Charles Krug Winery Hosts Historic Summer Concert Revival

Promises best of Napa Valley -- great music paired brilliantly with local wine and food

Feb 19, 2013, 09:00 ET from The Xceptional Music Company

ST. HELENA, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles Krug Winery, today announced they will host the first "RockNapa" concert and festival series on July 18, July 19, August 15 and August 16 in partnership with Wine Country Concerts and The Xceptional Music CompanyTM.


The historic Charles Krug Winery, established in 1861, is the first winery in the renowned Napa Valley.  Continuing in this entrepreneurial spirit, Charles Krug Winery was home to the historic August Moon Concert Series held throughout the 1960s and 1970s.  Charles Krug Winery boasts an extraordinary stage in the middle of their 600+ acres of vineyards and private grounds offering a dramatic backdrop to any performance.  

"We are thrilled to partner with Charles Krug Winery in bringing together and showcasing the finest Napa Valley has to offer," said Ray McKewon, President of The Xceptional Music Company. "We are going to bring state of the art equipment and years of production experience and concert management success to "RockNapa."

Each two-day "RockNapa" concert and festival will feature gourmet food trucks from both Napa Valley and San Francisco.  Fine wine will be available for purchase and hand crafted beers will be sold in the beer garden. Complimentary artisan wine matched with locally prepared food from well-known Napa Valley chefs will be provided at the VIP Experience in the beautifully restored Carriage House on the Charles Krug Winery property. 

"RockNapa" is the quintessential celebration of all that the region has to offer," says Paul Englert, Vice President of Marketing at Charles Krug.  "Great wines and food pair naturally. Add to that a vibrant community, local artisanship and phenomenal music – it's almost hedonistic! Napa Valley really does rock and we welcome all to come discover why."

For more information or to get involved, please contact Rick Caras at

About Charles Krug Winery
Charles Krug Winery, Napa Valley's first winery established in 1861, has been owned and operated by Peter Mondavi, Sr. and his family since 1943.  With four generations of the Peter Mondavi family leadership and involvement spanning over seven decades, the family has consistently continued their dedication to producing the finest Bordeaux style wines in the Napa Valley.

About The Xceptional Music Company
The Xceptional Music Company has a long history of producing top caliber events in the Western United States including a series of successful concerts tied to New Year's Eve in San Diego and Catalina Island. Armed with world-class equipment and the expertise of President and entrepreneur turned musician, Ray McKewon, the company is also the producers and promoters of the annual summer extravaganza, the Xceptional Catalina Concert Series on Catalina Island.

Media Contact:
Adrianne Buchta for RockNapa
760 517-6034

Elaine Mellis for Charles Krug Winery

SOURCE The Xceptional Music Company