As the birthplace of the California Wine Industry, Sonoma Valley has a history as rich, deep and storied as any other American wine region. Since the early days of Count Haraszthy is 1857, countless individuals have strived to make Sonoma Valley the world-class wine region it is today, and in recognition of this fact, we are pleased to announce the creation of a Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Hall of Fame (SVVGA HOF).

The Hall of Fame is intended to recognize and shine a lasting spotlight on the many contributions made by significant members of our community over the years, and the impact that their actions have had on the collective success of the Valley’s viticulture.

How to Nominate a Hall of Fame candidate:

  • Candidate must have had an active presence in Sonoma Valley for no less than 25 years
  • Nominations may be living or deceased
  • Nominations are open through September 30, 2015