Title Sponsor for Winemakers Dinner: 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.
Airstrike Bird Control, Inc. offers Falconry-based bird abatement for agriculture, landfills, resorts and other situations with pest bird problems. At harvest time invading flocks of pest birds can decimate crops, especially grapes, blueberries and cherries. Falconry can scare off those pest birds much more effectively than man-made techniques such as shotguns, visual deterrents or noisemakers. Falconry is highly regulated, both on the State and Federal level. Airstrike Bird Control, Inc. has a Federal Bird Abatement License and its falconers are licensed by the State of California.
Discover the Wines of Amador! The Amador Vintner’s Association has more than 40 extraordinary member wineries and tasting rooms in Amador County showcasing award-winning Zinfandels, Barberas, and Rhones varietals. Take a drive through the rustic vistas and rolling scenic vineyards of Amador’s Gold Country.
Founded in 1916, American AgCredit specializes in providing financial services to agricultural and rural customers throughout California. We offer a broad range of agricultural loan and leasing services from winery, orchard, timber, row crops and dairy financing to country homes loans, equipment leasing and construction financing.
Marketing and Printing has undergone an evolution in the past few decades, and APi-marketing is committed to staying on the cutting edge. We invest in the technology and harness the latest strategies to exceed our clients' expectations and maximize their marketing budget. While we still print business cards, postcards, and newsletters every day, we also offer solutions to maximize your online presence, including website development, social media management, and email marketing.
BevMo! is the number one specialty beverage retailer on the west coast. You’ll find BevMo! stores located throughout California, Arizona, Washington and of course here on-line. Their philosophy is simple, “shopping for beverages should be as much fun as drinking them!” So whether you’re shopping in one of our 166 neighborhood stores, or shopping here online, we hope you’ll have fun, find what you need (or discover something new) and will come back for more.
Billet Transportation We can handle your wine storage and consolidation needs. Call us to pick up at your winery! ~ Wine Consolidation ~ Storage ~ Barrel Storage and Delivery ~ Temperature Controlled Warehouse ~ Local and Long Haul Trucking ~ Insulated Van & Reefer Trailer ~ Friendly Staff
Cabot is owned by 1,200 Dairy Farm Families throughout New York & New England. We manage four plants in three states, employing over 1,000 people, who make the best dairy products on the planet. Award-winning cheeses made with love and pride in Cabot and Middlebury, Vermont and Chateaugay, NY.
There’s a distinct difference when you travel the world with Celebrity. You’ll notice it on every cruise, on every ship, every time. The proof is in the details that create the foundation for your modern luxury experience. With over 300 ports of call, Celebrity brings the world to you. Revisit favorite cities or explore bucket list locales. The choice is yours, and it’s one you can make over and over again with so many destinations to choose from. Add more overnight stays, Signature Sailings, and exotic expeditions to the Galapagos Islands, and you’ve got an unrivalled array of voyage options to create your ideal cruise experience.
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 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.
Winemakers Reception Sponsor: It was 13 vintages ago that a group of Mendocino County winemakers joined together and came up with a unique idea to create an ultra-premium wine blend that would showcase the heritage varietal of Mendocino County, Zinfandel. The christened label and blend known as “Coro,” named and inspired from the Latin root for “chorus” is the first wine of its kind to set blending and aging parameters for a wine distinctive to its region in the United States. Every Coro wine is a signature blend, individually crafted in Mendocino County from 100 percent Mendocino County grapes, in strict accordance with the Consortium Mendocino Bylaws.
Dillwood Burkel & Millar, LLP. is a full-service CPA firm providing tax, audit, bookkeeping, financial consulting, and business valuation services. They work closely with their clients as advisors in matters of tax and financial statements. They 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. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exchange Bank is a community bank. As a community bank, we differ significantly from national and regional banks. The major difference is our commitment to community and the level of service to customers. We have become partners with our neighbors by focusing only on our community, with an emphasis on making it a better place to live and work.
The gourmet landscape in Oregon's Willamette Valley is a culinary wonderland and the tools of the trade are close at hand with world class cutlery handcrafted here in the heart of wine country. The knifeworks at Ferrum Technology blends evolutionary manufacturing technology with handcrafted artistry to produce some of the finest blades on the market. For years, our local chefs have benefited from the rich tradition of Oregon's artisan knife makers. Experience the performance of exotic modern materials and American design innovation.
OUR MISSION at Food & Wine Trails is to offer guests authenticity and the highest-quality value in the culinary and viticulture travel world. The best way to truly know a place is to experience it through its people, food and wine. And the most fun you can have doing that is to travel with a group of likeminded enthusiasts.
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.
Grand Tasting Heritage Lounge Sponsor: Our mission is to connect people with delicious, hard-to-find specialty foods and unforgettable culinary experiences, guiding and inspiring people to enjoy a passionate and full life through quality foods that are luxurious and soul-satisfying.
For 77 years, the Los Angeles International Wine Competition has showcased the finest domestic and international vintages through a wine-tasting event that is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious in the United States. An esteemed panel of judges use a blind-tasting method, maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism that has remained the competition’s foundation for 77 years.
MA Silva USA was established in 2000 by cork industry experts Neil Foster and Manuel Alves Silva founder of MA Silva Portugal, a family-owned and operated company with a 44-year history of wine cork manufacturing. These two leaders identified winemakers' need for a clean, reliable source for corks. Together they acted on their vision to deliver a dependable vertically integrated and consistent supply of wine corks to the North American wine industry.
For more than 110 years, we have been proudly serving our communities, enriching local lives, and driving local economic growth. We invite you to join us and discover why local community banking is good for you, your business and your community.
What we do: We buy, sell, and rent wine and whiskey barrels - We will pick-up, deliver, or ship barrels - We pride ourselves in our affordable rates and our prompt and polite service. We are located in Galt and Lodi, California.
We print bottles, but we craft relationships. We understand that your packaging has a powerful influence on buying behavior. So whether you want to refresh a current brand or launch a new one, screen printing, etching or decals make your labels stand out. After all, it's more than just art, ink and glass on the line. It's your brand.
Ramondin produces a full range of capsules, screw caps and wire hoods for sealing wine, spirit, champagne and oil bottles made of different materials, including aluminum, polylam, and, above all, tin —used to make the high-end capsules that have made us the supplier of choice of the leading beverage brands on the international market. Ramondin's 125 year history has allowed them to grow and retain an organization that is committed to and based on internal values with social responsibility.
Claus Riedel was the first person in the long history of the glass to design its shape according to the character of the wine. He is thus the inventor of the functional wine glass."The finest glasses for both technical and hedonistic purposes are those made by Riedel. The effect of these glasses on fine wine is profound. I cannot emphasize enough what a difference they make." (Quote: Robert M. Parker)
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.
San Francisco Chocolate Factory was created to provide chocolate lovers with gourmet-quality, superbly packaged chocolate at a non-gourmet price. Since debuting in 1999, our chocolates have become a favorite with San Francisco locals and visitors alike.
Publisher/Executive Editor of THE TASTING PANEL Magazine, Meridith May acquired the former Sommelier Journal in January of 2014 and rebranded the publication as The SOMM Journal, launching as a bi-monthly with the inaugural June/July issue. The content for The SOMM journal has broadened to include more coverage of artisan spirits, coffee, tea and food trends. The SOMM Journal is a true hospitality industry publication with an academic angle and close working relationship with educational institutions.
Steppin' Out Magazine is committed to being an essential resource for visiting California's Wine Country - including the regions of Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and the Sierra Foothills. We offer an intimate look at the interesting people who make up The Wine Country.
We founded teklabel in 2004, with the support of a team we consider to be the best talent in manufacturing, prepress and customer service. Our goal of becoming the top-producing label company in the region is still what defines our company today. We’ve continued to invest in and expand our facility, adding state-of-the-art production equipment, processes, and exceptional team members to build a company that is ready and able to support you.
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.
We provide full spectrum water treatment service and sales and have been at the forefront of water treatment technology since 1985. We install and service water filtration and purification systems for homes, restaurants, offices, hotels, grocery stores, festivals and events, and municipalities who want great tasting, healthy drinking water without plastic bottles.
Founded in 1982, Wine & Spirits is published eight times a year and read by over 200,000 members of America’s wine community. Consumers and wine professionals read the magazine for information on established and up-and-coming regions and producers, the art and science of viticulture, industry happenings and food and wine pairing.
Wines & Vines 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.
Wine Spectator reaches over 3 million affluent and influential readers with each issue and is the largest wine focused/ wine-lifestyle magazine in the world. It has garnered tremendous respect for its integrity, intelligence, and quality editorial. In addition to a wide assortment of features on quality wines and spirits, subscribers enjoy articles on fine dining, travel, and entertainment.
Founded in 1912, World Cooperage is the leading cooperage in the world and has grown to match the demand for the best quality oak wine barrels. We proudly craft oak wine barrels with the same commitment to quality and service as our founder T.W. Boswell established four generations ago. Our focus is always on quality and innovation, and as proof of this World Cooperage’s parent company, cooperages, and mills were awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification in 2007.
For more than fifty years it’s still our passion to discover extraordinary finds from all over the world and make them accessible to all. Our everyday low prices and high-quality, original items are a great value. Choose from eye-catching, trend-setting home accents, an awe-inspiring array of international foods and wines, and much more. We bring the beauty and excitement of global bazaars to you. Our selection is always changing, and, like favorite mementos from your life, each item has a story worth sharing. From Balinese baskets, pottery from Portugal and collectibles from Africa to scrolled artwork inspired by Spanish artifacts - each store is a treasure trove.
Throughout its sixty plus year history, Kutter's Cheese/Yancey's Fancy has established a reputation for high quality, innovative products. In recent years, under the leadership of Bailey and Wimble, Yancey's Fancy has launched in excess of fifty new and exciting varieties of cheeses that reintroduced the flavors that made New York famous for handcrafted cheddar cheeses many years ago. Yancey's Fancy continues to create new varieties of products with several new products ready for introduction into the market in the near future.