About Us

The Sonoma County Winegrape Commission was established in 2006 as a non-profit marketing and educational organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Sonoma County as one of the world’s premier grape growing regions. With more than 1,800 growers, SCWC’s goal is to increase awareness and recognition of the quality and diversity of Sonoma County’s grapes and wines through dynamic marketing and educational programs targeted to wine consumers around the world.

2013 Commissioners:

Brad Petersen (Chairman)
Kevin Barr (Vice Chairman)
Richard Mounts (Treasurer)
Duff Bevill (Founding Chair)
John Balletto (Past Chairman)
Steve Sangiacomo (Past Chairman)
Joe Dutton
Mark Houser
Pete Opatz
Glenn Proctor
Rhonda Smith
 
Alternates:
Joe Battaglini
Domenic Carinalli
Anna Darden
Charles Karren
Doug McIlroy
Vicki Michalczyk
Vickie Mulas
Mark Pasternak
Dan Rotlisberger
Brent Young
 

Management:

Karissa Kruse, President
Karissa@sonomawinegrape.org
707-522-5863

Sean Carroll, Marketing & Communications Manager
Sean@sonomawinegrape.org
707-522-5865

Ginger Baker, Operations & Consumer Education Manager
Ginger@sonomawinegrape.org
707-522-5864

Karen Thomas, Grower Programs Manager
Karen@sonomawinegrape.org
707-522-5862