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California’s Regional Wine Associations Unite to Support Fire-Impacted Communities

by selenash

California wine-businesses are donating money.  #CAWINESTRONG

In the wake of the devastating Northern California wildfires, participating wineries and other wine-loving businesses throughout California are donating a portion of their proceeds during the month of October to support local community relief organizations in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Solano counties.

Through the end of October, #CAWINESTRONG Partner Businesses are contributing a portion of their proceeds to make a difference in the lives of those who have lost everything.  The CAWineStrong Network, a group of wine industry leaders from California’s major winegrowing regions, are asking related businesses, such as wineries, tasting rooms, restaurants, hotels and wine bars, to consider partnering in this effort.

RAISE AND GIVE MONEY:  What’s needed most is money to be able to respond to the individual needs of the affected families.  There are numerous ways to provide these funds:

  1. Donate a set amount
  2. Offer a portion of your businesses revenue for a period of time (you decide on portion and timing)
  3. Collect donations at your place of business
  4. Create an event to raise monies
  5. Share the information with your networks
100% of proceeds donated to local charities.

Napa Valley Community Foundation                    

Questions about the campaign or how to get involved can be directed to cawinestrong@gmail.com.

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California wine industry leaders have formed a support network to provide immediate assistance and long-term aid to victims of the fires ravaging Northern California.  The network extends throughout the Golden State and beyond, with calls for the national wine and wine loving communities to join.  Organized by a group of association leaders representing California’s major winegrowing regions, support efforts include the #CAWineStrong joint fundraiser and creation of an online resource database where vintners can find and offer ground-level resources, such as generators, trailers, lodging, and manpower.

CAWineStrong Network includes:

Alexander Valley Winegrowers, Alexander Valley Vineyards, Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association, Amador Vintners Association, Calaveras Valley Winegrape Alliance, Clarksburg Wine Growers & Vintners Association, Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley, El Dorado Winery Association, Lake County Winery Association, Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association, Lodi Wine, Lodi District Grape Growers Association, Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association, Madera Wine Trail, Mendocino Wine Co, Mendocino Winegrowers Inc., Napa Valley Vintners, Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance, Petaluma Gap Winegrowers Alliance, Placer County Wine Trail, Russian River Valley Winegrowers, Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, San Luis Obispo Wine Country, Sonoma County Winegrowers, Sonoma County Vintners, Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers, Temecula Valley Winegrowers, West Sonoma Coast Vintners, Wine Road Sonoma County, and Wine Road Sonoma County.

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