In April 2018, we held a very successful combined Entrepreneur Wines release event with a Gratitude “thank you” event for all of our Ambassadors and Corporate backers.   The event was held at the Candy Store, a unique auto museum in San Mateo.  Our club members mixed it up while viewing million dollar antique automobiles and drinking our new 2016 Baciagalupi Chardonnay!

We had several Gratitude speakers that day, including Olenka Villarreal, CEO of Magical Bridge, and Sergio Medina, CEO of RISE.  Both speakers talked about the work their organizations are doing to help handicapped or underprivileged children here in the US and abroad.

In April 2018, we held a very successful combined Entrepreneur Wines release event with a Gratitude “thank you” event for all of our Ambassadors and Corporate backers.   The event was held at the Candy Store, a unique auto museum in San Mateo.  Our club members mixed it up while viewing million dollar antique automobiles and drinking our new 2016 Baciagalupi Chardonnay!

We had several Gratitude speakers that day, including Olenka Villarreal, CEO of Magical Bridge, and Sergio Medina, CEO of RISE.  Both speakers talked about the work their organizations are doing to help handicapped or underprivileged children here in the US and abroad.

On March 10th, 2016, the Gratitude Network and Entrepreneur Wines teamed up with F50, a unique and growing Silicon Valley angel network. Perkins Coie law firm graciously hosted the event at their beautiful offices in Palo Alto.  We had 35 in attendance, including several Wine Club members and a variety of F50 entrepreneurs and investors.  The evening was highlighted by a taste of Entrepreneur Wines’ 2012 Chardonnay and 2012 Diamond Mountain Cabernet.

The Haykins and Mike Miller took a trip with Kirk Venge to inspect the Fall production of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay Sonoma vineyards at Bacigalupi and Dutton Ranch. Fall in the rich vineyards of Sonoma was stunning!

Kirk Venge led a tasting of 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2014 Pinot Noir with over 60 members and guests in attendance. We also had two of our Gratitude Network entrepreneurs (Brian Hill from Endovo and Heather Franzese from Good World Solutions) to talk about their companies’ progress.

Entrepreneur Wines and Wente Vineyards teamed up for a presentation on “Giving Back” aimed at members of both wine clubs. Wente poured their “Art of Giving 2013” cabernet, and Entrepreneur Wines featured its 2010 Mt. Veeder Cabernet. Guests were treated to an afternoon in the Wente Barrel Room in Livermore, CA., complete with music, a spread of appetizers and lots of “networking”!

That “wine like a fine cigar” look doesn’t come by itself. We took photos of the fun that was had in dipping and capping our 2012 Mt. Veeder cabernet bottles.

The Haykin took the first of many-to-come trips to see the vineyards where future Entrepreneur Wines will be coming from. Kirk Venge shared his perspective and tour of the vineyards in Russian River for Baciagalupi (our future Chardonnays) and Dutton Ranch (our future Pinot Noirs).