2020 Sonoma County Wine Auction Raises $1.17 Million for Sonoma County Nonprofits

SANTA ROSA, California – September 22, 2020 – Today, Sonoma County Vintners Foundation and Honorary Chairs – Clay Mauritson of Mauritson Wines, Jake Bilbro of Limerick Lane Cellars and Mark McWilliams of Arista Winery announce the results for the 2020 Sonoma County Wine Auction with over $1.17 million raised for the community. Over $37 million […]

Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Donates $1 Million to the Caritas Village Housing Campaign

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (September 14, 2020) – Today the Sonoma County Vintners Foundation announces the contribution of $1 million to the Caritas Village Campaign by Catholic Charities. The funds provided will aid in the development of Sonoma County’s largest affordable housing and supported services project in the history of the county. Supportive housing needs remain […]

Incredible Lots Announced for the 2020 Sonoma County Wine Auction

SANTA ROSA, California – September 10, 2020 – Today, Sonoma County Vintners Foundation and Honorary Chairs – Clay Mauritson of Mauritson Wines, Jake Bilbro of Limerick Lane Cellars and Mark McWilliams of Arista Winery unveiled the complete list of auction lots available at the virtual 2020 Sonoma County Wine Auction. This year’s virtual auction program, […]

Sonoma County Vintners/Foundation, in Partnership with American AgCredit, Launches COVID-19 Testing Program

SANTA ROSA, California – September 1, 2020 –To address a critical need, Sonoma County Vintners/Foundation has partnered with American AgCredit to provide a dedicated Sonoma County workforce active COVID-19 testing program for Sonoma County wineries. As part of this partnership, Sonoma County Vintners Foundation and American AgCredit will subsidize a portion of testing costs in […]

Taste of Sonoma at Home Lineup Revealed

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (August 25, 2020) – Today Sonoma County Vintners announces the talent and schedule for Taste of Sonoma at Home. Guests can register for innovative online webinars that include incredible, talented winemakers and culinary experts of Sonoma County throughout the month of September. These exceptional programs encourage consumers to take a virtual journey […]

Sonoma County Vintners Foundation and Redwood Empire Food Bank Partner to Host Drive-Thru Food Distribution for Hospitality Workers

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (June 8, 2020) – In continuation of a long partnership, the Redwood Empire Food Bank and Sonoma County Vintners Foundation will host a food distribution site specifically for furloughed hospitality workers. Individuals who have been faced with reduced wages or who have lost their job at a winery, hotel, restaurant, winegrower, or […]

2020 Sonoma County Barrel Auction, Presented by American AgCredit, Honors Sonoma County Icons and Innovators

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (May 18, 2020) – Sonoma County Vintners announces the 2020 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Icons and Innovator. Steve MacRostie and Marcello Monticelli are the honorary icons of 2020 who helped shape the heritage and history of Sonoma County. Jordan Kivelstadt is the 2020 innovator of the year for his forward-thinking, industry-leading practices. […]

“Never Before, Never Again” Auction Lots Available Online for the 2020 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Presented by American AgCredit

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (May 14, 2020) – Today Sonoma County Vintners announces the auction lots for their online 2020 Sonoma County Barrel Auction, presented by American AgCredit, that showcase the variety of wines available from Sonoma County. The Sonoma County Barrel Auction is an exclusive program that begins June 16 and provides access to renowned […]

2020 Sonoma County Barrel Auction, Presented by American AgCredit, Moves to Online Platform

Sonoma County Vintners announces the sixth annual 2020 Sonoma County Barrel Auction, presented by American AgCredit will move to a new online platform. The online auction will launch Tuesday, June 16 and provides trade members the opportunity to acquire never before, never again wines from Sonoma County’s most acclaimed vintners. Those who participate can resell […]

Sonoma County Vintners and Winegrowers Host Virtual Panel on Sustainability in Celebration of Earth Day

Streaming live from the world’s most sustainable wine region, Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrowers will co-host a virtual panel discussion on sustainability via Zoom on Wednesday, April 22 at 11 a.m. PST/2 p.m. EST as the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day from their homes. Sonoma County has a record-breaking 99 […]