‘”Ever thought about the labor that goes into making a bottle of wine? What about the stresses that labor puts on workers? If you haven’t, you should.” – Mark Stock, The Manual
With sustainability becoming more of a focus for wineries, topics such as land and water use are often at the forefront of the discussion. Mark Stock’s recent article via TheManual.com features ¡Salud! and care for vineyard workers in other regions of the country as part of the sustainability movement, urging readers to consider the impact on agricultural workers.
Thank you to Mark Stock and Oregon Wine Press for this snapshot of the 2018 auction at Ponzi Vineyards and Domaine Serene on November 9 and 10, 2018.
Together with the Summertime ¡Salud! E-Auction, the 2018 event season raised a record-breaking $1 million to provide healthcare to vineyard workers and their families.
“How One Industry Gives Healthcare to Its Hard-to-Reach Migrant Workers”
With stories from ¡Salud! Founder, Nancy Ponzi, and an update from ¡Salud! Services manager, Leda Garside, VICE Magazine illustrates why ¡Salud! is important now more than ever.
“That stress of living in this uncertainty, it adds a lot,” she said. “You were promised one thing and went from one area of hope and now we are in an area of, we don’t know. That creates a lot of stress, and that stress is reflected physically.” – Leda Garside, RN, MBA, ¡Salud! Services Manager
Thank you to VICE Magazine reporter Emily Gillespie and photographer Toni Greaves for accompanying ¡Salud! Services to a mobile health clinic in the summer of 2018.
“November in Oregon wine country marks Thanksgiving, finishing harvest and, most importantly, ¡Salud!.” – Oregon Wine Press
Thank you to the Oregon Wine Press for highlighting this year’s stellar event and gracious supporters. We are grateful to Oregon’s wine community for helping make ¡Salud! services possible.
Read Oregon Wine Press’s feature here
- “E-Auction from ¡Salud! Donates Directly to Vineyard Workers” – Sip Northwest
- “Amid a Health Crisis, ¡Salud! Puts Farmworkers First” – Wine Enthusiast
- “Wine Country’s Farmworkers Are Staying Healthy Against All Odds” – Reasons to be Cheerful feature
- COVID-19 Clinics featured in Statesman Journal
- More than $1 Million Raised