On the Scene
Keep up with the who's who in Wine Country.
Premiere Napa Valley
Wine professionals attending the sold-out Premiere Napa Valley raised their paddles high, bringing in more than $4.1 million to support the Napa Valley Vintners’ mission to promote, protect, and enhance Napa Valley. Photos by Alexander Rubin (1-5).
Sonoma Film Fest
The 21st annual Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF) featured more than 90 hand-selected films. Photos by Melania Mahoney (6-7) and Kingsley Hurley (8).
Pigs and Pinot
Chef Charlie Palmer hosted the 13th annual Pigs and Pinot at Hotel Healdsburg and Dry Creek Kitchen. The event has raised millions of dollars for No Kid Hungry and dozens of Sonoma County scholarships, charities, and need-based organizations. Photos by Damion Hamilton Photo (9-13).
Calistoga Crab Fest
This year’s Soroptimist International of Calistoga Crab Fest broke records with a 27 percent increase in live auction sales and a 70 percent increase in Fund-a-Need donations, which totaled $17,500 for the Read Aloud Partners Program (RAPP). Photos by Tim Carl (14-17).