The Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association is grateful for the generous support of our sponsors.
Thank you to our Sustaining Sponsors:
At American AgCredit, our 90+ years of agricultural lending experience set us apart from the others. We offer a broad range of agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services from orchard, timber, row crops, winery and livestock financing to equipment leasing and construction financing. Let us show you how hard we'll work to get and keep your business, and we'll work even harder to earn your trust.
D. Scott Farmer & Mia B. Ballentine
Lehmann Glass is the result of passion and love of wine combined with science and innovation; a collaboration between Gerard Lehmann, glass designer with over 30 years of experience, and Gerard Basset, the French Master Sommelier who is the only person in the world to be awarded the Master Sommelier, Master of Wine, and Wine MBA all together.
The mission of the brand is to create innovative and unique wine glasses that enhance aromas of all wines and respect the tradition of wine tasting, yet keeping wine drinking simple.
This has led to the company’s growing success with the greatest & most distinguished wine, spirit, and champagne houses in France for over 30 years (i.e. Tattinger, Bollinger, Louis Roederer, Billecart-Salmon, Moet et Chandon and many others).
Within the 12 available collections, the label produces both mouth blown and machine made glasses. Known as “the wine lover’s label,” Lehmann Glass stands for the most innovative and elegant shapes in the industry, creating oenological tools that enhance aromas of all wines, a modern product range respecting the tradition. All products developed by Lehmann Glass are lead free crystal.
For 50 years, G3 Enterprises, Inc. has been providing traditional to alternative bottle closures, servicing international markets in Canada, Mexico and Europe. DIAM is a technological closure with a patented composition, which is manufactured from cork and treated by the patented DIAMANT process. The DIAMANT process uses super-critical CO2 to eradicate 2, 4, 6 – trichloroanisole (TCA) and 150 other compounds. Each Diam cork is guaranteed to have no TCA (below the detectable TCA ? 0.3 ng/l). DIAM has sold more than 1 billion corks to date and continues to invest in research and development.
Founded in 1982, Wine & Spirits Magazine is published eight times a year and read by over 200,000 members of America's wine community. The magazine includes articles on established and up-and-coming wine regions and producers, the art and science of viticulture, restaurant and industry happenings, and food and wine pairings. W&S evaluates more than 15,000 bottlings every year and has earned five James Beard Journalism Awards - more than any other wine publication - for excellence in wine.
Wines & Vines Magazine offers a comprehensive collection of products providing news, information, marketing and research capabilities. Our monthly magazine, Directory/Buyer's Guide and Online Marketing System provides a wide range of solutions to give you the tools to be successful in the wine and grape industry.
Gerald Reis has created original art to commemorate Anderson Valley wine festivals for many years. Prints of his original paintings are available for purchase from the artist. Each print is reproduced from the original on fine archival paper through a high quality printing process called Giclée.
Gerald's approach to art and design combines classic images with a contemporary bent giving his work an unadorned attractive simplicity. His graphic art has won numerous awards in competitions and has appeared in several prominent publications. He has been included in many exhibits including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and many of his works are part of the permanent collections of the Library of Congress and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Gerald works from his studio in Yorkville, California, and also creates identities and product packaging for restaurants, retail stores and major corporations.
Whether you plan events every day or once in a lifetime, Bright Event Rentals is your full-service rental company for special events of any size in Northern California. We offer an extensive product collection that enables you to express your own unique style. The team at Bright also has the experience to know what makes a party successful from the inside out, and we’ve translated it into a planning process that brings everything together with ease. You can count on us to deliver the merchandise, tools, and services that will make your preparation simpler - and your occasion excellent in every way.
Encore Glass is a family owned wine bottle supplier located in Fairfield, California, dedicated to providing the best service and quality products in the industry. In addition to our knowledgeable sales and customer service team, we offer custom repacking, custom mold creation, and a discreet decanting service.
Eel River Fuels is a family owned and operated company that has proudly been serving Northern California for over 30 years. What started out as a small fuel delivery business has evolved into a community based company. We started by serving the Redwood Empire, Lake and Sonoma counties. Now we also serve Shasta, Colusa, Tuolumne, Sacramento counties and recently we expanded to the Washington, Oregon and Nevada states.
Located on California’s Mendocino Coast, Little River Inn is where the coast’s history and natural beauty meet. Perched on the Pacific Ocean, Little River Inn has graciously greeted guests for five generations. Golf, tennis, hiking, Victorian architecture, charming, luxurious but still cozy accommodations, and the dramatic and ever-changing ocean views provide a breathtaking backdrop for your vacation stay.
Mendocino Winegrowers Inc. (MWI) is a voluntary group of winegrowers and vintners created in fall of 2012. Mendocino County has a unique collection of heritage vineyards, organic pioneers, name-brand wineries, and family businesses. The County includes 10 recognized Viticultural Areas over a wide range of climate and soil conditions. The region is home to 570 vineyard properties (19,000 acres) and 108 winery businesses. We take pride in helping to promote the grapes and wines of our special region.
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake, and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives. We achieve this mission and vision through the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, including more than 600 scientists, all of whom impact conservation in 69 countries; with the help of our many partners, from individuals and governments to local nonprofits and corporations; and by using a non-confrontational, collaborative approach and staying true to our five unique core values. That’s how The Nature Conservancy has done more than anyone else to advance conservation around the world since our founding in 1951.
Visit beautiful Mendocino County California for wine, redwoods and the spectacular Northern California coast.
Wine ~ Waves ~ Wilderness
PCC distributes specialty ingredients to the nutrition, food and beverage, beer and wine and industries.
Thanks To Our Event Sponsors
Costeaux French Bakery is a full service scratch bakery renowned for its world-class artisan and sourdough breads, made-to-order bistro cuisine (serving full breakfast and lunch daily), and legendary desserts. A Healdsburg tradition since 1923, Costeaux has always been family owned and operated.
Big River Coffee Company is devoted to providing consistent quality coffee to our customers. Our green bean buying philosophy is to purchase the finest environmentally conscious coffee available. On the forefront of the shade and organically grown coffee revolution, Big River Coffee is a standout in Northern California’s competitive coffee industry.