The Wine Country Marines are a patriotic organization of Marines and friends of the Corps dedicated to perpetuating both the ethos and esprit de corps of the U.S. Marine Corps, and to carry on charitable and educational activities associated with this goal as allowed by law.  Located north of the Golden Gate within the California Wine Country, we have proudly sponsored the annual "Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball" in the town of Sonoma during the month of November since 1985. Though we are based in the Wine Country of California, the reach of our benevolence is statewide and beyond.


The Wine Country Marines is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation recognized under Internal Revenue Code: Section 501 (c) (3). Contributions to the Wine Country Marines are recognized under section 170 of the code and are tax deductible within the United States of America. Our Federal Tax number is: 38-3737505.



How you can Support the families of our Fallen Marines.

We are deeply saddened by the tragic murders of four Marines in Tennessee on July 16, 2015. We ask your assistance in donating to this GoFundMe in order to assist the family members of those killed. 100% of the funds will be used to assist the families with travel and funeral related expenses.


Any excess funds will be placed into a scholarship or trust fund for the surviving dependents. We strive to support our fellow brothers and sisters in arms, active-duty and veterans alike, and hope that you will help the loved ones of these fallen heroes. Semper Fidelis.


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 Current Events

240th Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Veterans Career Expo

Marine Corps Muster

We take great pleasure in announcing that James Mattis USMC (Ret.), the former Commanding Officer of US Central Command (CENTCOM), will be our Guest of Honor at the 2015 Wine Country Marine Corps Ball.


The 2015 "Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball"  celebrating the 240th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps will be held on Saturday, October 31st, 2015.


The Wine Country Marine Corps Birthday Ball is a major fundraiser for the SEMPER FI FUND.




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Dates: October, 2015

The Wine Country Marines, in partnership with the VA Palo Alto, will be supporting the 2nd annual Marine Corps Muster.

Marines in the IRR (individual Ready Reserve) are required to muster in annually. The VA Palo Alto is the Gold Standard for how to properly do this. Welcoming Marines and their families as they are enrolled into the VA Healthcare System, Learn about their benefits, services and employment opportunities available to them.



The Wine Country Marines, in partnership with the VA Palo Alto, Hire America's Heroes, AT&T, DeAnza College and others are proud to bring you a comprehensive Veterans and Military Career Expo.


Open to Veterans of all generations, military service members and their families and surviving family members of our fallen service members.


The date for the next expo has not been determined.



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731 Amherst Circle

Sonoma, California 95476







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