September 12, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
San Joaquin Wine Company
The Madera Vintners Association will host “California Wine Month Reception & Wine Tasting,” celebrating California Wine Month in September on its 10th anniversary. California Wine Month was proclaimed by Governor Jerry Brown to acknowledge the state’s rich wine history and the contributions of its vintners and growers to the lifestyle and economy of the Golden State. Local wineries, restaurants and food exhibitors will join together onSeptember 12thto pour wines complemented by delicious and culturally diverse food. Wineries and vintners will be available to discuss the wines and techniques used in local wine growing and wine making. The event proceeds benefit the Madera Vintners Association’s Scholarship Program, which awards students every year in Viticulture and Enology programs at California State University, Fresno.
Guests will enjoy the wine and food exhibitors at San Joaquin Wine Company’s new tasting room and outdoor park in Madera, while listening to live music by “Encanto”, a Latin jazz band. Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in the People’s Choice Award by voting for their favorite wine as they taste each on this special evening.
Did you know?
- California’s wine industry produces 90 percent of U.S. wine
- California’s wine industry attracts 21 million visitors annually to its wine regions
- California’s wine industry generates 820,000 jobs nationwide, and 330,000 of those are in California
- Madera has been growing grapes since the late 1800s and is home to 7 percent of California vines
Tickets are limited and available only in advance for $35 online atwww.MaderaWineTrail.com throughSeptember 12, 2014. For more information about this event, visitwww.MaderaWineTrail.comor contact[email protected]. For more information about California Wine Month, visitwww.DiscoverCaliforniaWines.
Posted By Nicholas Gonzales