Wine Enthusiast Partnership

"October’s devastating Northern California wildfires impacted communities, colleagues, friends and families of the wine world. As the entire industry looks towards long-term relief for the affected businesses and residents of these hallmark regions, Wine Enthusiast Media has aligned with Rebuild Wine Country (RWC), a long-term giving fund dedicated to rebuilding homes for owners and renters most in need in Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Lake and Mendocino Counties. RWC is partnered with the non-profit Habitat for Humanity.

“We’re proud to announce our alliance with the incredible initiatives of Rebuild Wine Country,” says Co-Founder and Publisher of Wine Enthusiast Media, Adam Strum. “We will be working alongside and in support of Rebuild Wine Country’s efforts as we turn our focus to long-term solutions to help get these iconic regions back on their feet and beyond.” 

Read the full press release.


Press Clips


Habitat for Humanity Launches Sonoma Wildfire Cottage Initiative by Builder

“We are excited to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County and Rebuild Wine Country to showcase an unprecedented range of prefabricated building solutions.”


Young's Market Company Supports Napa and Sonoma Disaster Relief by The Daily Meal

"Young's Market Company, the premier wine and spirits distributor in the western United States, announces two charitable campaigns benefitting those impacted by the Northern California wildfires – the Young's Disaster Relief Fund and the Campaign to Rebuild Napa and Sonoma."


Rebuilding Wine Country by Kron4 News

"Steve Aveson sees wine country devastation first hand."


How to Help Support North Bay Fire Victims by Eater SF

"Ways to pitch in, from donations to fundraiser dinners."


Winemakers are raising $5 million to rebuild homes in Sonoma and northern California by Mic

“Friends of mine in Sonoma county lost their homes,” Chris Strieter, cofounder of Senses Wines and one of the driving forces behind Rebuild Wine Country, said in a phone interview. “I wanted [the crowdfunding campaign] to be something digital and easily shared.”


How the Wine Community Is Recovering After the California Wildfires—And How You Can Help by Bon Appétit

“We need to come together over the coming months, and even probably years.”


What Can We Do to Help California’s Wine Country? by The Wall Street Journal

"As fires tore through Napa, Sonoma and neighboring counties, wine columnist Lettie Teague reached out to those in the region who lost homes and wineries. Here, their stories and advice on how to provide support where it’s most urgently needed."


What do the wine country fires mean for Napa and Sonoma County by VinePair


25 Ways to Help Support North Bay Fire Victims by PureWow

"This fund will use donations to begin the process of rebuilding homes that have been lost, prioritizing those who need them most, including elderly individuals and farm workers."


Unfiltered: Ferran Adrià Will Desecrate Your Favorite Childhood Snack... by Wine Spectator

Château de Pommard, owned by North Bay local Michael Baum, will be holding a silent auction Nov. 17-19 (Hospices weekend) to benefit the Rebuild Wine Country fire-relief charity.


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