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Latest American Viticultural Areas Stories

2014-01-16 23:29:35

Jon Martin, of San Luis Obispo, has joined Westbridge Agricultural Products as its newest regional sales representative. Jon joined Westbridge in December 2013 and will be responsible for managing and growing business in the central coast region of California. Vista, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Jon has a strong background in agriculture, including wine grape management, pest control and biocontrol programs. Before joining Westbridge, Jon worked as a viticulturist for Paul Hobbs Winery in...

2013-12-31 23:01:00

Four $1,000 scholarships available to students interested in pursuing careers in Michigan as winemakers and vineyardists. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The 25 wineries of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail are offering four $1,000 scholarships for the 2014/2015 school year. The scholarship was initiated by the vintners of Leelanau Peninsula and will provide financial assistance to regional students interested in pursuing careers as winemakers and vineyardists. The...

2013-10-20 23:00:14

The Hunt for the Reds of October event raises funds and awareness for the American Red Cross and showcases quality red wines being grown on the peninsula. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 It’s harvest time along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. As vintners work hard plucking plump grapes from the vines and pouring samples of wines in the jam-packed tasting rooms, they are also gearing up to showcase the quality red wines being produced on the peninsula. The Hunt...

2013-10-20 23:00:11

Annual holiday wine tour event offers local food and wine pairings, a commemorative wine glass, holiday ornament, gift bag and more. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 Leelanau Peninsula’s largest wine tour event, Toast the Season, offers a local food and wine pairing at 22 participating wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. The self-guided tour, held the first two weekends of November, is an annual tradition that has sold out for the past three years....

2013-09-30 23:41:52

Napa California is a great environment to have any special occasion. Valet parking can be a great addition to any event in Napa Valley. Napa, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Napa has always been a great city to have a day getaway, wedding or social gathering. The city is filled with wineries, vineyards and great scenery. Many of these events recommend formal attire and also may have tricky and dirty parking situations. ENC Valet Parking provided valet services for an increased...

2013-09-23 12:23:52

Moviegoers will have a chance to sample wines brought directly from the exact location of the independent film shot in Santa Barbara County PHOENIX, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Bar Phoenix has teamed up with the Central Coast Wine & Food pop-up tasting tour to host a unique screening of Sideways, the film that brought mainstream international attention to the Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez valleys. Wine lovers in Phoenix will have a chance on October 3(rd) to sample world class...

2013-09-19 12:26:15

Hawks View Cellars demonstrates the Pacific Northwest's bounty at its best SHERWOOD, Ore., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawk View Cellars, a private Chehalem Mountains AVA winery known for award-winning wines from elite growing regions all along the west coast of the United States, is participating in Bon Appetit's Feast Portland (PDX), the Pacific Northwest culinary event of the season. Held in Portland, Oregon, starting Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, Feast Portland is a world-class event...

2013-09-18 16:25:11

KENWOOD (SONOMA VALLEY), Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Art has always been the focus of the Kenwood Vineyards Artist Series, and while the art on the label of the just-released 2009 Kenwood Vineyards Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon is truly stunning, the art in the bottle is equally stunning. Showcasing a great vintage, top Sonoma County vineyards and meticulous winemaking as well as a spectacular label, the 2009 Kenwood Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon is exquisite in every...

2013-08-14 23:26:15

Discover local spirits, experience romance and pose for a professional photo shoot at Sonoma Resort. Sonoma, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa, in the heart of Sonoma wine country, has announced three new getaway packages for 2013 fall travel. The exclusive experiences will be available Aug. 1, 2013, to Dec. 30, 2014, and will offer guests new ways to discover Sonoma — and themselves. From a personal photo shoot with one of San Francisco’s top...

2013-08-07 12:25:29

Napa Valley vintners and virtuosos showcased at summer event ST. HELENA, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot on the heels of a successful July performance, RockNapa today confirmed that Robert Foley and Austin Pitzer, winemakers by day but rock stars at night, will again take the stage Thursday and Friday, August 15-16, at the RockNapa event being held on the grounds of the historic Charles Krug Winery. Culinary ace, Chef Cindy Pawlcyn will round out the roster of local...