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Dry Creek Wineries Host Sonoma County Barrel Auction Preview for Trade/Media

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April 30 from 11-3pm: Casual Trade-Only Event at The Residence at Dutcher Crossing Winery to Feature Lot Sampling, Barbeque Pairings

Winegrowers of Dry Creek ValleyApril 8, 2015; (HEALDSBURG, Calif) – Ten Dry Creek Valley wineries will greet invited trade and media guests at an exclusive Sonoma County Barrel Auction preview event, happening Thursday, April 30 from 11a.m. to 3p.m. at The Residence at Dutcher Crossing Winery. The casual, drop-in event is an opportunity for prospective buyers and wine writers to sample “never before, never again” lots of Dry Creek Valley wines available only at the auction.

Winemakers from A. Rafanelli Winery & Vineyards, Dry Creek Vineyard, Bella Vineyards, Armida Winery, Mauritson Family Winery, Sbragia Family Vineyards, Kinsella Estates, Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery, Mazzocco Winery and Dutcher Crossing Winery will be onsite to pour their lots, along with current vintages.

Trade and media guests are requested to RSVP to Debbie Colgrove at [email protected] or (707) 433-3031.

Lots to include:

  • Rafanelli Winery & Vineyards “Generation Red” Bordeaux Blend, Dry Creek Valley 2013
  • Dry Creek Vineyards
    • “The Historic Beeson Ranch” Zinfandel, 2013
    • “Sauvignon Blanc Pioneer” Sauvignon Musque, Sauvignon Gris, 2014
  • Four Visions of Maple Vineyard 2014 Zinfandel by:
    • Dutcher Crossing Winery
    • Mazzocco Winery
    • Bella Vineyards
    • Armida Winery
  • Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery “Jet Fuel MTB” Malbec, Tannat, 2014
  • Kinsella Estates “Proprietor’s Reserve”, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013
  • Mauritson Family Winery Rockpile Zinfandel, 2014
  • Sbragia Family Vineyards “Book Ends” Zinfandel, Carignane and Petite Sirah, 2014

About Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley

The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley® (WDCV) is an association of more than 60 wineries and 150 growers, of which more than 95 percent are small, family-owned operations. WDCV is dedicated to advancing the recognition, enhancement and preservation of Dry Creek Valley as a premium winegrowing region. Anchored by the charming town of Healdsburg, the Dry Creek Valley appellation was officially designated in 1983. Known as a premier zinfandel growing region, Dry Creek Valley is one of California’s oldest wine producing regions and is home to many heritage vineyards ranging in age from 50 to 120 years. To preserve this history and the valley’s pristine beauty, the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley supports sustainable viticulture and low-impact farming practices. For more information, visit http://www.drycreekvalley.org.

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