Nick Frey, President of the Sonoma County Winegrape Commission, is a great source for news from the vineyards across Sonoma County’s 15 AVAs. You can follow him on twitter at @Sonomagrapes for all of the latest, but here is today’s news: Dry Creek grenache began flowering last week. Alexander Valley Chardonnay is in full bloom now; [...]
Pinot Days San Francisco on June 16th celebrates well-made pinot of every style and from every region. Pinot Days is the largest and most comprehensive pinot noir event in the country, drawing 3000 consumers and 800 members of the wine trade. Register for the Pinot Days Grand Festival on June 16 (fee is $450), and [...]
We were thrilled to see the blog post below from the amazing Orbitz website. If you aren’t already in Sonoma County or attending Sonoma Wine Country Weekend this year, this little blog post will have you searching to tickets in no time! The link to the full post and all kinds of great travel deals [...]
Dry Creek Valley is considered Sonoma County’s most zinfandel-focused region, and the heritage of growing and making Zinfandel runs deep here, with over a century of rich history. Pictured are some heritage zinfandel vines, which are just starting to get new green leaves and shoots for the 2012 vintage.
Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrape Commission presented Sonoma in the City Chicago March 27-28 at BIN 36 and other venues throughout the city. Our programs for top-tier wine trade and consumers generated thousands of media impressions for Sonoma County wine as we promoted the event throughout March through strategic partnerships, social media, marketing, [...]
Wine & Spirits Magazine has just released their 23rd Annual Restaurant Wine Survey, which is always much anticipated, as it presents a great national snapshot of the state of on-premise wine. They really do an outstanding job with both the bigger picture trends and the varietal by varietal reporting, so be sure to pick up [...]