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2014-08-27 23:16:26

The Annual Wine Tasting Weekend is Loaded With Local Wine, Fresh Fare and Lots of Fun Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s annual Harvest Stompede event is a fabulous time to visit the region’s wineries. Rolling hills of grapevines cover the countryside, providing a magnificent backdrop to wine tasting fun in a weekend event that takes place September 6 and 7, 2014. Kicking off the festivities is an optional race through the vineyards at 9:00...

2014-08-26 23:00:56

Four Students Are Awarded a $1,000 Scholarship for the 2014/2015 School Year Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association (LPVA) awarded its first-ever recipients of the Bruce Simpson Winemaker Scholarship. The scholarships were presented on Tuesday, August 19. Four recipients will each receive $1,000 for the 2014/2015 school year. The recipients are Kurtis Berry, Dawn Stemo, Alexis Bogdanova-Hanna and Ashley Nitz. The financial...

2014-08-12 23:04:26

The 2014 wine grape harvest, the earliest since 2004, is now underway throughout the Napa Valley according to Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG). Napa, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The 2014 winegrape harvest, the earliest since 2004, is now underway throughout the Napa Valley according to Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG). Harvest will continue into late October, when the last cabernet sauvignon grape is picked. According to NVG, Napa Valley continues to experience drought conditions for the...

2014-07-31 23:01:08

The Annual Wine Tasting Weekend Provides Local Wine, Food and Fun Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The vineyards are lush, and the grapes are plumping up in preparation of the upcoming harvest. And, to celebrate, folks are gearing up for the annual Harvest Stompede held Saturday and Sunday, September 6 and 7, 2014 along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Kicking-off the weekend festivities is an optional walk or run through the vineyards start-ing at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at...

2014-07-31 23:01:01

Leelanau Peninsula’s Newest Winery Offers Local Wine and Fare Paired with Old World Charm Lake Leelanau, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula’s newest winery, Aurora Cellars, opened its doors on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 7788 East Horn Road in Lake Leelanau. Joining the Northern Loop of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, Aurora Cellars is the 25th winery along the trail. The winery will participate in all trail activities including the popular wine tour events, making its trail...

2014-06-30 23:22:41

In celebration of the dreams and innovative, creative spirit of exceptional individuals who personify California’s anything-is-possible determination, VisitTemeculaValley.com introduces Jim Carter, Temecula Valley Dreamer, and Golden California Vintner of Southern California Wine Country; his South Coast Winery is a three-time award winner of the prestigious, California Golden State Winery of the Year. Welcoming more than 2 million visitors each year, casual, picturesque Temecula Valley...

2014-05-28 23:05:54

San Diego-based interactive marketing agency, Thunder SEO, announces a new client and business relationship with Platypus Wine Tours, a California Wine Country Tour company located in Napa and Sonoma, California. San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Thunder SEO, an interactive marketing agency in San Diego, California, announces a new client and business relationship with Platypus Wine Tours, a California Wine Country Tour company located in Napa and Sonoma, California. Platypus...

2014-05-12 23:03:35

This Year’s Festival to Include VIP Party, Wine Education Tent, Second Music Stage and a Juried Art Show with Best of Show and People's Choice Awards Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The 2014 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival presents a new and improved event for its 6th year. This year’s festival, to be held at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons on Saturday, June 21, celebrates regional wine, food and culture of northern Michigan. More than 5,000 people...

2014-05-09 23:04:44

Small Plates event offers ultimate culinary experience of regional wines and fare in the tasting rooms and vineyards of Leelanau Peninsula. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) May 09, 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 was hosted once already to critical acclaim and, therefore, will take place again on Friday, May 30. Participants enjoy a full glass of wine paired...

2014-04-30 23:01:10

Thirty-seven wines from eight wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail earn top medals at renowned competition. Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Since 1985, the Pacific Rim Wine Competition has been setting the standards of judging fine wine. A two-day event, Pacific Rim brings 30 wine professionals together to conduct blind evaluations on 2,000 wines from around the world. This year’s event was held on April 23 and 24 in San Bernadino, California. Eight wineries...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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