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The 10th San Francisco Vintners Market Announces Leese-Fitch As Presenting Sponsor For Nov. 22 & 23 Event


Key Partners Include Drink Me Magazine, Square, VinoVisit, Lake County Winery Association, Oeno Vaults, Chatterbox Wine, The Wine Foundry, Boisset Wine Living, ZAP, Pack N’ Ship, GSO, OneBrick. 

The Tenth San Francisco Vintners Market takes place on November 22 and 23 with Leese-Fitch joining as the event’s presenting partner. The 10th event is shaping up to be the most successful San Francisco Vintners Market to date with over 150 cutting edge wineries participating in this direct-to-consumer focused farmers’ market-style event for wine lovers. A selection of new wineries participating includes CADE, Caldwell Vineyard, Chappellet Winery, Lail Vineyards, Miner Family Winery, Plumpjack, Round Pond Estate and The Vineyard House. Also in attendance will be TwentyFour By Charles Woodson Wines, with the brand owner and NFL great attending the event in person.

“The 10th San Francisco Vintners Market Presented By Leese-Fitch is a great place for wineries to discover new customers and sell wine. Wineries using our retail sales partner Square to power their sales at the April 2014 event sold over $250,000 in direct sales the weekend of the event.  We expect to exceed those numbers at this upcoming event. Those wineries and the others at the event were able to build their wine club memberships and market directly to upwardly mobile wine consumers,” said event founder Cornelius Geary. “Contemporary brands such as Leese-Fitch are able to gain valuable exposure to a demographic with tremendous spending power for their age.”

San Francisco Vintners Market Presented By Leese-Fitch takes place on November 22 & 23 from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Ft. Mason Festival Pavilion in San Francisco. Wineries interested in participating can still register for the event through November 14th at:

http://www.sfvintnersmarket.com/sfvm-fall-2014-registration/ .


On Saturday, November 22, and Sunday, November 23, attendees have several options:

The Cult Wine Lounge: will offer wines priced at $100/bottle and higher. It is open from 12 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ $150.00/person. This ticket includes early entry to the entire event, including the Cult Wine Lounge, the Reserve Room and the Main Tasting Room. There is limited ticket availability for this entry, with only 250 attendees per day.

Reserve  Room: Admission covers entry from 12 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and includes early entry to the Reserve Room (where wines are priced at $50/bottle and higher) and the Main Room @ $125.00/person on Saturday; $100/person on Sunday.

Main Room: A General Admission ticket is admission to the event from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and includes all wines except the Reserve Room and the Cult Wine Lounge @ $80.00/person.

Consumer tickets can be purchased at www.sfvintnersmarket.com.  Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion is located on Marina Boulevard at Laguna Street, along the northern waterfront between Aquatic Park and the Marina Green, within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (94123). Directions: http://www.fortmason.org/aboutus/visitor-information/directions

Participating wineries:

Cult Wine Lounge wineries include: 5150 Wines, CADE, Caldwell Vineyard, Chappellet Winery, Courtesan, Lail Vineyards, Miner Family Winery, Odette, OMERTA, PlumpJack, Round Pond Estate, Spirit Horse Vineyards, Spoto Wines, Spring Mountain Vineyard, The Vineyard House, Trinitas Cellars, TwentyFour By Charles Woodson Wines and Vineyard 511.

Reserve Room wineries include: Andis Wines, Bougetz Cellars, Calstar Cellars, Canard Vineyard, Canihan Family Winery, Cazadero Winery, Chaix Wines, Clouds Rest Vineyards, Colagrossi Wines, Ellipsis Wine Company, Ensemble Cellars, Estate 1856, GrapeHeart Vineyards, Greyscale Wines, Hatton Daniels, Holme Estate Cellars, Honrama Cellars, Hoot Owl Creek Vineyards, Imagine Wine, J. Rickards Winery, Kivelstadt Cellars, Laurel Glen Vineyard, Leaf and Vine Wines, Linaje Garsea, Miner Family Winery, Mira Winery, Mollydooker Wines, Old World Vines, Playwright Wines, Pope Valley Winery, Promenade, Respite, Rowland Tebb Wines, Rugg Family, S.R. Tonella Cellars, St. Supery Estate Vineyards & Winery, The Wine Foundry, Trinitas Cellars, Uproot Cellars, Viluko Vineyards, Von Holt Wines and Z’IVO Wines.

Main Room wineries include: 5Q Wines, Albertina Wine Cellars, Aldrich Browne, Ancient Oak Cellars, August Ridge, Avinodos Wines, Bali Wines, Betwixt Wines, Bouchaine Vineyards, Ca’Momi Napa Valley, Cellars 33, CESAR TOXQUI CELLARS, City Cellars, Concannon Vineyard, Dawn’s Dream Winery, De Novo Wines, Desmond Estate Wines, Don Sebastiani & Sons, Element Cellars, Flywheel Wines, Frog’s Tooth Vineyards, GALANTE VINEYARDS, Groppallo Vineyards, H-G Vineyards, Handley Cellars, Hey Mambo, Indigene Cellars, Jellybean Wines, Luma Wines, Mariah Vineyards, Moreno BHLV, Naked Wines, Navarro Vineyards, Nunes Vineyard/St. Rose Winery, Onesta Wines, Pennywise, Paralelo, Petroni Vineyards, Plungerhead, Portalupi Wines, R&B Cellars, Rebel Coast Winery, Rosenblum Cellars, Sandole Wines, Slices Sangria, Sonoma-Loeb Wines, St. Barthelmy Cellars, STEINBECK VINEYARDS & WINERY, Tess Wine, The San Francisco Mead Company, Three Arches Winery, Uproot Wines, Venteux Vineyards, Vino D’Angelo, Wait Cellars, Wargin Wines, White Oak Vineyards & Winery and Zin-Phomaniac.

About San Francisco Vintners Market

Firewater Partners owns and produces compelling experiential events which bring innovative industry partners and cutting edge consumers together to transform the categories that they work and play in. The recent acquisition of Drink Me Magazine (www.drinkmemag.com) allows the company to expand its focus as a media company specialized in the lifestyle of the craft wine, beer and spirits segments.