Its all for the kids!

Proceeds from the Festival benefit the Naples Children & Education Foundation, whose vision is to make a profound and sustaining difference in the quality of children’s lives. NCEF is committed to supporting charitable programs that improve the physical, emotional and educational lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County. Since its inception in 2001, the Naples Winter Wine Festival has raised almost $302 million for children in need.

Attend The Event

Guests plan their social calendars around attending this extraordinary event, flying in from all over the world. In fact, tickets often sell out before the RSVP deadline. Ticket packages to this exclusive three-day affair for approximately 650 guests are:

Double Magnum


  • 2 Invitations to the Meet the Kids Day Tour & Luncheon
  • 2 Reserved Seats at a Vintner Dinner with Private Car and Driver
  • 2 Reserved Seats at the Auction
  • 2 Invitations to the Wine Down
  • 2 Invitations to the Celebration Brunch



  • 4 Invitations to the Meet the Kids Day Tour & Luncheon
  • 4 Reserved Seats at a Vintner Dinner with Private Car and Driver
    (all four guaranteed at the same dinner)
  • 4 Reserved Seats at the Auction
  • 4 Invitations to the Wine Down
  • 4 Invitations to the Celebration Brunch

To Inquire About Tickets

Tickets are sold for the entire Festival only. It is not possible to buy tickets to individual events. If you are interested in purchasing tickets to the Festival; please contact

Lisa Juliano 239-514-2239

2025 Schedule of Events

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Wine Down, Bid Up! Online Auction

Over the past nine years, our online auction has expanded to include many of the same treasures as our traditional live auction: rare, one-of-a-kind wine lots, virtual and in-person winery packages, and exclusive travel experiences and packages. In addition, we feature special offerings from local Collier County businesses and restaurants.

Bidding opens on Friday, January 17 at 8:00am (EST) and closes on Tuesday, January 28 at 5:00pm (EST).

Online Auction Website

The Vintage Cellar

Thursday, January 23, 2025 |9:30am Tasting Opens |10:00am to 12:00pm – Tasting |12:30pm to 2:00pm – Luncheon

Bleu Provence

Special Pre-Festival Wine Tasting & Luncheon

*Additional Ticket Required.
$5,000 per person

The event is limited to 40 tickets. For more information about tickets for this limited seating event, please call 239.514.2239

Meet the Kids Day

Friday, January 24, 2025 |9am to 2pm

Departs from The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón

Begin your extraordinary weekend by witnessing first-hand the life-changing impact of the Naples Winter Wine Festival. Get to know the organizations benefiting from NCEF’s grants and meet the children who have received the resources and services they need to excel. The morning culminates in heartfelt presentations showcasing remarkable success stories that NCEF’s grants have made possible. Following the presentations, you’ll meet acclaimed vintners and taste their fabulous wines at a luncheon.

Attire: Resort Casual


Friday, January 24, 2025 |Evening – Times Vary

Enjoy intimate dinners with award-winning chefs and celebrated vintners hosted by Festival Trustees in elegant, private homes and settings throughout Naples. Forge lifelong friendships with fellow wine and food enthusiasts. Your hosts have planned an evening of unparalleled experiences and will send you an invitation announcing the time and attire for the evening.

Live Auction

Saturday, January 25, 2025 |11:00am to 5:00pm

The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón

Today you will embark on a journey beyond your wildest expectations. You will be dazzled by a team of Ritz-Carlton chefs offering a masterpiece menu of savory creations. Each stop on your culinary tour will feature a wide selection of the world’s finest and rarest wines as you get ready for the main event. Be cheered and celebrated as you enter the electrifying atmosphere under the tent to bid on extraordinary wines, travel packages and one-of-a-kind experiences found nowhere else in the world.

Attire: Resort Casual

Wine Down

Saturday, January 25, 2025 |Following the auction

The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón

Celebrate the enormous generosity of the winning bidders as we “wine down” and relax to more great food and exceptional wines.

We will toast the winning bidders and dance the night away to live music performed by Grammy winning musicians. A fitting end to a spectacular day.

Attire: Come as you are.

Celebration Brunch

Sunday, January 26, 2025 |10:30am to 1pm

The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón

This is the perfect ending to a perfect weekend. And what better way to recognize this unforgettable weekend than over a sumptuous Champagne Brunch with our chefs, vintners, and sponsors? Bid farewell to friends, old and new, until next year’s Festival.

Attire: Resort Casual.

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