SONOMA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, the premier wine and epicurean event that showcases the birthplace of California wine, has been set for Labor Day Weekend, August 30 through September 1, 2013.
“Sonoma Wine Country Weekend offers guests an extremely rich and rewarding experience that supports so many causes and charities,” said Maureen Cottingham, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Co-Producer, “Our three-day event is a world-class celebration of the vineyards, wines, cuisine, culture, and people that have made Sonoma County the ultimate wine country destination.” Visa Signature® is the Presenting Sponsor of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend.
“Last year, interest in Sonoma Wine Country Weekend continued to rise. Even with the addition of some new events, we nearly sold out,” said Honore Comfort, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Co-Producer, “Now, in our sixth year, we have really begun to hit our stride and are pleased that while placing Sonoma on a worldwide stage, we have also been able to raise significant funds that are increasingly important to our community.”
Produced in partnership by the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance and the Sonoma County Vintners, the 2013 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend event features Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch®, Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction at Chateau St. Jean, Sonoma Starlight at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, and an assortment of intimate and exclusive winery lunch and dinner parties at multiple locations throughout Sonoma County.
Proceeds from Sonoma Wine Country Weekend support Sonoma County non-profit organizations; to date a cumulative total of more than $11 million has been donated directly to Sonoma non-profits by the local wine community.
Tickets, which range from $85 to $500 per person, will go on sale to the public June 1, 2013. Presenting Sponsor, Visa Signature will offer accountholders event perks and savings, including access to an exclusive ticket presale beginning April 15, 2013. For more information visit www.SonomaWineCountryWeekend.com.
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend
Labor Day Weekend, August 30 – September 1, 2013
Tickets: $85 to $500 per person