NAPA VALLEY VENUE OPTIONS
The CIA offers such a wide variety of event venues, you are sure to find the one that works for you and your group.
Atrium and Berns Room
A reception space with great ambience.
- 150 people
This is a refined space to welcome your most important guests.
- 24 people, seated
- 40 people, standing
De Baun Theatre
The theater-style seating with state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen and multi-media capabilities, make this a perfect venue for live cooking demonstrations, lectures, and tastings.
- 48-seat theater
Amphitheater-style auditorium seating rises through the first two levels of the main building and offers opportunities for training sessions, lectures, and tasting events.
- 125-seat theatre
Set against the picturesque ivy-covered stone walls of the landmark Greystone building, the Herb Terrace has stunning views of the Napa Valley and is surrounded by flowering beds and herb gardens. This beautiful outdoor setting is ideal for a wedding ceremony, reception, or al fresco dining.
- Size: 5,214 sf
- 350 people, seated
- 600 people, standing
Historic Barrel Room
One of Napa Valley’s grandest spaces, the Barrel Room features 2,000-gallon Redwood wine barrels, exposed stone walls, and wooden beams throughout. The room’s layout and design create a truly dramatic indoor venue. The Barrel Room is a beautiful space for a candlelit ceremony or reception space for dining, dancing, and entertainment.
- Size: 13,500 sf
- Capacity: 400 people for a seated dinner
- Capacity: 1,000 for walk-around dining or tasting experience
Open Teaching Kitchen
This stunning, multiple-suite kitchen offers a unique open setting for events or hands-on cooking programs.
- Size: 13,943 sf
- 150 people, seated
- 50–60 people, class
Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies
Two wine-tasting theaters with stadium seating are designed specifically for the appreciation and evaluation of wine and beverages. Each seat in these sensory classrooms is equipped with an individual sink and faucet, as well as an inset light that allows for proper evaluation of color and clarity of wines. Ideal for team-building wine programs and wine-tasting seminars.
- Size: 1,050 sf each
- Two classrooms, 36 people, per classroom
Ventura Foods Center
A versatile space featuring classrooms, meeting spaces, and a theater-style kitchen ideal for interactive education, research, and conferences.
- Size: 6,522 sf
Viking Teaching Kitchen
This CIA chef-inspired kitchen is perfect for smaller groups interested in hands-on cooking or demonstration programs.
- Size: 2,279 sf
- 36 people, class