Sonoma County Vintners New Gen Committee Leads Virtual Happy Hour in Celebration of National Pinot Noir Day

SANTA ROSA, California – August 4, 2020 – In celebration of one of the world’s most popular light-bodied red wines, vintners from across Sonoma County will come together on Tuesday, August 18 at 4:00 p.m. PST/7:00 p.m. EST for a virtual panel discussion entitled, “A Family Affair,” on National Pinot Noir Day. Hosted by Sonoma […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Announcing Two-Fold $1.2 Million Community Aid Program

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (April 10, 2020) – Today, the Sonoma County Vintners Foundation announces two funding programs to assist in aiding the local community. Part of the program is an emergency relief contribution to support Sonoma County winery and restaurant employees, who are furloughed and in need. Sonoma County Vintners Foundation will also support 80 […]

Taste of Sonoma, Presented by Visa Signature®, Finds a New Home in the Heart of Sonoma County

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (March 10, 2020) – For the first time ever Taste of Sonoma, presented by Visa Signature, will be held at the scenic Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens. The program features walk- around tastings, a chefs’ pavilion, guided wine seminars, and themed lounges. Taking place on Saturday September 5, 2020, the Kendall-Jackson Wine […]

Sonoma County Wine Auction Raises Record-Breaking $6.1 Million for Local Charities

Santa Rosa, CA (September 21, 2019) – The Sonoma County Vintners Foundation along with 2019 Sonoma County Wine Auction Honorary Co-Chairs Gina Gallo of E. & J. Gallo Winery and Christopher Jackson of Jackson Family Wines are excited to announce $6.1 million was raised at the 2019 Sonoma County Wine Auction, presented by Visa Signature®. […]

Sonoma County Barrel Auction Brings Trade and Media from Around the World to Celebrate Fifth Year of a Sonoma County Tradition

Santa Rosa, CA (May 6, 2019) – National and international trade buyers convened on Friday, May 3 in the heart of Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley at the spectacular MacMurray Estate Vineyards for the Fifth Annual Sonoma County Barrel Auction. Eighty-five “Never Before, Never Again” wine lots handcrafted for this year’s auction raised a total of […]