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Carneros, Napa and Sonoma, CA, July 12, 2017 – The Carneros Wine Alliance today announced that their first Carneros Wine Tasting and Cornhole Tournament will take place Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at Liana Estates in Napa. The event will start with a wine tasting of Carneros all-stars including Bouchaine, Cuvaison, Etude, Hyde, Liana Estates, Schug, and Truchard Vineyards. The tasting will be followed by community cornhole tournament. All proceeds will be donated to the Carneros and Schell-Vista Fire Departments.

“Carneros is a tight-knit, lively family and what better way to showcase that than to invite the community to join us for a Cornhole Tournament this summer,” said Carla Bosco, Carneros Wine Alliance Board Chair. “It will be the perfect summer evening of coming together and enjoying the fantastic wines from the Carneros region.”

Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased online at Carneros.com/events. Liana Estates is located at 2750 Las Amigas in Napa, California.

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We’re exploring California wine country region-by-region, every day, all summer long, this week we explore the Napa Valley. Stay tuned for a new view of these still-undiscovered areas each day this week.

The rolling hills of Carneros once grew grapes almost exclusively for sparkling wines. Now, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay growers are starting to build wineries of their own on the Napa side of Carneros. While much of the area is still not developed head down to the riverfront city of Napa to find excellent wines and a diverse and booming restaurant scene.We’re exploring California wine country region-by-region, every day, all summer long, this week we explore the Napa Valley. Stay tuned for a new view of these still-undiscovered areas each day this week.
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Straddling Sonoma and Napa Valleys, Carneros is less than 60 miles by Zipcar from San Francisco, but its country vibe feels a world away. Come for the rolling hills and sweeping views of farmland and vineyards; stay for the private tastings and often underpriced pinot noirs and chardonnays. The cooler climate makes this region ideal for those that favor more acidic and crisp wines. Here, five of the best wineries in this too often skipped AVA.  

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The Carneros Wine Alliance has elected a new board of directors for 2017. Carla Bosco, director of communications at Bouchaine, Vineyards will serve elected as chairwoman, and former chairwoman, Crista Johnso, marketing communications manager at Schug Carneros Estate Winery, has been named vice-chairwoman. TJ Evans, head of still wine-making at Domaine Carneros will continue to serve as treasurer.

Bosco has served on the Carneros Wine Alliance board since 2014 and previously served as vice chair and secretary.

The board also welcomed three new board members, Hilary Berkey, brand manager at Etude Vineyards; Emily Bryne, who runs brand relations at Liana Estates and Mathew Fitch, director of sales and marketing at Truchard Vineyards.

The Carneros Wine Alliance also created an advisory board that includes founding board member Anne Moller-Racke of The Donum Estate, and prior board members Alison Crowe of Garnet Vineyards and Jennifer LaRosa of Poseidon Vineyards. All board positions will continue for one calendar year.

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The Carneros Wine Alliance, a nonprofit association of wineries and grape-growers in the Carneros American Viticultural Area (AVA), announced a new board of directors for 2017.

Carla Bosco of Bouchaine Vineyards has been elected as chairwoman of the Carneros Wine Alliance and former chairwoman, Crista Johnson of Schug Carneros Estate Winery, has been named vice-chairwoman of the board.

TJ Evans of Domaine Carneros will continue to serve as treasurer of the alliance. The board also welcomed three new board members, including Hilary Berkey of Etude Vineyards, Emily Bryne of Liana Estates, and Mathew Fitch of Truchard Vineyards.
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The Carneros Wine Alliance, a nonprofit association of wineries and grapegrowers in the Carneros AVA, announced its 2017 board of directors. Carla Bosco of Bouchaine Vineyards has been elected as chair and former chair, Crista Johnson of Schug Carneros Estate Winery has been named vice-chair of the board. TJ Evans of Domaine Carneros will continue as treasurer. The board also welcomed three new board members including Hilary Berkey of Etude Vineyards, Emily Bryne of Liana Estates and Mathew Fitch of Truchard Vineyards.

As part of the board appointments, the Carneros Wine Alliance also created an advisory board that includes founding board member Anne Moller-Racke of The Donum Estate, and prior board members Alison Crowe of Garnet Vineyards and Jennifer LaRosa of Poseidon Vineyards.

Carneros, Napa and Sonoma, CA, February 2, 2017—The Carneros Wine Alliance, a non-profit association of wineries and grape-growers in the Carneros American Viticultural Area (AVA), announced today that they have elected a new board of directors for 2017. Carla Bosco of Bouchaine Vineyards has been elected as Chair of the Carneros Wine Alliance and former Chair, Crista Johnson of Schug Carneros Estate Winery, has been named Vice-Chair of the board. TJ Evans of Domaine Carneros will continue to serve as Treasurer of the alliance. The board also welcomed three new board members including Hilary Berkey of Etude Vineyards, Emily Bryne of Liana Estates, and Mathew Fitch of Truchard Vineyards.
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Carneros, Napa and Sonoma, CA, February 2, 2017—The Carneros Wine Alliance, a non-profit association of wineries and grape-growers in the Carneros American Viticultural Area (AVA), announced today that they have elected a new board of directors for 2017. Carla Bosco of Bouchaine Vineyards has been elected as Chair of the Carneros Wine Alliance and former Chair, Crista Johnson of Schug Carneros Estate Winery, has been named Vice-Chair of the board. TJ Evans of Domaine Carneros will continue to serve as Treasurer of the alliance. The board also welcomed three new board members including Hilary Berkey of Etude Vineyards, Emily Bryne of Liana Estates, and Mathew Fitch of Truchard Vineyards.

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