Smvwines general meeting october 2010

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Smvwines general meeting october 2010

  1. 1. Santa Maria Valley Wine Country General Meeting  October 19th, 2010
  2. 2. Board Members • Laura Mohseni, President • Nicholas Miller, VP • Brian Simas, Treasurer • Karrie Glines, Secretary • Michael Brughelli • Michael Cordsen • Tim Duggan • Matt Murphy • Marvin Teixeira • Max Tucker Riverbench Bien Nacido Vineyards Kirk & Simas Wine Group Riverbench Kenneth Volk Far Western Tavern Vintage Logistics Presqu’ile Winery Tres Hermanas Best Western Big America
  3. 3. NEW MEMBERS • Brown & Brown Insurance • Cadre • Fontes & Phillips • Gainey • Holiday Inn • La Fenetre Wines • Migration • Pali Wine Co. • Poor Richard’s Press • Rancho Real Vineyard • Rodeway Inn • Sanford • Stephen Ross • Tastes of the Valleys • TAZ • The Ojai Vineyard • Villa Mt. Eden
  4. 4. EVENTS
  5. 5. Free Winery & Vineyard Walks
  6. 6. The Chardonnay Symposium
  7. 7. The Chardonnay Symposium • Chardonnay tastings with a regional focus • Potential regions: – California – Oregon – Washington – NY – Burgundy – Australia
  8. 8. AUGJUNEMAYAPRILFEBJANDECNOV MAR JULY JULY NOV: INVITE WINERIES, VENDORS DEC: SAVE THE DATE JANUARY?: TICKETS GO ON SALE JAN-JULY: PROMOTE EVENT MARCH: VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PARTY The Chardonnay Symposium
  9. 9. Posters Available
  10. 10. Holiday Weekend in Wine Country
  11. 11. HOLIDAY FLIGHTS & BITES • Saturday, December 4th, 2010 – FLIGHT & BITE of food at each location • Example: 11am-1pm COSTA DE ORO 12:30-2:30pm KENNETH VOLK VINEYARDS 2-4pm RIVERBENCH 3-5pm CORE • Sunday, December 5th: passport
  12. 12. Trade Shows • Sunset Magazine – Celebration Weekend (early June) – Savor the Central Coast (last Sept/early October) • What trade shows do you attend?
  13. 13. February March April MayJanuary PCPA Open House: wine sponsored by SMVWINES Idea: Event & Wedding FAM Tour Idea: Crawfish Boil Educational Class GENERAL MEETING Sunset Celebration Weekend in Menlo Park, CA June Future Events & Event Ideas
  14. 14. Local Wines • Goal: increase number of local wines in Santa Maria restaurants • Chamber would like a list of local wineries’ distributors to give to local restaurants
  15. 15. WINE TRAIL SIGNS • 12 signs on the trail • New: sign at the Santa Maria airport • Full signs available for purchase ($750/each) • Arrows: $50/each
  16. 16. Digital Brochures • Printing new copy to be distributed • Goal: go digital
  17. 17. Cell Phone Reception
  18. 18. Social Media • Facebook • Twitter • YouTube • Flickr • Wordpress Blog • Wine websites
  19. 19. Awards Santa Maria Valley Industry Education Council Salutes Santa Maria Valley Wine Country, Inc. For Continuous Support Of Community Youth
  20. 20. Membership Benefits
  21. 21. Members’ Website http://members.smvwines.com
  22. 22. Members’ Website: Notifications
  23. 23. Marketing Tools • Social Media • Blog articles • Flip Video Camera available for rent (free) • Newsletters (public or members-only) • Public online calendar • Meetings • TCS program book
  24. 24. Meetings: November 2010 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 BOARD MEETING 3-5pm CCWS 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 EVENTS & MARKETING 10am Testa’s Bistro 20 21 22 23 24 ***** DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE 10am Vintage Logistics 25 26 27 28 29 31 ****** this month’s Development meeting will be cancelled due to the Thanksgiving holiday
  25. 25. Green Business
  26. 26. Thank you!
  27. 27. Contacts Kady Fleckenstein Executive Director info@smvwines.com (805) 291-9389 Brian Simas Events & Marketing Subcommittee Chairman wineattorney@gmail.com Tim Duggan Development Committee Chairman tim@vintagelogistics.com SMVWINES PO BOX 5351 Santa Maria, CA 93456 USA

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