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Dan Goldfield Passes President Torch for the Sonoma County Vintners Foundation

Dan Goldfield Passes President Torch for the Sonoma County Vintners Foundation

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (February 27, 2017) – After serving five years as President of the Sonoma County Vintners Foundation, Dan Goldfield, partner and winemaker of Dutton-Goldfield Winery, has stepped down as President, transitioning the role to Mark Malpiede, Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Williams Selyem Winery, and a Sonoma County Vintners Board member. […]

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Sonoma County Vintners Announces Exciting, New Details for 2017 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Sonoma County Vintners Announces Exciting, New Details for 2017 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

New Locations and Dates for Taste of Sonoma & Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction SANTA ROSA, Calif. (February 1, 2017) – Sonoma County Vintners announced today the exciting news that the 2017 “Taste of Sonoma,” one of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend’s most significant wine and food events, will be held at a new location: the beautiful Sonoma […]

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Sonoma County Vintners Announces the Appointment of Kelin Backman as Managing Director of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Sonoma County Vintners Announces the Appointment of Kelin Backman as Managing Director of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

(January 11, 2017; Santa Rosa, CA)—The Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance announced today that Ms. Kelin Backman has accepted the position of Managing Director of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. Sonoma Wine Country Weekend has been named by “Wine Spectator” as one of America’s top three wine charity fundraisers. In her […]

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Announcing 2017 Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction

Announcing 2017 Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction

Save the Date: Saturday, September 16 SANTA ROSA, Calif. (October 5, 2016) – The 2017 Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction date, location and Honorary Chairs are confirmed! The County’s leading annual fundraising event will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the La Crema Estate at Saralee’s Vineyard, a new hub of wine education and culinary […]

Afternoon Brief, August 22

Afternoon Brief, August 22

Wine in Kegs: This Time, Are They Here to Stay?
: Wine in kegs is an ancient concept that has been ongoing in many parts of Europe…

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Dan Kosta, Co-Founder of Kosta Browne Winery, Appointed Honorary Vintner Chair of the 2016 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Dan Kosta, Co-Founder of Kosta Browne Winery, Appointed Honorary Vintner Chair of the 2016 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

SEBASTOPOL, California (August 16, 2016) – Kosta Browne Winery, a boutique, world-class winery based in Sebastopol, California, in the heart of the Russian River Valley, is pleased to announce that co-founder Dan Kosta has been appointed Honorary Vintner Chair of the 2016 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend.  The selection of the Sonoma Wine Country Weekend honorary […]

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend to Welcome 2016 Sonoma Sommelier Stars

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend to Welcome 2016 Sonoma Sommelier Stars

Sponsored by Rodney Strong Vineyards Sonoma County, CA – August 2016 – Fifteen wine professionals who have spent their sommelier careers reaching for the stars, will amplify the experience for Sonoma Wine Country Weekend attendees while they serve as guest all-star wine guides at key events throughout the three-day, charitable event set for Labor Day […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 17

Afternoon Brief, May 17

Border Protection Intercepts New Leafhopper in Wine Shipment: U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialist working at the Houston Seaport intercepted a “First in the Nation” pest, preventing its introduction into the U.S…

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Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Announces 2016 Honorary Chairs

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Announces 2016 Honorary Chairs

Kosta Browne’s Dan Kosta and Stark Reality Restaurant’s Mark and Terri Stark Named Honorary Chairs Sonoma County, CA, May 16, 2016 — Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, presented by Visa Signature®, is delighted to announce the appointment of this year’s Honorary Event Chair, Dan Kosta of Kosta Browne Winery and Culinary Chairs, Mark & Terri Stark […]

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Presents Over Three Million Dollars to Charities from 2015 Event

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Presents Over Three Million Dollars to Charities from 2015 Event

Wine Community and Recipients Gather at Chateau St. Jean for Check Presentation March 31 Sonoma County, CA, April 4, 2016 – A record-breaking total of $3,486,726 in contributions to Sonoma County non-profit organizations was distributed last Thursday afternoon from the resounding 2015 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. Over 200 guests representing Sonoma County’s wine industry leadership, […]

Afternoon Brief, August 31

Afternoon Brief, August 31

Peter Michael Adds Its Support to Wine Spectator Learning Center at Sonoma State University: The Michael family’s $300,000 donation to Sonoma States School of Business and Economics will be used to create The Peter Michael Winery Executive Classroom at the Wine Spectator Learning Center, which will house the university’s future Wine Business Institute…

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Afternoon Brief, August 18

Afternoon Brief, August 18

Positive Wine Industry Survey Results, but PR Efforts Still Needed: Survey results released by Sonoma State’s Wine Business Institute last week ran contrary to the impression given by several recent stories about the wine industry clashing with locals about vineyard and winery development

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Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Announces 2015 Sommelier Stars

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Announces 2015 Sommelier Stars

Sponsored by Rodney Strong Vineyards SONOMA COUNTY, CA, AUGUST 2015 – For three days, starting Friday, September 4, an elite group of 12 rising–star sommeliers will arrive in Sonoma County to serve as special guest, all-star wine guides at key events throughout this year’s Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. The 2015 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, presented by […]

Afternoon Brief, July 22

Afternoon Brief, July 22

Grape Harvest Off to an Early Start in Napa Valley: George Sanchez said he’s been harvesting grapes for 40 years. On Wednesday, his seasonal ritual began earlier than ever in a Napa Valley vineyard soaked in a morning glow…

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Afternoon Brief, May 21

Afternoon Brief, May 21

Sweeping Trade Bill Passes a Key Senate Vote: A flurry of last-minute deal-making on the Senate floor on Thursday rescued President Obama’s ambitious trade agenda from defeat, breaking a filibuster to advance legislation that would empower the president to complete a sweeping, 12-nation Pacific trade accord…

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