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For the first time, the Sonoma County Harvest Fair board of directors are inviting the public to attend this year’s Annual Harvest Awards Dinner presented by American Ag Credit and Moss Adams. Only 200 tickets will be released to this typically industry-only event held Sept. 28 in Grace Pavilion at Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. Be the first to find out who will take home the Best of Show and the very prestigious Sweepstakes & Best of Class Awards. Mingle with local winery executives, winemakers, and some of the finest chefs in Sonoma County that have participated in the 2013 Sonoma County Harvest Fair Professional Food & Wine Competition. The Sonoma County Fairgrounds Grace Pavilion is located at 1350 Bennett Valley Rd. in Santa Rosa. Individual dinner seating tickets are $125 each or a table for eight may be reserved for $1,500. To purchase tickets to this very special event, please visit harvestfair.org or the Fairgrounds Box Office located at 1350 Bennett Valley Road in Santa Rosa.Technology
MarketLive, a Petaluma-based provider of e-commerce technology for high-growth merchants, announced that Chicago's largest furniture retailer The RoomPlace has re-launched its website store on MarketLive's Intelligent Commerce technology platform. The RoomPlace, which was founded in 1912. A century later, it has big ambitions to improve Internet sales. MarketLive's Commerce Strategy Team educates customers about best practices and ensures that the site is continuously optimized. The first strategy session revealed that visitor traffic is increasing and revenue has already exceeded previous benchmarks for the same period last year.Transportation
Sonoma Jet Center at Charles M. Schulz--Sonoma County Airport north of Santa Rosa joined Signature Flight Support Corp.'s affiliate fixed-base operator (FBO) program, Signature Select. Sonoma Jet Center will offer the benefits of the Signature Flight Support network, including Signature Status and Signature TailWins customer-rewards programs, and safety and customer-service training programs. Signature Select is offered at more than 100 worldwide locations. The network offers value to customers through seamless, personalized customer service and point-to-point coordination of handling and flight support services. Each member company maintains its independent brand.Wine
In early August, McEvoy Ranch in the Petaluma Gap area released its inaugural wines, according to the Petaluma Gap Winegrowers Alliance. Their 2012 Rosebud rose of pinot noir, 2010 pinot noir The Evening Standard and 2010 Red Piano proprietary blend are being sold exclusively in their San Francisco Ferry Building shop. Public tastings are offered at their shop every Tuesday and Friday afternoon 4--6 p.m. Wines are poured by the glass at Sir and Star in Inverness and Sugo in Petaluma.
DH Wine Compliance expanded its offices to more than 4,300 square feet of office space at 5570 Skylane Blvd., Ste. C, in northwest Santa Rosa. The move comes on the heels of the addition of new team members. The space expansion was necessary to continue the growth of the company.