Read the full story in The Press Democrat: Sonoma County Wine Auction returns at Healdsburg’s Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards

There were plenty of spiraling bids at the main attraction of the Sonoma County Wine Auction on Saturday, with signs the charitable fundraiser entering its fourth decade could surpass last year’s take of $1.7-plus million.

”Farming and agriculture have always had their challenges, but the wildfires, the drought and supply chain issues have complicated everything,” said Michael Haney, executive director of the Sonoma County Vintners. “Yet the inspiration we see every year is how our wine community responds to all these challenges.”