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Outgoing Board Member Profile: Kevin Barr

As a longtime Sonoma County grape grower, Kevin Barr is no stranger to the origin of Sonoma County Winegrowers. Barr always knew he wanted to live a life in agriculture; his trekking back and forth between his home in Marin and his family’s sheep farm in Mendocino as a youngster set the vision for a […]

August 4, 2017

Outgoing Board Member Profile: Richard Mounts

Richard Mounts is a committed farmer and family man, being the second generation to run the family’s 140-acre estate in Dry Creek Valley. Mounts’ father, Jack, purchased the first 60 acres of land in 1946 to raise sheep and farm prunes—this is the land upon which Mounts was raised. He only veered away from the […]

August 4, 2017

Summer 2017 Vine Times – Available Now!

We are pleased to announce the new issue of our Vine Times Newsletter! Published and delivered the last week of July, the Summer 2017 Vine Times newsletter features exciting information about recent awards and recognition, marketing news, sustainability updates, grower news and events, as well as organizational updates. If you did not receive a printed […]

July 28, 2017

Sonoma County Winegrowers Announces 2017/2018 Commissioners

Sonoma County Winegrowers (SCW) is excited to announce our 2017/2018 Commissioners, including the return of seven incumbents, as well as the election of three new members. The organization’s Board of Directors represents some of Sonoma County’s top vineyard properties, families and AVAs, as well as leaders in the local community and wine industry. Incumbents who […]

July 27, 2017

Fast & Fabulous: Sonoma County’s Grape Harvest Races Towards Finish

Above Average Yield Brings End to Near-Perfect Growing Season Following months of near-perfect growing conditions, a heat wave in mid-September brought about a rapid pace to finish Sonoma County’s winegrape harvest with most varieties reaching the optimal flavor and ripening levels in the fruit. About 90 percent of the county’s winegrapes have already been picked […]

October 6, 2016