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Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival Announces Operations Manager

The board of directors of the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival announced the appointment of Andrea Jacobson as Operations Manager for the upcoming Festival, effective immediately. The 32nd annual event is scheduled for May 29, 30 & 31.

“Andrea has been a valuable employee serving as event coordinator of the Festival for over five years, and brings renewed energy, contagious enthusiasm and infinite experience,” stated Scott Vinton, CEO and chairman of the board.

Vinton also stated that the board action comes with the fullest confidence that Jacobson will continue to be an excellent steward of the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival’s mission.

“We recognize Andrea as the right person to effectively manage the organization through its transition and into a successful Festival,” Vinton added.

The board of directors wishes to recognize Carol Popejoy for her leadership and dedication to the Festival for the past 17 years and wishes her success in her new endeavors.

The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival is held at Lake Skinner Recreation area in the heart of Temecula Valley Wine Country. Located just north of San Diego County, the Festival has a successful history of celebrating Southern California Wine Country’s finest assets of clear skies dotted by hot air balloons, mild temperatures, and rolling vineyards.

For Festival information visit  or call (951) 676-6713.