Ninety percent of consumers in Sonoma County are new to the world of cannabis, so a guide is critical to help bridge the gap between wine and weed.
So says Mike Benziger, who has decided to serve as liaison, welcoming the cannabis curious into the fold. The former winemaker of Benziger Family Wines turned cannabis farmer now tends 50 plants on his Sonoma Valley farm.
“Cannabis just became legal in 2018 and with more than 1,000 strains of it, it can be very confusing,” he said.
Benziger of GlenTucky Family Farm will be the featured speaker at the Sonoma Valley Cannabis Enthusiasts meeting Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Hopmonk Tavern in Sonoma.
The focus, he said, will be on biodynamic farming with cannabis and how