Friday, June 26, 2009

Wed Jul 1, 2009


Michael Deere Colhoun - Mike is a member of the family that owns and runs Landmark Vineyards, a premiere property in the Sonoma Valley. Mike will be here to tell us about the great wines, wonderful facility, and what is in store at Landmark. We will also talk about the tie in to John Deere and the interesting family background.

Elizabeth Slater - Elizabeth is an educator, public speaker, and direct marketing specialist working with the wines of Sonoma County. Former President of the Dry Creek Valley Vintners Association, and now sought out nation wide as a motivational speaker she has her finger on the pulse of the wine industry. We will be talking about national trends, in this economy, and some Sonoma County favorites.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Wed Jun 17, 2009


Dan Barwick ---Winemaker for Paradise Ridge Winery. Dan recently won the top award at The West Coast Wine Competition with his Russian River Pinot Noir. He will tell us about the win, the 2009 vintage, and a new tasting room for Paradise Ridge in the Valley of the Moon.

Jil Child --- Vice President for Wine Tours of the World , Jil is also a sommelier, and professional wine judge. Jil will give us info on The Eldorado County Wine Competition, held last week in Gold Country, and talk about the spectacular tours her company puts together.