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Passport to Dry Creek Valley Raffle Supports Healdsburg Preschools

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WDCV Launches Raffle Tickets Sales to Benefits Local Early Education Scholarship Fund

Passport to Dry Creek ValleyHEALDSBURG, Calif. (April 12, 2016)—Five dollars can buy wine lovers a shot at a collection of premium magnum wines to stock their cellar and the joy of supporting kids. The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley (WDCV) have announced a new raffle benefitting preschool education in the local community; the raffle is happening in conjunction with the 27th Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley on April 23-24. Prizes include seven packages with an approximate value of $300 each, featuring rare Dry Creek Valley wines and tasting experiences.

“Our donated dollars support two programs: training preschool teachers in the Healdsburg Unified School District, and supporting Pasitos’ work helping children of monolingual Spanish-speaking parents to be successful in school. Last year, we raised more than $20,000 for these programs.” says Ann Petersen, executive director of the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley.

“Passport to Dry Creek Valley celebrates the agricultural heritage of the region; we hope it can also become a tool for improving the community that supports our industry,” says Petersen.

RAFFLE:
$5 each, or $20 for five tickets
Purchase online at http://tiny.cc/DCVRaffle16 or at participating Passport wineries

PASSPORT TO DRY CREEK VALLEY:
Sunday-only tickets SOLD OUT
$135 Two-day Passport
$55 Designated Driver Passport
Purchase online at http://bit.ly/DCVPassport16

Passport to Dry Creek Valley is a modern tradition with century-old roots. Over one weekend, Passport guests are welcomed into 45+ wineries throughout Dry Creek Valley, each offering a unique pairing of premium wine, gourmet food and live entertainment. This year, tickets also include access to four different vineyard tours hosted by local winegrowers.

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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