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For the wine connoisseur who appreciates the earthen opulence of wine country, cult brands, exquisite cuisine, and unparalleled auction lots, Southern California’s premier wine event is back for the 4th Annual Napa in Newport benefiting CureDuchenne. Set in the backdrop of one of Orange County’s coastal havens, Napa in Newport transports you to a world that unites renowned vintners and wine enthusiasts for a truly unforgettable experience. Guests are treated to coveted wines during the grand tasting and served alongside spectacular culinary creations at vintner hosted dining tables.

This extraordinary evening benefits CureDuchenne, a local organization with global impact, aimed at saving the lives of children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.


Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
1 Ritz Carlton DriveDana Point, CA 92629

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4:30 pm: VIP Entry to Grand Tasting

5:00 pm: Grand Tasting

7:00 pm: Dinner and Live Auction Celebration

10:00 pm: Conclusion


Amanda Harlan and Scott Gould

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A portfolio of wines that are diverse in their geographic representation and ‘Grand Cru’ in quality, all under the umbrella of one philosophy, one team, one mark. Sourced from select hillside estates, the Cabernet Sauvignon wines of BOND vividly demonstrate the range of Napa Valley’s finest terroirs.


Sip and savor a selection of fine, collectable and luxurious wines from 40 wineries Napa Valley wineries curated by Master Sommelier, Michael Jordan, MS, CWE.


Designed to elevate your epicurean experience, a custom menu is created by Napa in Newport’s celebrity chef, providing a gastronomic indulgence that enhances each wine pairing.

Celebrity chef will be announced in October 2017. 

Napa in Newport offers a unique dining experience in which every table is vintner hosted. Guests are seated with Napa vintners who share the narrative behind each vineyard, varietal and vintage.


Raise your paddles if you enjoy rare and collectable wines, exotic getaways and once in a lifetime experiences! Guests partake in spirited bidding to advance Duchenne research during Napa in Newport’s famed live auction celebration. Past lots include large format collections, celebrity golf outings, immersive travel adventures, chef’s table dinners and VIP access to concerts, sporting events and Napa’s storied wine caves and estates.


CureDuchenne is a nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of children and young adults affected by a debilitating and fatal childhood disease called Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In 2016, 91% of funds raised by CureDuchenne funded Duchenne research and life-enriching patient programs.

Proceeds from Napa in Newport fund research aimed at finding a cure for 300,000 young patients living with Duchenne in Napa, Newport Beach and around the world.

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Sponsorships and Tickets Coming Soon


For sponsorship, ticket sales, or general event information:

Rachel Nelson Peterson
Senior Director of Development, CureDuchenne
+1 949 872 2552

1400 Quail Street, Suite 110
Newport Beach, California 92660