Noted American Wine Regions Join Forces to Protest ICANN’s Release of .wine and .vin Domain Names

Nearly 2,000 American wineries decry misappropriation of hard-fought regional name recognition July 2, 2014, St. Helena, CA—Seven noted American wine regions have banded together in opposition to the rights-to-the-highest-bidder release of generic top level domain names (gTLDs) such as .wine and .vin by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The regional wine […]

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Doubles Contributions and Delivers Over One Million Dollars to Local Charities

Wine Community and Recipients Gather at Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn for Check Presentation March 7 Sonoma County, CA, March 7, 2014 – A record-breaking total of $1,086,350 in contributions to 44 Sonoma County non-profit organizations was distributed today from the hugely successful 2013 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. Over 100 guests representing Sonoma County’s wine industry […]

Sonoma County Named Wine Region of the Year by Swedish Wine Group

  Group Leadership Visits Sonoma County to Prepare for Events and Tastings for over 23,500 European Wine Consumers Sonoma County, CA – February 11, 2014 — The leadership of Swedish wine club Munskänkarna traveled to Sonoma County this week to formally announce their selection of Sonoma County and Napa as the group’s “Wine Regions of the […]


Chardonnay vineyard in Graton, Green Valley of Russian River Valley, Sonoma County. Photo: George Rose Wine Growers & Wineries Partner To Benefit Environment and Local Economy Press Release from Sonoma County Winegrowers and Sonoma County Vintners SANTA ROSA, Calif. (January 15, 2014) — Sonoma County wines are renowned throughout the world for their award-winning quality […]