Sonoma County Harvest Fair Honors Joe Rochioli with “Methuselah Award”

Healdsburg Farmer recognized for Lifetime Contribution to Sonoma County’s Wine Industry Joe Rochioli has many passions – baseball and animals, to name a few – but his passion of choice is grapes. Although the realization that he wanted to make wine came later in life, he has made tremendous impacts on the industry and pushed…

Best of Show Garden Award Goes to Debbie & Marty Thorsson

“Holidays in Bloom” opens with a grand celebration at the Sonoma County Fair With wonderful sights, smells, and tastes as the backdrop, the Sonoma County Fair officially kicked off on Wednesday, August 2 with the Preview Party for the popular Hall of Flowers exhibit. A full house of floral enthusiasts enjoyed the sneak preview event,…

Enjoy the Festivities of “Holidays In Bloom”

 August 2 Preview Party showcases the Hall of Flowers; proceeds benefit scholarship fund Since 1952, every year professional landscapers, landscape designers, amateur gardeners and young floral enthusiasts work diligently to kick off the Sonoma County Fair delightfully. It takes almost four months to transform one of the Fair’s biggest attractions into a floral enchantment as…

Sonoma County Harvest Fair Olive Oil Results

Sonoma County Harvest Fair Olive Oil Competition Results Announced B.R. Cohn Olive Oil Receives Best of Show The first results are in for the Sonoma County Harvest Fair’s prestigious 2017 Professional Food & Wine Competition and the top award for Olive Oil goes to Sonoma’s B.R. Cohn Olive Oil. The winner is The B.R. Cohn…

Terry Lindley Receives Blue Ribbon Award

Terry Lindley to receive Western Fairs Association Blue Ribbon Award Sonoma County Fair recognizes Lindley as lifetime friend of agriculture The Sonoma County Fair is pleased to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their support with the prestigious Western Fairs Association Blue Ribbon Award. This year, the Fair Board is honoring Terry Lindley for his…

PG&E Receives Blue Ribbon Award

PG&E to receive Western Fairs Association Blue Ribbon Award Sonoma County Fair selects power provider, exhibitor and sponsor for prestigious honor The Sonoma County Fair is pleased to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their support with the prestigious Western Fairs Association Blue Ribbon Award. This year, the Fair Board is honoring longtime Fair supporter,…

Nancie Carlson Honored with 2017 Award of Excellence in the Horse Industry

Sonoma County Fair Honors Nancie Carlson with 2017 Award of Excellence in the Horse Industry Longtime owner of Santa Rosa Saddlery and fair volunteer shaped industry, built community Nancie Carlson’s story is a living example of how following your passion can lead to great things. She started life as a little girl who adored horses—not…

NorCal Brew Fest at the Sonoma County Fair

 NorCal Brew Fest, August 5 at the Sonoma County Fair Unlimited Tastes of Over 50 Beers and Ciders, Plus All the Fun of the Fair! An ice-cold brew is not an unusual thing to enjoy at the Sonoma County Fair…but unlimited tastes of over 50 beers and ciders is! The Sonoma County Fair is excited…

Mulas Diary Named 2017 Dairy of the Year

Mulas Diary of Sonoma Valley North Bay’s 2017 Dairy of the Year Mulas Family to receive Edward J. Maddalena Memorial Trophy Not a day goes by when the Chief’s kids don’t think about their dad. Though Mitch Mulas—a lifelong dairy farmer and volunteer fire chief—is no longer around to run things, his children still listen…