Latest American Viticultural Areas Stories

2011-06-16 07:30:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of the 29th annual West Coast Wine Competition, under the auspices of Vineyard & Winery Services, Inc., are in: Bogle's 2010 Sauvignon Blanc took Best White, and Scheid Vineyards' 2008 Pinot Noir took Best Red, as well as Best of Show.

2011-06-11 00:00:30

St. Helena Hospital Recently Held Two Events to Recognize 166 Health Care and Administrative Employees Who Have Each Given Five or More Years of Service to the Napa Valley and Clear Lake Communities. St. Helena, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 St.

2011-04-26 08:30:00

NAPA, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Ross is set to appear twice this September and for the first time at two exclusive, small venues in Northern California.

2011-04-25 00:00:28

St. Helena Hospital Will Hold its First Healthy Heart Tennis Tournament Featuring Ronnie Lott, Carmen Policy and Nancy Baty. The Tournament Will Benefit the St.

2011-04-19 10:47:00

NAPA, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Last Bottle - Your Daily Purveyor of Fine Wine", a new "flash sale" site featuring extraordinary wines and values, is launching its new website, www.lastbottlewines.com.

2011-04-12 05:00:00

NAPA, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beringer Vineyards, one of the most historic wineries in America, is at it again to prove that steak and wine - two of America's timeless and tastiest obsessions - really are the perfect combination with its second annual "Great Steak Challenge." In its second year, Beringer's Great Steak Challenge gives everyone from local grill legends to backyard barbequers a chance to make their best steak recipe and Beringer wine pairing famous.

2011-04-06 02:30:00

SEATTLE, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wines of Washington Promotion, an interactive and integrated marketing and design agency based in Seattle, teamed up with Peterson Media, a media buying service based in Portland, OR, to assist Wine Yakima Valley (www.WineYakimaValley.org) on an integrated media buy with value-added promotional marketing for their annual area-wide "Red Wine & Chocolate" event. The buy required immediate and intense scrutiny given the implosion of Smooth Jazz Station,...

2011-03-15 09:00:00

NAPA, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Artesa Vineyards & Winery today announced a two-year sponsorship agreement with acclaimed celebrity chef Nick Stellino.

2011-03-08 17:59:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Napa Valley, known for its premium wines, Michelin-star dining, healing hot-spring waters, relaxing spas, and unparalleled natural beauty is also the home of an extraordinary collection - an impressive trove of world-class art for visitors and residents to enjoy any time of the year.

2011-03-07 07:29:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinia Global Filtration has received the NAPA AUTO PARTS 2010 "Spirit of NAPA" Award, which is the auto parts company's highest honor for supplier service and performance.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.