FEBRUARY 2022 | ISSUE #111
Sunrise at Paradise Vineyard overlooking San Pablo Bay ~ Photo Courtesy of Lisa Brayton
THE PETALUMA GAP WINEGROWERS ALLIANCE promotes growers, vintners and
the distinctive wines crafted from grapes grown in the wind-driven AVA.

February 9,9 AM - 12 Noon, Wine Industry Leadership Conference (Virtual)

February 12, 10 AM - 5 PM, Pink & Paws Day, Montagne Russe Wines, Bacchus Landing, Healdsburg

February 13, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM, San Valentine's Dance Lessons at Keller Estate

February 20, 10 AM - 12 Noon, Bird Counting Estate Hike at Keller Estate

March 25 - April 1, The Romantic Danube River Cruise with Cline Cellars, Thirty-Seven Wines & Trombetta Family Winery. Save $500 per stateroom when you book by 10/31/21.

March 31 - April 7, 2022, Captivating Rhine River Cruise with Ron Noble Wines.
Visit our winery members' websites for
additional events throughout the year.
Kim Badenfort
Wine Industry Network
Kim Badenfort, Director of Marketing Services, Wine Industry Network, and a PGWA Board Member, grew up in Denmark. After earning a degree in Rhetoric at the University of Copenhagen, he served in the Danish military where he taught medics how to provide first aid in combat situations. He didn't drink any alcohol until he moved to Sonoma County, where he grew to love pinot noir, as well as Denmark's national drink, Akvavit. Kim joined the Petaluma Gap Winegrowers as a board member in 2019 and today he chairs our Marketing Committee and assists with technical details on our website. Here’s Kim's story.
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