Vin Partners (not-for-profit)
All too often wine consumers are not consulted or heard and their interests left undefended and unaccounted for when lawmakers and regulators create laws and policies that directly affect the consumer. As a result, consumers face significant burdens accessing the growing array of wines, beers and spirits in the marketplace. Consumer convenience is often disregarded in an attempt to protect special interests, middlemen and antiquated systems of distribution.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is proud to announce the 1st Annual Wine for a Cure on Sunday, Nov. 9th. The night will showcase wines from the Livermore Valley to be paired with local culinary dishes. Wine for a Cure will raise money to provide funds for research to find a cure for cystic fibrosis, a fatal, genetic disease that affects over 30,000 children and young adults in the U.S.
KRCB-TV (PBS-TV), Channel 22 presents its annually televised “Wine & Epicurean Auction” every Fall over Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the 2nd and 3rd weekends in October, airing from 6:30pm–11pm each evening. VinVillage and VinVillageRadio are premier media partners and underwriting Sponsor of the auction.
The Peacock Foundation offers innovative programming that can teach and inspire any child. These programs are designed to incorporate safe animal activities and discussion to learn social skills and improve communication. We have incorporated programs in schools, foster care, youth centers, and homes.
The Cat House on the Kings is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that receives no public or government funding, and relies entirely on charitable donations to carry out its mission. Located on 12 acres along the Kings River in Parlier, CA, SE of Fresno, since its founding 17 years ago, "The Cat House" has saved over 18,000 cats and 5,000 dogs, and spayed and neutered over 40,000 more animals. and currently cares for more than 700 cats and kittens in a unique, cage-free environment!
The Association of Zinfandel Advocates & Producers ("ZAP") is a not-for-profit, member-based, educational 501(c)(3) organization. Winegrowers, winemakers and wine enthusiasts combine to form the membership. The common focus is the preservation and recognition of Zinfandel as America’s heritage wine. The ZAP membership includes approximately 250 winery-members, 4,000 advocate members and 100 associate members. See details below on how to join ZAP!!!