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2014-03-30 23:00:10

New Small Plates Event Hosted by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association Offers Culinary Experience of Regional Wine and Gourmet Fare Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail reintroduces Small Plates, a once-wildly popular series of upscale wine and food pairings along the trail. This event is being hosted twice this spring on Friday, April 25 and Friday, May 30. Participants enjoy a full glass of wine paired with a well-presented and...

2014-03-29 23:00:48

Attendees enjoy delicious food and wine pairings and fun hat contests at 22 wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail hosted by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail's annual Spring Sip & Savor event is being held May 3-4, 2014. As vineyards wake to the sun and warmth of May, attendees enjoy delicious wine and food pairings at each of the 22 participating wineries on the wine trail and...

2014-03-18 12:27:27

ST. HELENA, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the stellar 90+ scores from world-renowned wine critic Robert Parker, Yao Family Wines has once again garnered top acclaim for their recently released wines. The April 2014 issue of Wine Enthusiast Magazine published stand-out scores for the 2010 Yao Family Wines: NAPA CREST Red Wine Blend (91 Points), Yao Ming(® )Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (95 Points) and Yao Ming(® )Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (98 Points, the...

2014-03-06 20:22:33

A Complete Bitcoin Ecosystem PASO ROBLES, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The first fully fledged Bitcoin ecosystem has been completed with Mondo Cellars, a winery based in Paso Robles, Calif. producing all aspects of a special set of wines with only Bitcoins. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140306/MN78061) Acting as négociants in creating two red blends, the 2011 Mistress and 2011 La Rocca, they have become the first winery in the world to produce wine...

2014-02-28 23:02:53

The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Introduces Sips, Chips & Dips and Small Plates Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail welcomes wine enthusiasts to participate in two new events along the trail this spring; Sips, Chips & Dips is a free event taking place on March 29, and Small Plates takes place on April 25 and again on May 30. On March 29 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm, during Sips, Chips & Dips, visit the wineries along the Leelanau...

2014-02-28 23:02:42

New Three-day Wine Tour Encourages Slower-paced Exploration of Wine Region Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Just in time for Michigan Wine Month in April, the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail is rolling out a new program entitled the “Leelanau Loop Adventure.” The new tour gives wine enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the renowned wine region at a more leisurely pace during the months from September to June. “The loop adventure encourages participants to slow...

2014-02-12 08:26:39

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2014 PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Oscars draw near, wine and film lovers can pair their favorite passions in California wine country. With Oscar parties and film festivals, Wine Institute invites you to see the films and experience California wine regions' Hollywood connections this awards season and visit locations where some famous movies were shot! View upcoming film-related events at discovercaliforniawines.com. Oscar Parties and Film Festivals in...

2014-01-30 23:34:33

Kukeri Wines is the brainchild of the winemaker Petar Kirilov, founder of VinoEnology.com, who wanted to create a label to tell the story of old Thracian tradition. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The first release of Kukeri Wines is 50 cases of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, offering unique terroir of a vineyard in Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley. Mount Veeder AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in the Mayacamas Mountains overlooking the opening of the Napa Valley. Officially recognized in 1990, Mt....

2014-01-23 16:23:59

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you haven't yet acted on your New Year's resolution to rekindle romance with your partner, San Luis Obispo County's got you covered this Valentine's Day and beyond. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/DC15074LOGO) Located mid-way between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's Central Coast -- San Luis Obispo County - known as SLO County to the locals -- invites lovers to slow down and...

2014-01-20 23:01:13

Regional Foods Complement Local Wines Offering a Delicious Tour along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s annual celebration of wine, love and chocolate is set for February 8 and 9, 2014. Taste the Passion gives attendees an opportunity to sample the region’s wines paired with local food while enjoying a festive wine tour. Tickets are $35 for the weekend event, and lodging packages are available from...