THE PETALUMA GAP promotes growers, vintners and distinctive wines
´╗┐crafted from grapes grown in the wind-driven AVA.

EVENTS
September 14, 11 AM, Keller Estate Harvest Celebration, Petaluma. Tickets & Info

September 14, 6 PM, Ernest Vineyards Harvest Dinner, Jimtown. Tickets & Info

September 15, 3:30 PM, McEvoy Ranch, Professional Mixer & Drawing for WSET Level 2 Certification. Deadline to request a ticket is 9/5/19

´╗┐September 21-22, 10 AM - 4:30 PM, Dutton-Goldfield Library Wine Weekend,
Sebastopol. Tickets & Info

September 22, 11 AM, Enriquez Estate Brunch in the Vineyard, Forestville. Tickets & Info

September 22, 4 PM, McEvoy Ranch Orchard to Table Dinner. Tickets & Info

September 28, 2 PM, Mushroom Day, Dutton-Goldfield & Mycopia, Sebastopol. Tickets & Info

November 13, 2019, Sacramento, NGRA-ARS Workshop on Developing Sensor Technologies for Vineyard Health . Tickets & Info

December 5, 2019, 9 AM - 4 PM, WINExpo, the largest trade show focused on the North Coast, Santa Rosa Fairgrounds. Tickets & Info

April 6-13, 2020, Melodies of The Danube , wine cruise featuring Cline Family Cellars, Thirty-Seven Wines and Trombetta Family Wines
NEWS
SPOTLIGHT
Jake Hawkes, winemaker, and his wife Laura Carpenter, own Carpenter Wine and produce Pinot Noir from Flocchini Ranch on Old Road #3 in Lakeville. Jake grew up in wine country but never thought he'd be making wine for a living; as a young kid he just wanted to get out of dodge. Read about his fascinating journey and what brought him full circle and back home.
90+ PT CLUB
95 Points, 2016 Dutton-Goldfield Azaya Ranch Vineyard Pinot Noir, Prince of Pinot, August 2019

93 Points, 2017 Dutton-Goldfield Chileno Valley Vineyard Riesling, Wine Enthusiast, December 2018

93 Points, 2016 DeLoach Vineyards, Marin County Pinot Noir, Wine Enthusiast, August 2019

93 Points, 2017 Keller Estate, Petaluma Gap "El Coro" Pinot Noir, Prince of Pinot, August 2019

92 Points, 2018 Cline Cellars Estate Grown Chardonnay, The Tasting Panel, August 2019

90 Points, 2018 Cline Cellars Estate Grown Syrah, CheapWineRatings.com

90 Points, 2015 Thirty-Seven Wines Petit Verdot, Wine Enthusiast, October 2019

EDUCATION
The Petaluma Gap Seminar on August 7 focused on " How to Save Money in the Vineyard," with Dan Aguilar, Mechanics Bank as Moderator. Watch the full-length video


´╗┐ What Happens on Bottling Day at Dutton- Goldfield: Unboxing. Sparger. Filler. Corker. Foiler. Labeler. Boxing. Gluer. Palletizing. Pallet Wrapper. On the truck. Watch the 12-step video to see the rigors of this process.


Is Your Benefit Plan Up to Par? Read the latest Winery Benefits Benchmark Report from Arrow Benefits Group.
Vineyard Owners & Managers: Download this beautiful postcard to send to your neighbors, letting them know what to expect during the 2019 Sonoma County Harvest. It can help build support for community agriculture and commitment to sustainability.
PETALUMA GAP WINEGROWERS ALLIANCE