Sonoma student pruners take top prizes

The competitors in the annual pruning competition at Shone Farm.


Mia Stornetta

The 14th annual Saralee Sonoma County Youth Grapevine Pruning Contest was held on Feb. 23 at Shone Farm in Forestville. The winners and

participants included Sonoma Valley’s Cynthia Moreno, first place for ages 11-12; Casey Spencer, first place for ages 14–15; and Ariel Scholten who came in first place and was senior champion for ages 16-19.