Wine Tourism Volunteer Opportunities

Here’s a great opportunity to get some experience for your resume, as well as have some fun tasting great food and wine. One day only — 10am to 4pm on Sat., Aug. 30


Sonoma Wine Tourism Research Volunteer – Administer a guest intercept survey at the Sonoma Wine Country Weekend at MacMurray Ranch. Approach guests and ask them to complete survey to capture basic demographic data and opinion information about why they attended the event. Exhibit positive customer engagement, sales, and data collection skills. 

Dates and Hours:  Saturday, August 30 from 10am to 4pm at MacMurray Ranch. 

Compensation: Complimentary pass to the event with lots of excellent food and wine - after 1 hour of training and 2 hours of work. 

Extra:  Participants will also receive a bottle of wine as a thank you and an opportunity to win a gift certificate for a free dinner for two people. 

Qualifications & Additional Information:

ü  All volunteers must be 21 years old or older.

ü  Volunteers need to arrive at MacMurray Ranch at 8015 Westside Rd, Healdsburg before 10:00am on Saturday, August 30 for a training session and to receive their name badges, surveys, and incentive items.

ü  Volunteers must be comfortable approaching and engaging guests, and must be able to stand for a two-hour period.

ü  We are looking for a total of 10 volunteers for the project.    

To apply:  Send email expressing your interest to Honore Comfort, Executive Director, Sonoma County Vintners, 707.522.5842 office 

Important Websites  and

Deerfield Ranch Winery!

Hello Everyone! Anyone else feeling ready for the semester to end? In order to make the rest of your week a little bit easier, come on down to  Schulz 1121 this Thursday at 7pm.This upcoming Thursday we will be having Deerfield Ranch Winery! Be sure to remember:

*Must be 21+ with a valid photo ID to attend
*Be sure to arrive a little before 7:00 to ensure a seat!

Be ready for some snacks and awesome wine! Hope to see you all there!

Korbel Champagne Cocktails this Thursday!

This Thursday will be our second event of the semester featuring Korbel! 

We’ll be concocting ‘California champagne cocktails’ to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day. 

Where: Schulz 1121

When: Thursday Feb. 6th at 7pm

Who: All majors are welcome! Bring your friends, bring your loved ones!

*Must be 21+ with a valid photo ID to attend
*Be sure to arrive a little before 7:00 to ensure a seat!

We can’t wait to see you all there :)


Thank you to Jacques Brix from Wines & Vines magazine for coming! He brought three wines from De Novo winery for millennials (college-aged students) to compare their labels and their brand image.