Yountville, the heart of the Napa Valley, is one of ten communities featured in the inaugural season of The Story of Art in America, a docuseries exploring art and art-minded communities across the country. The series can be viewed exclusively on Amazon’s Prime Video, with the Town of Yountville as the 8th episode in the series.
Yountville’s episode focuses on how art takes many forms, including history, culinary, winemaking, and hospitality. The combination of these forms paired with traditional arts, results in a unique episode that could only happen in Yountville. The artists featured in the episode include vintner Jean Charles Boisset, Chef Michael Chiarello, hospitality veteran Stephanie Leavitt of Bardessono, historian Liz Allesio, along with fine artists James Moore (sculpture) and Ivy Yountville Paperie (watercolor).
“We are thrilled Yountville has been recognized for its artistic nature,” stated Yountville Chamber President & CEO Whitney Diver McEvoy. “The arts, as it appears in many forms, is critical to our diversity as a destination in Yountville and the Napa Valley.”
The Story of Art in America won the “Best Series” Award at the Venice Shorts Film Festival and has been garnering rave reviews since its debut.