PATEL Winery Joins RockNapa Star Lineup

VIP Experience at Charles Krug Winery in July

Jul 03, 2013, 13:23 ET from The Xceptional Music Company

ST. HELENA, Calif., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RockNapa today announced the addition of PATEL Winery to the line-up of leading Napa Valley wineries supporting the July and August festivals taking place on the grounds of the famed Charles Krug Winery. Twenty wineries will be participating in the exclusive RockNapa VIP Experience being held in the 132-year-old Charles Krug Winery Carriage House.


Raj Patel, owner of PATEL Napa Valley, said, "RockNapa celebrates classic Napa Valley wines and rock 'n' roll -- two iconic American passions.  PATEL Winery is excited to be part of this year's lively event at an historic winemaking location, and we look forward to participating every year as we expect this will become an annual gathering in Napa."

"We are thrilled to have PATEL Winery join us in bringing together Indie and Classic Rock music fans, highly regarded wines and local food, making RockNapa the premier celebration to attend this summer," said Ray McKewon, founder and CEO of The Xceptional Music Company, the producer of the events.

The July 18-19 RockNapa event will showcase headlining bands the Xceptional Classic Rock Show, featuring musicians who have played with Guns n' Roses and the Edgar Winter Group, on Thursday and world famous Cherry Poppin' Daddies on Friday. Supporting acts include famed ukulele performer Taimane Gardener and award-winning Indie artist Erick Macek.

The August 15-16 event will feature headliners Xceptional Woodstock and CSN&Y Show, with musicians from Johnny Cash and Kenny Loggins, on Thursday, and Grammy Award winning artists Blood, Sweat & Tears on Friday. Opening artists include country star Natisha Lyne, The Robert Foley Band, and The Eve Selis Band.

General admission single and two-day tickets go on sale in June and can be purchased at  For more information about the artists or to get involved, please contact Rick Caras at

About RockNapa
Each two-day RockNapa festival, produced by The Xceptional Music Company, marries non-stop entertainment, including live rock music and stage presentations, with gourmet food trucks, wine pouring stations and a craft beer garden. Armed with world-class equipment and the expertise of President and entrepreneur turned musician, Ray McKewon, The Xceptional Music Company, taps a long history of producing top caliber events in the Western United States including the annual summer extravaganza, the Xceptional Catalina Concert Series on Catalina Island.

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.

Media Contact:
Adrianne Buchta for RockNapa
760 517-6034

SOURCE The Xceptional Music Company