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Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance Announce Paul J. Hoffman Elected as Board President for 2013


Date: 01/17/13

The Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance (SVVGA) nonprofit trade association representing over 100 wineries and 140 grape growers announced that Paul J. Hoffman of Hoffman Family Cellars has been elected to lead the organization as board president for 2013.

“I am excited to be the president of the SVVGA board. We have a great board in place and a committed membership and staff. As a team, we cover a cross-section of growers, vintners and different aspects of our business and look forward to a very exciting year in 2013,” said Hoffman.

Other board officers elected include Squire Fridell of GlenLyon Vineyards and Winery as vice president; Cathleen Gorham of Rabobank, N.A. as treasurer and Becky Jenkins of Madrone Vineyard Management as secretary. New 2013 board directors in addition to officers are Danny Fay of Envolve Winery, Bill Hooper of Kenwood Investments and Rick Corcoran of Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa.

The complete 2013 SVVGA board includes: Paul J. Hoffman, president - Hoffman Family Cellars; Squire Fridell, vice president - GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery; Cathleen Gorham, treasurer – Rabobank, N.A.; Becky Jenkins, secretary – Madrone Vineyard Management; Eva Bertran, past president - Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards; Rick Corcoran – Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa; Phil Coturri – Enterprise Vineyards; Danny Fay - Envolve Winery; Bill Hooper – Kenwood Investments; Tom Menzies - Pasatiempo Vineyard; Michael Muscardini - Muscardini Cellars; Mike Pucci – Sangiacomo Family Vineyards and Brian Shepard – Jack London Vineyard.

About SVVGA

The Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance (SVVGA) is a nonprofit trade organization serving over 600 vintners, growers and associates who share a mission to promote awareness of Sonoma Valley’s grapes, wine, terroir and history as the birthplace of the California wine industry. The Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Foundation (SVVGF) is a nonprofit organization that has raised over $8,000,000 for local Sonoma Valley charities through the Sonoma Wine Country Weekend and Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction. To learn more about the SVVGA and SVVGF, visit www.sonomavalleywine.com or call 707-935-0803.

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