2023 Experience Sponsors

Coro

What began as an artisanal etching and painting studio is today a 82,000 sq. ft. production facility capable of producing thousands of screen printed, etched, and decorated bottles daily. Through a commitment to the success of our clients, the talent and dedication of our team, and the state-of-the-art technologies we use, Bergin Screen Printing & Etching continues to be recognized within the industry for our unparalleled quality, creativity in design, and excellent customer service.

Allied Grape Growers

Allied Grape Growers is a California winegrape marketing cooperative with nearly 600 grower-members located from major winegrape regions of California. The association exists for the purpose of efficient and competitive marketing of its members’ grapes as well as offering marketing services for non-members. They maintain direct lines of year-round communication with growers and vintners for a better understanding of market conditions and opportunities.

Bergin Screen Printing & Etching

What began as an artisanal etching and painting studio is today a 82,000 sq. ft. production facility capable of producing thousands of screen printed, etched, and decorated bottles daily. Through a commitment to the success of our clients, the talent and dedication of our team, and the state-of-the-art technologies we use, Bergin Screen Printing & Etching continues to be recognized within the industry for our unparalleled quality, creativity in design, and excellent customer service.

CocoTutti

Grand Tasting Heritage Lounge Sponsor: Since 2010, CocoTutti has been producing delicious, colorful individual chocolates. Elyce (The Chocolatier / Owner) started with classic recipes, then updated them, and created the majority of our fine, divine chocolates from scratch. Many of our recipes start with our housemade jams and marmalades – which start with organic fruit from our local farmers’ market.

Comerica

Comerica Incorporated is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, strategically aligned into three major business segments: the Business Bank, the Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica, originally called Detroit Savings Fund Institute, opened its doors on August 17, 1849, to a city bustling with shipyards, river trade, sawmills, horse drawn carriages and dirt roads. Comerica ushered in a historic milestone in 2019 with the celebration of its 170th anniversary. Comerica’s longevity has earned it the distinction as Michigan’s longest serving bank.

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DBM

We are a full-service CPA firm providing tax, audit, bookkeeping, financial consulting, and business valuation services. We work closely with our clients as their advisors in matters of tax and financial statements. We provide insight into ways to improve performance and profitability, to take advantage of available tax deductions and credits, and to discuss strategies for business success.

Dry Creek Valley

Dry Creek Valley is a premium winegrowing region in northern Sonoma County, California. Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley® (WDCV) is a 501c6 non-profit trade association of over 60 wineries and 150 winegrape growers. Formed in 1989, the association represents a multi-generational family community of vintners and growers committed to growing high-quality fruit, producing world-class wines, and welcoming visitors to experience Wine Paired with Life®.  Being good stewards of the land means that we are preserving the quality of our wines and the unparalleled beauty of Dry Creek Valley for future generations to discover. Most of our growers engage in sustainable farming practices and many are certified organic or biodynamic.  Website

El Dorado Wine Association

El Dorado Wine Association’s Mission: To represent the unified interests of its members, promote the brand El Dorado and increase the recognition of El Dorado County’s wine region as a quality wine tasting experience and destination. Between 1920 and 1960, viticulture virtually disappeared from the county. It wasn’t until the late 1960s that winegrowing made a resurgence. Today, the county has more than 2,000 acres of vines, is home to approximately 50 wineries, and produces some of California’s most sophisticated wines. El Dorado was designated an American Viticultural Area (AVA) in 1983.

Food & Wine Trails

Epicurean Tours Offer The Experience of a Lifetime. Planning the perfect epicurean tours doesn’t have to be stressful. The experts at Food & Wine Trails will plan an unforgettable cruise for you. Immerse yourself in the local culture, and bring back memories that will last a lifetime.

Global Package

Global Package is comprised of a talented and experienced team for creating the best bottles from worldwide factories sourcing as well as providing custom shippers, glass decoration, pewter labels, closures, and design for the wine, spirits, and food industries. When it comes to providing custom and specialty bottles and packaging, we lead the way in finding solutions to provide a comprehensive and attractive outcome that sets a brand apart. It is our goal to offer the most professional service so the project works well the first time.

Hinman & Carmichael

Hinman & Carmichael LLP, established in 1991, practices exclusively in the field of alcoholic beverage law and represents wine, beer and spirits industry members at all levels: producers, importers, wholesalers, and retailers. We are the leading U.S. law firm for internet alcohol marketing compliance, both direct and through the three-tier system. We are avid supporters of ZAP and the California wine industry.

Maison Porcella

Maison Porcella was born in 2018. They proudly offer our selection of French-style charcuterie at local farmers’ markets and partner with renowned wineries in California. Based in the heart of California Wine Country, Franco-American Chef Marc-Henri Jean-Baptiste offers exceptional products containing organic, free-range, and hormone-free ingredients. Their fully cooked authentic charcuterie creates savory appetizers as well as elegant entrees.

Michael’s Chocolates

Michael’s Chocolates is a San Francisco based small batch, handmade artisan chocolatier specializing in award-winning chocolates and confections.

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company

WE KNOW COWS. SO CHEESE COMES NATURALLY. When Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company was founded in 2000, we already had the most important part. Our dairy farm has always been known for making the freshest, highest quality milk. Our family’s herd of Holsteins were all raised from birth right on the property, giving us complete quality control from start to finish. Our first creamery was, and still is, right next in the milking parlor.

Ramondin

Ramondin’s over 125-year history is marked by innovation and close client relationship. We are pioneers in developing new products, implementing novel raw materials for capsule manufacturing and generating added value through environmental policies or meticulous Social Responsibility plans. Also, this line of progress is intimately linked to Ramondin’s close relationship with each of their clients. Proximity, closeness and trust have been critical in detecting needs, anticipating ourselves and offering solutions which have led us to lead the capsule global market.

Risk Strategies

A Different Kind of Risk Manager Today’s complex, dynamic world of highly interconnected, globalized business requires a different approach to risk; smart, agile, innovative. Founded in 1997 as a risk and insurance consultant, Risk Strategies Company is now ranked among the top 25 insurance brokerages in the United States. But, we’re not a behemoth, generalized insurance brokerage, wedded to rigid process and conventional approaches. Serving the needs of public and private companies, government and non-profit entities, and individuals, privately held Risk Strategies operates from more than 25 offices throughout the United States.  Website

Séka Hills Olive Mill & Tasting Room

The Séka Hills Olive Mill & Tasting Room showcases the agricultural bounty of the region and is a destination for artisan goods and delicious locally sourced fare. Visitors are treated to scenic views of the surrounding orchard and rolling blue hills that inspired the name Séka Hills. The Tasting Room is located inside the 14,000 square foot olive mill facility, offering an insider’s view of how the Tribe’s olives are grown, milled and finished into world-class, award-winning Séka Hills extra virgin olive oils. Guided tours and tastings offer visitors a chance to experience the growing line of fine agricultural products.

Tonnellerie Radoux

Tonnellerie Radoux is one of the world’s leading cooperages. We manufacture high-end quality French Oak Barrels, Tanks, Casks, Chips and Staves used for Tank or Barrel insertion. We also make top quality Eastern European and American Oak Barrels. Our American Oak is sourced from the three main Oak Product in areas of the United States, Minnesota, Missouri, and the Appalachian region.

TricorBraun WinePak

TricorBraun WinePak is dedicated to helping you bring your extraordinary wines to market by providing fast, efficient access to quality packaging components from our state-of-the-art repacking line and warehouses throughout the West Coast. Through our partnerships with Ardagh Glass, Amcor Closures, and our international suppliers in Europe and Asia, you will receive, from stock, the highest quality packaging components from domestic (including ECO bottles with 50% recycled content) and imported bottles to closure solutions, including stocked Stelvin closure and capsules in several colors.

TricorBraun WinePak

Title Sponsor for Winemakers Toast & Auction: TricorBraun WinePak is dedicated to helping bring extraordinary wines to market by providing fast, efficient access to quality packaging components from their state-of-the-art repacking line and warehouses throughout the West Coast. Through partnerships with Ardagh Glass, Amcor Closures, and international suppliers, wineries receive the highest quality packaging components from domestic and imported bottles to closure solutions, including stocked Stelvin closure and capsules in several colors.

Wine Country This Month

Wine Country This Month, founded in 1981, is the most widely read publication designed to be a comprehensive guide for the millions of annual visitors who travel to California Wine Country. The magazine and www.winecountrythismonth.com keep visitors updated about wineries and tasting rooms, events, festivals, restaurants, accommodations, art galleries, antiques, shopping, attractions and transportation. Each issue contains: the most detailed, easy-to-read maps leading you to the world’s finest wines; up-to-date information on upcoming events and festivals; winery profiles; winemaker profiles; lifestyle stories

World Cooperage

World Cooperage is a family-owned company building on four generations of experience in the oak industry. They proudly craft premium American and French oak barrels. Their cooperage is equipped with state of the art technology, allowing each barrel to be customized to a winemaker’s unique specifications. They work with you to build comprehensive barrel programs you can trust, time and time again.