Sonoma Valley Harvest Kickoff
The 2021 Harvest Season has arrived! Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance is excited to continue the tradition to ‘ring in’ harvest with our Annual Harvest Kickoff and Bell Ringing Ceremony, this August. Join us and our wine community in celebrating the 197th Vintage in the Sonoma Valley! Here’s how YOU can participate:
Share your “Ring in Sonoma Valley Harvest” videos and photos on Instagram by tagging @SonomaValleyWine using #SonomaValleyHarvest, or by emailing them to Laura@SonomaValleyWine.com.
- Gather your vineyard or winery team, friends or family together to snap harvest kickoff photos and film your own videos “Ringing in Sonoma Valley Harvest.” Click here to watch the 2018 Harvest Kickoff video compilation.
Share your #SonomaValleyHarvest experiences all season long! We want to see your #SonomaValleyHarvest photos! Share your individual harvest updates, progress, picks, blessing of the grapes, toasts and other traditions you have throughout the harvest season. Continue to tag your Social Media posts with #SonomaValleyHarvest or feel free to send anything directly to Laura@SonomaValleyWine.com to be shared via SVVGA’s Social Media outlets.
Join Us in the Sonoma Valley!
Official Sonoma Valley Harvest Bell Ringing Ceremony at the Mission San Francisco Solano on the Plaza
To commemorate the beginning of the 2021 vintage, our Sonoma Valley community will participate in a valley-wide bell ringing on Tuesday, August 17, at the Mission San Francisco Solano. Growers, vintners, the local wine community, Sonoma Valley Fire and Police departments, local elected officials, industry partners and more will gather at the Mission to celebrate the start of harvest with the official bell ringing. No need to RSVP, just show up at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, August 17 outside the Mission.
COVID-19 Safety and Policies
- Fully vaccinated attendees do not have to wear a face covering or mask while outdoors at the Bell Ringing.
- Unvaccinated, or partially vaccinated attendees, we ask that you please wear a mask/face covering, while at the Bell Ringing.
Sonoma Valley Tuesday Night Farmers Market
The greater Sonoma Valley community is invited to participate in another Bell Ringing at the Sonoma Valley Tuesday Night Farmer’s Market, on August 24 at 7:00 PM. Everyone can participate by ringing their own bells and honking horns along with the vintners and growers. Don’t forget to bring your bells and join us for a festive evening on the Sonoma Plaza!
We are excited to continue this special tradition with our members and community. Let’s celebrate and make some noise!
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