CAWG has updated the sponsorship menu and media kit for 2012 – 2013, which details the many opportunities available to members. A wide array of opportunities allows businesses to target key audiences, increase brand awareness and heighten exposure for products and services.
CAWG has a diverse community of members representing the full breadth of the state’s winegrowing regions, and the association has long attracted leaders interested in improving the business climate for California’s winegrape growers.
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Jenny Devine at email@example.com and for advertising opportunities, contact Ron Lopp firstname.lastname@example.org. Both can also be reached at 916-379-8995
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The California Wine Grape Growers Foundation (CWGGF) is helping seven high school seniors achieve their goal of a college education by awarding $25,000 in scholarships. The Foundation awards scholarships each year to students whose parents are vineyard employees of winegrape growers. CWGGF scholarship assistance provides two $8,000, four-year scholarships to any campus in the UC or California State University (CSU) system and four $2,000 scholarships for any California Community college.
“Our vineyard employees are valued members of our winegrape growing family and it’s gratifying to help their children be able to achieve their dreams of going to college,” said JR Shannon, CWGGF’s chairman. [Read More...]
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CAWG members are invited to attend the association's Annual Business Meeting (members only) and Awards of Excellence Program and Reception set for Tuesday, January 24th at 5 p.m. in the Grand Nave Ballroom at the Sacramento Sheraton Grand Hotel.
The evening will begin with the Annual Business Meeting (for CAWG members only) from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. The meeting will include comments and reports from President John Aguirre and Chair Bill Pauli, as well as a financial report from Treasurer Ryan Metzler.
The inaugural CAWG Awards of Excellence program will begin at 6 p.m. and will feature the announcement of the CAWG Grower of the Year and the CAWG Leader of the Year.
A reception and networking event will immediately follow the awards and will feature wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres. Elected officials and additional guests will attend this portion of the evening.
CAWG members have received formal invitations by mail. Please call the CAWG office at 1-800-241-1800 to RSVP, or email Jenny Devine at email@example.com.
Lodi family vineyard recognized for its innovation and leadership within the wine industry
Sacramento, Calif. – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) presented its Grower of the Year award to Kautz Farms, of Lodi. The award is the highest honor given by CAWG and is bestowed to an individual, family or company “who represents an outstanding example of excellence in viticulture and management, and is recognized by others for innovation and leadership within the industry.”
“John Kautz and his family are true leaders in the agricultural community,” said Bill Pauli, CAWG chair. “Kautz Farms’ resourcefulness, innovation and passion for farming and agriculture, have changed the Lodi area into a major wine region.” [Read More...]
San Joaquin Valley native recognized for his record of exceptional leadership
Sacramento, Calif. – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) recognized Nat DiBuduo, president of Allied Grape Growers, as CAWG Leader of the Year. The award is presented to the grower whose personal commitment and record of leadership has benefitted California’s wine industry. DiBuduo is the first recipient of the award which CAWG created to inspire leadership and to acknowledge members who exemplify the strength and influence of the association.
“Nat is most-deserving of this recognition and high honor,” said Bill Pauli, chair of CAWG. “Nat stands up and fights on behalf of all California growers. He is a tenacious advocate for our industry and we’re all better off because of his leadership.”