Affiliate Sponsor Program

The Lake County Winegrape Commission is pleased to invite you to become a valued patron as part of our Affiliate Sponsor Program. For supporting businesses, the Affiliate Program provides terrific benefits, including exposure to winegrape growers and the broader wine community in Lake County. There are several sponsorship options to choose from with choices that will fit any budget.

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Sponsorship contribution goes to support our grower and worker education programs.

Why Should You Become an Affiliate Sponsor?

Lake County is a historic wine region experiencing increased notoriety as a premier winegrape producer and wine destination with more than 180 growers dedicated to producing a world-class product. Similarly, with over 30 wineries, Lake County’s reputation as a top quality wine producer is continues to grow. Lake County wines are winning awards and its winegrapes are in high demand. The area itself continues to receive accolades as a premier wine region within California’s famed North Coast. It is an ideal moment for your business to benefit from this thrilling time in Lake County through excellent exposure to current and potential customers, the wine industry and the broader wine-loving public.

In addition, Lake County’s aggressive marketing campaign, “Lake County Rising,” includes a well-trafficked website, widely distributed internal and external e-newsletters, social media campaigns, regular press releases to trade and consumer publications, frequent industry events and much more. We offer tremendous opportunities for you to get in front of your target audience. There are numerous ways for your business to show its support and enhance your brand image to a desirable market.

Your sponsorship will also provide you with a sense of satisfaction in knowing that your valued dollars will work to back an effective organization, the Lake County Winegrape Commission. We are dedicated and driven to support local winegrape growers and the broader wine industry in this exciting wine region. We are leading the charge in many areas of the industry including sustainable winegrowing, high-elevation winegrape production and ambitious education concepts like our Master Vigneron Academy®, which seeks to invest in the human capital portion of the sustainability equation by offering professional development to vineyard workers. As Lake County continues to be recognized as industry leader, your important relationship with us will pay ongoing dividends to your business.

All levels of affiliate sponsorship provide terrific exposure for you and your brand:

$5,000 per year-Weather Sponsor

  1. Company logo included on the Lake County Winegrape Commission’s website as a major sponsor, as well as on the opening page of the daily weather forecasting section.
  2. Company included in the weather forecasts emailed daily to all Lake County winegrape growers.
  3. An announcement “Brought to you by Sponsor” (or an announcement of their choice) on the daily voice recording. This service is not only made available to winegrape growers but to all other growers of Lake County agricultural products as well.
  4. Logo inserted in each edition of the eNewsletter.
  5. Six articles per year (provided by the sponsor) included in our eNewsletter and emailed to Lake County growers and the local community. Articles will also be shared on the LCWC Facebook and LinkedIn pages.
  6. One dedicated eblast per year (content provided by the sponsor). Date of eblast is subject to availability and must be reserved at time of sign up/renewal.
  7. To maximize the benefits, only two businesses are accepted to participate.

$3,000 per year

  1. Listing on Winegrape Commission site with an “About” section, an article provided by the sponsor, and a link to the sponsor’s website.
  2. Logo inserted in each edition of the eNewsletter.
  3. Four articles per year (provided by the sponsor) included in our eNewsletter and emailed to Lake County growers and the local community. Articles will also be shared on the LCWC Facebook and LinkedIn pages.
  4. One dedicated eblast per year (content provided by the sponsor). Date of eblast is subject to availability and must be reserved at time of sign up/renewal.
  5. To maximize the benefits, only two businesses are accepted to participate.

$1,000 per year

  1. Listing on Winegrape Commission site with an “About” section, an article provided by the sponsor, and a link to the sponsor’s website.
  2. Logo inserted in each edition of the eNewsletter.
  3. Four articles per year (provided by the sponsor) included in our eNewsletter and emailed to Lake County growers and the local community. Articles will also be shared on the LCWC Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

$600 per year

  1. Listing on Winegrape Commission site with an “About” section, an article provided by the sponsor, and a link to the sponsor’s website.
  2. Logo inserted in each edition of the eNewsletter.
  3. Two articles (provided by the sponsor) included in our eNewsletter and emailed to Lake County growers and the local community. Articles will also be shared on the LCWC Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

$300 per year

  1. Listing on Winegrape Commission site with an “About” section and a link to the sponsor’s website.
  2. Logo inserted in each edition of the eNewsletter.

Add-On Options:

  • Inclusion of video with your eNewsletter article. Video must be available on Vimeo or YouTube. $100 per video.
  • Major event sponsor. Fee TBD. Please indicate if you’d like to be considered for event specific sponsorships.

All sponsors must be reasonably related to the winegrape/wine industry and cannot be political in nature.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or to receive further information. We look forward to having you on board with the Lake County Winegrape Commission and joining our exciting wine region!

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