Sonoma County Vintners (SCV) is the leading voice of Sonoma County wine, dedicated to raising awareness of Sonoma County as one of the world’s premier wine regions, noted for its heritage of artisan winemaking, distinct growing regions, and extraordinary quality. Founded in 1944, SCV represents more than 200 wineries and affiliated businesses throughout the county. To learn more about Sonoma County Vintners, visit:


  • Executive Director: Jean Arnold Sessions
  • Managing Director: Kelin Castleberry Backman
  • Sponsorship Director: Tammi Matthias
  • Director of Winery Relations & Social Media: Mindy Joyce
  • Business Operations Manager: Anna Ming
  • Director of Experiential Marketing: Dana Macaulay
  • Marketing Director: Barbara Cox
  • Creative Director: Bryan Carr
  • Visa Signature Director: Jesslyn Jackson
  • Taste of Sonoma Producer: Brooke Altman
  • Sonoma County Wine Auction Producer: Ann-Marie Curran
  • Events Producer: Megan Tucker
  • Events Manager: Sara Sugrue
  • Operations Manager: John Olson
  • Software Systems & Customer Service Manager: Stephen Lockert
  • Volunteer Coordination: Lisa Thompson
  • VIP/Hospitality Manager: Elizabeth Howland
  • Donor Development: Dean Osaki

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