We’re Open – links to articles

Beth Costa on Dec 4, 2019

Hello to all Wine Road wineries –

I keep hearing from members that the word needs to get out that after the fire and power outages, you are open.
Here is a round-up of articles that share the “we’re open” message.

Sonoma Remains Strong After Kincade Fire – by Virginie Boone
How to Support Sonoma County Farmers, Restaurants, Wineries and Stores – Sonoma Mag, by Sofia England
What to Expect When Visiting Sonoma County After the Fires – Sonoma County Tourism
No, the Kincade Fire Didn’t Level Sonoma County. So Go Visit – AFAR, by Matt Villano
Sonoma Comes Back to Life After the Kincade Fire, offering visitors a wine country welcome – The Points Guy, by Melanie Haiken
Sonoma Wine Country Regains it’s Footing – Wine Spectator – by Kim Marcus, Augustus Weed, Aaron Romano
When Disaster Strikes, Sonoma Endures- Wine Spectator – by Tim Fish
Zip Trips, Live from Sonoma County – FOX 2, KTVU
Wine Country Wildfire Leaves Wine Mostly Unscathed- KPIX 5
Sonoma County Open for Business – Travel Press
Sonoma County is Open For Business – The Church of the Open Road Press
Why Winter is a Great time to Visit Sonoma County – California Now – by Tina Caputo

That being said, saying you’re open is not a very compelling reason for people to come visit.
We are going to put our chips on being “Wine Enthusiasts Wine Region of the Year”.

This was big news, then it lost it’s momentum because of the fire.

For a $60 Winter Wineland ticket, you can spend a weekend tasting in the Wine Region of the Year!

How do you #SipSonoma from the Wine Region of the Year?

With a $35 Wine Road Tasting Pass, you can spend a day exploring the Wine Region of the Year! Don’t wait for company, treat yourself.

Attached is some artwork you can use to remind people we are not only open, but we make incredible wine, we are the place to be, to explore your favorite wineries, discover new wineries, meet owners and winemakers.

Link to Wine Enthusiast article/announcement Wine Region of the Year: Sonoma County
You can just use the share buttons on the article – super easy to spread the word. Add hashtags #SipSonoma #WineRoad

Wine Region – Instagram

Wine Region banner

Posted by Beth Costa