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Steve presenting check to members of the Sonoma FFA
  • November 26, 2013: Steve Ledson Donates $15,000 to Sonoma FFA
    Fifth generation winemaker, philanthropist and Sonoma farmer Steve Ledson and his family are thrilled to donate $15,000 to the Sonoma FFA (Future Farmers of America) program at Sonoma Valley High School. The donation comes from proceeds generated from August and September receipts from the Centre du Vin, the popular restaurant at the Ledson Hotel on the historic Sonoma Plaza....more [54.8 KB]
Mountain Terrace Vineyard
  • January 28, 2013: Steve Ledson Buys Mountain Terraces Vineyard
    Winemaker Steve Ledson has quietly purchased a 125-acre parcel with 80 acres planted in vines atop the new Moon Mountain appellation above Sonoma Valley. The vineyard, known as Mountain Terraces, sits at 1,800 feet on the southwestern slopes of the Mayacamas Mountains on the back side of Mt. Veeder, above the Sonoma Valley floor. Ledson purchased the vineyard from the Schaefer family earlier this month..... more [76.6 KB]
Kristi Draluck and her kindergarten class in front of the new garden shed
  • September 2012: Steve Ledson donates a garden shed to Prestwood School
    Aspiring gardeners in Kristi Draluck’s kindergarten class at Prestwood School are working out of a new shed this year, thanks to a donation by Steve Ledson. After Draluck transformed a neglected playground into a beautiful garden (complete with solar power, thanks to a PG&E grant she pushed through), the blossoming garden needed a new storage space. Amee Scott was one of the school parents on the lookout when she spotted a shed with a ‘for sale’ sign in Armstrong Estates... more [75 KB]
Steve with new pitching machine
  • February 2012: Ledson Harmony Foundation Delivers New Pitching Machine for Sonoma Valley Girls Softball
    Last year Dean Merrill, Varsity Softball Coach and Program Director decided to go door to door asking for local merchants to donate funds to purchase the badly needed pitching machine. Vintner and philanthropist Steve Ledson approached him with the offer of donating the entire $2,700. Merrill stated,” This means so much to our players, not only will they have the opportunity to compete with top pitchers in the division, but all of the Recreation League players will benefit as well. ”….more [54 KB]

  • April 2011: Ledson Harmony Foundation donates new softball machine for Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association and will be sponsoring the Flowery Jog-A-Thon
    The Ledson Harmony Foundation, hearing about real needs, purchased a pitching machine for the Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association, and will again be sponsoring the Flowery Elementary School jog-a-thon to help fund a 5th grade field trip to the Marin Headlands. The Ledson Harmony Foundation will match up to $3,000 of pledges based on laps completed by grades K-5... more [54 KB]

  • August 2009: Ledson Hosts Wet Paint Fundraiser for SVMA
    Ledson is hosting the annual “Wet Paint” fundraising event …. more [105 KB]
Sonoma Magazine cover - Steve Ledson: King of the Castle
  • January 2009: King of the Castle, the Hard Work and Good Life of Steve Ledson
    We are sitting at the counter of Superburger on Fourth Street in Santa Rosa. It's maybe not the venue you'd expect for lunch with a multimillionaire tycoon who owns half a nearby city block, two wineries, a construction company, several homes, a Mendocino ranch, a luxury hotel, a philanthropic foundation and his very own castle. I’m having a medium-rare burger, he’s having a cheeseburger, a cup of chili and a vanilla shake. The calories don’t seem to concern him and there’s no tell tale roll beneath the crisp white T-shirt he’s wearing with the blue jeans that almost look ironed. There’s an immaculately trimmed moustache on his upper lip and not a hair is out of place on his carefully groomed head. He’s medium height with the taut body of a guy who either works with his hands ... more [868 KB]
  • January 2009: SF Gate: Sonoma Valley's Kenwood, village of snug beauty
    When newscasts are dominated by wars, layoffs and financial disasters, we find ourselves dreaming of snug little places where we can retreat and lick our wounds
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  • December 2008: HGTV Dream Home comes to Wine Country
    San Francisco Chronicle: Interior designer Linda Woodrum stood in the central entry hall of the Sonoma house...more
  • August 2008: You Could Win HGTV's Sonoma Dream Home
    Press Democrat: HGTV chose Ledson Armstrong Estate in Sonoma as the place to build a luxury house it will give away in a national sweepstakes... more
  • June 2008: Wet Paint: Sonoma Valley Art Museum
    Sonoma Index Tribune: For its tenth anniversary, the Sonoma Valley Art Museum has "remixed"its annual Wet Paint fundraiser to create a whole new kind ... more
  • June 2008: Last Day of School and Still Diggin' It
    Press Democrat: Ledson welcomes the Santa Rosa High School alumni from the classes of 1938 and earlier ... more
  • December 2007: Looking for delicious wine delivered to your door? Join the Club!
    Daily Press, Newport News, VA: Looking for the perfect gift for that certain someone who has everything? How about a couple bottles ... more
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