Backstage Tasting Lounge
Reflections: The Art of Bernie Taupin
March 2019 - June 2019
“Reflections: The Art of Bernie Taupin” features a collection of original works and hand-signed limited editions created as a tribute to his partnership of 50 years with Elton John. Its subject matter is inspired by hit songs the two created together. The exhibit is open now through the end of June 2019. All works are available for purchase.
The exhibit debuts in Napa as Elton John performs his final world tour, “Farewell Yellow Brick Road.” The buzzworthy biographical film on the life of Elton John, “Rocketman,” is scheduled to be released in May.
“How do I feel about our biggest hits? How do I interpret them as I reflect upon the last 50 years of my professional life? How would I translate them…visually? I spend most of my free time creating visual art now, so I decided to create a body of work in honor of my other body of work, just this once,” says Bernie Taupin.
Visitors may view the exhibit with the following extending viewing hours and tours:
I’m Still Standing Tour
Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Beginning April 23.
The docent-led tour will guide guests through the Cliff Lede Vineyards’ courtyard and into the Backstage tasting lounge, where they will explore Bernie Taupin’s art. Guests may enjoy by-the-glass wines for purchase. Limited to 12 people per time slot. Reservations required.
Encore Evenings in Backstage Tasting Lounge
Friday and Saturday, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Beginning April 19.
In the evening, the Backstage gallery will open, allowing guests to walk through and experience the Reflections collection. Wines by-the-glass are available for purchase. No reservations required.
Backstage Tasting Lounge Experience
Thursday through Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Visitors may also view the exhibit by reserving the Backstage experience, which includes the opportunity to taste limited-production and library wines from Cliff Lede Vineyards and FEL Wines. Tastings are $75 per person for non-wine club members and $50 per person for wine club members and are available only by appointment.
Get a Backstage pass for access to our limited production wines. This cool and comfortable lounge also features rotating art exhibits and, of course, classic rock music. Prior reservation required.
On this experience, we are unable to accommodate anyone who is less than 21 years of age; this includes toddlers and babies in arms. Maximum party size of eight guests.