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2011-10-18 18:09:00

NAPA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Napa Valley, widely regarded as America's premier wine and food capital, shares the best from its culinary and vintner stars at the inaugural Flavor! Napa Valley(TM) festival, from November 17 - 20, 2011, a four-day culinary exploration of tastings, cooking demonstrations, winemaker dinners, and more. And no single Flavor! event exemplifies the culinary and winemaking prowess of the Napa Valley better than "The Appellation Trail: Tasting...

2011-10-11 06:50:00

BODEGA, Calif., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sonoma Coast, recognized for world-class wines, fabulous seafood, and breathtaking beauty, promises a harvest experience like no other. The Sonoma Coast Harvest Weekend (Friday, October 28th-Sunday, October 30th) is an exclusive event presented by Sonoma Coast Vineyards, Sonoma Coast Villa & Spa, and AFFAIRS of the VINE. This amazing experience includes 2 nights lodging at Sonoma Coast Villa, Out of this World Wine Country Cuisine, the...

2011-10-11 05:00:00

KENWOOD (SONOMA VALLEY), Calif., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenwood Vineyards created the Artist Series in 1978 with a simple idea - handcraft the finest possible Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon and bottle each vintage with a unique label featuring a work of fine art. The 1975 Kenwood Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon showcased a drawing produced expressly for the label by famed poster artist David Lance Goines, and subsequent Artist Series vintages have featured works by Joan Miro,...

2011-09-19 07:15:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 wine grape harvest in the Santa Lucia Highlands appellation is still a week or two from getting underway. This year's cool, wet spring and summer on the Central Coast have made for a challenging year. But the same conditions that have delayed the start of Crush are making for a potentially very high-quality wine grape crop. Some of California's finest vineyards call the Highlands home: 2,800 acres of Pinot Noir and 2,100 acres of...

2011-09-13 07:35:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 wine grape harvest in Northern California's Livermore Valley appellation will be a bit later than normal this year, due in large part to a very wet, cool spring and summer. But the same conditions that have delayed the start of Crush have also combined to allow slow, gentle ripening of the region's Bordeaux varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon - fostering hopes for a very high-quality vintage. "Cult" Cabernet producer Steven...

2011-07-14 00:00:30

The simple way to plan your trip to wine country! Napa, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 GoVine has arrived (http://www.GoVine.com). It is the first integrated winery search, trip planner and social media company that connects consumers and wineries through trusted content, local expertise and user-friendly tools. GoVine will host a launch party on August 9, 2011 at Long Meadow Ranch and Farmstead, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., which will benefit The Napa Valley Vine Trail. GoVine is committed to giving...

2011-07-08 20:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AltaMed hosted the sixth annual East LA Meets Napa, one of the nation's most unique festivals that celebrates the Latino community's contributions to California's multi-billion dollar food and wine industry. The event pairs Latino- owned or operated wineries from the Napa Valley with Latino-owned or operated restaurants from the greater Los Angeles area. The event was attended by more than 1,400 wine and culinary enthusiasts who enjoyed 60 plus...

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. Of the 1,100 wines entered, 128 won gold medals, 416 won silver, and 330 won bronze. The wines were judged at the storied Villa Chanticleer, in Healdsburg, CA, overseen by Vineyard &...

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. 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. "These employees, with their skill and dedication, are...

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. Produced by Rick Bartalini Presents the two concerts by the superstar will take place on Thursday, September 15 at Lincoln Theater Napa Valley in Yountville and on Saturday, September 17 at the Marin Center in San Rafael. On Friday, April 29 at 11 a.m. tickets go on sale for the first-ever appearances by Ross at both...