Salut! / The Auction

Ready, set, bid during Naples Winter Wine Festival’s epic live auction

From a sub-Saharan retreat to a weeklong Italian adventure to a no-expense-spared excursion aboard a yacht in the Bahamas, these are the...
Pace Center for Girls
Salut! / The Impact

Here is how NCEF empowers Collier County’s children

Three families illustrate the power of Naples Winter Wine Festival’s donors’ generosity and how the foundation meets kids where they are for...
Salut! / The Dinners

Naples’ most over-the-top dining event happens on February 3

Peek behind-the-scenes of this year's NWWF Vintner Dinners, where Michelin-starred chefs and revered vintners come together to create fantastical evenings.
Knights Bridge Winery Vineyard
Salut! / The Vintner Trustees

New NCEF Trustees Kelley and Jim Bailey run one of California’s Most Respected Wineries

For the Baileys—new Naples Children's Education Foundation trustees and co-owners of Knights Bridge Winery in Sonoma—wine is a labor of land and...
Salut! / Honored Vintner

Meet the honored vintner for Naples Winter Wine Festival 2023

Château Mouton Rothschild's Philippe Sereys de Rothschild brings his family’s storied winemaking legacy to Naples.
Chef John Tesar
Salut! / The Chef

Meet the chef de cuisine of Naples Winter Wine Festival 2023

Michelin-starred chef John Tesar headlines this year's festival.
The 2023 Naples Winter Wine Festival Sommeliers
Salut! / The Somms

Meet the sommeliers for Naples Winter Wine Festival 2023

An esteemed crop from around the globe brings their wine expertise
Lisa Morse
Salut! / The Volunteers

Volunteers are the heartbeat of NWWF, and this woman has been helping since day one

Lisa Morse shares her experience volunteering with Naples Winter Wine Festival and witnessing the transformative power of the nonprofit first-hand.

How Naples Children & Education Foundation changes kids’ lives in Collier County

This year, physical, oral, vision and mental healthcare take centerstage.
Naples Winter Wine Festival Chairs Nena & Bill Beynon, Libby & Rick Germain, Julia & Robert Heidt, Jr.

Meet the chairs for the 23rd annual Naples Winter Wine Festival

Three NCEF trustee couples come together to chair the highly anticipated event.

Here’s how to make a difference in the lives of at-risk children in Collier County.

Become a patron of Naples Winter Wine Festival, bid on the online auction, sponsor the event and more ways to help support...
Salut! / The Vintner Dinners

Feasts for the Senses

Revered chefs and vintners partner with Naples’ most gracious hosts to create unforgettable evenings during NWWF’s vintner dinners—all in support of Collier...
Salut! / The Chef

Boulevard of Dreams

Nancy Oakes brings her locally driven comfort food to town as the 2022 NWWF Chef de Cuisine.
Salut! / The Somms


There are a total of 269 distinguished Master Sommeliers in the world, and 17 of them descend on Naples this month to...
Salut! / The Impact

Great Minds

This year’s Fund-a-Need lot focuses on education and NCEF’s three learning-focused strategic initiatives: early learning, out-of-school time, and career and college readiness....