Press Releases

Official press releases about Sonoma County Winegrowers and their programs.

Sonoma County Winegrowers’ Mantra Remains “Be First, Be the Best and Lead” as it Closes in on its 100% Sustainability Goal

Will Utilize Augmented Reality and New Studio to Amplify Sustainability Outreach SANTA ROSA, Calif. (January 17, 2019) – Calling 2018 the “new normal” for farming winegrapes in Sonoma County during which the region sought to recover from the previous year’s devasting fires, Karissa Kruse, president of the Sonoma County Winegrowers, addressed the Sonoma County Winegrape […]

January 28, 2019

2018 harvest update 2

Mother Nature Delivers Long, Beautiful Growing Season For Sonoma County Winegrape Growers

2018 Harvest May Be Remembered as a Classic SANTA ROSA, Calif.(October 29, 2018)—While local winegrape growers haven’t taken to dancing in the vineyards, this year’s dance with Mother Nature is one that will likely be fondly remembered. This season had an interesting but moderate mix of conditions.  The year started slow with little pressure from […]

October 29, 2018

2018 harvest update 1

2018 Winegrape Harvest Begins Today in Sonoma County

Near Perfect Summer Growing Conditions Builds Excitement For an Outstanding Vintage as First Grapes are Picked SANTA ROSA, Calif. (August 15, 2018)—The first grapes of the 2018 vintage of Sonoma County’s famed winegrapes were picked today in vineyards throughout the county. At Sangiacomo Family Vineyards, harvest crews converged on a 5-acre vineyard block on Broadway near […]

August 15, 2018

Sonoma County Winegrowers Sunnyview Vineyard Location

Sonoma County Winegrowers Moving Offices to the Vineyard

Unique Location Reflects Group’s Commitment to Sustainability SANTA ROSA, Calif.  (July 31, 2018) – When you are working to become the nation’s first 100 percent sustainable winegrowing region, there is no better place to meet, educate and demonstrate sustainable winegrowing techniques than in the vineyard.  With that in mind, the Sonoma County Winegrowers have announced […]

July 31, 2018

27th Annual Dollars & $ense Seminar and Trade Show “Sonoma County Strong and Sustainable” January 11, 2018

December 12, 2017, Santa Rosa, CA— As the calendar turns to 2018, Sonoma County Winegrowers (SCW) are one year closer to achieving its goal of becoming the nation’s first 100% sustainable winegrowing region in 2019.  On Thursday, January 11, the winegrowing community will gather for the 27th annual Dollars and $ense Seminar and Trade Show […]

December 18, 2017