Who we are

California Wine Institute
425 Market Street, Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94105

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Sign Up Form

If you register via the sign up form on our website, we collect your contact details and store this information to process your registration. We do not give away your data to any third parties. Your information will be stored in a database in The Netherlands. We will use your data to invite you to our events and update you occasionally about our activities. Should you not wish to receive this information, you can unsubscribe by sending us an email to europe@discovercaliforniawines.com


Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your end device with the help of the browser. They do not cause any damage. We use cookies to make our website user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. They enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit. If you do not wish this, you can set up your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and to allow this only in individual cases. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

If you visit our website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses target-oriented cookies.

You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user data in the Google privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

You can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website to Google, and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

What rights you have over your data

If you registered for an event on our website, you can request that we erase your contact details after concluding the event you registered for. Requests can be send to europe@discovercaliforniawines.com.