Schedule of Events

Day 1
25 Apr 2018

Pre-Convention JDH Golf Tournament at Eagle Vines Golf Club

Pre-Convention JDH Golf Tournament at Eagle Vines Golf Club: Eagle Vines Golf Club is an 18 hole, par 72 golf course. Designed in part by the World Golf Hall of Famer, Johnny Miller, this Napa Golf Club is not only challenging, but an excellent way to indulge all the senses....
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Registration & Hospitality

Registration at the Silverado Resort & Spa: The registration and hospitality area will be open for members to stop by and visit with staff and other members while enjoying some refreshments.

CGFA Welcome Reception

CGFA Welcome Reception: Join us as we kick-off this year’s convention with our traditional welcome reception. It is a chance to meet and greet everyone who is attending the convention this year. You can grab a sneak peek at some of the fabulous items in the silent auction — sports...
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Day 2
26 Apr 2018

Registration & Hospitality

Registration at the Silverado Resort & Spa: The registration and hospitality area will be open for members to stop by and visit with staff and other members while enjoying some refreshments.

Past Presidents’ Breakfast Meeting (past presidents only)

Past Presidents’ Breakfast Meeting: A private breakfast of the Past Presidents’ Council. CGFA Past Presidents meet to visit with old friends and talk about issues impacting today’s grain & feed industry.

Business Session

The 10 Year Forecast on the Future of California’s Water Situation by: Lauren Layne, Baker Manock & Jensen, PC Economic Trends by: Dr. Michael Swanson, Wells Fargo Bank CGFA Annual Meeting/Reports by: President Ken Zeman, Harris Feeding Co. and Chief Executive Officer Chris Zanobini and Legislative Advocate Dennis Albiani Safe...
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Spouse Program: Breakfast and Cheesemaking Class

Brunch and Cheese Making Class by Sheana Davis. Our guest speaker will break down the steps to cheese making, making it accessible, easy and fun with an energetic, hands-on class that teaches participants how to craft a fresh, warm ricotta cheese that is ready to serve and enjoy within 90...
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Group Luncheon, Awards and Keynote Speaker Johnny Miller, PGA Tour Hall of Famer and NBC Broadcaster

Group Luncheon and Keynote Speaker: PGA Tour Hall of Famer Johnny Miller. The group luncheon features CGFA awards and recognition of retiring board members, presentations, the introduction of the new CGFA President and board members as well as the keynote address. Our featured speaker this year is Johnny Miller. In...
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Industry Social Event at the Silverado Resort and Spa

The Silverado brings the Napa Valley wine tasting experience right to you. At this year’s Industry Social Hour join the camaraderie of the CGFA folks as you stroll around this “Taste of Napa Valley Wine” themed reception where you can stay on property and have a variety of wineries come...
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Day 3
27 Apr 2018

Registration & Hospitality

Registration at the Silverado Resort & Spa: The registration and hospitality area will be open for members to stop by and visit with staff and other members while enjoying some refreshments.

Golf Tournament at the Silverado Resort North Golf Course

Golf Tournament at Silverado Golf Course: The annual golf tournament will be held at the home of Safeway Open – the North Course of Silverado Golf Club. Located in the heart of the Wine Country, the championship golf course is only available to members or resort guests. Redesigned by PGA...
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Segway Tour of Yountville

Segway Tour in Yountville: Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience on a segway tour of Yountville. This tour is very limited in the number of participants. They only have approximately 10 spots at 9:00 am. and 10 spots at 2:00 pm. The tour will be a Yountville Wine & Cheese...
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Wine Demo Class and Lunch at CIA @ Copia, Napa

The Culinary Institute of America at Copia: This optional event features a wine class followed by a wonderful lunch. Napa Valley versus The World! How do wines like New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Italian Sangiovese, and French Bordeaux compare with the wines we make in California? What are the key factors...
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Napa River History Tour on Kayaks

Napa River History Kayak Tour: Take a guided kayak voyage on the beautiful Napa River history tour and learn about the rich history of the Napa Valley. Traveling by kayak will expose the area from a unique insider’s perspective revealing Napa’s most provocative secrets. Kayaks, Life Vests, Paddles and a...
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Napa Valley Wine Train Luncheon

All Aboard! The Napa Valley Wine Train: Travel back to an elegant age. These expertly refurbished 1915-1917 Pullman Cars create an atmosphere ideal for relaxation. Experience two different types of railcar – a 1915 or 1917 Pullman dining car and a 1915 Pullman lounge car. The trip includes: multiple course...
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Napa River History Tour on Kayaks

Napa River History Kayak Tour: Take a guided kayak voyage on the beautiful Napa River history tour and learn about the rich history of the Napa Valley. Traveling by kayak will expose the area from a unique insider’s perspective revealing Napa’s most provocative secrets. Kayaks, Life Vests, Paddles and a...
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Segway Tour of Yountville

Segway Tour in Yountville: Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience on a segway tour of Yountville. This tour is very limited in the number of participants. They only have approximately 10 spots at 9:00 am. and 10 spots at 2:00 pm. The tour will be a Yountville Wine & Cheese...
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President’s Dinner, Auction and Traveling Spectacular Show

President’s Dinner, Auction and Spectacular Show Entertainers: Our Friday night dinner will be held outdoors, under the stars in the Grove, an idyllic sanctuary nestled on the gently rolling landscape of the South Golf Course. Dining in the Grove you can enjoy a tranquil escape under the oak trees. There...
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Day 4
28 Apr 2018

Bocce Ball Tournament

Bocce Ball Tournament: Challenge yourself this year with something new and join us Saturday morning for the first CGFA Bocce Ball Tournament! Bocce, also known as Italian lawn bowling, is one of the most widely played games in the world and is one of the oldest lawn or yard games....
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