Allan S. Goodman welcomed Chris Benziger, Vice President of Trade Relations, Benziger Family Winery, to Café Aura in Manchester on Oct. 18. Benziger, who also serves as the winery’s brand ambassador, travels the country sharing the Benziger Sonoma County portfolio of wines with fine wine shops and restaurants. During the event, he educated guests on the certified biodynamic and organic wines made through sustainable farming. Benziger oversees the home ranch and its many farm-related duties, including shepherding the Benziger flock of sheep and cows, tending to the estate vegetable and fruit trees, and producing the biodynamic preparations for the family’s vineyards. For more than 30 years, the family has grown grapes on its Sonoma Mountain ranch and its distinctive and expressive vineyards in the county to create its award-winning wines. Wines showcased included Benziger Family Winery Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot; Tribute Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir; and Imagery Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir.