Nov. 072017

Rare Vintage Cellar Lineup Celebrating 40 Years of Opus One Wines to Kick Off Naples Winter Wine Festival

The intimate Vintage Cellar event will be hosted by Opus One CEO David Pearson and moderated by renowned wine critic Antonio Galloni and will treat guests to a once-in-a-lifetime tasting of vintages from the esteemed…

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Oct. 232017

2018 Naples Winter Wine Festival Reveals First Selection of Auction Lot Items for the Wine Savant, Gourmand and World Traveler

The Naples Winter Wine Festival (NWWF) has unveiled the first round of 2018 auction lot items set for the January live auction at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida. Every year, the NWWF teams…

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Oct. 052017

Naples Winter Wine Festival Unveils Star-Studded 2018 Vintner, Chef and Master Sommelier Roster

Marchese Piero Antinori, Barbara Banke, Laura Catena, Dominique Crenn, Nancy Silverton, Jonathan Waxman, and more, will curate exclusive pairings for the January Festival October 5, 2017 (NAPLES, FL) – The Naples Winter Wine Festival (NWWF)…

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Jul. 312017


The Naples Winter Wine Festival is pleased to announce that Chef de Cuisine Gary Danko, of Michelin-starred Restaurant Gary Danko, and Honored Vintners David R. Duncan and Karynne Duncan MD, of Silver Oak and Twomey,…

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Apr. 252017

New Co-Chairs Bring Contagious Enthusiasm to the 2018 Naples Winter Wine Festival

The wheels are in motion for the next Naples Winter Wine Festival (NWWF), set for January 26-28, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fl. Co-Chairing this year’s event are NCEF Trustees Becky &…

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Apr. 112017

Request for Proposal – Public and Media Relations

The Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF), founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival (NWWF), seeks professional public relations services. Background: The Naples Winter Wine Festival is a premier event, bringing together renowned vintners and…

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Mar. 212017

Naples Winter Wine Festival Ranks #1 Again on Wine Spectator’s List of Top Charity Wine Auctions

The Naples Winter Wine Festival has once again topped Wine Spectator Magazine’s list of the highest-earning charity wine auctions in the country, marking the 11th time the Festival has earned this illustrious title since its…

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Mar. 142017

Following a Thrilling Live Auction, Naples Children & Education Foundation Awards $12.25 Million to Support Collier County

Thirty-four of the most effective organizations in Collier County, as well as five long-term Strategic Initiatives that fill fundamental gaps in children’s services, received grants totaling more than $12.25 million today thanks to the generous…

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The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation co-hosted the 6th Annual Fall Weekend Camp w/the Naples Children & Education Foundation! Kids from their Collier County programs enjoyed a fun-filled weekend of sports-themed activities guided by caring adult mentors who are invested in helping them succeed on and off the playing field. ... See MoreSee Less

The Naples Children & Education Foundation teamed up with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to host their 6th Annual Fall Weekend Camp in Naples, FL! During this three-day camp experience, over 190 youth will participate in baseball and softball skill stations, team-building exercises, and intramural games. ... See MoreSee Less

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation kicked off their weekend long program at the NCEF Ability Field at the Greater Naples YMCA this afternoon. Twenty-four youth from ABLE Academy & Special Olympics Florida - Collier County participated in drills and the most spirited baseball game packed with teamwork and friends. Each participant received an Under Armour backpack filled with all the baseball essentials! Dinner from Chick-fil-A was enjoyed by all. ... See MoreSee Less

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