The Chardonnay Symposium would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous contribution toward making this event possible.
Pismo Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau — Visit website
The Conference & Visitors Bureau (CVB) promotes tourism to the City of Pismo Beach, thereby attracting additional revenue through bed and sales taxes. This additional funding allows Pismo Beach to carry out its vision of providing a safe place, maintaining its small beach-town character, and maintaining a vibrant tourist-based economy while becoming a world-renowned tourist destination.
Avila Beach Tourism Alliance — Visit website
Our mission is to create and maintain strategic marketing, special events, and other outreach projects to improve occupancy levels within Avila Beach and work with other surrounding areas to co-promote overnight destinations on the Central Coast.
SLO County Tourism Business Improvement District — Visit website
Our mission is to promote the economic well being of our constituents (motels, hotels, B&Bs and vacation rentals) by developing and implementing a Countywide tourism effort. With the CBID taking a lead role and a focus on quality of purpose and a common goal, we are committed to improving countywide occupancy levels.
Greengate Ranch & Vineyard — Visit website
Located in the heart of Edna Valley Wine Country on California’s Central Coast, Greengate Ranch & Vineyard is 140 acres of lush rolling hills of world acclaimed vineyards and grasslands. Once an authentic working horse ranch, our property features two incredible vacation rental homes, horse stables, a vintage barn, courtyard and multiple grand lawns offering an uncommon venue for recreation, retreat, and celebration.
Riedel — Visit website
Riedel Crystal has been producing glass in the heart of Europe since 1756 for 11 generations. Claus Riedel (9th gen) was the first person in history to design wine-friendly glass shapes.
Georg Riedel (10th gen) further developed the concept by developing the Grape Varietal Specific, machine-made collection VINUM.
Maximilian Riedel (11th gen) introduced the O Stemless Collection in 2004, and has designed many unique handmade decanters, including the famous EVE decanter.
Wine Enthusiast Magazine — Visit website
Wine Enthusiast Magazine was founded as a guide to demystify wine without over simplifying it, and tapping into current trends of spirits, travel, entertaining and art through a savvy wine lovers’ lens. A magazine that provokes and drives global dialogue in one of the world’s most vibrant and fast-paced lifestyle categories, educating and entertaining legions of smart and sophisticated consumers. Wine Enthusiast is the world’s largest periodical and the modern tome of popular wine culture. With over 794,000 readers and wine consumption at an all-time high, more people than ever are turning to Wine Enthusiast for information, wine tours, wine events and simply everything wine.
Tasting Panel Magazine — Visit website
The Tasting Panel magazine is the most widely circulated trade publication in the beverage industry, reaching an audience of thousands of key decision-makers every month and growing on an international scale. In its role as a leading forum for the American wine industry, the magazine continues to help shape opinion, influence beverage buying decision-makers, and enhance the joy of wine and spirits for the trade and the public.
The SOMM Journal — Visit website
The SOMM Journal is a true hospitality industry publication with an academic angle and close working relationship with educational institutions. In its new informative yet entertaining format, the magazine speaks to future working chefs, restaurateurs, retailers, mixologists and wine professionals as much as it does to those already in the industry.
805 Living — Visit website
805 Living is a high-end regional lifestyle magazine that combines the best of both worlds: the quality and style of a national publication with locally focused, relevant editorial that highlights the vibrant communities of western Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties. Readers depend on 805 Living for its exciting mix of home design, style, entertaining, health, recreation, shopping, dining and food, wine and spirits, family, events, travel, and, of course, the extraordinary people who call these unique regions of Southern and Central California home.
San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport — Visit website
Located just south of the City of San Luis Obispo, the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport serves areas as far north as Southern Monterey County and as far south as Northern Santa Barbara County. The airport offers convenient access to and from the Central Coast. Residents and visitors have the choice of two commercial airlines with flights to Los Angeles, Phoenix, and San Francisco. The airport is also home to full service general aviation and corporate facilities.
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board — Visit website
Our primary mission is to “help grow the demand for Wisconsin milk by providing programs that enhance the competitiveness of the state’s dairy industry.” Key WMMB roles within Wisconsin’s dairy industry include: working to establish new markets, funding dairy-related research, educating consumers about the quality and nutritional importance of Wisconsin milk and dairy products, and showcasing the important economic contribution that dairy makes to our communities and our state.