Press Kit

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2017 Barrel Auction Photos

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Press Releases


Sonoma County Barrel Auction Continues to Break Records as Third Annual Event Raises $794,500

Icons of Wine to be Honored at Sonoma County Barrel Auction

Rare and Unique Wine Lots Unveiled for the Trade-Only Sonoma County Barrel Auction

Sonoma County Vintners enlists a panel of Master Sommeliers for Sonoma County Barrel Auction

Third-Annual Sonoma County Vintners Barrel Auction to Offer Trade Buyers Rare and Unique Wines from Top Vintners on April 21, 2017


2016 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Sets New Fundraising Record

Four Sonoma County Icons to be Honored at 2016 Sonoma County Barrel Auction

Sonoma County Barrel Auction Unveils Limited Production Wine Auction Lots

Expert Panelists Announced for 2016 Sonoma County Barrel Auction

Sonoma County Vintners Opens 2016 Barrel Auction Trade Invitations


Sonoma County’s Inaugural Trade Barrel Auction Raises Over $460,000

Sonoma County Vintners Announces Wine Lots for Inaugural Barrel Auction

Sonoma County Vintners Announces Inaugural Barrel Auction for Trade


Media Coverage

Third-Annual Sonoma County Barrel Auction Raises $794,500 – The Wine Advocate

What’s Cookin’ Today on CRN [Podcast]

I Went to a Wine Barrel Auction. Here’s What I Learned – VinePair

Sonoma County Vintners Celebrate Record Breaking Wine Auction – WineOhTV

Sonoma County Barrel Auction – Life Between the Vines (Podcast)

Top Lot at Sonoma Barrel Auction Fetches $60k – The Drinks Business

Sonoma Vintners Auction Results – Wine Enthusiast

Value Wins at Sonoma Wine Auction – Wine-Searcher

Sonoma County Barrel Auction on What’s Cookin Today – CRN Digital Radio (Podcast)

Never Before, Never Again – Somm Journal

And Then, There Was Mojo (Highlights from the 2016 Sonoma County Barrel Auction) – 1 Wine Dude

Sonoma’s Top Wine Growers Gathered to Raise Over $690,000 at the Sonoma Barrel Auction – Sip On This Juice

Sonoma Barrel Auction Weekend Brings Out the Big Boys – Wine Spectator

Best of Food & Wine – CISL 650AM (Audio/Podcast) [Hour 1] [Hour 2]

Mastery in the Making – Somm Journal

Frenetic bidding at exclusive Sonoma County Barrel Auction – Press Democrat

Icons of Sonoma – Wine Spectator

Plus Sonoma County Vintners host a successful, inaugural auction fundraiser

First Sonoma County barrel auction raises $461,000 for marketing wine region – North Bay Business Journal

Inaugural Sonoma County Barrel Auction Shaping up for Success – Wine Industry Advisor

Sonoma Barrel Auction Raises $460,000 – Wines and Vines


For all media inquiries please contact:
Barbara Cox, Director of Marketing & Communications