Madera, CA – September is California Wine Month and is the perfect time to experience California wine regions and the annual harvest, with events and celebrations happening throughout the state! California Wine Month celebrates the state’s wine growing history and the contributions of its vintners and growers to the lifestyle and economy of the Golden State. The Madera Wine Trail will host its 12th annual “California Wine Month Celebration” on September 20 at Toca Madera Winery from 6:00-9;00 p.m. honoring California Wine Month. Local wineries, restaurants and food producers will join together to pour wines complemented by the area’s most delicious and diverse foods. Wineries and vintners will be available to discuss the wines and techniques used in local wine growing and winemaking.
California Wine Facts: Did you know…
- California is the #1 wine producing state in the U.S. and the 4th largest winemaker in the world, exporting 95% of U.S. wine.-California’s wine industry attracts 23 million visitors annually to its wine regions.
- Madera County is one of the oldest wine growing regions in America, wine growing since the late 1800’s.
- Madera County is a designated American Viticulture Area (AVA) – a legally designated grape-growing region distinguished by its geographical features, making it an exceptional area to produce quality wines!
During this special event, the Association will proudly announce its annual Person of the Year award which recognizes a wine growing or winemaking professional who has profoundly contributed to the local grape and wine industry.
The family winemakers of Madera County are proud to be a part of the California wine industry. Come join us and be part of the celebration!
Tickets are available for $35 online at MaderaWineTrail.com. For more information about this event, visit MaderaWineTrail.com. For more information about California Wine Month and a full list of statewide events, visit DiscoverCaliforniaWines.com.