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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...

2014-04-30 23:01:07

Annual wine trail event features wine and food pairings and hat contests while raising funds for the Bruce Simpson Winemakers Scholarship. Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’ s annual Spring Sip and Savor event takes place this weekend, May 3 and 4, 2014. As vineyards wake to the long-awaited sun and warmth of May, first-time visitors and seasoned guests, alike, enjoy a truly memorable experience along the trail. Attendees indulge in flavors...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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