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Nineteenth Annual Napa County Pruning Contest February 8

by Press Release
February 04, 2020

Napa, Calif.—The Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) and the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation will host the 19th Annual Napa County Pruning Contest on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Beringer Vineyard’s Gamble Ranch.  This event highlights the skill and speed exhibited by those who work in Napa Valley’s vineyards - and celebrates those with exceptional talent through recognition and grand prizes. Participants are also invited to bring their family members to cheer them on and enjoy the festivities throughout the day. 

19th Annual Napa County Pruning Contest event details

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020

Location: Beringer Vineyard’s Gamble Ranch on State Lane


9:30 am - Preliminary rounds begin

12:15 pm - Final rounds begin

12:45 pm - Recognition of 2020 Pruning Contest champions

Press attendance: Prior to the pruning contest, please confirm your attendance via email or 707-944-8311 x100. Let us know if your publication will be sending a reporter and/or a photographer.

The Napa Valley Pruning Contest includes both men’s and women’s competitors, and the competition is expected to be strong in this year’s contest.

To celebrate this cherished industry event, there will be a taco lunch and festive music throughout the day.  Contest winners will take home cash prizes, vineyard tools, gift cards, clothing, and many other valuable prizes.  All participants will go home with commemorative wear and gifts from event sponsors.  The top pruners of each division receive a one-of-a-kind Pruning Contest Champion belt buckles (women’s and men’s), engraved especially for the occasion.

About Napa Valley Grapegrowers

NVG is a non-profit trade organization that has played a vital role in strengthening Napa Valley's reputation as a world-class viticultural region for 44 years.  Its mission is to preserve and promote Napa Valley’s world-class vineyards. NVG represents 726 Napa County grape growers and associated businesses. 

For more information, visit Napa Valley Grapegrowers.

About Farmworker Foundation

Founded by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers in 2011, the mission of the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation is to support and promote Napa Valley’s vineyard workers through education and professional development. The Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation is the only one of its kind in the United States, providing educational opportunities, advanced training programs, leadership and management classes, English literacy programs, and much more. To date, the Farmworker Foundation has offered education and professional development opportunities to more than 21,000 vineyard workers and their families.

For more information, visit Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation.

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