30 Dec $95,000 Distributed in 2017
LAKE COUNTY, CA. — The Lake County Wine Alliance is proud to announce the distribution of $95,000 in proceeds from the 2017 Wine Auction to five area high schools and 17 other Lake County organizations.
Distribution of this year’s donations took place at a festive event, Wednesday December 6, 2017 at the Sawshop Bistro in Kelseyville representatives of our beneficiaries.
The 2017 Lake County Wine Auction which was held at Cache Creek Vineyard and Winery, was a production of the non-profit Lake County Wine Alliance, which is made up of local wineries, grape growers, related businesses and community sponsors. Since it’s founding in 2000, the Lake County Wine Auction has raised $1,496,502.00 to foster true arts, benefit health services and otherwise support the local community.
Applications are now being accepted for proceeds from next year’s wine auction to be held Saturday September 15, 201 Applications may be submitted through the auction website www.WineAlliance.Org.
The 2018 Lake County Wine Auction will be held at Boatique Vineyard & Winery at on Red Hills Road in Kelseyville. This stunning facility has become a must see destination for wine lovers and tourists visiting Lake County.
Hosts for the 2018 auction will be Madi and Robert Mount, owners of the Boatique facility..
Our success this year would not have been possible without our valued sponsors: Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Tribal Health, Community First Credit Union, BeckstofferVineyards, American AgCredit, Trinchero Family Estates, Pacific Gas & Electric, Brassfield Estate Winery, Six Sigma Ranch & Winery, Savings Bank of Mendocino County, Cache Creek Vineyards, Artist John Clarke, Umpqua Bank, Bella Vista Farming, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Tricorbraun Winepak, Servpro, Sysco Foods, Sawshop Gallery Bistro, Wildhurst Vineyards, The Travel Centers, Boatique Winery, Shannon Ridge Family of Wines, Kelseyville Pharmacy, Congressman Mike Thompson and The Lake County Winegrape Commission.
Distributions for 2015 were as follows:
$32,000 The five area high schools for their Arts Programs
$5,200 Lake County Sheriff’s Activity League
$3,800 United Christian Parish
$2,450 Totes 4 Teens
$3,500 Worldwide Healing Hands Lake County Outreach
$13,800 LC Campus Culinary Arts Club
$2,100 Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
$2,600 Eco Arts of Lake County
$3,500 Lake County Symphony Association
$1,400 Children’s Museum of Arts and Science
$3,600 Operation Tango Mike
$3,600 Sponsoring Survivorship
$8,400 Lake County Senior Centers Meals on Wheels
Members of the Wine Alliance board are Kaj Ahlmann, Lower Lake, president; Judy Luchsinger, Lakeport, vice president; Sharron Zoller, Kelseyville, secretary; Rob Roumiguiere, Kelseyville, treasurer; and Marie Beery, Kelseyville, and Bill Groody, Kelseyville, directors.