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2014-10-10 23:02:42

The 2014 Napa Valley wine grape harvest, the earliest since 2004, will wrap up next week, five to seven days earlier than previous years, according to Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG), who live-streamed its annual Harvest Press Conference, Thursday, October 9, from Moulds Family Vineyard. Although the growing season provided numerous challenges – third consecutive drought year, South Napa Earthquake, late season hail and more – NVG anticipates 2014 to be one of its highest quality...

2014-10-02 23:10:03

Brothers Carlo and Dante Mondavi launch their own independent Pinot Noir winery specializing in single vineyard Sonoma cuvees. Sonoma, California (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Brothers Carlo and Dante Mondavi of Napa Valley, have launched their own brand, RAEN Winery, specializing in Sonoma Coast single vineyard Pinot Noir. RAEN stands for Research in Agriculture and Enology Naturally, referencing the brothers’ keen appreciation for natural winemaking. Inspired by their family's four...

2014-09-29 23:11:12

Just released on ownanapavineyard.com for just $99/year, wine lovers worldwide will get: a marker on the vine displaying their name; a certificate with a picture of their vine; the opportunity visit their vine to pre-prune, prune, sucker, leaf or harvest grapes; an invitation to the Annual Night Harvest Party; and access to a live webcam view of the vineyard. Napa Valley, California (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Wine lovers across the US and around the world who aspire to own a vineyard in...

2014-09-29 12:25:46

PASO ROBLES, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The DAOU Family joins the FRIENDS of HEARST CASTLE to raise awareness for a California architectural gem and its world class Art collection in a soiree inspired by the roaring 20's! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140927/148753 DAOU Vineyards is lucky to have very generous lovers of wine who were more than pleased to support an elegant evening at Hearst Castle hosted by DAOU. It was an Oscars type of night, it was a...

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...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.