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Silver Oak Winery’s August 6 Release Day Celebration Marks 50th Anniversary

WHAT: Silver Oak, the iconic American Oak-aged Cabernet Sauvignon, will hold a series of events to celebrate its 50th Anniversary, culminating in its bi-annual Release Day - Napa’s best known release day celebration - at Silver Oak in Oakville, Calif on Saturday, August 6th. Silver Oak is a member of the “Class of ‘72,” America’s most famous rookie year ever, which also celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

The programming will include:

  1. Three days of Events on Thursday, August 4th, Friday August 5th, and Release Day on Saturday, August 6th
  2. The one-time-only release of a Silver Oak Pomace Beer in collaboration with Pliny The Younger producer Russian River Brewing Company, paired with bites by Michelin 3-Star Chef Christopher Kostow at Charter Oak in Saint Helena
  3. The release of the new 2018 Silver Oak Alexander Valley, along with a $500 limited edition, 50th anniversary magnum of Silver Oak
  4. A performance by iconic blues artist Lee Fields & The Expressions, who provided vocals for James Brown biographical film, “Get On Up”

WHO: Silver Oak CEO David Duncan and family; Lee Fields & The Expressions; Christopher Kostow; James Beard award-winning writer Jordan Mackay


Thursday, August 4th at 6:40pm PST: “Best of the Bay” dinner series - Silver Oak Napa Valley Winery, 915 Oakville Cross Rd Oakville, CA

The events will kick off on Thursday, August 4th with a “Best of the Bay” dinner at Silver Oak’s Oakville location, where four local chefs will collaborate for a special night.

Friday, August 5th at 6:30pm PST: Release Day pre-party - The Charter Oak, Saint Helena

A party on Friday, August 5th at The Charter Oak in Saint Helena will feature a one-time Silver Oak Pomace Beer in collaboration with Russian River Brewing, paired with bites by Napa Valley icon and Michelin 3-star chef Christopher Kostow.

Saturday, August 6th from 12-4pm PST: Silver Oak Release Day - Silver Oak Napa Valley Winery, 915 Oakville Cross Rd Oakville, CA

On release day, Silver Oak will unveil the 2018 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and include entertainment from Lee Fields & The Expressions, with signature bites from SingleThread, Little Saint, Four Seasons Napa Valley and the Silver Oak culinary team.

A $500 limited edition, 50th anniversary magnum, produced from only eight barrels of Silver Oak Cabernet, will go on sale at 9am PST


For a full calendar of events and exclusive offers, visit

The 50th anniversary magnum will be available for purchase at 9am PST on Saturday, August 6th at

The 2018 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is available for purchase at


Silver Oak is a leading producer of American Oak-aged Cabernet Sauvignon. Silver Oak is committed to innovative and sustainable winemaking, with its Napa and Alexander Valley wineries certified as the first LEED-Platinum wineries in the world. Silver Oak is a part of the Duncan family of brands, which also includes Twomey, Ovid Napa Valley and the upcoming Timeless Napa Valley.

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