Press Releases

Official press releases about Sonoma County Winegrowers and their programs.

Ag Workers Impacted By Fire Receive Housing Support

Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation Begins Distributing More than $430,000 for Housing Recovery to Ag Workers & Their Families   Santa Rosa, Calif. (December 4, 2017) – More than 150 agricultural workers and their families from Sonoma County who were displaced by the fires in October will begin receiving a much needed helping hand today […]

December 4, 2017

Sonoma County Winegrowers name new Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Amy Landolt joins following career in wine marketing   SANTA ROSA, Calif.  (November 21, 2017) – Sonoma County Winegrowers has received a great deal of media attention in recent years.  From being recognized a global leader in its quest for 100% wine sustainability to providing insight on annual harvests to most recently sharing a perspective […]

November 21, 2017

Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation Establishes Housing Support for Ag Workers Displaced by Fires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (October 18, 2017) – With firefighters gaining control of fires throughout Sonoma County, the Grape Growers Foundation (SCGGF) announced today it is partnering with the Sonoma County Farm Bureau to establish a housing recovery fund for ag workers and their families who were displaced from their homes by last week’s devastating fires. […]

October 18, 2017

Wine Community Rallies to Provide Aid and Resources to Fire Victims

Wine Industry Organizations Throughout California Form Support Network to Assist Vintners in Three Counties; Leaders Call for National Support SANTA ROSA, Calif. (October 11, 2017)—Wine industry leaders have formed a support network to provide immediate assistance and long-term aid to victims of the fires ravaging Northern California and are calling on the national wine community […]

October 11, 2017

Cooler Weather and Thunder Storms Are the Latest Additions to Sonoma County’s 2017 Wine Harvest Saga

           Intense Heat Wave Gives Way to Wet and Cooler Conditions  When the book is closed on the 2017 Sonoma County winegrape harvest, “weather” will need to dominate the conversation as Mother Nature continues to impact the efforts of local farmers as they harvest this year’s crop.  The year began with […]

September 27, 2017