant & Bar, Ca’ Momi Osteria, Forge Pizza, Oenotri, Brix and Solbar.  Attendees will be among the first to try original cocktails paired with delicious bites by some of the region’s best chefs, and along with a panel of judges, will cast their votes for the winners of the coveted Top Drink award. Includes Museum admission to our exhibitions: Picasso & The Masters of 20thCentury Printmaking, in the Main Gallery, and Laurie Shelton’s “Cows,” in the Spotlight Gallery.

You too could be a winner! Participating restaurants have donated gift certificates which will be raffled during the event – which will also include a raffle of (2) 3-day General Admission passes to this year’s BottleRock, two (2) gift certificates for Gourmet Dinner Package on the Napa Valley Wine Train, and a pair of tickets for each of Thursday and Friday nights at Brian Culbertson’s 8th Annual Napa Valley Jazz Getaway at the Lincoln Theater; Thursday tickets include the Brian Culbertson Wine Reception and Silent Auction benefitting The GRAMMY Museum.

Guests are encouraged to continue the celebration at one of Yountville’s many renowned restaurants: https://yountville.com/dining/.      

“Everyone at Charbay Distillery looks forward to Top Drink with our friends at the Napa Valley Museum Yountville. For the last seven years, these bartender and chef teams have astounded us with their innovative, delicious pairings. This year features cocktails with Charbay Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka – we’re eager to see (and taste!) what the participating Napa Valley restaurants have in store for us. Marko, Jenni and all of us at Charbay hope that you can attend the 8th Annual Top Drink. Enjoying the finest cocktails and food with friends is our favorite way to spend a Sunday afternoon!”  – Johnny Marrs, Charbay Distillery.”

Tickets will be available soon through the Museum’s website at www.napavalleymuseum.org.
The event is sponsored by Charbay Distillery www.Charbay.com


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