Santa Rosa, CA (May 14, 2018)—Taste of Sonoma, presented by Visa Signature®, has just announced that general admission tickets go on sale today. Sonoma County’s signature event of the year returns to the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University on September 1, 2018. Visa Signature and Visa Infinite® cardholders can expect to receive preferred pricing and access to exclusive perks at the event. Voted one of the top wine festivals in the nation in a 2017 Reader’s Choice Poll by USA Today, this event is sure to satisfy any and all wine and food enthusiasts.

Taste of Sonoma showcases some of Sonoma County’s most renowned vintners, growers and chefs and offers wine and culinary enthusiasts access to taste and experience the bounty Sonoma County has to offer in one immersive day. The lineup will include a walk-around wine tasting, guided wine seminars, a marketplace and themed lounges.

Explore the diversity of flavors and textures this vast region has to offer. Discover some of Sonoma County’s most quintessential wines and feast on an array of bites prepared by some of the region’s most renowned chefs. Connect with us on social media and watch our website for regular updates on participating wineries and chefs and featured shops in our marketplace.

For the second year, Taste of Sonoma will be held at the Donald & Maureen Green Music Center at Sonoma State University. A focal point for the arts and education in the region and nestled in the picturesque foothills of Sonoma County Wine Country, the spacious venue along with its terraced lawns is the ideal outdoor setting for this annual open air celebration.

Ticket prices are available from $150 to $255 per person and can be purchased on the Taste of Sonoma website. To learn more, visit tasteofsonoma.com.

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About Taste of Sonoma
Taste of Sonoma is Sonoma County’s signature event showcasing the region’s wines, vintners, winegrowers and chefs. Voted one of the nation’s top wine festivals in a Reader’s Choice Poll by USA Today in 2017, Taste of Sonoma celebrates the bounty of Sonoma County and features a walk-around wine tasting, cooking demonstrations, guided wine seminars, a marketplace and themed lounges.

About 2018 Taste of Sonoma Presenting Sponsor Visa Signature®
Visa Signature® and Visa Infinite® cardholders enjoy a range of benefits that provide special access including Taste Sonoma 2018.  In addition to points, miles, cash back and other premium rewards offered by issuers, Visa Signature and Visa Infinite cardholders also enjoy perks such as 24/7 complimentary concierge services, access to the Visa Luxury Hotel Collection and exclusive offers related to fine wine and food, travel and sports.  For more information on Visa Signature, Visa Infinite and other Visa® offerings, please visit Visa.com.

About Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center
The Green Music Center is the performing arts presenter at Sonoma State University. The mission of the Green Music Center is to present the most compelling artists of our time, to investigate ideas, and to provide access to diverse artistic experiences that educate, connect, and inspire Sonoma State University and neighboring North Bay communities. Surrounded by the foothills of Sonoma County, the Green Music Center includes the 1,400-seat Weill Hall, with a rear wall that opens to lawn seating for a unique summertime experience, and the intimate 240-seat Schroeder Hall. As a focal point for the arts and education in the region, the Green Music Center presents artists year-round, serving as home to the Santa Rosa Symphony and Sonoma Bach.

About Sonoma County Vintners
Sonoma County Vintners is the leading voice of Sonoma County wine, dedicated to raising awareness of Sonoma County as one of the world’s premier wine regions. Founded in 1944, Sonoma County Vintners represents over 200 wineries throughout the county. We actively promote Sonoma County through our educational programming; advocate for our vintners at local, state and federal levels; and contribute to our local communities through our charitable foundation, Sonoma County Vintners Foundation. Sonoma County Wine Auction, our annual fundraiser, has raised over $29 million benefitting non-profit organizations throughout the region.

To learn more about Sonoma County Vintners, visit sonomawine.com.

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