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Top Wine Buyers and Sommeliers Build Wine Knowledge at Sonoma Summit

Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrowers, in partnership with Full Circle Wine Solutions, presented the fifth annual Sonoma Summit November 5-7 at wineries and vineyards throughout Sonoma County. The event convened 31 top wine decision makers from across the US and Canada for three days of intensive tastings and education under the tutelage of […]

Picture perfect Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma Valley's Kunde Family Estate. Photo: Kunde Family Estate

Sonoma County Harvest 2012 Report: A Great Vintage for Sonoma County Wines

  With harvest wrapped up for most of Sonoma County, bringing what is being called a textbook perfect growing season to a close, Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrowers are issuing their third and final harvest update from the perspectives of vintners and growers based in the region’s largest appellations, accompanied by comments from […]

2012 Sonoma County Harvest Update – 10/22/12

Sonoma County Harvest 80% In as Vintners Race to Completion Sonoma County, CA, October 22, 2012 – With harvest nearing completion throughout Sonoma County following a growing season that was textbook perfect, Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrowers will be issuing a series of harvest updates from the perspective of vintners and growers based in the […]

Don't Miss the Mark.

Don’t Miss The Mark

Don’t Miss The Mark. You are invited to be a part of an exciting moment in Sonoma County’s marketing history… Share in the excitement as an exciting new Sonoma County brand mark and advertising campaign are unveiled and learn how you can be a part of it. Join us on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at […]

Sunset Magazine Takes on Napa Valley vs. Sonoma County — And Sonoma County Wins!

The latest edition of Sunset Magazine has the Sonoma County wine community buzzing! They have done a side-by-side comparison and rating of Napa Valley and Sonoma County, complete with scores for each reviewing sub-category, and an overall score that put Sonoma County ahead of Napa Valley by one tiny point. Sonoma County-based writer Rod Smith makes […]

Veraison in Russian River Valley

Pinot Gris photographed at Preston Vineyard in Russian River Valley shows veraison, or changing of color in the grape clusters. As the growing season progresses here in Sonoma County, and the all-green clusters of grapes begin to change color in a process called veraison (A French word commonly pronounced “veraision” by Americans), it is a signal […]

Sonoma County Wines and Legal Sea Foods – A Perfect Pairing

Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrape Commission just completed a month-long promotion for Sonoma County wines at Legal Sea Foods restaurants throughout the East Coast, and in the words of Legal Sea Foods’ Vice President of Beverage, Sandy Block, MW, “The program that you facilitated with us to promote Sonoma County wine and culture […]