Thank you for making the 2023 Whole Vines Festival an amazing success. We’re looking forward to seeing you again for a GRAPE time!
At The Whole Vine Festival, you’ll have the chance to taste, learn, and experience everything that makes the San Joaquin Valley so unique – from the sweetest table grapes and raisins-nature’s candy, to the most complex and nuanced wines.
We couldn’t make this festival happen without the support of our amazing Founders, Builders, and Growers. Get to know the businesses and organizations that are helping to bring the best of the San Joaquin Valley to you. These esteemed organizations have played a pivotal role in the Whole Vine Festival, standing as pillars of support for all things grapes, raisins, and wine. As founding supporters, these organizations have etched their names into our history, forever recognized as visionaries who wholeheartedly believed in our cause and stepped forward during the festival’s nascent stages. With gratitude, we acknowledge the profound impact of these organizations, as they continue to inspire and guide us on this remarkable path.
The California Table Grape Commission is an esteemed organization representing California’s table grape growers and shippers. It’s primary purpose is to maintain and expand markets for fresh California grapes and to create new and larger intrastate, interstate, and foreign markets. Through strategic marketing initiatives, educational campaigns, and research advancements, it aims to increase awareness and prompt purchase of Grapes from California, and seeks innovative ways to grow a healthy product in a fruitful and efficient manner. The commission’s dedicated efforts support growers and contribute to the sustainability of the table grape industry in California’s Central Valley.
The California Table Grape Commission (commission) is committed to supporting the Whole Vine Festival mission to celebrate the San Joaquin Valley’s table grape, raisin, and wine industries. The commission appreciates the vision of the Whole Vine Festival advisory board and its goal of showcasing these world-leading industries via a family-friendly annual event that draws from the state, country, and world.
The commission is the promotional, educational, research, and issues management arm of the California fresh table grape industry. Table grapes are grown on approximately 90,000 acres in California, which supplies approximately 99 percent of the U.S. production.
On behalf of the California table grape industry, the commission is honored to be a Founding Supporter of the Whole Vine Festival and pledges to collaborate annually to facilitate event success.
American Vineyard Magazine: Proudly informing wine, raisin, and table grape growers since 1992, American Vineyard reaches more grape growers & PCAs in California and the U.S. than any other agricultural media with annual grower expos, monthly print publications, weekly video reports, and daily online news. With an editorial focus on grape growing practices, ag tech innovations, and news in the wine, juice, raisin, and table grape industries, American Vineyard is the only publication that covers the entire grape industry. Subscribe to receive American Vineyard Magazine for free today, and advertise to reach thousands of grape growers & PCAs.
The Raisin Administrative Committee is a notable organization overseeing the raisin industry in California. They play a crucial role in promoting and managing the production, marketing, and quality standards of California raisins, ensuring their continued success in the market.
AgWest Farm Credit, CoBank, and Fresno Madera Farm Credit are cooperatively-owned lending institutions providing agriculture and rural America with a dependable source of credit. We specialize in financing farmers, ranchers, farmer-owned cooperatives, rural utilities, and agribusinesses.
Farm Credit offers a broad range of loan products and financial services, including long-term real estate loans, operating lines of credit, equipment and facility loans, cash management, and appraisal and leasing services…everything a “growing” business needs.
Sun-Maid Growers of California
Headquarters: Fresno, CA
Industry: Consumer Package Goods, Organic Baby Food, and Kids Snacks
Founded in 1912, Sun-Maid Growers of California is a farmers’ cooperative of nearly 500 grower families with vineyards in California’s Central Valley. Sun-Maid products have been timeless and trusted go-to snacks for generations. While some things have changed, Sun-Maid’s ingredients haven’t—they’re real, minimally processed and consistently good. Within the past year Sun-Maid has expanded its portfolio of products beyond dried fruit to organic baby and toddler foods with the addition of the Plum Organics business; further continuing its mission to bring healthy foods for future generations.
We invite you to join us as a valued sponsor of 2023 The Whole Vine Festival and be an integral part of celebrating the extraordinary world of grapes, raisins, and wine.