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Afternoon Brief: September 24

Afternoon Brief: September 24

Sonoma County Wine Auction, Presented by Visa Signature, Breaks Records and Raises Over $5.7 Million at Annual Charitable Fundraising Event: The Sonoma County Vintners Foundation and George F. Hamel, Jr., 2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction Honorary Chair, are excited to announce over $5.7 million was raised at the 2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction, presented by Visa Signature®, breaking records…

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Sonoma County Wine Auction, Presented by Visa Signature®, Breaks Records and Raises Over $5.7 Million at Annual Charitable Fundraising Event

Sonoma County Wine Auction, Presented by Visa Signature®, Breaks Records and Raises Over $5.7 Million at Annual Charitable Fundraising Event

Proceeds raised at Sonoma County’s largest fundraiser benefit local nonprofits and fire relief efforts, focused specifically on post-fire housing solutions SANTA ROSA, CA (September 22, 2018) – The Sonoma County Vintners Foundation and George F. Hamel, Jr., 2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction Honorary Chair, are excited to announce over $5.7 million was raised at the 2018 Sonoma […]

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Afternoon Brief, September 19

Afternoon Brief, September 19

DTC Channel Goes Mainstream: Direct shipping of wine is now mainstream in much of the United States. Last year, volume of direct-shipped wine was up 15.3% to 5.78 million cases, with consumer spending growing 15.5% to $2.69 billion…

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Afternoon Brief, September 17

Afternoon Brief, September 17

Consumers Trade Up, U.S. Wine Sales Rise 3%: Domestic wines gained ground in August, with Cabernet Sauvignon leading the way through both off-premise and direct-to-consumer channels. U.S. wine sales totaled $3.6 billion in August, up 3% from a year earlier according to market research…

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2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction, Presented by Visa Signature®, Unveils Exciting Auction Lots Including Revered Wine Collections and Once-In-A-Lifetime Experiences

2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction, Presented by Visa Signature®, Unveils Exciting Auction Lots Including Revered Wine Collections and Once-In-A-Lifetime Experiences

Proceeds raised at Sonoma County’s largest fundraiser benefit local nonprofits supporting literacy, education, health and human services, the environment and arts and culture SANTA ROSA, CA (September 12, 2018) — The Sonoma County Vintners Foundation and George F. Hamel, Jr., 2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction Honorary Chair, have unveiled the complete list of exclusive auction […]

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Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Donates $520,000 in Community Grants to Local Nonprofit Organizations

Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Donates $520,000 in Community Grants to Local Nonprofit Organizations

Sonoma County wine community’s annual giving benefits education, health and human services, environment, and arts and culture Santa Rosa, CA (August 16, 2018) – The Sonoma County Vintners Foundation is donating $520,000 in grants to more than 50 local nonprofit organizations that address the community’s critical needs. Grants were made through the Sonoma County Vintners Foundation community […]

2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction, Presented by Visa Signature®, Tickets Now On Sale

2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction, Presented by Visa Signature®, Tickets Now On Sale

Sonoma County’s largest nonprofit fundraiser returns to La Crema Estate at Saralee’s Vineyard SANTA ROSA, CA (June 26, 2018) – Tickets to the 2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction, presented by Visa Signature, are now on sale. The event will take place from September 20-22, culminating in Auction Day which returns to La Crema Estate at Saralee’s […]

Sonoma County Wine Auction Announces George Hamel, Jr. as Honorary Chair

Sonoma County Wine Auction Announces George Hamel, Jr. as Honorary Chair

Annual Event to Be Hosted at La Crema Estate at Saralee’s Vineyard on September 22, 2018 SANTA ROSA, CA (April 4, 2018) – The Sonoma County Vintners Foundation is pleased to announce George Hamel, Jr. of Hamel Family Wines as Honorary Chair of the 2018 Sonoma County Wine Auction, the region’s leading annual fundraising event. […]

Sonoma County Wine Auction Raises Record-Breaking $5.2 Million for Sonoma County Charities

Sonoma County Wine Auction Raises Record-Breaking $5.2 Million for Sonoma County Charities

Sonoma County non-profit beneficiary partners are focused on literacy, education, health and human services, the environment, and arts and culture SANTA ROSA, Calif. (September 16, 2017) – The Sonoma County Vintners and Barbara R. Banke, the 2017 Sonoma County Wine Auction Chair, are thrilled to announce that the 2017 Sonoma County Wine Auction raised a […]

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Sonoma County Wine Auction

Sonoma County Wine Auction

The two-day event begins September 15th, with preview parties and vintners dinners, and culminates in the Sonoma County Wine Auction on September 16th.  The celebration brings together Sonoma County’s top winemakers and growers, along with some of the area’s best chefs, and has been named as one of the nation’s top five charitable wine auctions […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 30

Afternoon Brief, August 30

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Digging Deeper in Pay-for-Play Scandal In going through the 2014 Pennsylvania Ethics Commission report that sparked a federal investigation, I got a greater sense of how big spirits companies cooperate, rather than compete, to freeze out smaller competitors… Today’s News: Denise Gardner: Consumers Becoming More Accepting of […]

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Sonoma County Wine Auction Reveals Enticing 2017 Auction Lots

Sonoma County Wine Auction Reveals Enticing 2017 Auction Lots

Unparalleled Behind-the-Scenes Access to The Kentucky Derby, Hamilton, Hello Dolly! with Bette Midler, the ESPYs, And Sonoma’s Most Elusive Wines Are Available to Bidders at the 2017 Sonoma County Wine Auction Sonoma County’s largest charitable giving event, chaired by Barbara R. Banke of Jackson Family Wines, takes place September 15 – 16, 2017 SANTA ROSA, Calif. (August 23, […]

Afternoon Brief, July 25

Afternoon Brief, July 25

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Winemakers No Longer Fight Drought – Now It’s Mildew “If you don’t find mildew in your vineyards, you haven’t looked hard enough,” said Glenn McGourty, a viticulture advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension for Mendocino County … Today’s News: Indiana Supreme Court Rules Against […]

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Tickets Now Available for the Sonoma County Wine Auction September 15-16, 2017 at La Crema Estate at Saralee’s Vineyard

Tickets Now Available for the Sonoma County Wine Auction September 15-16, 2017 at La Crema Estate at Saralee’s Vineyard

The Sonoma County Wine Auction has Raised $24 Million for Charitable Partners SANTA ROSA, Calif. (June 21, 2017) – Tickets are now available for the two-day Sonoma County Wine Auction, presented by Visa Signature®. Savvy collectors will have the opportunity to acquire Sonoma’s elite wines and bid on once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences during Sonoma County’s largest […]