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January 02, 2014

Soda Rock Winery to Host Dinner for Premier Wine Judging Competition

Soda Rock Winery, one of the Wilson Artisan Wineries, will be hosting the wine judges' dinner for the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition in early January.

Soda Rock Winery, one of the Wilson Artisan Wineries, is proud to announce they will be hosting the wine judges' dinner for the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition on Jan. 8.

“We are so fortunate to have this opportunity to host the judges of such an esteemed wine competition here in our historic winery,” said Victoria Wilson, Manager of Soda Rock Winery of Alexander Valley.

Ken and Diane Wilson own eight wineries located throughout the appellations of Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Sonoma Valley, and Mendocino County. These wineries feature award-winning wines and winemakers year after year. They are excited to join the group of venerated wineries chosen to host this event over the past 14 years.

Soda Rock Winery, whose history dates back to 1869, is home to one of the oldest bonded wineries in Northern California. Purchased in 2000, it has been a labor of love for owner Ken Wilson.

“It was a diamond in the rough, but we knew it had the potential for greatness if we just stuck with it,” said Wilson.

Opening its doors once again to the public in 2011, Soda Rock is quickly finding favor with the San Francisco/Bay Area crowd due to its historic grandeur, exceptional wines and welcoming staff.

The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is the largest competition of American wines in the world. The public wine tasting event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco.

About the Company:
Wilson Artisan Wineries offers a wide selection of outstanding wines and beautiful scenery, with friendly, knowledgeable staff ready to assist guests in their tasting rooms. The region is filled with some of the best wineries and the best vineyards. The Wilson Group offers grand wine tours of each facility. Be sure to visit the entire compliment of sister wineries: Wilson, Mazzocco and Pezzi King wineries in Dry Creek Valley, Soda Rock and deLorimier wineries in Alexander Valley, Matrix in Russian River Valley, St Anne's Crossing in Sonoma Valley and Jaxon Keys in Mendocino County.

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