Press Releases

Official press releases about Sonoma County Winegrowers and their programs.

Harvest 2019 #1

       Sonoma County Winegrowers Share Early Outlook on 2019 Harvest Crop Expected As It Nears 100% Sustainability, Local Wines Bearing New Logo Will Hit the Market SANTA ROSA, Calif. (July 2, 2019) – As Sonoma County Winegrape Growers close in on its goal of reaching 100% sustainability this year, there is an awful […]

September 3, 2019

Another Stellar Sonoma County Wine Harvest Begins

       Will Winter Rains Produce Vintage Crop? SANTA ROSA, Calif.  (August 14, 2017) – Record winter rainfall, a mild spring, a scorching summer and a serious labor shortage are just some of the challenges Sonoma County winegrowers have experienced this year.  Being tested as never before, local winegrape farmers began the 2017 harvest […]

September 3, 2019

Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation Establishes Support Fund for Ag Workers Impacted by Floods

SANTA ROSA, Calif.  (March 27, 2019)  — The Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation (SCGGF) announced today it is establishing a recovery fund for ag workers and their families who were displaced from their homes during or impacted by the floods in February. The fund will serve to assist any workers who are employed by a farmer, […]

March 27, 2019

Record Participation Highlights 19th Annual Sonoma County Winegrowers Pruning Championship

Contest Showcases Skills and Talent Necessary for Bountiful Grape Harvest SANTA ROSA, Calif.  (February 22, 2019)  — A crowd of more than 150 winegrape farmers, vineyard managers, friends and family members gathered in a vineyard on a crisp winter morning to watch 56 vineyard workers, including the first woman entrant, compete for the honor of […]

February 25, 2019

Sonoma County Winegrowers Debut Cutting-Edge Augmented Reality Wine Label at Unified

First Wine Organization To Offer Hi-Tech Wine Label That Interacts with Consumers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 30, 2019) – Looking to continue to tell their sustainable story in new and impactful ways, the Sonoma County Winegrape Growers will begin utilizing augmented reality in 2019 to reach wine drinkers interested in or wanting to learn about sustainability.  Sonoma […]

January 30, 2019