stay informed about dates, deadlines and opportunities
stay informed about dates, deadlines and opportunities
Member Memo - Sept. 24, 2019

ADA Compliant Websites - THIS FRIDAY

Local Sonoma wineries are already being served with letters of intent. The Wine Road is here to help members navigate this confusing new legal territory.  We will be presenting and sharing tools and solutions that will help your winery become compliant to these standards. With a brief overview of options and best strategies going forward. 
Meeting/Presentation - Friday, Sept. 27th 8:30-9:15 - Location - Best Western Dry Creek Inn, Krug Event Center (entrance on Grove Street).  Please RSVP to   

Save the Date...Annual Member Meeting

Vintners Inn, November 13th, 3:00-5:00
Sandra Hess will be our Keynote Speaker this year.
Todd O'Leary, VP Marketing & Communication for Sonoma County Tourism will also bring us up to speed on programs Tourism is creating. 
Tickets are now on sale - please share the link: Wine & Food Affair
Debbie sent all of the participating wineries a file with artwork and posts for sharing on social. Now is the time to get posting, sending to your wine clubs and adding to your website calendars.

Rancho Mirage Feb 28-29

We'll be there! It would be great to see 10-12 of our member wineries pouring. We'll create "Destination Wine Road". Click to download the details for this event. There is a Rare & Reserve Tasting on Friday night and Grand Tasting on Saturday. Wine Road will also be coordinating two seminars for trade and press on Friday morning. One on Sparkling wine and, to be determined, based on who is attending. Wine Road will reimburse $175 for any winery attending the festival.  Early bird price of $275 is only good until Oct. 15th.  Questions, contact the organizer, David Fraschetti.

New Pouring Opportunity

October 19th at the Flamingo Resort and Spa from 2:00 until 5:00 pm.  Harvest Card and the Flamingo Resort have partnered to promote The CRUSH Artwalk and Wine event which will feature local artists and wineries, benefitting Canine Companions for Independence.
Click here for detail & to register   
Questions: Landon McPherson

The varietal of the month

If you would like us to include your wines, for November we will focus on Roussanne, then Sparkling in December.  Please bring a sample bottle to the office by THIS FRIDAY if you would like to be included.
This is the link to our first post about Gewürztraminer.  

BYOB Like A Boss

Check your mail...we sent you a cool tent card for  your tasting room, to promote this website: Corkage, or BYOB Like A Boss. 
Be sure to display it so your customers check it out. A great way for you to sell one more bottle of wine...suggest they buy it for "dinner tonight"!
Corkage is a Wine Road Partner and we want to make sure our customers are learning about them.

Thank You To Our Key Partners

for helping Wine Road continue to be a leader in wine tourism.
Please feel free to use these links with your social media postings. These businesses are supporting our efforts, and we want to support them.
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