Bear Flag Wine celebrates Canadian music, arts and culture; launches cross-country tour: Bear Flag Fest

May 6, 2014

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TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ – This Wednesday, as part of Canadian Music
Week, Bear Flag Wine announces Bear Flag Fest, a rich, branded national music tour that ties the Bear Flag Wine brand
to indie bands, popular nightlife venues, and national music events;
integrating unique sampling and association with creative culture. Ads
across select video, mobile and social lifestyle properties promote the
Summer Tour and seed #BFF content across Canada.

The key objective of the campaign is to generate awareness for Bear Flag
Wine, but with a specific focus on celebrating and supporting The
Creative Class. Bear Flag Fest blends progressive festival sponsorships
with innovative content creation to extend conversion with the brand’s
target audience. The tour includes stops at Canadian Music Week,
Seahorse Tavern Halifax, Toronto’s NXNE and Pemberton Music Fest, among

“We believe in the dreamers, the naysayers and the contrarians that are
looking for more of an experience and less of a passive communication
by advertisers,” says Kai Exos, Curator of Bear Flag Fest 2014. “We all
spend our days trying to make something special, and those that do that
really should be honoured for strengthening our communities.”

Unique editorial content is posted to www.bearflagfest.com to extend
reach to a national audience. Features on indie bands, highlights on
local vendors and general promotion on community-led events will be the
core focus of the online property.

At each venue, Bear Flag has sponsored Green Room Takeovers with
reclaimed rustic elements and a decidedly modern twist, echoing the
brand’s values, layered in with branding to create experiences and
backdrops for engaging video content. Social-mobile triggers at each
venue call up Bear Flag content and prompt for engagement.

To view complete tour listing and dates, visit www.bearflagfest.com.


Bear Flag Wine, a unique California wine with unexpected blends, was
conceived by a group of winemakers who wanted to create wines that
reflected a side of California’s rebellious spirit. Rather than
creating traditional wines, the group openly flouted the winemaking
rules to craft a series of wine blends that defy convention. The
result is three distinctive blends – Dark Red, Soft White and Smooth
Red. Bear Flag Wine is available across Canada for around $13-$15.
At Bear Flag, we believe the only opinion that matters is your own.


SPOKE is a Creative Agency with offices in North America and Europe.
Taking a digital approach to integrated communications, the agency
crafts experience-driven campaigns for global brands in the Lifestyle,
Retail and Entertainment sectors. SPOKE currently represents Bear Flag
Wine, Entertainment One, Yahoo, Disney Consumer Products, Contiki
Travel and Viacom Media Networks, among others. The agency’s team of 31
provocateurs listens closely to global trends and cultural shifts to
change the way we interact with each other.


Source: PR Newswire

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