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Taste Trade Show Directory

June 18, 2013 Meet The Most Important Wine Country Hospitality & Event Trade Show of the year!

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Table of Contents




Event Schedule


On Stage




Exhibitors and Participants


Site Visits




Benefits of CANVAS




The Concierge Alliance of Napa Valley & Sonoma welcomes you to the 2nd Annual WINE COUNTRY HOSPITALITY EVENT TRADE SHOW! Please enjoy the EXPERIENCE! And tap into the RESOURCES! It is our honor and pleasure to showcase for you the fabulous opportunities offered in Wine Country! I hope you walk away with a lot of new connections and an expanded vision of how you can create wonderful memories in Wine Country for your clients. We look forward to seeing you every year in Napa and Sonoma to renew your vision.

Colby Smith Founder & Executive Director

Event Schedule


Registration opens

9:00am to 12:15pm

Site visits to special event & meeting locations

12:30pm to 2:00pm

2-course seated lunch presented by 2 chefs followed by Extravagant Dessert Arbor

1:45pm to 5:00pm

An Exhibit Hall out on the Trentadue great lawn surrounded by pines and vines





On Stage

Appetizer Social 12:30pm to 1:15pm

Appetizer Social Perfect Prime Duo

Seated Luncheon 1:15pm to 2:00pm

Seated Luncheon Zachary Seifert Ponce

Exhibit Hall 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Whiskey & Honey Country Band

On Stage 2:30pm to 2:45pm

Wine Country Entertainment DJ

2:45pm to 3:30pm

Sun Kings Beatles Tribute Band

3:30pm to 3:45pm

Break with announcement/raffle drawing by Colby Smith

3:45pm to 4:30pm

7-piece Keith Johnson’s All Stars Dance Band

4:30pm to 5:00pm

Wine Country Entertainment DJ





Sponsors Alaska Airlines Bill Essick 510.428.2411 Explore more, spend less! Take advantage of great fares to some of your favorite destinations. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, Alaska Airlines is your go-to airline for all your travel needs.

Annie the Baker Annie Baker 707.812.5566 Annie the Baker brings you chewy gooey mounds of decadent cookie goodness, each made from scratch and baked to perfection. The cookie “for those who love cookie dough more than the cookie!”

Art & Clarity Janna Waldinger 707.257.1166 Art & Clarity’s 20 years of experience in the Wine Country provides creative multimedia, photography and video services for the individual and corporate clients with images capturing the essence of their visit or event with grace, style and professionalism.

Beau Wine Tours Rose Kapsner 800.387.2328 Ext. 208 Beau Wine Tours - Luxury Transportation & Limousine Service offers complete charter services. If you are planning a special function, meeting or event we offer the finest transportation and quality service.

Big 4 Party Rentals Sabrina Bigoski 707.588.796 Big 4 is your “one stop shop” for your entire event, offering full consulting services for any event, from an intimate dinner to a festival hosting thousands of guests.

California Meetings + Events John Sullivan 714.365.2400 California Meetings + Events is the premier magazine for meetings and events professionals working in California. Circulated to more than 10,000 planners, suppliers and related professionals, the magazine includes essential information on a range of topics.



CANVAS would like to express its deep gratitude to our Sponsors for their generous support to the CANVAS Hospitality Trade Show. Your ongoing trust in CANVAS’ mission is the foundation of all we are able to accomplish.

Calistoga Balloons Yvonne Lerch 707.942.5758 Float over the magnificent north end of Napa Valley and let the breeze usher you along scenic grapevine corridors and the most majestic mountain vistas in the world. Calistoga Hot Air Balloons has a trusted reputation and years of experience providing guests a safe and unforgettable journey into the heavens.

Calvisius Caviar Antoinette Sloan 310.912.0892 Calvisius combines time-honored traditions with the technology of sustainability. Their state-of-the-art processing facility uses purified water and filtered air, guaranteeing a fresh, uncompromisingly refined caviar, with a quality that you can discern and savor.

Classic Party Rentals Megan Balaguy 707.963.5233 Brides, corporate executives and party planners in the North Bay call on Classic Napa/Sonoma to bring their special event to life. You can count on Classic.

Costeaux French Bakery Matt Sorensen 707.695.7655 The Healdsburg bakery is celebrated for its legendary artisan breads and open air bakery café. Costeaux is also well known for legendary desserts and is a premier purveyor of wedding cakes. Dragonfly Floral Carlisle Degischer 707.433.3739 From single stems to gala affairs - Dragonfly Floral specializes in Green Weddings and Event Design and local deliveries. Dragonfly is a unique and organic flower farm and florist, offering natural, uncontrived floral services.

CPA Valet Soraya Aughney 415.382.0588 CPA Valet is “The Premier Parking and Shuttle” company servicing the Bay Area. As a company, they simply strive to be outstanding by creating raving fan customers and giving superior professional service with value behind a name you can trust.




Encore Events Rentals Heather Nelson 707.763.3322 Encore Events Rentals is a premier party and events rental company, with two locations serving the Wine Country and the greater Bay Area. With locations in Petaluma and Healdsburg offering amazing design, knowledgeable staff and excellent customer service.

Floral Designs by Heather Hendrickson Heather Hendrickson 707.869.0883 Heather Hendrickson has a passion for beautiful flowers and flair for creativity. Heather can ensure that your wedding day flower dreams come true with romantic, original bouquets, gorgeous ceremonial displays, and stunning reception flowers.


Golden State Communications Jessica Carroll 408.558.2700 Since 1992, Golden State Communications, Inc. has specialized in on-site mobile communications solutions, representing over 5,000 companies and organizations nationwide. Whether you’re purchasing, renting or in need of repair, GSC provides clients with a complete and comprehensive communications solution.

Grapevine Catering Amy Ludwick 707.869.1277 Grapevine Catering Company, is a boutique caterer located in the Russian River Valley. With a steadfast philosophy to produce high quality cuisine using seasonal, local products, helping support our local farmers and businesses.

Pure Luxury Transportation Committed to Perfection tm

Wine Tours ~ Group Travel ~Airport Service

Serving Wine Country and San Francisco Bay Area Sedans ~ Limousines ~ Vans ~ SUVs Shuttle Buses ~ Limousine Coaches ~ Motor Coaches

(800) 626 - 5466

Fully Insured & State Licensed TCP #12878




LiveArts Productions Lol Levy 415.722.0550 LiveArts Productions provides unique, unusual and spectacular entertainment from Aerialists to Acrobatics and creative support services for corporate and private events. They create a world of possibilities with customized entertainment to bring your brand to life!

Melania Mahoney Photography Melania Mahoney 707.495.0640 Melania Mahoney provides event, product, family, babies and pet photography in both Sonoma and Napa Counties, on site, off site and in her private studio.

Sponsors Napa Valley Film Festival Stephanie Gerbracht 707.226.7500 The Napa Valley Film Festival showcases the best in new independent filmmaking and world cinema, building community around the art of visual story-telling. Nick’s Cove Kathryn Marando 415.663.1033 Nick’s Cove Restaurant and Oyster Bar is a destination restaurant in one of the most beautiful coastal settings in all of California. Sourced from local dairy and produce farms, and the fresh seafood of Tomales Bay and nearby waters their menu is mouthwatering and award winning. Pond and Fountain Pros Jim Wilder 707.527.0125 With 20 years of experience, Pond and Fountain Pros will help you design your outdoor project and recommend the best equipment to ensure “a job well done.” Pond and Fountain Pros provide versatile and cost effective ways to greatly increase your outdoor experience.



Sponsors Piper-Johnson Catering Terri Johnson 707.942.5432 With Piper-Johnson Catering, you can expect nothing short of perfection. One of the premier catering companies in Napa and Sonoma counties since 1987, Piper Johnson’s full service catering company is turnkey from arranging menus, party rentals and recommending vendor partners.

Pitman Family Farms Geoff Green 415.726.7009 Mary’s Free-Range Chickens are produced by Pitman Farms, a family owned business that has been raising poultry for three generations. Home grown in clean living quarters, a healthier and happier chicken is produced having a better taste!

Pure Luxury Jennifer Buffo 707.775.2920 Pure Luxury -located in the heart of the Wine Country - accommodates groups of all sizes. Offering custom Wine Country Tours, Airport transfers, Dinner outings and more in private chauffeured driven limousines, sedans & buses.

San Francisco Magazine Katie Prevost 415.206.0934 San Francisco magazines is an insightful and award-winning publication with coverage of regional and local issues, as well as food, fashion, travel and entertainment, educating, informing, and entertaining 360,000 readers every month.

Sonoma County Tourism Paula Higgins 707.522.5800 Sonoma County Tourism is your best resource on where to go, where to stay and what to do.

Sponsors The Thomas Jennifer Coleman 707.226.7821 The Thomas & Fagiani’s Bar is located in a historic location in downtown Napa, serving brunch, lunch and dinner and tailored special events. Open-air third level seating overlooks the Napa River and a delightful way to enjoy fresh, rustic-style food.

Trentadue Winery Mary Hotaling 707.433.3104 Trentadue Winery is exactly what you’ve been looking for—the ideal setting for a wedding celebration, a unique tour and tasting experience—and even gondola rides in the wine country. With great hospitality, Trentadue welcomes your celebrations into their family traditions.

Wine Country Entertainment Anglea Takeishi 707.695.9862 Wine Country Entertainment serving Napa and Sonoma is a full service entertainment agency providing live music from classical and jazz ensembles, DJs, and party dance bands!

Wright’s Travel Photography Greg Wright 707.257.3936 Wright’s Travel Photography has provided quality professional photography as a member of the Professional Photographers of America since 1992. They enjoy capturing those once-in-a-lifetime portraits, from boutique weddings (LGBT friendly), unique senior portraits, winery and special events, in the field photo workshops and product shots. Special event pricing for CANVAS members.



Exhibitors & Participants We are grateful to our Exhibitors & Participants for helping to shape the purpose of CANVAS’ Hospitality & Event Trade Show. You have set a standard that will encourage a growing participation in years to come.

Alaska Airlines Bill Essick 510.428.2411 Travel & Transportation

Andaz Napa Ashley Price 707.687.1234 Lodging

Art & Clarity Janna Waldinger 707.257.1166 Photography

Authentic Wine Country Bookings Elaine Lucia 800.270.8327 Elaine@ Tour Guide

Baci Cafe & Wine Bar Lisbeth Holmefjord 707.433.8111 Lisbeth@ Restaurant

Beau Wine Tours Rose Kapsner 800.387.2328 Ext. 208 Travel & Transportation

Best Western Plus Dry Creek Inn Sandi Daniels 707.433.0300 Ext. 603 Lodging

Big 4 Party Rental Suzie Bradley Wier 707-588-7960 Event Rental

Buena Vista Winery Staci Sheets Staci.sheets@ 800-926-1266 Winery

Ca’Momi Restaurant Josepha Bertolini 707.257.4992 Restaurant

California Meetings + Events John Sullivan 714.365.2400 John.Sullivan@ Media

Calistoga Balloons Yvonne Lerch 707.942.5758 Yvonne@ Outdoor Activity

Calistoga Cakes Dedra Haynie 707.947.3015 Dedra@ Bakery

Calvisius Caviar Antoinette Sloan 310.988.4345 antoinette@ Gourmet Food

Castello di Amorosa Audrey Hardy-Lenhart 707.967.7084 Ahardy@Castellodiamorosa. com Winery

Charles Krug Aine Tucker 707.967.2230 Atucker@ Winery

Exhibitors & Participants

Classic Party Rentals Megan Balaguy 707.963.5233 Mbalaguy@ Event Rentals

Coldstone Creamery Trudy Grabenauer 707.888.2547 SonomaColdstone@ Gourmet Food

Cornerstone Cellars Katrina Kay 707.945.0388 Katrina@ WInery

Costeaux French Bakery Matt Sorensen 707.695.7655 Bakery

Culinary Institute of Greystone Tyffani Peters 707.318.2726 Restaurant

Dashe Cellers Sally Gordon 510.452.1800 Winery

DeLoach Vineyards David Fackrell 707.526.9111 Ext. 104 David.Fackrell@ Winery

Domaine Chandon Georgia Haggard 1.888.242.6366 customerservice@ Winery



Exhibitors & Participants

Doubletree by Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Shelly Nelson 707.586.4655 Lodging

Enterprise Rent A Car Scott Faber 888.709.4335 Travel & Transportation

Dragonfly Floral Carlisle Degischer 707.433.3739 Carlisle@ Floral

Etoile Jennifer Rose 707.204.7595 Jennifer_Rose@ Winery

D’Vine Connections Kim Kondo 707.938.7494 Kim.Kondo@ Tour Guide

Farmstead Restaurant Elizabeth Harris 805.895.1567 Elizabeth@ Restaurant

Encore Events Heather Nelson 707.763.3322 Heather@ Event Rentals

Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa Susan Dunn 707.545.8530 Lodging


Exhibitors & Participants

Floral Designs by Heather Heather Hendrickson 707.763.3322 Flowers@ Floral

Francis Ford Coppola Winery James Luchini 707.857.1403 James.Luchini@ Winery

Getaway Adventures Randy Johnson 707.568.3040 Rjohnson@ Outdoor Activity Event Space

GoGoGlam Laurie Key 707.494.9562 Rental on Wheels

Golden State Communications Jessica Carroll 408.558.2700 Jessica@ Event Rentals

Grapevine Catering Amy Ludwick 707.869.1277 Aludwick@ Caterer

Grgich Hills Estate Stephanie Simunovich 707.963.2784 Winery

Harvest Inn Debbie Greene 800.950.8466 Lodging

Exhibitors & Participants

Healdsburg SHED Naomi McLeod 707.431.7433 Naomi@ Restaurant

Hertz Rental Car Albert Rufino 707.265.7575 Travel & Transportation

HopMonk Tavern Kim Schubert 707.975.9810 Restaurant

Kendall Jackson Stephen Pirak 707.576.3802 Winery

Key Artist Group/Living World Entertainment Lee McDonald 800.522.9759 Ext. 1 Entertainment

Le Belge Chocolates Monica Gutierrez 707.258.9202 Monica@ Gourmet Food

Lambert Bridge Winery Summer Jeffus 707.431.9600 Summer@ Winery

Liquid Events Lisa Scopazzi 407.694.3481 Entertainment


LiveArts Productions Lol Levy 415.722.0550 lol@ Entertainment

Markham Vineyards Vickie Andreassi 707.302.2037 Vandreassi@ WInery

Melania Mahoney Photography Melania Mahoney 707.495.0640 Photographer

Merryvale Wineyards Kelly Craig 707.968.3491 Winery

MGL Media Group Monica Granados-Lopez 707.266.6560 Media

Napa & Sonoma Valley Bike Tours Kellie Macway 707.944.2953 Kellie@ Outdoor Activity

Napa Valley Clothing Mona Leonardi 707.255.9607 Mona@ Retail

Napa Valley Festival del Sole Sonia Tolbert 707.944.9910 Entertainment

Exhibitors & Participants

Napa Valley Film Festival Sonia Tolbert 707.944.9910 Entertainment

Napa Valley Wine Country Tours Jineen Summerton 707.226.3333 Tour Guide

Nick’s Cove Jennifer Girard 415.663.1033 Restaurant

Nob Hill Foods Erik Freeman 707.224.8583 Gourmet Food

Partake Stephen Pirak 707.576.3802 Restaurant

Piper-Johnson Catering Terri Piper-Johnson 707.942.5432 Terri@ Caterer

Pitman Family Farms Geoff Green 415.726.7009 Gourmet Food

Platypus Tours Ltd. Jenny Toomer 707.927.0673 Tour Guide

Pond and Fountain Pros Jim Wilder 707.527.0125 Event Rentals

Pure Luxury Jennifer Buffo 707.775.2920 Travel & Transportation

Quivira Vineyards & Winery Tom Scott 707.431.8354 Winery

Raymond Vineyards Sarah Rathke 707.963.3141 Winery

Reata Winery Emily Byer 707.254.8673 Ext. 130 Winery

River Rock Casino Dora Azevedo 707.857.2772 Doraa@ Casino

Russian River Adventures Larry Laba 707.433.5599 Outdoor Activity

Safari West Corrine Bishop 707.579.2551 Outdoor Activity



Exhibitors & Participants

San Francisco Helicopters LLC Teri McClelland 650.635.4500 Aerial Tours

San Francisco Magazine Jillian Rago 415.216.0895 Media

Sonoma County Tourism Paula Higgins 707.522.5800 Phiggins@ Tour Guide

Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute Jessica Heing 707.664.3347 Wine Education

Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley Craig Haskell 707.938.2600 Ext. 207 Craig@ Tour Guide

St. Supery Estate Vineyards & Winery Chris Parker 800.942.0809 Winery

Story City Media Gary Felder 707.799.7953 Media

Stryker Sonoma Brian Shapiro 707.433.1944 Brians@ Winery

The Taste of Tea Donna Tokugawa 707.875.9370 Gourmet Food

The Thomas Jennifer Coleman 707.226.7821 Jennifer@ Restaurant

Tout Suite Susan Quinn 415.531.8355 Media

Travelin’ Joe Bill Choy 510.919.7279 TravelinJoeBill@ Event Beverages

Trentadue Winery Mary Hotaling 707.433.3104 Ext. 120 Winery

Uptown Theatre Napa Mindi Levine 707.259.0123 Mindi@ Entertainment

Vintage Valley Catering Melissa Matson 707.433.9628 Chef@ Caterer

VML Winery Deney Raike 707.431.4433 Winery

Exhibitors & Participants

Wine Country Entertainment Angela Takeishi 707.965.9862 Angela@ Entertainment

Wright’s Photography Greg Wright 707.257.3936 Greg@ Photographer



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Site Visits

Thank you to our gracious Site Visit Hosts Presenting a sampling of some of the top wineries that can host your events or meetings. Showcasing a variety of styles and sizes to suit your needs.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery Healdsburg SHED Lambert Bridge Quivira Vineyards and Winery Stryker Sonoma VML Russian River Winery

About Canvas

With over 980 Members, Concierges and Tour Guides, wineries, restaurants, spas, art galleries Event/Meeting Planners and more, CANVAS offers an organized resource for the members of the Wine Country Hospitality Community. CANVAS programs facilitate opportunities for its Members to grow relationships, stay up with the latest information, expand their knowledge about wine, food and Napa Valley & Sonoma, to develop and support their ability to be outstanding ambassadors for Wine Country. To the degree that everyone who interacts with a guest is networked, informed, and inspired by how much they are learning, they will share that enthusiasm with visitors to Wine Country. This, in turn, will encourage guests to return to the Valleys and share positive experiences with friends. In this way we, the Hospitality Professionals, have the pride of contributing to the reputation and economy of Wine Country.


2450 Foothill Blvd Suite G, Calistoga, CA 707-942-5432


The Benefits of CANVAS Membership Members are defined by CANVAS as any individual or business that supports visitors to Wine Country.

CANVAS provides: Networking opportunities: Events that facilitate meeting other hospitality colleagues to strengthen current and create new relationships and referrals through: “CANVAS Connect” monthly social network gatherings with other Hospitality Professionals “Quick Connect” one-on-one networking groups Education: Ongoing programs expanding the knowledge base of our Members. Examples: Gatekeepers of Wine Country Panel, Farming Practices, Appellation Series, Wine Education, etc. Opportunities to present at and attend bi-monthly educational meetings Hospitality and Customer Service Training (open classes & custom) Resources: Access via website login to CANVAS’ fully searchable Resource Directories, Calendars and more. Marketing to the Hospitality Community: Searchable listings of over 980 Member companies and services in the CANVAS Resource Directory, with details of services and products, unique offerings, menus, specials, photo galleries, directions, etc. Provided by you, for easy access to Concierges, Tour Guides and other Members.

Calendar Postings: Event posting on the Member Calendar to advise Concierges, Tour Guides and Associate Members of activities of interest to guests. Research Days: CANVAS takes groups of Concierges & Tour Guides to other member facilities to gather first-hand experience to help them most effectively serve guests. Informative Weekly Newsletter, to advise the Hospitality community of industry news and activities. Annual Wine Country Hospitality & Event Trade Show provides Wine Country experiences and resources to assist Event and Meeting Planners in bringing their clients to Napa and Sonoma. Personal Assistance by Colby & CANVAS Team Members: We will help you put together custom activities with a group of Concierges & Tour Guides as introduction or reinforcement of relationships. Annual Hospitality Excellence Awards Dinner, creating awareness and rewarding outstanding customer service. Marketing opportunities with our Media partners, San Francisco Magazine, 7x7 Magazine, San Francisco Bride, WHERE Magazine, KRON TV and more. We invite you to become a member and participate with your colleagues in this Wine Country community of Ambassadors.

Wine Country Drawing Prizes

Some of you will have the fun of leaving with a terrific drawing prize to take a little of the essence of Wine Country with you. And just to tease you here are a few examples of some of the sensational prizes. Alaska Airlines—2 Round Trip tickets for two anywhere in the U.S. including Hawaii Andaz—2 night stay in an Andaz King Guestroom for two Bouchon—Three course dinner for 2 with wine pairings at Bouchon Bistro in Yountville Calistago Balloons—Hot Air Balloon flight for two Case of St. Supery wine—Mixed varietals Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa & Sonoma State University—One night stay in the newly remodeled Executive King or Suite for two. Includes Breakfast buffet served poolside and a pass to the Montecito Health Club, combined with Sonoma State “How to Build a Profitable Wine Club Seminar” Getaway Adventures & Costeaux French Bakery—Kayak trip for two combined with 2 gifts cards from Costeaux French Bakery HERTZ Car Rental—$200 gift certificate Napa Valley Film Festival—Day passes for two providing one-day access (Friday, November 15, 2013) SF Helicopter—Scenic City Bay Tour for 2 Wine Country Entertainment—One hour live entertainment solo musician of your choice


LiveArts productions Conceptual and Variety Entertainment


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Treat your guests to the

Ultimate Ice Cream Experience! Sundae Bars * Mobile Cart * Ice Cream Cakes Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches & Cupcake s Catering Department: 707.888.0966


Pure Luxury Transportation Notes Committed to Perfection


Wine Tours ~ Group Travel ~Airport Service

Serving Wine Country and San Francisco Bay Area Sedans ~ Limousines ~ Vans ~ SUVs Shuttle Buses ~ Limousine Coaches ~ Motor Coaches

(800) 626 - 5466

Fully Insured & State Licensed TCP #12878






EXTRAORDINARY Chappellet’s Pritchard Hill has been dubbed “The Rodeo Drive of Napa” and “Napa’s Grand Cru.” We invite your most discriminating clients to experience this breathtaking terroir and wines that rival the great First Growths. Please contact Blakesley Chappellet to discuss your exclusive event. Chappellet Winery, Inc. 707.967.7055

Pritchard Hill, St. Helena, CA

Join us in the heart of Napa Valley for:

• Award-winning Napa Valley estate wines • Exceptional tastings, tours and Interactive Wine Classes • World-class art exhibitions

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• Napa Open Daily 10am-5pm 8440 St. Helena Hwy Rutherford, CA 94573 (800) 942-0809

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