Winegrape Grower News – July 18, 2012

2011-12 Busy Year for Commission

KELSEYVILLE – Consumers, winegrape buyers and media representatives in and out of California learned about Lake County winegrapes and wines during the past fiscal year as

Patty Brunetti answers questions at trade show.the Lake County Winegrape Commission hosted events, attended industry trade shows, poured wine at special activities and made dozens of presentations.

In a report outlining the highlights of the 2011-12 fiscal year, Winegrape Commission President Shannon Gunier recently shared with the Commission’s board of directors a lengthy list of marketing events, industry affairs, special projects and meetings accomplished over the past year.

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New Commission Board Seated

Lake County winegrape growers recently elected two new boardmembers and re-seated two others to the board of the Lake County Winegrape Commission.

Broc Zoller of Zoller Vineyards and Jonathan Walters of Robinson Lake Vineyard are the newest directors, joining re-elected members Randy Krag, BeckstofferVineyards,and Jeff Lyon, Robin Hill Vineyard.

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Grand Opening of Thorn Hill Soiree

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:00 – 9:00 p.m.

“I’ve heard it said that ‘wine is bottled poetry,’ but I would say it’s bottled friendship.” – Amy Thorn, Winemaker, Thorn Hill Vineyards.Jack and Amy Thorn invite you to share in their “bottled friendship” as they celebrate the opening of their Lake County Thorn Hill Tasting Room with a Grand Opening of Thorn Hill Soiree on Saturday, July 21, 4:00-9:00 p.m., featuring Thorn Hill Vineyards artisan wines and gourmet hors d’oeuvres prepared by Lake County’s finest chefs.

“Be among the first to dine in our Tuscan-inspired tasting room, sip our hand-crafted wine, meander in our newly-created lavender garden and enjoy jazz by pianist A.J. Frank.”

Please RSVP by emailing

Thorn Hill Vineyards Red Hill Tasting Room
8170 South Highway 29, Lower Lake, CA 95457

Amy and Jack Thorn


Thank you

Thank you for taking the time to read about the Lake County Winegrape Commission’s recent happenings, events, and news. Please contact us if you have any questions or comments about this newsletter or about the Commission’s efforts and events.


By Susan Stout, Contributing writer


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