Franciscan Estate Reserve Lunches



Make your next private reception, lunch, dinner, or corporate event one to remember by doing it at our beautiful Napa Valley winery. Whether you are looking for formal, wine country casual, or anything in between, Franciscan Estate is the perfect place to hold your event.

To make your reservation please use our Private Event Request Form.


All entertaining spaces combined can host up to 500 people

Indoor Capacities
The Wine Library: 80 seated / 100 standing reception
Two Private Tasting Rooms: 14 seated each room
The Wine Club Lounge: 20 seated
The Wine Library: 100 standing reception
The ‘Valley Floor’: 300 standing reception

Outdoor Capacities
The Franciscan Courtyard: 120 seated / 200 standing reception


Menu prices in lunch, dinner and reception options include food, service, gratuity, site fee, basic flower arrangements, flatware, glassware & linens. (7.75% sales tax not included)

Wine Receptions
Passed Seasonal Hors d’Oeuvres. Wine Service included.
All selections can be customized to create your perfect event.
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Minimum: 20 people | Maximum: 300 people

Wine & Dine!
(Three or Four Course Options)
Ask about the Special Wine Reception pricing when added to your Dinner or Lunch
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Minimum: 20 people | Maximum: 180 people

Wine Country Casual Tastings with Lunch
Lunch in our Courtyard or Wine Library. Includes a glass of wine with Lunch Tour and Tasting
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Minimum: 20 people | Maximum: 180 people


Magnificat Team-Blending Competition
Put your winemaking skills to the test and lead your team to victory! Our Wine Educators will guide your group through this one of a kind experience. Each team is given all of the materials and instructions to blend, bottle, design a label and then market the ultimate bottle of wine before "the critic". Endless creativity and cooperation is combined with some old fashioned competition and drama, creating memories that will last for years.


Customized Gift Bags for Your Event
The perfect way to remember your day is with a custom gift bag. Let us put together our most special items for your guests to enjoy.

Entertaining for Charity
At Franciscan Estate, we recognize the importance of charitable contribution. Please ask for details on our corporate event packages that can contribute a portion of the event’s proceeds to go towards making the world a better place for others.

Wine Reception Hors d’Oeuvres Suggestions

For White Wines:
Cherry Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella Bocconcini Skewer*
Wild Mushroom, Arugula, Chèvre Toast*
Fried Cheese Risotto Arancini*
Fresh Ricotta Crostini with Olive Eggplant Tapenade*
Grilled Shrimp Sticks with Curry Dip
Oysters on the Half Shell, Cucumber Mignonette Sauce
Boquerones Crouton with Piquillo Peppers
Baccala Salt Cod Potato Fritters with Romesco
Smoked Salmon Crème Fraîche Bruschetta
Crab Cakes with Spicy Aïoli
Pancetta Wrapped Scallops
Smoked Trout, Apple Slaw in Endive

For Red Wines:
Mini Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches
Pork Spiedini with Aged Balsamic Glaze
Artisan Salami, Olive Relish, Muffalata Panini
Marinated Beef Skewers with Salsa Verde
Lamb Chops with Arugula Basil Pesto
Beef Tenderloin, White Bean Purée, Salsa Verde Crostini
Applewood Smoked B-L-T Bites

Cheese, charcuterie or crudités trays are also available

*Vegetarian selections

Wine & Dine! and Courtyard Lunch Suggestions

1st Course Inspirations:
Warm Goat Cheese, Walnut, Citrus and Frissée Salad
Pear, Prosciutto, Endive Greens Salad, Sherry Vinaigrette
Olive Oil Poached Shrimp, Preserved Lemon Sauce
Baby Greens Salad, Chardonnay Shallot Vinaigrette
Smoked Salmon with Crostini, Green Apple-Celeriac Slaw
Sautéed Mushrooms, Arugula, Roasted Garlic Bruschetta

Main Course Inspirations:
Wild Salmon, Horseradish Crushed Potatoes, Red Wine Glaze
Flatiron Steak, Exotic Mushrooms, Herb Roasted Potatoes
Rosemary and Garlic Braised Lamb, Pomegranate Sauce
Rack of Pork with Applewood Bacon, Caramelized Onions
Roasted Turkey Breast with Winter Vegetable, & Dried Cherry Sauce
Cabernet Braised Beef Short Ribs over a Mushroom Polenta
Sonoma Duck Breast, Pancetta, Butternut Squash Risotto
Grilled Portabella Mushroom Cap, & Teleme Cheese Potato Puree

Cheese Course
Chef’s selection of artisan cheeses

Dessert Course Inspirations:
Warm Chocolate Coco Nib Brownie
Baked Pear Gingerbread, Crème Anglaise
Granny Smith Apple Almond Crisp
Banana Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding, Rum Sauce



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